SAN FRANCISCO - The board of Yahoo will discuss potentially selling off the beleaguered Internet company's core business during a series of meetings this week, people briefed on the plans said on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE Oil prices fell on Wednesday as an unexpected rise in inventories pulled down U.S. crude contracts, while Brent was weighed down by China's bleak economic outlook and a widespread expectation that OPEC will maintain high production.
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's weather bureau has refused to comment on a media report that it has been hacked in a major cyberattack that compromised sensitive systems across the federal government.
The Australian economy grew more than expected in the third quarter, squashing (or at least delaying) the notion that a slowing China and no commodities boom will inevitably push it into recession.
The president was in Paris of course with nearly 150 other leaders pushing for action on climate change. And tonight a new warning from Chinese authorities urging families to stay indoors.