August 29, 2017 / 4:18 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Aug 29

Aug 29 (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.

- The United States Navy says it has recovered the remains of all 10 sailors who went missing when the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker near Singapore a week ago, a development that focuses attention on investigations under way into the causes of the crash and what will happen next to the stricken destroyer.

- The United States government Monday called on Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to rethink his attempt to expel a United Nations-backed anticorruption prosecutor who is investigating the president and other top politicians for possible breaches of campaign finance laws.

- North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan Tuesday, in the latest in a string of direct provocations that have destabilized the region and triggered global alarm.

- Ricardo Darre has resigned as chief executive of Argentina's state-run oil and gas producer, YPF SA , the company said Monday.

- Pope Francis will travel to Myanmar in late November for a visit likely to highlight struggles of the country's embattled Muslim minority.

- China and India said they had negotiated a solution to a more than two-month-long standoff on a remote Himalayan plateau, ending a stalemate that had raised concerns about a potential military conflict. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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