J&J Vaccine Pause Driven by Risk of Mistreating Clots 

Officials decided behind the scenes that strong action was needed to alert the public and doctors to unusual cases and their nonstandard treatment.

Fatal Tesla Crash in Texas Believed to Be Driverless 

Two men died after a Tesla vehicle that authorities believe was operating without anyone in the driver's seat crashed into a tree Saturday night north of Houston.

BP Aims to Stop Flaring Gas in America's Top Oil Field 

The U.K. oil giant burns off more unwanted natural gas than its peers in the Permian Basin, but it is now investing heavily to phase out the controversial practice.

Danske Bank CEO Resigns Amid Dutch Probe Into Money Laundering at ABN AMRO 

Danske Bank said that Chief Executive Officer Chris Vogelzang has resigned after Dutch authorities named him a suspect in connection with their investigation into potential violations relating to the prevention of money laundering at ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Orocobre, Galaxy to Create New $3.06 Billion Lithium Miner 

Orocobre Ltd. agreed to buy rival Australian miner Galaxy Resources Ltd. in an all-stock deal that will create one of the world's biggest producers of lithium, a commodity used in batteries for electric vehicles and other high-tech products.

Gulf Energy Makes Over $5 Billion Offer for Intouch Holdings 

Gulf Energy Development, owned by a Thai billionaire, has made an over $5 billion offer to buy shares it doesn't already own in one of Thailand's largest telecommunications company.

South by Southwest Stake Is Sold to Owner of Rolling Stone 

Penske Media, the publisher of magazines like Rolling Stone, Billboard and Variety, agreed to acquire a 50% stake in South by Southwest, the famed tech, music and movie festival.

Hotel Magnate Seeks Help to Save Tribune Publishing Bid After Partner's Withdrawal 

Choice Hotels International Chairman Stewart Bainum remains committed to finding ways to move ahead with a plan to outbid hedge fund Alden Global Capital for the newspaper company.

Oaktree Offers to Finance Buy Back of James Packer's Crown Shares 

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd. said it received a proposal from Oaktree Capital Management to finance a buy back of Crown shares that are currently held by billionaire James Packer's investment firm.

WeWork's New Stock-Listing Plan Has Echoes of Its Past 

The shared office-space company is touting fast future growth and high profitability, similar to the approach that concerned regulators the first time it tried to go public.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

April 19, 2021 05:15 ET (09:15 GMT)

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