PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - April 23
April 23 (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.
* Pilots at JetBlue Airways Corp voted to unionize in an about-face that ended the carrier's status as one of the last nonunion airlines in the United States. Unionization "could result in demands that may increase our operating expenses and adversely affect our financial condition and results of operations," the airline said in the filing. (r.reuters.com/sez68v)
* A new flurry of drug deals shows how the global pharmaceutical industry is reversing course, as companies narrow their focus after decades of diversifying their drug portfolios. (r.reuters.com/xez68v)
* Supreme Court justices expressed unease with online-video startup Aereo but they also voiced concerns about the consequences of ruling for the broadcasters that are challenging the legality of the service. (r.reuters.com/fuz68v)
* Charter could acquire nearly four million extra subscribers in a two-stage deal under discussion with Comcast , in what would represent a consolation prize for Charter's nearly yearlong pursuit of Time Warner Cable. (r.reuters.com/muz68v) Continued...