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Lowell McAdam, the CEO of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), denied rumors that his company is considering a bid for online media giant AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL). Shares of AOL were up more than 3% yesterday on news of a possible merger or joint venture between the two companies. AOL has been tied to a possible deal with Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) for several months, although rumors are now swirling that Twitter Inc. (Nasdaq: TWTR) could be a possible candidate to purchase Yahoo in the coming months.