PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal – April 15

April 15 (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. – Waste Management Inc is nearing a roughly $2.9 billion all-cash deal to buy its smaller rival Advanced Disposal Services Inc, and would pay $33.15 for each Advanced Disposal share. – Russian aluminum giant United Company Rusal plans to invest $200 million in a Kentucky rolling mill that would be the largest new aluminum plant built in the U.S. in nearly four decades. – Caesars Entertainment Corp is preparing to name Anthony Rodio as its next chief executive officer and say it will evaluate takeover interest in the casino operator. – Contract drug manufacturer Catalent Inc agreed to buy closely held Paragon Bioservices Inc for $1.2 billion, the latest deal in the emerging market for gene-therapy drugs. – Alphabet Inc’s Google is disbanding a panel in UK to review its artificial-intelligence work in health care, as disagreements about its effectiveness dogged one of the tech industry’s highest-profile efforts to govern itself.

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