Aug 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- The White House is expected to send the Pentagon guidance in coming days on how to implement a ban on transgender people in the military—a policy that will allow Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to decide whether to kick service members out. on.wsj.com/2itglzQ
- Iowa asked for federal permission to alter major provisions of the Affordable Care Act next year, a proposal that will be closely watched by officials in other states who hope to rewrite parts of the health law. on.wsj.com/2isLvaE
- Clothing retailers hurt by declines in mall traffic showed encouraging signs in their most recent results as they leaned on discounts and marketing to boost sales. on.wsj.com/2isoiVL
- Uber Technologies Inc's scandal-plagued year apparently hasn't deterred ridership, though the ride-hailing company is still reporting heavy financial losses. on.wsj.com/2ircUJU
- Invesco Ltd is nearing an agreement to buy Guggenheim Partners's exchange-traded-funds business for more than $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said. on.wsj.com/2iuqRXI (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)