BEIJING -- Yahoo Inc. YHOO -0.30 % 's move to rethink what to do with the big, valuable stake it holds in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
... * U.S. stockpiles rise despite expectations of a fall. * China's manufacturing sector contracts. * OPEC expected to maintain high output (Adds comment, updates prices).
The US manufacturing Index in November contracted to the lowest level since June 2009 when the economy was caught up in the worst financial crisis in decades.
BANGKOK—The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has downgraded the safety rating of Thailand's aviation industry, which could disrupt Thai airlines' international operations and hurt segments of the country's vast tourism industry.
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.