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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Oct 3
October 3, 2017 / 5:04 AM / 2 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Oct 3

Oct 3 (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.

- General Motors Co said it will add at least 20 electric vehicles to its lineup by 2023.

- Monarch Airlines, a struggling British low-cost carrier and tour operator, collapsed into bankruptcy early Monday, ceasing its flights and forcing the government to step in and bring home more than 100,000 passengers stranded abroad.

- Veteran rocker and songwriter Tom Petty died on Monday at the age of 66 after suffering a cardiac arrest.

- A gunman on a high floor of a Las Vegas hotel rained a rapid-fire barrage on an outdoor concert festival on Sunday night, leaving at least 59 people dead and injuring 527 others, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history.

- Federal investigators and officials at Facebook believe that Russian ads on the social media platform during last year's American presidential election were part of a highly coordinated misinformation campaign linked to the Internet Research Agency, a secretive company in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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