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Pfizer will buy cancer drug maker Medivation for $81.50 a a share in cash ($14 billion).

ChemChina’s proposed $43 billion takeover of Syngenta has been approved by a U.S. national security panel.

A group of Chinese investors is buying ad tech company Media.net for about $900 million in cash.

Kobe Bryant is launching a $100 million venture capital fund.

Israel bombed Gaza after a rocket from the territory landed in the Israeli town of Sderot.

At least 51 people were killed at a wedding in Turkey by a suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14.

Ryan Lochte said in an interview on Brazilian TV, “I wasn’t lying to a certain extent. I over-exaggerated what was happening to me.”

At the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe appeared in costume as Super Mario.

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