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  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Oil prices fell early on Monday as output from Iraq rose and as Iran said it would only cooperate in upcoming producer talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognised its right to fully regain market share. Also, Iran said late last week that it would only cooperate in upcoming producer talks in September if other exporters recognised...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.7 pct on Fed rate hike expectations. SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday while the U.S. dollar held firm on Monday after U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slid 0.7 percent.

  • Unifor, which represents more than 20,000 autoworkers, is pushing General Motors Co, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford Motor Co to invest further in the province of Ontario, home to nearly all of Canada's auto industry, in talks that began this month. The union has asked for terms including higher wages for GM to build new vehicles in Oshawa, and for Ford to keep its...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- The dollar stood tall in Asian trading on Monday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's upbeat comments on the U.S. economy and traders raised their bets on an interest rate increase. The dollar added 0.2 percent to 102.03 yen after earlier rising as high as 102.14, its best since Aug. 12. "The next barrier is in the 102.00-102.60 band," wrote Marc...

  • Aug 29- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 29 August Italy Bills auction 29 August France Auction of BTF treasury notes 30 August Italy Medium long-term auction 30 August Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 30 August Japan Auction of 2-...

  • PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on "The Role of the Fed and its Board of Directors," hosted by the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation- 1200 GMT. BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participates in panel before the "Business Cycles, Financial Markets and Monetary...

  • BRIEF- CANADA'S UNIFOR UNION VOTES FOR STRIKE MANDATE IN AUTO. Aug 28- Canada's Unifor union says it has voted to be in strike position if terms are not reached in talks with U.S. "Big Three" expires on Sept. 19.

  • Unifor President Jerry Dias has said the union is asking for higher wages and would not agree to a deal unless GM commits to building new vehicles in Oshawa, and Ford decides to keep its engine plant operating in Windsor. GM's Oshawa plant could shut one of its two assembly lines, with several vehicles already produced elsewhere or expected to move in 2017..

  • CANADA'S UNIFOR UNION IN TALKS WITH GENERAL MOTORS CO, FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES AND FORD MOTOR CO.

  • CANADA'S UNIFOR UNION SAYS HAS VOTED TO BE IN STRIKE POSITION IF TERMS NOT REACHED IN TALKS WITH U.S.' BIG-THREE' CARMAKERS.

  • CURRENT CONTRACT BETWEEN CANADA'S UNIFOR UNION AND U.S.

  • Aug 28- Hedge fund manager D.E. Shaw& Co LP is weighing a bid for SunEdison Inc's controlling stake in TerraForm Power Inc, the bankrupt U.S. renewable energy producer's most valuable asset, according to people familiar with the matter. Shaw's emergence as a possible bidder for TerraForm Power indicates that the potential sale process for the so-called "Class B"...

  • YONGIN, South Korea, Aug 29- In Yongin, a satellite city south of Seoul, orange construction cranes are racing to build gleaming new high-rises, but realtor Kim Woong- jib says he is pointing would-be apartment buyers to older buildings. The city of a million people has 5,301 unsold new residential units, government data shows, the most in South Korea and a symptom of a...

  • HEDGE FUND MARATHON MAKES BREXIT BET ON EUROPEAN.

  • But Herbalife's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission painted a much less optimistic picture than its presentation to analysts and investors, according to a private investor who flagged the differences to the SEC this month. Handley, who is betting Herbalife's stock price will fall, told Reuters about his outreach to the SEC and provided a...

  • Iran has long sought to create its own national Intranet. Earlier in August, Iran targeted hundreds of social media users following a May crackdown on women modeling on Instagram. Users inside Iran often access sites like Twitter and Facebook though proxies and VPNs.

  • LIMA, Aug 28- Peru's economy is set to grow 4 percent this year and 4.8 percent next year, the government said on Sunday in its first set of forecasts since taking power in July, raising estimates on an expected boost from new mines. Peruvian production of mined copper jumped by over 50 percent in the first half of this year, driven by two new mines, Las Bambas and...

  • Stage 6 Films produced and Sony's Screen Gems oversaw distribution. It also continues Sony's summer of seeing successes with original films that cost very little to make. "This marks a string of very profitable hits for Sony with very modest budgets.' The Shallows,'' Sausage Party' and now' Don't Breathe' were all incredibly profitable because they were made for...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Qatar's main Hamad International Airport is adding a $10 fee for all passengers departing from the airport, including on connection flights. The decision, announced on Sunday, comes after the Middle East's busiest airport in Dubai and a smaller one in the nearby emirate of Sharjah also added similar fees earlier this year.

  • NEW YORK— Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the "discoverer-in-chief," meaning he's in charge of ensuring the bakery chain's image doesn't grow stale. The company's recent efforts include ridding its menu of ingredients with long, chemical-sounding names people might find unappetizing. Shaich recently spoke with The Associated Press...