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  • *Delay comes amid reports of new phone's battery exploding. SEOUL, Sept 1- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are being delayed as the firm conducts additional quality control testing for the premium device. The firm also said Galaxy Note 7 shipments to South Korea's top three carriers- SK Telecom Co...

  • Sept 1- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 01 September Spain Bond Auction.

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 HANGZHOU, China- B20 Summit in Hangzhou. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 MANILA- Euromoney's Philippines Investment Forum 2016. Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco to attend. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting.

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 ALPBACH, Austria- National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny takes part in a panel discussion on "Easy Money Policy: Free Money for All or Necessary Safety Net?" LEXINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on " Community Development" before the 2016 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy hosted...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 ALPBACH, Austria- National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny takes part in a panel discussion on "Easy Money Policy: Free Money for All or Necessary Safety Net?" LEXINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on " Community Development" before the 2016 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy hosted...

  • The Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service offices in Hamden, Connecticut, as well as the USDA office in Leetown, West Virginia, would reopen on Thursday, Herrick said. The closures were triggered by one email message sent to multiple employees at USDA offices in Hamden and Leetown, along with offices in Fort Collins, Colorado; Beltsville,...

  • SEOUL, Sept 1- Following are South Korea's preliminary export and import figures for August, released by Korea Customs Service on Thursday:. AUGUST* JULY Balance 5.3 7.6 Exports 40.1 40.1 2.6 -10.3 Imports 34.8 33.4 0.1 -13.6* Revised July figures released on August 16. NOTES:- Reuters poll: Exports were seen rising 0.6 percent in August over a year earlier while...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- An ex-Air China Ltd employee was indicted on Wednesday for smuggling packages onto flights from New York to China on behalf of Chinese military personnel stationed at the country's U.N. mission, U.S. prosecutors said. Ying Lin, 46, was also accused in an indictment filed in federal court in Brooklyn of obstructing justice by helping a Chinese...

  • BRASILIA, Aug 31- Brazilian President Michel Temer said it was time to unite the country after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, vowing to work to rescue an economy mired in recession. In his first address to the nation after being sworn in, Temer said Brazil needs to guarantee political stability for foreign investors. He said the policy outlook is...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The National Labor Relations Board is ordering Volkswagen to engage in bargaining with a group of skilled-trades workers who voted to be represented by the United Auto Workers union at the German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee. According to unanimous order released Wednesday, Volkswagen's rejection of an earlier ruling in favor of...

  • BRASILIA, Aug 31- Brazil's central bank kept interest rates at a decade high for the ninth straight time on Wednesday, but signaled a rate cut could be in the cards later this year if stubbornly high inflation subsides. In a unanimous vote, the bank's monetary policy committee- known as Copom- kept its benchmark Selic rate at 14.25 percent, its highest since July 2006.

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda _ Golar LNG Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss of $99.5 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 47 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $14.8 million.

  • WINNIPEG/ CHICAGO, Aug 31- North American farmers will pressure regulators to protect their negotiating leverage with fertilizer suppliers if Potash Corp of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc agree to merge, major farm groups said on Wednesday. The tie-up would face regulatory scrutiny in both the United States and Canada. Independent retailers in the United...

  • SEATTLE, Aug 31- ANA Holdings Inc, Japan's largest airline, said on Wednesday it will replace all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners following three engine failures this year caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades. "We are working very closely with ANA," Rolls spokesman Richard Wray said in an email. ANA said the first engine...

  • President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that preserving natural places would help the world adapt to warming temperatures as he began a 10- day trip to stress the urgency of curbing climate change and attend a G20 meeting in China. "The challenges of conservation and combating climate change are connected, they're linked," Obama said during a stop in Lake Tahoe,...

  • Aug 31- InterContinental Hotels Group Plc-owned Kimpton Hotels& Restaurants said an investigation had found a malware attack on servers that processed payment cards used at some of its hotels. The news comes nearly three weeks after a data breach was reported at 20 U.S. hotels operated by HEI Hotels& Resorts for InterContinental, Hyatt Hotels Corp, Starwood...

  • For the third quarter, Salesforce said it expected an adjusted profit of 20- 21 cents per share and revenue of $2.11 billion- $2.12 billion. Analysts on average were expecting an adjusted profit of 24 cents per share on revenue of $2.13 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. "The revenue in the quarter isn't the best indicator of how the quarter went,...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 31- Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, a former Marxist guerrilla who rose to become her country's first female president, went out as she always said she would: fighting. Such defiance is characteristic of the 68- year-old leftist, who was imprisoned and tortured in the early 1970 s under Brazil's military dictatorship. But for critics, her economic...

  • Aug 31- Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc, a unit of Japan's Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co Ltd, said it would buy Canada's Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc for about $624 million. BofA Merrill Lynch serves as financial advisor, and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Troutman Sanders LLP serve as legal advisors to Cynapsus. Nomura Securities International, Inc. serves as...

  • LIMA, Aug 31- Peru's government will present a bill to raise taxes on corporate profits in order to lower sales taxes and boost the economy, Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne said on Wednesday. The initiative is part of a package of measures that newly sworn-in President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's government plans to propose to an opposition-dominated Congress.