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Xerox to split in two; Carl Icahn to get three board seats.

Trump asked for $5 million to appear in the GOP debate, says Fox News.

Canada to limit blood donations as Zika virus spreads around the globe.

Bank of Japan unveils negative interest rates.

GE said to invest $760 million in Italian research centers.

Amazon shares plummet as profit disappoints.

Singapore’s RedMart is raising $100 million to expand its online grocery service in Asia.

GM forms team for self-driving, electric cars.

Jefferson Airplane’s Paul Kantner dies at 74.

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BlackRock’s Fink says up to 400 energy companies could fail.

LP Scorecard: CalSTRS nets nearly $3 bln in six months.

Giving insurance its due.

Photo of Xerox Square in Rochester, New York courtesy of Reuters