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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.
By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job running Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers, one year after she was cleared of criminal wrongdoing in one of the biggest media and political scandals to hit the country. Brooks, who worked her way up from the lowest rung on a newsroom ladder to become a Murdoch protege and one of the most influential people in Britain, will resume oversight of the Sun and Times of London papers on Monday in a remarkable comeback. A close friend to the last three British prime ministers, Brooks quit in 2011 after the News of the World tabloid she had once edited admitted hacking into thousands of phones to generate stories, including the phone of a murdered schoolgirl.