Sept 7 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- Providing new evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election, Facebook Inc disclosed on Wednesday it had identified more than $100,000 worth of divisive ads on hot-button issues purchased by a shadowy Russian company linked to the Kremlin. nyti.ms/2f4Q0nB
- Stanley Fischer, the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, said he would resign in mid-October, an unexpected decision that gives President Trump greater leverage over central bank policy. nyti.ms/2wKDOQu
- Facebook Inc is blocked in China but the social media giant in recent months has quietly scouted for office space in Shanghai, according to two people with knowledge of its efforts there. nyti.ms/2wKQ5Vc
- Toys "R" Us Inc has hired restructuring advisers from the prominent law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP as it tries to cope with hundreds of millions of dollars of debt coming due, according to two people briefed on the matter. nyti.ms/2wKCBse
- Lawmakers in the House took a major step on Wednesday toward advancing the development of driverless cars, approving legislation that would put the vehicles onto public roads more quickly and curb states from slowing their spread. nyti.ms/2vNz3by (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)