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Google Faces Breakup Call as EU Political Patience Wanes

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A European Parliament bid for legislation splitting up Google Inc. may send a message that’s too loud to ignore as European Union antitrust regulators review a possible settlement with the owner of the world’s largest search engine.

Google, already grappling with privacy and competition issues, risks another EU headache as some lawmakers seek to follow a successful attack on bankers’ bonuses with measures to break up the search giant.