PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Jan 5

martes 5 de enero de 2016 02:24 GYT

Jan 5 (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 U.S. Department of Justice sued Volkswagen AG , seeking billions of dollars in penalties over its alleged cheating on emissions tests. (

- Brazil's state-run oil giant, Petroleo Brasileiro SA , faces another year of low energy prices and high debt, and critics of CEO Aldemir Bendine say his approach so far lacks the urgency needed to fix its deepening troubles. (

- Baxalta INC has agreed to pay Danish biotechnology company Symphogen up to $1.6 billion for the rights to co-develop six experimental cancer drugs, as it nears a takeover deal with Shire PLC. (

- General Motors Co intends to work with Uber's U.S. rival, Lyft, to develop a system that could have driverless vehicles arriving at ride-hailing customers' doors. ( (Compiled by Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru)