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PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Aug 23
August 23, 2017 / 5:19 AM / a month ago

PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Aug 23

Aug 23 (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.

- U.S. President Donald Trump, in his first campaign rally after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, attacked the news media and his fellow Republicans who were critical of his response to the protest. on.wsj.com/2ipBuej

- Four mutual-fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber Technologies Inc by as much as 15 percent, the first such price cuts that suggest these investors are souring on the ride-hailing giant following a scandal-ridden year. on.wsj.com/2ipppFF

- Chevron Corp Chief Executive John Watson is planning to step down as the energy giant seeks new leadership for a changing oil world, according to people familiar with the matter. on.wsj.com/2ipt9Hj

- Google and Wal-Mart Stores Inc are joining forces in a partnership that includes enabling voice-ordered purchases from the retail giant on Google's virtual assistant, challenging rival Amazon.com Inc's grip on the next wave of e-commerce. on.wsj.com/2iqn0Lh

- The U.S. government is considering restricting trades in Venezuelan debt as it seeks to punish President Nicolas Maduro for undermining the country's democracy, according to people familiar with the matter. on.wsj.com/2ipBQ4s

- LG Electronics Inc said it will spend about $25 million to build a factory for electric car parts in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park, Michigan, as the company seeks new engines of growth while it reels from losses at its once-lucrative mobile business. on.wsj.com/2io6ZFm

- The U.S. Navy plans to remove the commander of the fleet that has suffered four recent collisions in Asia and the deaths of several sailors, U.S. officials said. on.wsj.com/2ipFZFK (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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