Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager. ... more 
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager. Brooks answered "no" when asked by her lawyer whether she had ever approved eavesdropping on voicemails. Brooks said it was not until July 2011 that she discovered the paper had hacked the phone of 13-year-old Milly Dowler, who was abducted and murdered in 2002. Her deputy and sometime lover, Andy Coulson, was in charge of the newspaper. less 
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