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The Times, It Is A Comin'

The venerable Times, Rupert Murdoch's London newspaper, has its eyes on the colonies, Reuters reports, and is aiming for an initial 10,000 readers for a new U.S. edition. Times editor Robert Thomson tells the newswire that the move here is apt to be followed by others aimed at raising the paper’s global profile. “We're looking at other parts of the world where partnerships may be possible," he says. Thomson was in charge of the U.S. expansion of the Financial Times when he worked there and says the Times might satisfy a growing demand for foreign news, which has been neglected by American rivals.

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