PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Dec 22
Dec 22 (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.
* Now that the United States has moved to normalize relations with Cuba, the countries will have to deal with decades-old claims from companies like Office Depot Inc, whose property was taken after Fidel Castro took power in 1959. (on.wsj.com/1CmEcmS)
* One-third of the crude oil hauled from North Dakota's Bakken Shale region by railcars could be forced off the tracks and into expensive truck fleets in the next four years, according to a railcar-industry trade group. (on.wsj.com/13tJuxT)
* Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is going to find out if bigger means better, as it nears a shareholder vote on completing its planned merger with European counterpart Alliance Boots. (on.wsj.com/1Clkisq)
* Ferrovial SA abandoned a 1.02 billion Australian dollar ($831.91 million) takeover bid for Australia's Transfield Services Ltd, a major setback in the Spanish construction company's plan to compete for billions of dollars of new infrastructure projects Down Under. (on.wsj.com/1zmLq9m) Continuación...