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U.S. government to file antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday - source

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The U.S. Justice Department is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals, according to a source familiar with the planning.

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's GOOGL.O Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals, according to a source familiar with the planning.

(Reporting by David Shepardson and Diane Bartz; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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