September 5, 2017 / 4:18 AM / 10 months ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Sept 5

Sept 5 (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. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley on Monday called for "the strongest possible measures" against North Korea at an emergency meeting of the Security Council after Pyongyang on Sunday set off its most powerful nuclear bomb yet.

- United Technologies Corp has reached a deal to buy airplane-parts maker Rockwell Collins Inc for $23 billion.

- Canada appears to be giving the U.S. a difficult time at the negotiating table for NAFTA by introducing new provisions on labor and the environment that may struggle to gain traction in Washington.

- Tronc Inc. has acquired the Daily News, the nearly century-old New York City tabloid, giving the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune a presence in the three largest cities in the U.S.

- Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on Monday laid the groundwork for his possible return to Ohio politics, giving a an impassioned speech about inequality and his agency's work.

- France's Schneider Electric SE is in advanced talks to take control of British engineering software provider Aveva Group PLC.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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