Dec 28 (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.
- A year after delivering an unusual pay cut, Apple Inc gave Chief Executive Tim Cook and other top executives a big boost in compensation for fiscal-year 2017 as the company exceeded annual sales and profit goals. on.wsj.com/2laplsq
- A Chinese car maker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co said it would buy a $3.24 billion stake in Swedish truck-and-bus maker Volvo AB, another sign of the appetite among Chinese companies for global automotive assets. on.wsj.com/2lccaqT
- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in a call to Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, urged Russia to moderate its stance toward Ukraine, while Lavrov exhorted the U.S. to back away from confrontation with North Korea. on.wsj.com/2la3b9L (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)