August 7, 2019 / 5:05 AM / 3 months ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Aug 7

Aug 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.

- The founder and chief executive officer of Inc said on Tuesday she would resign as CEO, five months after a Wall Street Journal investigation showed that the online marketplace provided limited vetting of its caregivers, sometimes with tragic results. (

- Surescripts Llc, a provider of the technology widely used to route electronic prescriptions, accused Inc's mail-order pharmacy subsidiary PillPack last week of receiving patient data that it had fraudulently obtained through a third party. (

- Dish Network Corp Chairman Charlie Ergen on Tuesday defended the satellite-TV provider's expansion into phone service, as questions about how it will pay for its wireless ambitions have weighed on Dish's stock price. (

- Fox Entertainment has agreed to buy Bento Box Entertainment, a prolific producer of animated content including several shows for Fox Corp's broadcast network. (

- The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company in a YouTube video on Tuesday against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech. (

- The Federeal Bureau of Investigation opened an investigation into what role ideology played in the weekend's mass shooting in Ohio and one a week earlier in California, part of a widening federal inquiry into the recent violence as domestic terrorism. ( (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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