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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, July 9, 2009

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A man reads a copy of the Guardian newspaper in central London. Reporters on Britain's biggest-selling Sunday newspaper paid private investigators to hack into the mobile phones of thousands of high-profile figures, the Guardian alleged Thursday. Government ministers, actors, singers, football stars, models and novelists were among those targeted by the News of the World, a keystone of media baron Rupert Murdoch's global empire, it said.
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