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W.H.O. declares Guinea free of Ebola transmission.

Pep Boys says Icahn’s latest takeover bid is superior to Bridgestone deal; company moves to end agreement with latter.

Two arrested in Belgium over suspected New Year’s Eve attack plot.

Fannie and Freddie give birth to new mortgage bond.

According to new data, 49.1 percent of devices activated on Christmas were from Apple, 19.8 percent from Samsung, and 2 percent from Microsoft.

Samsung Pay will launch online payments in the U.S.

“Affluenza” teen is apprehended in Mexico.

Puerto Rico is on the brink of a big default.

New Year’s Eve has been cancelled for most of Shanghai.

Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg is not giving $4.5 billion to 1,000 random Facebook users.

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Trinity Hunt “pleased” with sale of Starplex Cinemas

Chart of the Week: Norway sports world’s largest sovereign wealth fund

Fund performance: San Francisco pension finds strong starts from IVP, Canaan, Weathergage funds

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