News of Note—Sprint's strategy chief to depart; Verizon's first responder discounts; Russians and net neutrality; and more

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Here are the stories we're following today:

> An appeals court expressed doubts about the Justice Department's efforts to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner. WSJ article

> Verizon is offering discounts directly to first-responder volunteers and retirees. Release

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> Kevin Crull, Sprint's chief strategy officer, is scheduled to leave the company at the end of the year. American City Business Journals article

> Nokia and China Mobile Research Institute inked an agreement under which the companies will jointly optimize 5G networks using a more open architecture. Release

> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai acknowledged that Russians interfered with the agency's net neutrality proceeding. Cnet article

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