September 29, 2016 / 5:36 AM / 2 years ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Sept 29

Sept 29 (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.

- National Amusements Inc is set to urge the boards of the companies it controls - CBS Corp and Viacom Inc - to explore a merger.

- Takata Corp is negotiating with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve allegations of wrongdoing over its faulty air bags.

- Anheuser Busch InBev won approval for the $100 billion plus takeover of rival SABMiller Plc, after shareholders from both companies voted in favour of the merger.

- Blackberry Ltd said on Wednesday it would stop making its smartphone devices and would outsource the development of the devices to focus on its software business.

- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it was in discussions with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to address potential safety issues of some of its top-load washing machines manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016.

- Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC will pay more than $400 million to settle charges that it paid bribes to African government officials, while its unit will plead guilty to criminal charges. (Compiled by Abinaya Vijayaraghavan in Bengaluru)

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