September 7, 2017 / 4:11 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Sept 7

Sept 7 (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.

- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has stopped working on the potential listing of Pactera Technology International Ltd, a company owned by HNA Group Co, because of concerns about the acquisitive conglomerate's ownership structure.

- President Donald Trump is unlikely to nominate Gary Cohn to succeed Janet Yellen as the next Federal Reserve chairman, according to people familiar with the president's thinking.

- The majority of ships operating in the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet, where two destroyers have been involved in fatal collisions since June, weren't certified to conduct basic operations at sea related to war-fighting, according to U.S. Navy records.

- Some board members of Toshiba Corp are making a last-minute push to accept Foxconn Technology Group's bid for Toshiba's memory-chip unit.

- Several congressional committees investigating Russian meddling during the 2016 U.S. election are expected to hear this week from witnesses connected to the controversy.

- In a bid to speed up the delivery process, Inc is set to open a fulfillment facility on Staten Island, bringing 2,250 full-time jobs to the area.

- Facing a dearth of teachers, many states in the U.S. are now scaling back on requisite qualifications that will make it easier to teach in public school classrooms.

- Hurricane Irma struck several islands in the northeast Caribbean on Wednesday, killing at least three people and flattening swaths of the island of Barbuda, while officials in Florida pressed hundreds of thousands of residents ahead of a possible landfall on Sunday.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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