PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 7

Dec 7 (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.

- Juul Labs announced on Tuesday that it had agreed to settle about 5,000 lawsuits in a Northern California court case for an undisclosed sum, resolving one more legal battle over its sale and marketing of e-cigarettes blamed for the teenage vaping crisis.

- Investment bank Morgan Stanley is laying off about 2% of its global workforce as deal-making grinds to a halt, two people with knowledge of the situation said.

- The Trump Organization, the family real estate business that made Donald J. Trump a billionaire and propelled him from reality television to the White House, was convicted on Tuesday of tax fraud and other crimes, forever tarring the former president and the company that bears his name.

- Two women sued Apple on Monday over the dangers of its AirTag tracking devices in the hands of stalkers, saying the company had failed to heed warnings from advocacy groups and news reports. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)