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Sprint hired Trump-connected lobbyist amid deal talks

Sprint Corp hired a lobbying firm with close ties to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sept. 1, adding to Sprint's stable of federal lobbyists as it nears a deal to merge with wireless rival T-Mobile US Inc, according to disclosures filed with the U.S. Congress this week.

Ackman targets retail investors in ADP proxy contest

Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose firm has a 2 percent voting stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc , is turning up the heat in his proxy war for the human resources outsourcing company by targeting an often-ignored but influential group of people - retail investors.

At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality

When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics.

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Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

NEW YORK President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association star from a White House visit. | Video