November 29, 2017 / 5:57 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Nov 29

Nov 29 (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.

- Bitcoin crossed the $10,000 mark for the first time in its nine-year history, the latest burst in a rally that has transformed the virtual currency from a curiosity to a hot topic for mainstream investors. (

- AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc said an explosion of online programming has spawned a "golden age for television—and for consumers," in its first court filing countering government claims that their planned merger would stymie competition and hurt customers. (

- Uber Technologies Inc had a team dedicated to stealing trade secrets and helped employees dodge regulators' scrutiny, according to allegations from a former employee that are generating the latest in a string of controversies to beset the ride-hailing firm. (

- North Korea said Wednesday that it fired a brand-new intercontinental ballistic missile into the waters off Japan, ending a more than two-month hiatus by Pyongyang and threatening to ramp up tensions with the U.S. and in the region. (

- Siemens AG, the German engineering conglomerate, is readying the listing of a big chunk of its health-care business, estimated to be worth up to $47 billion. (

- British movie theater operator Cineworld Group Plc has made an offer for American counterpart Regal Entertainment Group, Regal confirmed Tuesday afternoon. (

- After making multiple offers to buy Rockwell Automation Inc, Emerson Electric Co said Tuesday it was rescinding its offer because of the target company's board's "unwillingness to engage in discussions." (

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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