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CANCELLED He took Vivendi Universal on a corporate buying spree, trying to transform a staid, provincial French utilities firm into a multinational media giant. But Jean-Marie Messier overreached and Vivendi's stock price collapsed, leading to his dismissal as company chairman last week

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"When you are enjoying a real good meal, stop when the food is still good."
Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysian PM, explaining his decision to resign from his post next year

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