U.S. urges passage of Japan proposal to extend probe of chemical weapons attacks in Syria
WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Friday urged passage of a U.S.-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution to renew an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria for one month.
Raytheon gets OK for $10.5 billion Patriot sale to Poland: Pentagon
(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department approved a possible $10.5 billion sale of Raytheon Co's
Patriot missile defense system to Poland, the Pentagon said on Friday.
Ivanka Trump, Italy's Aquazzura end 'Wild Thing' shoe lawsuit
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Italian shoemaker Aquazzura Italia SRL has dismissed its lawsuit accusing Ivanka Trump of stealing the design of its "Wild Thing" stiletto-heeled shoe for her own, less-expensive "Hettie" model.
Florida Democratic Party chief resigns after women say he made them uneasy
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The chairman of the Florida Democratic Party resigned and apologized on Friday after being accused of creating an uncomfortable work environment for women by making suggestive comments and leering at them.
UPDATE 3-Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town
BAGHDAD, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Iraqi forces on Friday captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, signaling the collapse of the group's self-proclaimed caliphate.
Tesla's unfettered ambition will drain finances: analysts
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc may have to ask creditors and shareholders for more capital to fund development of an electric semi truck, a new roadster and accelerated production of a high-volume electric sedan, analysts said on Friday.
Canada, Mexico try more flexibility as key NAFTA round opens
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday with Canada and Mexico seeking to show more flexibility about addressing hard line U.S. demands that they had previously dismissed as unworkable.
Canadian grocery chain Loblaw says has ordered 25 Tesla electric trucks
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian grocery chain Loblaw Cos has placed an order for 25 of Tesla Inc's new electric heavy duty trucks, a Loblaw spokeswoman said in a statement sent by email.
Wells Fargo consumer lending head axed after disparaging regulators: source
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co fired Franklin Codel, its head of consumer lending, over a conversation he had with a former employee about compensation in which he disparaged U.S. regulators, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.
FOREX-Dollar weak on worries over U.S. tax reform outlook, Mueller probe
NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against a basket of other major currencies on Friday, as Treasury yields slipped and investors remained skeptical of U.S. Republicans' efforts to pass tax cuts after a barren first year for the Trump administration in Congress.
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