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U.S. drug giant Pfizer and its rival Allergan have agreed to merge in order to lower its corporate taxes, creating the world's largest pharmaceutical company by sales.
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Under the plan, qualified borrowers can receive up to 100 percent financing on a single-family home or condominium.