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PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Aug 22

Aug 22 (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.

- President Donald Trump said he would expand the U.S. mission in Afghanistan but take a different approach from his predecessors by being tougher on Pakistan and refraining from telegraphing troop levels. on.wsj.com/2imqFJO

- The U.S. Navy announced an "operational pause" and has begun a broad investigation after the USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel, leaving 10 sailors missing, the second such incident in as many months. on.wsj.com/2im7vUB

- Tronc Inc is undergoing a broad management shake up at its flagship newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, bringing in internet and media industry veteran Ross Levinsohn as its new chief executive and publisher. on.wsj.com/2ill46q

- Activist investors scored a victory after BHP Billiton Ltd said it was looking to sell its onshore U.S. oil-and-gas operations. on.wsj.com/2illE46

- CNN is launching a daily news show for Snapchat called "The Update," the latest reflection of how media companies are stepping up their interest in the mobile messaging platform. on.wsj.com/2imJZXq

- Jeep, the crown jewel of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and a world-wide symbol of American military and manufacturing might, has an interested Chinese suitor, Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, the latest sign of an industry in the midst of a global reshuffling. on.wsj.com/2imTohs (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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