Dec 19 (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.
- Former Walt Disney Co Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs has emerged as a top candidate to become CBS Corp's new chief executive, people familiar with the matter said. on.wsj.com/2R94wyI
- A federal judge on Tuesday softened his previous suggestion that he would likely order CVS Health Corp to halt its integration of newly acquired insurer Aetna Inc. on.wsj.com/2R4VYsK
- Elon Musk's rocket company, Space Exploration Technologies Corp, is set to raise $500 million at a $30.5 billion valuation, in a bid to help get its internet-service business off the ground, according to people familiar with the fundraising. on.wsj.com/2R2Xzzk
- The brothers who sold Rice Energy Inc to EQT Corp, but are now pushing to take over running the company, laid out their demands for a shake-up and have another activist's backing in Elliott Management Corp. on.wsj.com/2R4x38x
Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom