PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Nov 11

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Nov 11 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in theWall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories anddoes not vouch for their accuracy.

* Johnson & Johnson and Amazon.com Inc areclashing over complaints that Amazon isn't doing enough toprevent people from selling damaged or expired J&Jproducts-Tylenol painkillers and Rogaine baldness treatments,among others-on its website. ()

* A political stalemate could persuade Office Depot to move more than 2,000 jobs out of Illinois as lawmakers grouseabout the growing number of companies seeking special taxtreatment. ()

* JPMorgan and Credit Suisse areconsidering blocking employees from computer chat rooms thathave become pervasive tools of the modern trading floor, butwhich face mounting scrutiny from regulators. ()

* The second film in the God of Thunder franchise from WaltDisney's Marvel Studios grossed $86.1 million in NorthAmerica following a huge international haul. ()

* Sony and Microsoft are preparing for oneof the biggest holiday battles in years, as the companiesoverhaul their videogame consoles. But software could be adecisive weapon this time. ()

* The EU and the United States open a second round of tradetalks Monday. The biggest economic gains are expected to comefrom chipping away at trade barriers, but the two sides havedifferent approaches to regulation. ()

* The Washington state legislature completed passage of keyelements of an incentive package Saturday aimed at guaranteeingBoeing will locate manufacturing work for its 777Xjetliner in Puget Sound. ()

* The U.S. government has been fighting to try to seize aMidtown Manhattan skyscraper it says is secretly owned by theIranian government. After the U.S. won a ruling, a court monitorhas signed a long-term lease for the retail space to a ventureincluding one of the city's top landlords. ()

* Luxury-car brand Mercedes-Benz, facing stagnant sales inEurope and troubles in China, is doubling down on expansion inthe United States as part of its plan to overtake rivals BMW AGand Volkswagen AG's Audi in global luxurysales. ()

* Cooper Tire & Rubber Co isn't yet entitled to anorder forcing India's Apollo Tyres Ltd to close itstakeover of the Ohio-based tire maker at the agreed-on $2.2billion price, a Delaware judge said over the weekend. ()

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