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Squire Patton Boggs falls behind rival Akin Gump in lobbying revenue

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For the second quarter in a row, Squire Patton Boggs, the lobbying powerhouse that had topped K Street’s top-earning lobby firms for more than a decade, fell behind rival Akin Gump in lobbying billings, according to the most recent lobbying reports filed by the firms on Monday. Read full article >>

AbbVie, Shire Terminate Deal

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AbbVie, Shire Terminate Deal
AbbVie and Shire terminated their $54 billion deal, killing the year’s biggest agreed-upon merger amid a U.S. government push against so-called inversion deals.

UPS Plans 4.9% Average Price Increase

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UPS Plans 4.9% Average Price Increase
UPS is planning to increase freight rates by an average of 4.9% a package after the holiday season, in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, the company said Monday.

Apple Profit Jumps on iPhone Sales

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Apple Profit Jumps on iPhone Sales
Apple said its quarterly profit rose 13% as strong demand for its new larger-screen iPhones helped to overcome sluggish iPad sales.

Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud

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Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud
Facebook and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg filed suit against several attorneys Monday, claiming they helped perpetuate a fraud against the social network and its founder.