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Patriots unseat Seahawks as NFL champs thanks to perhaps the worst call ever made in Super Bowl history.

Cement makers Holcim and Lafarge to sell assets to CRH of Ireland for $7.3 billion.

Obama proposes nearly $4 trillion budget for fiscal 2016.

The Pirate Bay Is back after nearly two months of downtime.

How Cadbury lost the right to sell its own chocolate in the U.S.

Croatia has just canceled poor people’s debt.

Intel buys internet of things chip unit Lantiq from Golden Gate Capital.

Sprint and T-Mobile CEOs brawl on Twitter over their Super Bowl ads.

Whitney Houston’s daughter still is unresponsive, breathing with help of ventilator.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma reclaims Asia’s wealthiest crown.

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Unusual deal: Crestline-Kirchner takes over management of hedge fund.

LP Scorecard: 3 Apollo funds generated $1.4 bln in distributions for CalPERS over 12-month period.

VCs and cannabis: A new union could be in the making.

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