Motor racing-Patrick to race Daytona, Indy 500s before retiring
Nov 17 (Reuters) - Danica Patrick will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring, the world's most recognizable and successful female driver said on Friday.
Florida men found guilty of illegally transferring money from Venezuela
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The owners of a Florida construction equipment exporter were convicted of illegally transferring more than $100 million from businesses largely in Venezuela to U.S. and foreign bank accounts.
Ohio State suspends fraternity activities amid probes
(Reuters) - Ohio State University has suspended fraternity activities citing investigations into hazing and alcohol abuse involving some chapters, joining a growing list of U.S. schools that have taken similar steps.
Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports on military bases
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of reports at big military installations like Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia as well as overseas hubs like South Korea.
U.S. Senate candidate Moore's wife says 'he will not step down'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wife of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama said on Friday her husband would not end his campaign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, dismissing reports about his past behavior toward some women as political attacks.
Diddy, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor, Charlie Walk to Judge Fox's 'The Four'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New Fox singing competition show "The Four: Battle for Stardom" has locked in its judges' panel. The network announced today that Sean "Diddy" Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor and music executive Charlie Walk will make up the "Four," which premieres on Jan. 4.
Missouri limits use of weed killer linked to crop damage
(Reuters) - Missouri will limit the use of a weed killer made by BASF SE after farmers complained the chemical drifted and harmed their crops, following a move by Arkansas to prohibit sprayings next year of the herbicide and rival products.
UPDATE 1-U.S. revises NAFTA goals to reflect demands in talks
MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Friday revised its negotiating objectives for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, largely to reflect the demands it has made in NAFTA talks on agriculture, intellectual property and investment.
UPDATE 2-Canada's CN Rail on hiring spree as shipments surge
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/MONTREAL, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Canadian National Railway Co plans to extend a major hiring spree into next year as Canada's biggest freight railroad scrambles to handle surging shipments and fill vacancies, a company official said on Friday.
Goldman wins dismissal of lawsuit in U.S. over ties to Malaysia leader
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc
has won the dismissal of a $510 million lawsuit in New York brought by a private equity firm that accused the Wall Street bank of shortchanging it in a merger to "curry favor" with Malaysia's prime minister.
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