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Rupert Murdoch files for divorce

Rupert Murdoch files for divorceNews Corp. chief executive Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch, his wife since 1999, citing a breakdown in the relationship, The Associated Press reports. Murdoch, 82, filed yesterday in Manhattan. A News Corp. rep confirmed the filing. A sealed document with the filing says "the relationship between the husband and wife has broken down irretrievably," according to a person familiar with the matter, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the matter was personal. Murdoch and Deng, 44, have two daughters, Grace, 11, and Chloe, 9.

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