Deals Rumor Mill: AT&T, KKR,

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT) -- Texas-based AT&T Inc. appears to have shifted its focus from major acquisition plays in Europe to upgrading its stateside wireless service and beefing up broadband offerings, the company's chief financial officer told reporters at an investor conference. The telecom titan generated substantial buzz when it expressed an interest in scooping up Britain's Vodafone Group PLC in a blockbuster deal, telling regulators it would back off a deal but reserving the right to pursue a tie-up down the line.

New York private equity giant KKR & Co. LP...
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