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THE FULL MONTI General Electric becomes the latest U.S. conglomerate to break against the iron will of European trust-buster Mario Monti, who nixed its $45 billion bid for Honeywell International. Has GE's "Neutron Jack" Welch finally met his match in "Super Mario" Monti?

"I just see myself in a pot of boiling water with natives dancing around me."
the mayor of Toronto, making a clumsy joke about his plans to visit Kenya to stump for the 2008 Olympics

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