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PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Aug. 5

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Aug 5 (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.

- Uber Technologies Inc's ridership rebounded strongly in the most recent quarter from last year's pandemic lows, but a continuing driver shortage and uncertainty about how the Delta variant will affect consumer behavior pushed its shares lower. https://on.wsj.com/37jsi1w

- Auto makers including General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Jeep maker Stellantis NV will aim to make electric vehicles account for 40% to 50% of their U.S. sales by 2030, according to people familiar with the matter, who said the targets would be announced at the White House on Thursday. https://on.wsj.com/3Ae8ycc

- U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials, under pressure to swiftly grant full approval to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, are in an intense debate over whether the agency will make the decision this month or stretch the timetable into early or mid-September, according to people familiar with the discussions. https://on.wsj.com/3Cla2TF

- Grill maker Weber Inc sold fewer shares at a lower price than expected in its initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said, the latest sign the new-issue market may be cooling after a torrid run this summer. https://on.wsj.com/2VijG9e (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)