PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Oct 19
Oct 19 (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.
- China's once world-beating economy sputtered further in the third quarter, decelerating to its slowest pace since the global financial crisis and adding to concerns about the global economic outlook.(on.wsj.com/1hMxKgZ)
- A high-profile U.S. probe of bribery allegations against Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Mexican operations has found little in the way of major offenses, and could be resolved with a fine and no criminal charges against Wal-Mart executives.(on.wsj.com/1GljEyS)
- Syrian pro-regime forces backed by Russian airstrikes have expanded their ground offensive to the strategic city of Aleppo.(on.wsj.com/1ZPv9oR)
- Time Inc has snapped up Hello Giggles Inc, operator of the pop-culture, beauty and lifestyle website HelloGiggles.com. Terms were not disclosed. One person familiar with the purchase suggested it was in the range of $20 million. (on.wsj.com/1LYtnHz) Continuación...