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Corbyn calls for unity after winning Labour leadership vote

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LIVERPOOL, England Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday and called for unity after ending a "coup" by more centrist members of parliament who say his left-wing agenda can never deliver victory at the polls.

UPDATE 1-Brazil Previ fund to sell CPFL stake to China's State Grid 24 Sep 2016

SAO PAULO, Sept 23 Brazil's largest pension fund Previ decided to sell its stake in power company CPFL Energia SA to China's utility State Grid Corp, according to a CPFL securities filing on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Amaro family sells 6.47 pct of LATAM Airlines 23 Sep 2016

SANTIAGO, Sept 23 Brazil's Amaro family, one of the main controllers of LATAM Airlines, sold a 6.47 percent stake in the regional carrier on Friday on the Santiago stock exchange for some $296 million, as part of a strategy to modify the company's ownership structure.

UPDATE 3-Brookfield-led group to pay $5.2 bln for Petrobras natgas unit 23 Sep 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 Brazil's state-owned oil producer Petrobras agreed to sell 90 percent of a natural gas pipeline unit to a group led by Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc for $5.2 billion, the companies said Friday.

Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO 23 Sep 2016

SAO PAULO Raia Drogasil SA, Brazil's biggest drugstore chain, will sit out expected consolidation of the national market, the company's chief executive said in an interview, because its own rapidly expanding network is proving increasingly efficient.

Brookfield-led group to pay $5.2 billion for Petrobras natgas unit 23 Sep 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's state-owned oil producer Petrobras agreed to sell 90 percent of a natural gas pipeline unit to a group led by Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc for $5.2 billion, the companies said on Friday.

Bain Capital's Intermédica to buy operations of Brazil's Unimed ABC 23 Sep 2016

SAO PAULO Brazil's NotreDame Intermédica Saúde SA, a healthcare provider owned by U.S. investment firm Bain Capital LP, has reached an agreement to buy the operations of rival Unimed ABC, the companies said on Friday in a statement to Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Bain Capital's Intermédica to buy operations of Brazil's Unimed ABC 23 Sep 2016

SAO PAULO, Sept 23 Brazil's NotreDame Intermédica Saúde SA, a healthcare provider owned by U.S. investment firm Bain Capital LP, has reached an agreement to buy the operations of rival Unimed ABC, the companies said on Friday in a statement to Reuters.

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Spanish court reopens fraud investigation against Neymar 23 Sep 2016

MADRID Spain's High Court said on Friday it had reopened a fraud and corruption investigation into Brazilian football player Neymar over his transfer to Barcelona from Santos, after an appeal by the public prosecutor.

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Mexico's Coke Femsa says to buy Brazil's Vonpar in $1.1 billion deal 23 Sep 2016

MEXICO CITY Coca-Cola Femsa, Latin America's largest Coke bottler, on Friday said it would buy Brazilian beverage company Vonpar in a cash, stock and debt deal valued at 3.5 billion reais ($1.09 billion).

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Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues

BEIRUT Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts on Saturday as warplanes bombed the city's opposition-held east relentlessly in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters. | Video