PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 17

Dec 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- U.S. aerospace firm Boeing Co will temporarily stop making the 737 Max next month, its most popular passenger jet, the company said on Monday.

- Vox Media said that it would eliminate the 200 freelance positions at its sports outlet, SB Nation, to comply with the state legislation.

- Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc is nearing a deal to sell its Uber Eats service in India to Zomato, an Indian food-delivery service.

- The Sackler family - owners of Purdue Pharma - withdrew more than $10 billion from the company, distributing it among trusts and overseas holding companies. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)