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Gunmen storm the Radisson Hotel in Mali and seize 170 hostages.

Jonathan Pollard, the American convicted of spying for Israel, was released from prison after 30 years.

Starting in January, the U.S. government will deny new passports or revoke existing ones to people with serious tax debts.

Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan steps down.

Nike approves a $12 billion buyback, a dividend hike and 2-for-1 stock split.

China busts $64 billion underground banking ring.

El Nino helps push 2015 toward planet’s warmest year on record.

Want to work for Tesla? Elon Musk turns to Twitter to recruit engineers.

Massachusetts to ban fantasy sports for people under 21.

Donald Trump wants a database for Muslims in the US, drawing comparison to Nazi Germany.

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Photo of masked militant gunmen courtesy of Reuters