PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Nov 13

Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:39am EST
 
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Nov 13 (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.

* NATO said Russia has sent tanks, howitzers and other weaponry along with troops into eastern Ukraine in recent days, possibly aiming to consolidate separatist enclaves there in preparation for a long-term standoff. (on.wsj.com/1pT9v4s)

* President Barack Obama's plan to curb greenhouse-gas emissions alongside China sets the stage for lengthy confrontations with other nations resistant to making cuts, Republicans who want to roll back regulations and environmentalists pushing for bigger reductions. (on.wsj.com/1yBi6YE)

* A Kurdish paramilitary group will help the United States expel Islamic militants in exchange for a stretch of northern Syria to build its vision of utopia. (on.wsj.com/1qEHM21)

* The Supreme Court appeared divided over whether Alabama can draw its election map with predominantly black legislative districts that effectively limit racially diverse areas where Democrats can compete. (on.wsj.com/1v631ka)   Continued...