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Second US courtroom battle with Apple ends

Govt says it has found another way to get into New York drug dealer's phone

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An anti-government protester holding up his iPhone with a "No Entry" sign during a demonstration near the Apple store in New York in February.

Brooklyn

THE US government said it no longer needs Apple Inc's assistance to get into an iPhone used by a New York drug dealer, ending a second courtroom battle over whether the company can be forced to help unlock its devices.

The Justice Department's action follows its decision