Apple Purchases United States Senate, Hostile Hearings End

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WASHINGTON — Faced with withering criticism and antagonistic questions from the U.S. Senate over Apple’s alleged scheme to avoid payment of billions of dollars in taxes, Apple CEO Timothy D. Cook today announced that the company had purchased the entire Senate for $420 million. Apple issued a statement saying, “Once again Apple leads the way in terms of innovation. While it has…