TOKYO—Now that Yahoo Inc. YHOO -0.30 % 's board is weighing a sale of the company's core Internet business, any shortlist of potential buyers would feature a perennial candidate, SoftBank Group Corp.
Russian oil output in November hovered near a post-Soviet record set the previous month, shrugging off a crude-price slump before OPEC gathers for its annual meeting in Vienna.
... * Nearly 15 inches of rain fell in last 24 hours. * Residential areas swamped, factories forced to close. * Chennai airport swamped, 25 flights cancelled.
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's weather bureau refused to comment on a media report on Wednesday that it has been hacked in a cyberattack that compromised sensitive systems across the federal government.
The threat of recession in Australia receded with new data on Wednesday showing the economy gathered pace in the most recent quarter as mining exports grew.