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U.S. prepares renewal of Chevron’s Venezuela license without broader terms -sources

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A Chevron gas station sign is seen in Del Mar, California, April 25, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department is getting ready to renew in the coming days Chevron Corp’s (CVX.N) license to operate in......

Exclusive: Petrobras warned of diesel shortages before CEO ouster

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May 24 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Petrobras alerted the government last week that diesel pumps could run dry this year if the oil company does not sell fuels at market prices, according to four people close to discussions and an internal presentation seen by Reuters. Just days later, President Jair Bolsonaro......

Ancient massive ‘Dragon of Death’ flying reptile dug up in Argentina

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BUENOS AIRES, May 23 (Reuters) – Argentine scientists discovered a new species of a huge flying reptile dubbed “The Dragon of Death” that lived 86 millions of years ago alongside dinosaurs, in a find shedding fresh insight on a predator whose body was as long as a yellow school bus.......

PGA Championship up for grabs as Pereira’s lead trimmed to one

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TULSA, Oklahoma, May 22 (Reuters) – The PGA Championship was set for a wild finish after Chile’s Mito Pereira saw his three-shot lead trimmed to one with nine holes to play on Sunday, leaving the Wanamaker trophy up for grabs. Pereira, playing in just his second major, started three clear......

Twice runner-up Thiem crashes out at first hurdle in Paris

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PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) – Twice French Open finalist Dominic Thiem crashed out of the tournament in the first round on Sunday, losing in straight sets to Bolivian world number 87 Hugo Dellien. Austrian Thiem, who has failed to win a match at any of the tournaments he has played......

Woods charge fizzles in third round at rainy PGA Championship

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TULSA, Oklahoma, May 21 (Reuters) – After narrowly making the cut a defiant Tiger Woods headed out for his third round at the PGA Championship at rainy Southern Hills on Saturday still believing he had a chance to hoist the Wanamaker trophy. But reality quickly struck home as any glimmer......

Biden officials consider inviting Cuban representative to Americas summit -source

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HAVANA/WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials are considering inviting a Cuban representative to the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas, a person familiar with the matter said, as Washington scrambled to head off a potentially embarrassing boycott by some regional leaders. Discussion has focused on allowing a Cuban presence......

First draft of Chile’s new constitution set, fine-tuning to begin

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SANTIAGO, May 16 (Reuters) – Commissions in charge of fine-tuning a draft of Chile’s new constitution and mapping out the transition from a free-market doctrine to a focus on rights and social programs take over on Monday before it is put to a vote in September. The constitutional assembly finished......

Infantino gets support for third term from southern Africa

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WINDHOEK, May 14 (Reuters) – The Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) has thrown its weight behind incumbent Gianni Infantino ahead of FIFA presidential elections next year, an indication that he will enjoy widespread support across Africa. New COSAFA president Artur de Almeida e Silva made the announcement on......

Telefonica quarterly profit tops forecast on price rises, cost cuts

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The logo of Spanish Telecom company Telefonica is seen during GSMA’s 2022 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain February 28, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, May 12 (Reuters) – Spanish telecom company Telefonica (TEF.MC) posted a smaller-than-expected fall in first-quarter net......

Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump

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May 10 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk said Tuesday he would reverse Twitter’s ban on former U.S. President Donald Trump when he buys the social media platform, the clearest signal of Musk’s intention to cut moderation of the site. Musk, the world’s richest person and chief executive of Tesla Inc,......

U.S. importers turn to prayer and the President as West Coast port labor talks begin

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Crude tankers are shown at the port of Long Beach, California, U.S., March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, May 10 (Reuters) – For more than two years, Isaac Larian has used every available tool to overcome global supply-chain bottlenecks and......

Exclusive: Setting up a national coal reserve is no longer a priority for Germany

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An aerial view shows coal at a dry bulk terminal of German Rheinberg-Orsoy harbor along Europe’s most important shipping way Rhine in Rheinberg near Duisburg, Germany, April 6, 2022. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Stephane Nitschke/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Officials, industry concerned plan could......

Kicking the China habit: South Korea hunts tungsten treasure

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S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply GRAPHIC-S.Korea’s reliance on China: SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) – Blue tungsten winking from the walls of abandoned mine shafts,......

Mexico president says no country should be excluded from Americas Summit

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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Jose Marti monument in Havana, Cuba May 8, 2022. Yamil Lage/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HAVANA, May 8 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday during a......

Mexico president says no country should be excluded from Americas Summit

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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Jose Marti monument in Havana, Cuba May 8, 2022. Yamil Lage/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HAVANA, May 8 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday during a......

Lula launches presidential bid, says to defend Brazil’s democracy

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SAO PAULO, May 7 (Reuters) – Former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launched his presidential bid on Saturday calling on Brazilians to unite behind him to defend Brazil’s democracy from the authoritarian government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. Without mentioning Bolsonaro by name, Lula told supporters at a......

Peruvian protesters agree to attend talks over MMG’s shut copper mine

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Members of indigenous communities camp on the property of Chinese-owned Las Bambas copper mine, in Las Bambas, Peru April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Angela Ponce Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LIMA, May 6 (Reuters) – Indigenous communities protesting the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru agreed on Friday......

Brazil’s Vale signs long-term deal to supply Tesla with nickel

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Brazilian mining company Vale SA logo and trading symbol are displayed on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, May 6 (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA......

EXCLUSIVE CIA chief told Bolsonaro government not to mess with Brazil election, sources say

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RIO DE JANEIRO/WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director last year told senior Brazilian officials that President Jair Bolsonaro should stop casting doubt on his country’s voting system ahead of the October election, sources told Reuters. The previously unreported comments by CIA Director William Burns......

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