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Sony Pictures cancels holiday release of “The Interview” after threats.

U.S. blames North Korea for the Sony hacking attack.

Fed sets stage for rate hikes in 2015.

Institutional investment in Cuba “could be years away” after U.S. restores relations.

Dating platform Zoosk ditches IPO plan as founders exit leadership roles.

Putin blames “external factors” on Russia’s economic problems.

Khosla Ventures is raising a new $400 million seed fund.

New York Gov. Cuomo moves to ban fracking.

Cigar connoisseurs rejoice over U.S.-Cuba policy shift.

Air travelers had a miserable 2014—except in business class.

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PetroCap, Highland vehicle closing in on $350 mln target.

Gávea closes $1.1 bln Brazil fund.

Fund performance: Mid-life venture bets struggle for gains.

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