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Alfa Sab de CV and Harbour Energy to buy Pacific Rubiales for $5 billion, says source.

Sysco-US Foods merger hinges on judge’s interpretation of marketplace.

Obama nominates Marine Commandant Dunford to lead Joint Chiefs.

Startup Zenefits raises $500 million at $4.5 billion valuation.

App Annie buys Mobidia to combine app download and app usage analytics in 60 countries.

IBM announces marketing partnership with Facebooik.

Uber? It’s not in Kansas anymore.

Fugitive nabbed after 56 years on the run.

A Chinese-speaking mystery buyer paid $66 million for van Gogh’s L’Allée des Alyscamps.

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Florida to sell part of PE portfolio, including TPG stakes

Siris-backed Digital River puts Beanstream subsidiary on block.

Nasdaq execs: It’s not a bubble.

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