PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Oct 1
Oct 1 (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 Secret Service came under withering criticism over the recent White House security breach and amid new revelations that an armed felon rode an elevator with President Barack Obama days earlier. (on.wsj.com/1oxm0fC)
* Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola. (on.wsj.com/1CFVh94)
* A district-court judge dismissed claims brought against the federal government and U.S. officials for a decision to sweep nearly all of the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the U.S. Treasury. (on.wsj.com/1yyBlGy)
* Coming competition in paying for everyday purchases with smartphones, including an aggressive entry from Apple Inc , pushed online retailer eBay to reverse course and set free its PayPal unit. (on.wsj.com/1vvINNZ) Continuación...