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PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Oct 19

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Oct 19 (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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration is moving to soon allow people to receive booster shots that are different from their first COVID-19 vaccine doses, people familiar with the matter said.

- Colin Powell, who helped steer U.S. national security policy in the post-Vietnam era as the country's first black Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, White House national security adviser and secretary of state, has died at age 84.

- Members of a U.S. congressional committee questioned whether Amazon Inc executives misled them during an investigation of the company's business practices and if they may have lied under oath.

- Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc one of the largest owners of broadcast stations in the U.S., said it is working to contain a cybersecurity incident that disrupted some of its networks and had some of its servers and workstations encrypted with ransomware.

- Rent the Runway Inc is seeking a valuation of as much as $1.5 billion in its initial public offering next week, in what would cap a comeback for the clothing-rental business.

- Former President Donald Trump filed suit on Monday to block records from his time in the White House from being turned over to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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