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Syria toxic gas inquiry to end after Russia again blocks U.N. renewal

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UNITED NATIONS An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at the United Nations to renew the inquiry, which Moscow has slammed as flawed.

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Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe - attorneys

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer cover the costs using political donations to his re-election campaign or the Republican Party, his attorneys confirmed on Friday.

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Dortmund sink deeper into crisis with loss at Stuttgart

BERLIN Borussia Dortmund slipped deeper into crisis after losing 2-1 at VfB Stuttgart on Friday for their fourth defeat in the last five Bundesliga matches.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Dortmund sink deeper into crisis with loss at Stuttgart

* Ruhr valley club last won in the Bundesliga in September (Adds quotes)

Soccer-Dortmund sink deeper into crisis with loss at Stuttgart

BERLIN, Nov 17 Borussia Dortmund slipped deeper into crisis after losing 2-1 at VfB Stuttgart on Friday for their fourth defeat in the last five Bundesliga matches.

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Special Report - Ivanka Trump and the fugitive from Panama

By Ned Parker, Stephen Grey, Stefanie Eschenbacher, Roman Anin and Brad Brooks

Russian long-range bombers strike Islamic State targets in Syria - agencies

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russian long-range bombers struck Islamic State on Friday in Albu Kamal in eastern Syria, where the jihadists have staged a counter-attack after the Syrian army declared victory over them.

UPDATE 1-Russian long-range bombers strike Islamic State targets in Syria - agencies

MOSCOW/BEIRUT, Nov 17 Russian long-range bombers struck Islamic State on Friday in Albu Kamal in eastern Syria, where the jihadists have staged a counter-attack after the Syrian army declared victory over them.

UPDATE 1-Two Russian banks in talks with central bank on their capital- Fitch

MOSCOW, Nov 17 Two Russian regional banks are in talks with the central bank about how to bolster their capital, according to a report by Fitch credit rating agency.

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U.S. lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

WASHINGTON Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee documents President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday. | Video

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe digs in heels as ruling party moves to depose him

HARARE Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party called on Friday for President Robert Mugabe to resign, the main state newspaper The Herald reported, the latest sign that the aging leader's authority has collapsed after an army takeover. | Video