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Facebook profit tops $1 billion; revenue grows by 52 percent; stock soars after hours.

Reports of Zika-linked birth defect rise in Brazil.

J.P. Morgan Chase wins naming rights to New Warriors arena in San Francisco.

FBI arrests three more Oregon protesters as standoff winds down.

Alibaba will reportedly sell its Meituan-Dianping stake For $900 million.

Samsung Electronics warns of difficult 2016 as smartphone market peaks.

Yahoo Japan is accused of profiting from illegal ivory.

North Korea appears to be gearing up for a long-range-missile test.

Apple to introduce new iPad Air in March, according to a rumor.

Spanish unemployment falls to lowest in almost five years.

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Vista Equity to sell TransFirst for $2.35 bln after brief hold

New Jersey sells stake in JLL Fund V for 97 pct of NAV.

Intel Capital wants to lead more deals, speed investment decisions.

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