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The U.S. federal government filed a lawsuit against Sprint Communications Inc. in a San Francisco court, alleging the company charged law enforcement agencies $21 million too much for wiretapping services.
While continuing to cast doubt on the credibility of Standard & Poor's, several Democrats on Sunday said there is an even greater culprit in the downgrade of the nation's credit rating: the tea party.
Nokia Inc., the world's largest maker of cell phones, spent $150,000 in the second quarter to lobby the U.S. federal government on patents, the use of minerals from rebel-held mines in the Congo and other issues, according to a disclosure report.