A French Book-Publishing Takeover Worthy of Netflix 

After a five-year activist campaign and a fight for control among rival billionaires, investors in both Lagardère and Vivendi finally get some clarity about the media businesses' futures.

United Airlines Briefly Grounds Flights in U.S., Canada 

The grounding lasted 45 minutes because of technical system issues, which have now been resolved.

iPhone Reality Doesn't Fully Ground Satellite Dreams 

Shares of Globalstar, which operates a low-earth-orbit satellite network, crashed after the iPhone 13 reveal, but they remain elevated as a "mystery project" continues.

Universal's New Beijing Theme Park Will Ride on U.S.-China Ties 

It's been a 20-year roller-coaster ride for Universal Studios Beijing. Now, with attractions based on Harry Potter, Minions and Transformers, it's ready to open-just as U.S.-China relations are at a low point.

How Facebook Hobbled Mark Zuckerberg's Bid to Get America Vaccinated 

Company documents show antivaccine activists undermined the CEO's ambition to support the rollout by flooding the site and using Facebook's own tools to sow doubt about the Covid-19 vaccine.

GPB Capital Founder Accused of Fraud Seeks Millions From Firm 

GPB Capital Holdings LLC founder David Gentile, who faces criminal and civil fraud charges related to how he ran the private-equity firm, is asking for court-supervised mediation to obtain millions of dollars he says GPB owes him as its general partner and owner.

Ex-Boeing Pilot Expected to Face Prosecution in 737 MAX Probe 

Federal prosecutors plan to criminally charge a former Boeing pilot they suspect of misleading aviation regulators about safety issues blamed for two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX.

Invesco in Talks to Merge With State Street's Asset-Management Business 

The discussions might not result in an agreement, people familiar with the matter said, but a potential deal would likely be one of the industry's biggest in recent memory.

U.S. Steel Plans New U.S. Mill as Prices Surge 

The steelmaker said it aims to put the new sheet-steel mill into production in 2024 to capture demand from a rebounding manufacturing sector.

SpaceX Inspiration4 Crew Wraps Up First Day in Space 

The all-civilian mission conducted scientific research and placed two bets.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 17, 2021 09:15 ET (13:15 GMT)

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