July 20 (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.
- Comcast Corp dropped its bid for Twenty-First Century Fox entertainment assets amid mounting odds, clearing the way for rival Walt Disney Co to acquire key pieces of Rupert Murdoch's media empire for $71.3 billion. on.wsj.com/2L6ybqn
- Google parent Alphabet Inc said within hours of the European Union decision that it would appeal the antitrust fine for abusing the dominance of Google's Android operating system. on.wsj.com/2LtGUCp
- Amazon.com Inc has made it easy for small brands to sell their products to large numbers of customers, but that has also enabled some counterfeiters to cut into their business. on.wsj.com/2uDNHzu
- Merck & Co Inc said Thursday it will cut U.S. list prices for several of its drugs including the hepatitis C treatment Zepatier, and the company pledged to limit future net price increases. on.wsj.com/2LAn7Oa (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)