Moonves says CBS can go it alone; Verizon agrees to lease more than 11K towers

More cable news from around the Web:

> House Republicans are accusing President Obama of having an "improper influence" over the FCC's decision on net neutrality and are launching an investigation. Story

> FCC commissioner Ajit Pai has called agency chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal on net neutrality "President Obama's 332-page plan to regulate the Internet." Story

> Senate Democrats are asking the FCC and the FTC to investigate Verizon for inserting "super cookies" into mobile traffic. Story

> Verizon Wireless has agreed to lease the rights to 11,324 of its communications towers and sell 165 additional towers to American Tower for $5.056 billion in cash. Story

> CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves says his company has enough market clout and does not need a merger. Story

And finally  The death of a Comcast technician in Glen Ridge, N.J., is suspected to be work-related. Story

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