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U.S. Fights AB InBev With Tested Game Plan

The Justice Department in 2011 sank would-be deals involving H&R Block Inc. and AT&T Inc., after years with little merger litigation. Now the department is fighting Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's acquisition proposal with a game plan developed in the earlier cases, casting the Budweiser brewer as a dominant player that wants to eliminate a scrappy rival and its disruptive pricing. (WSJ)