PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Nov 9
Nov 9 (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. military officials have proposed sending more forces into Europe on a rotating basis and are stepping up training exercises to counter potential Russian interference with troop transfers in the event of a crisis with Moscow. (on.wsj.com/1Hp4fy0)
- The deadly dam break at one of BHP Billiton's joint-owned mines in Brazil comes as steady improvements in major mining companies' records on worker fatalities appear to have stalled. (on.wsj.com/1NYMsx5)
- U.S. prosecutors in at least four states are mounting investigations into what they say is widespread fraud by compounding pharmacies in claims to the health insurance program that covers 9.5 million U.S. military families. (on.wsj.com/1kjL5j3)
- Pfizer Inc's accounting methods raise its reported tax rate, without increasing the actual taxes the company pays. More than two-thirds of the company's 2014 tax expense - $2.2 billion out of $3.1 billion - was money the company will actually pay only if and when it chooses to repatriate foreign profits. (on.wsj.com/20FoZrC) Continuación...