Aug 11 (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.Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to adopt new rules that would rescind regulations for methane-gas emissions, including ending requirements that oil-and-gas producers have systems and procedures to detect methane leaks in their systems, senior administration officials said. https://on.wsj.com/2PEfkCP
- A California judge said Monday that ride-hailing companies Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc shouldn't classify their drivers as independent contractors, citing the state's gig-worker law that went into effect this year. https://on.wsj.com/3gNPGXZ
- Brand-licensing company WHP Global Inc has bowed out of the race for Brooks Brothers Inc according to people familiar with the matter, leaving a venture backed by apparel-licensing firm Authentic Brands Group LLC and mall owner Simon Property Group Inc poised to take control of the bankrupt retailer. https://on.wsj.com/3fL95HO
(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)