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In the two decades that Carlos Slim Helú has turned a crumbling Mexican phone monopoly into a continental telecom giant, he has successfully fought off competitors and challenged authorities who wanted to limit his companies’ control. But over the last few weeks, a series of developments is threatening to chip away at Mr. Slim’s dominance. The New York Times reports.
No signs of agreement on the Federal budget, Southwest managing safety concerns, and Japan still wrestling with its troubled reactors. Here's what we're watching...
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