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Pope's help sought in Peru on Incan temple taken during conquest

LIMA (Reuters) - In his 2015 trip to Bolivia, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for the "grave sins" committed against native people in the Americas in the name of the Catholic Church.

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UPDATE 1-Tiffany's Americas holiday same-store sales up 6 pct, raises FY forecasts

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Tiffany & Co said on Wednesday its same-store sales in the Americas rose 6 percent in the holiday months of November and December, helping the upscale jeweler raise its 2017 full-year forecast for sales and earnings.

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BRIEF-Vitol US Holding Co completed acquisition Of Noble Americas Corporation ‍​

* VITOL US HOLDING CO. (“VITOL”) HAS COMPLETED ITS ACQUISITION OF NOBLE AMERICAS CORPORATION ‍​ Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-VW brand car sales hit record 6.23 mln in 2017

DETROIT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division increased vehicle sales to a record 6.23 million cars last year, as rising demand for VW brand models in the Americas and the key Chinese market offset a decline in western Europe.

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VW brand car sales hit 6.23 million record in 2017

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division increased vehicle sales to a new record last year, as rising demand for VW brand models in the Americas and the key Chinese market offset a decline in western Europe.

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VW brand car sales hit 6.23 mln record in 2017

DETROIT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division increased vehicle sales to a new record last year, as rising demand for VW brand models in the Americas and the key Chinese market offset a decline in western Europe.

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Mexico sets Feb Maya price for international buyers

MEXICO CITY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex revised its February term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe and the Far East, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants for Pemex's international buyers: DESTINATION JAN CONSTANT FEB CONSTANT ---------------- ---------------- --------------- AMERICAS

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BRIEF-China Telecom Americas Announces Partnership With Intelisys

* CHINA TELECOM AMERICAS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH INTELISYS TO EXTEND TRANSPACIFIC NETWORK SERVICES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Alaskan 'sunrise' girl sheds light on how humans populated Americas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ancient DNA extracted from the skull of a six-week-old baby girl whose 11,500-year-old remains were unearthed in a burial pit in central Alaska is helping scientists resolve...

Genetics and Heredity nytimes.com

Matter: In the Bones of a Buried Child, Signs of a Massive Human Migration to the Americas

Genetic analysis of an 11,500-year-old skeleton discovered in Alaska suggests that North America was settled by a previously unknown people who originated in Siberia.

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BRIEF-Lithium Americas Provides Update On NYSE Listing

* LITHIUM AMERICAS - INTENDS TO LIST DIRECTLY ON NYSE; WILL NOT BE UNDERTAKING NYSE AMERICAN LISTING AS INTERMEDIARY STEP​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Miss America pageant rocked by report of execs' emails ripping former winners

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

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Former Miss America winners speak out

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

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BRIEF-Deutsche Bank Raises Prime Lending Rate To 4.50 Pct

* DEUTSCHE BANK- CO'S NEW YORK BRANCH, DEUTSCHE BANK NEW YORK, SUBSIDIARY DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS RAISED PRIME LENDING FROM 4.25% TO 4.50%

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BRIEF-Sika AG says ‍board has decided to set up a new region in Americas

* SAYS ‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SIKA HAS DECIDED TO SET UP A NEW, STRONG REGION AMERICAS​

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California and Washington state join carbon pledge in defiance of Trump

PARIS (Reuters) - California and Washington state joined five nations on the Pacific coast of the Americas on Tuesday to agree to step up the use of a price on carbon dioxide emissions as a central economic policy to slow climate change.

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MOVES-Former BlackRock governance leader Oleksiuk joins Evercore-sources

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Zach Oleksiuk, the former leader of asset manager BlackRock Inc's investment stewardship team in the Americas, has joined New York-based investment bank Evercore Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 4-Tiffany's tops forecasts as Americas region rebounds

* Q3 comp sales down 1 pct vs est of rise of 0.02 pct (Updates share price)

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UBS exits recruiting pact, following Morgan Stanley

NEW YORK (Reuters) - UBS Group AG's Wealth Management Americas said on Monday it was quitting a 13-year-old recruiting agreement that ended the practice of suing brokers who quit for jobs at competing firms, following a similar move by rival Morgan Stanley last month.

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BRIEF-Americas Silver Corp commences production at its San Rafael mine

* Americas Silver Corp commences production at its San Rafael mine

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Fire destroys ancient Peruvian mural

A fire destroyed much of an archaeological site in northern Peru including a mural believed to be the oldest discovered in the Americas, site officials said.

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MOVES-Mizuho hires Greenwood as managing director for loans

NEW YORK, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Mizuho Americas has hired Susan Greenwood for loan sales for syndicated finance as the bank seeks to build its leveraged finance business.

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BRIEF-Shiseido Americas acquires Giaran Inc

* Terms of transaction were not disclosed Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Former CIT air leasing boss to run Airbus Americas

PARIS, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Airbus said on Tuesday it had appointed aircraft industry veteran Jeff Knittel to be the next head of its American operations, starting in 2018.

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BRIEF-Former CIT Leasing boss Knittel to run Airbus Americas

* Former CI Leasing CEO Jeff Knittel to become chairman, CEO of Airbus Americas in 2018 Further company coverage: (Reporting By Tim Hepher)

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UPDATE 3-Michael Kors tops estimates as Americas sales rebound, shares jump

* Shares rise as much as 15.5 pct (Adds details from conf call, analyst comments, updates share price)

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UPDATE 1-MOVES-Credit Suisse names Galietto to head U.S. stock trading

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Paul Galietto as head of Americas equities trading, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, in a move to further boost its stock business.

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MOVES-Soc Gen’s head of loan trading Morin departs

Nov 3 (Reuters) - David Morin, the head of leveraged loan trading for the Americas at Societe Generale, has left the bank, according to sources.

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MOVES-Credit Suisse names UBS's Galietto as head of U.S. stock trading

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Paul Galietto as head of Americas equities trading from UBS Group AG, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the Swiss bank continues to hire traders from rival banks to boost its stock business.

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BRIEF-Lithium Americas Corp applies to list its common shares on NYSE stock exchange​

* Lithium Americas Corp - ‍applied to list its common shares on NYSE American stock exchange​

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Starbucks' revenue unexpectedly drops as Americas sales disappoints

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp , the world's biggest coffee chain, posted an unexpected drop in quarterly net revenue on Thursday due to disappointing sales at established cafes in the U.S.-dominated Americas region.

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Noble Group to sell oil liquids unit to Vitol, flags $1.2 billion loss

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Struggling commodities trader Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for about $580 million as part of a debt-cutting strategy, and warned of a big loss for its third quarter.

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Noble Group to sell oil liquids business to Vitol, flags big third quarter loss

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Struggling commodities trader Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for about $580 million as part of a debt-cutting strategy, and warned of a big loss for its third quarter.

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Noble Group to sell oil liquids business to Vitol for $580 million

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Struggling Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for about $580 million, as part of its strategy to shrink its businesses to cut debt.

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Motor racing-Hamilton smashes track record in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton shattered the Circuit of the Americas track record on Friday as he dominated practice for a U.S. Grand Prix that could bring him a fourth world championship.

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Japan insurer Sompo sees about $620 mln loss from Americas disasters

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Japanese insurer Sompo Holdings Inc estimated losses of about 70 billion yen ($620 million) as of Friday from payments related to natural disasters that occurred in August and September in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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MOVES-Credit Suisse appoints Americas industrials co-heads

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG has appointed David Hammond and Spyros Svoronos as Americas co-heads of its global industrials investment banking and capital markets group, according to an internal memo sent by the investment bank and seen by Reuters.

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Unilever blames poor weather for slowing growth

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Consumer goods maker Unilever reported a 2.6 percent rise in underlying third-quarter sales on Thursday, blaming poor weather in Europe and natural disasters in the Americas.

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Banking software firm Temenos targets further growth in Americas

ZURICH, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Swiss banking software supplier Temenos expects a bigger share of its revenue to come from the United States, Canada and South America in the years ahead, Chief Executive David Arnott said on Wednesday.

Bribery and Kickbacks nytimes.com

Key Maduro Ally in Venezuela Linked to Illegal Campaign Gifts

Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction giant that ran a vast bribery scheme in the Americas, made numerous contributions to Venezuelan politicians, a new video shows, in violation of the law.

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VW brand September sales hit record on strong demand in China, Americas

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen on Friday reported the highest-ever September sales result for its core namesake brand, with global registrations up 8 percent year-on-year to 593,700 vehicles.

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MOVES-LPC: Mizuho hires Walker as head of loan markets and syndicate

NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Mizuho Americas has hired Simon Walker as head of loan markets and syndicate as issuance of the debt in the US continues to be robust.

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Transaction banking revenues rise 4% in H1

LONDON, Sept 19 (IFR) - Global transaction banking revenues rose 4% to US$13.8bn in the first half of this year from a year ago, led by a jump in cash management income in the Americas and Asia, analysis firm Coalition said.

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MSCI names Jeremy Baskin as head of Americas client coverage

(Reuters) - U.S. index provider MSCI Inc on Monday named Jeremy Baskin as head of client coverage in the Americas, replacing Jay McNamara.

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MOVES-MSCI names Jeremy Baskin as head of Americas client coverage

Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. index provider MSCI Inc on Monday named Jeremy Baskin as head of client coverage in the Americas, replacing Jay McNamara.

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TABLE-Mexico sets Oct Maya price for international buyers

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex revised its October term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants for Pemex's international buyers: DESTINATION SEPT CONSTANT OCT CONSTANT ---------------- ---------------- --------------- - AME

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BRIEF-Yingli announces new U.S. headquarters

* Yingli Green Energy Holding - ‍Yingli Green Energy Americas to move from offices in New York, San Francisco to new U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Cubic Telecom raises $46.5 mln to fund Asia, Americas push

FRANKFURT, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Cubic Telecom, a supplier of data connections for cars and other "internet of things" devices, said on Thursday it has closed a new $46.5 million (39.4 million euros) funding round from investors including chipmaker Qualcomm and Audi's venture arm.

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MOVES-Aviva unit names new Americas client solutions head

Aug 23 (Reuters) - The asset management unit of Aviva Plc , Aviva Investors, named Tom Meyers as executive director and head of Americas client solutions, effective Sept. 12.

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MOVES-Natixis names Ahmet Ugurlu as Americas coverage banker

Aug 21 (Reuters) - French bank Natixis said it hired Ahmet Ugurlu as executive director and coverage banker for its Americas business.

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BRIEF-Brightcove appoints Tomer Azenkot as vice president of Americas media sales

* Brightcove appoints Tomer Azenkot as vice president of Americas media sales Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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MOVES-Natixis names Gareth John head of aviation finance for Americas

Aug 7 (Reuters) - French bank Natixis SA said it hired Gareth John as head of aviation finance for its Americas division.

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StanChart hires new co-heads of financial markets for the Americas

LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Standard Chartered has named Jens Andersen and Molly Duffy as co-heads of its financial markets business in the Americas, the bank said on Thursday.

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Ternium wins antitrust nod for ThyseenKrupp's Brazil steel unit

SAO PAULO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Brazil's antitrust agency Cade has approved Ternium SA's acquisition of Thyssenkrupp AG's Brazilian steel mill CSA Cia Siderúrgica do Atlántico SA, allowing the German behemoth to end a foray in the Americas that triggered massive losses.

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President Bachelet of Chile Is the Last Woman Standing in the Americas

It seems nearly certain that soon only men will lead governments in the Americas, underscoring the elusive quest for gender parity in politics.

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BRIEF-Heineken Americas Export and U.S. Beverage announce partnership

* Heineken Americas Export and U.S. Beverage announce partnership

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Mexico sets Aug Maya price for US, European buyers

MEXICO CITY, July 12 (Reuters) - Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex revised its August term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe and the Far East, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants in the Americas, the U.S. West Coast, Europe and the Far East: DESTINATION JULY CONSTANT AUG CONSTANT ---------------- ---------------- ---------------

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BRIEF-Lithium Americas provides Cauchari-Olaroz development update

* Lithium Mmericas provides Cauchari-Olaroz development update

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Takata Americas files for U.S. bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del., June 25 (Reuters) - Takata Americas, the U.S. unit of Japan's Takata Corp, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States on Sunday, facing billions of dollars in liabilities stemming from its defective air bag inflators.

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Deutsche Bank taps Rose to head metals and mining team in Americas

June 21 (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has hired Jonathan Rose as the head of its metals and mining investment banking team in the Americas, according to an internal memo, the contents of which were confirmed on Wednesday by a Deutsche Bank spokeswoman.

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Venezuelan crisis takes center stage at OAS meeting in Mexico

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Governments from across the Americas on Tuesday chastised Venezuela's socialist leadership for its handling of a political and economic crisis, prompting the OPEC nation's foreign minister to brand the critics as the "lapdogs of imperialism."

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TABLE-Mexico sets July Maya price for international buyers

MEXICO CITY, June 14 (Reuters) - Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex revised its July term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe and the Far East, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants for international buyers: DESTINATION JUNE CONSTANT JULY CONSTANT ---------------- ---------------- --------------- AMERICAS Maya crude

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State Street Global names new institutional sales head for SPDR business

(Reuters) - State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corp, said on Wednesday it appointed Kathryn Sweeney as head of its SPDR Americas institutional sales.

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Bank of America prime brokerage executive jumps to RBC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jonathan Yalmokas has resigned as Bank of America Corp's head of prime brokerage in the Americas to lead an equity financing business at Royal Bank of Canada, a person familiar...

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UPDATE 1-MOVES-Bank of America prime brokerage executive jumps to RBC

NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) - Jonathan Yalmokas has resigned as Bank of America Corp's head of prime brokerage in the Americas to lead an equity financing business at Royal Bank of Canada, a person familiar with the move said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Genon Energy says co, Genon Americas Generation, Genon entities entered into a restructuring support and lock-up agreement with NRG Energy, holders

* Genon Energy - on June 12, co, Genon Americas Generation, Genon Entities entered into a restructuring support and lock-up agreement with nrg energy, holders

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BRIEF-Herbalife names Frank Lamberti as EVP, managing director for americas and worldwide marketing

* Herbalife nutrition announces new appointments to corporate leadership team

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Exclusive: Julius Baer seeks to stem fallout from FIFA corruption case - sources

ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Julius Baer executives have told U.S. prosecutors that a former employee of the Swiss bank acted alone if, as alleged, he helped funnel kickbacks and bribery payments to a soccer official in the Americas, people familiar with the investigation said.

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BRIEF-Mizuho Americas adds Traci Creange to fixed income team as managing director, head of U.S. FRN credit trading

* Mizuho americas says addition of traci creange to its fixed income team as managing director and head of us floating rate note credit trading

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UPDATE 1-South Africa's Datatec lifted by sale of Americas business to Synnex

JOHANNESBURG, June 6 (Reuters) - South African information technology firm Datatec Ltd said on Tuesday it will sell its Westcon-Comstor Americas business to Synnex Corp for up to $800 million, sending its shares up 25 percent.

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South Africa's Datatec to sell Americas business to Synnex

JOHANNESBURG, June 6 (Reuters) - South African information technology firm Datatec Ltd will sell its Westcon-Comstor Americas business to Synnex Corp for up to $800 million, the company said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Synnex to buy Westcon-Comstor Americas business

* Synnex to acquire westcon-comstor north america and latin america businesses

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Mexico's top diplomat says Venezuela is no longer a democracy

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's top diplomat Luis Videgaray said on Tuesday that Venezuela is no longer a functioning democracy, one day before foreign ministers from across the Americas are due to meet to discuss the crisis gripping the South American country.

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UPDATE 2-Saudi Aramco to spend $18 bln on growth in the Americas -Motiva

HOUSTON, May 25 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco plans to spend $18 billion in the next five years to expand its operations in the Americas, focusing on its U.S. oil refining subsidiary Motiva Enterprises, Motiva said on Thursday.

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Tiffany's sales miss estimates; shares slump

(Reuters) - Tiffany & Co reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales and a surprise drop in comparable sales due to lower spending by tourists and domestic customers in the Americas, its largest market.

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IFR Americas ECM Pipeline

NEW YORK, May 15 (IFR) - Active calendar: May 16 (AM): Evolent Health (US, healthcare data) – $148.5m Block. 6m shares (100% sec) at $24.50-$24.75 versus $24.95 last sale. MS, JPM, GS.

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MOVES-HSBC Global Private Banking appoints new Americas head

May 11 (Reuters) - HSBC Global Private Banking, a unit of HSBC Holdings Plc, named Joe Abruzzo as head of Americas.

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TABLE-Mexico's Pemex sets June Maya price for international buyers

MEXICO CITY, May 10 (Reuters) - Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex revised its June term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to international buyers, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants in the Americas, the U.S. West Coast, Europe and the Far East: DESTINATION MAY CONSTANT JUNE CONSTANT ---------------- ---------------- --------------- AMERICAS Maya

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BRIEF-Lithium Americas provides update on strategic financing with Ganfeng Lithium

* Lithium Americas appoints President, South American operations and provides update on strategic financing with Ganfeng Lithium

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's Gerdau posts unexpected loss as revenue falls 16 pct

SAO PAULO, May 4 (Reuters) - Gerdau SA, the largest steelmaker in the Americas, swung to an unexpected first-quarter loss on Thursday, reflecting declining revenue and the impact of a recent Brazilian ruling on the booking of contingent liabilities.

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BRIEF-Pure Technologies qtrly shr $0.01

* Pure technologies continues to expect 2017 organic growth in americas water segment of between 5% and 15%

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Opinion: Trump is right about media bias

Two parties, two different Americas. On Saturday night, the press gathered for the annual White House correspondents' dinner in Washington where, traditionally, they would roast the president. But this year the punchline was in Pennsylvania, at a rally President Trump held to celebrate his first 100 days in office.

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UBS's U.S. wealth business sees profits rise on client activity, lower recruiting

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS AG reported Friday that profits for its Wealth Management Americas business rose 8 percent over last year as higher operating income, client activity and cuts to...

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UPDATE 1-Goodyear Tire revenue misses estimates on lower shipments

April 28 (Reuters) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co reported a lower-than-expected revenue as the No.1 U.S. tire maker shipped fewer tires in the Americas region, its biggest market.

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California fossils, stone tools may rewrite New World human history

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In what may be one of the most significant discoveries ever in archeology in the Americas, researchers on Wednesday said stone tools and broken mastodon bones unearthed in California show humans had reached the Americas by about 130,000 years ago, far earlier than previously known.

Neanderthal Man nytimes.com

Matter: Humans Lived in North America 130,000 Years Ago, Study Claims

If early humans smashed mastodon bones found in California in 1992, scientists will have to rethink how humans came to the Americas.

Dogs nytimes.com

Trilobites: Some Surprising Dog Breeds Have Ancient American Heritage

A new study of 161 breeds traces some ancestry back to the Americas of 10,000 years ago.

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Puma reports strong sales in Americas and Europe

BERLIN, April 25 (Reuters) - German sportswear firm Puma reported strong first quarter sales growth in the Americas and Europe on Tuesday, driven by demand for sneakers like suede shoes designed by singer Rihanna.

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MOVES-JP Morgan hires Mallgrave as part of cash equities push

LONDON, April 24 (IFR) - JP Morgan has hired Matt Mallgrave from Credit Suisse to head its cash equities trading in the Americas and made several other senior staff changes as part of a push to strengthen in cash equities.

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Motorcycling: Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Triple MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took his fifth successive Grand Prix of the Americas victory on Sunday while 38-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi surged into the championship lead.

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Motorcycling: Marquez on pole in Austin for fifth year in a row

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took pole position at the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin for the fifth year in a row on Saturday with fellow Spaniard and overall leader Maverick Vinales alongside on the front row.

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8 endangered sites to see now

These UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Americas represent some of the most important cultural and natural sites in the Americas, and they are all danger of being damaged by environmental changes and human development.

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MOVES-UBS wealth management unit names new head of capital markets

April 12 (Reuters) - UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA), a unit of UBS Group AG named Mark Sanborn as head of capital markets & sales, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.

Ants nytimes.com

Trilobites: How Ants Figured Out Farming Millions of Years Before Humans

A new study traces the evolutionary history of ants throughout the Americas that cultivate fungus to feed themselves in underground chambers.

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Map shows we live in 2 different Americas

If you're like most Americans, you don't live around or socialize with people with whom you disagree with politically. This self-sorting by political ideology is why so many people were shocked Donald Trump won last November ("But I don't know anyone who voted for him") while half(ish) of the country knew it was happening all along.

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Motor racing: Timberlake follows Swift as F1 Austin crowd-puller

LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Justin Timberlake has been confirmed as the headline act for this year's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at Austin's Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in October.

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BRIEF-Perma-Pipe International Holdings appoints senior vice president - Americas

* Perma-Pipe International Holdings appoints John Carusiello senior vice president - Americas Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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A religion for society's unwanted

Religious scholar Reza Aslan explores the fastest growing folk religion in the Americas: Santa Muerte. "Believer" airs every Sunday at 10p ET.

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Jeweler Tiffany posts 1.3 pct rise in quarterly sales

March 17 (Reuters) - Tiffany & Co reported a 1.3 percent rise in quarterly sales on Friday as strong demand for its high-end jewelry in Japan and China helped offset weak holiday sales in the Americas.

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MOVES-Man Group names Michelle McCloskey president of Man Americas

March 9 (Reuters) - British hedge fund Man Group Plc named Michelle McCloskey as president of Man Americas.