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FourScore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-22-11 03:08 AM
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Report: US preps subpoenas for News Corp
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The Justice Department is readying subpoenas as part of a probe into allegations that News Corp. attempted to hack into phones of Sept. 11 victims, the Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday night.

The paper, citing a government official, said the subpoenas still required approval by senior department leadership. The Wall Street Journal is owned by News Corp.

The FBI opened an investigation into the allegations last week, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press .

Also last week, Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., told NBC News he and his colleagues were seriously considering summoning media mogul Rupert Murdoch to Capitol Hill to testify about the allegations...

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