(Reuters) - Vodafone Group PLC confirmed on Thursday it was in talks with Verizon Communications Inc to sell its stake in Verizon Wireless, the number one U.S. mobile carrier, in what could be the third-biggest deal of all time. It is the latest twist in a long relationship between the two telecommunications giants. Following is a timeline charting their history together: 1994 June: U.S. regional phone company Bell Atlantic forms a wireless partnership with neighboring peer NYNEX covering 55 million potential customers. ...{br}{br}View the Entire Article{br}