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PayPal to buy digital money transfer provider Xoom for $890 million

Hewlett-Packard formally files plan to split up.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce fights smoking laws while hospitals and insurers sit on its board.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac CEOs to get $3.4 million raises over objections of White House

Rakuten acquires Tokyo-based travel startup Voyagin.

Former U.S. agent pleads guilty to bitcoin theft in Silk Road probe.

U.S. asks Swiss to extradite FIFA officials in bribery probe.

Liberia fears a new Ebola epidemic after second case is discovered.

Saudi prince pledges $32 billion to charity.

Worker at Volkswagen plant killed in robot accident.

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