Yahoo board to weigh future of company, Marissa Mayer: source

SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU The board of Yahoo Inc is weighing a sale of its core Internet business when it meets this week, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Pipe bomb explodes on overpass near Istanbul metro, five hurt: local mayor

ISTANBUL Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe's biggest city. | Video

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Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia

PARIS U.S. President Barack Obama urged Turkey on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Moscow after the downing of a Russian warplane and to seal its border with Syria to choke off the supply of money and fighters to Islamic State militants. | Video

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Toymaker VTech hit by largest-ever hack targeting kids

A cyber attack on digital toymaker VTech Holdings Ltd exposed the data of 6.4 million children, the company said on Tuesday, in what experts called the largest known hack targeting youngsters.

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Yemen PM rejects cabinet reshuffle ordered by president: government source

DUBAI Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah rejected a cabinet reshuffle ordered on Tuesday by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, a senior government official said, another sign of the deepening rift between the two leaders.

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Al Qaeda Syria wing frees Lebanese in return for jailed Islamists

BEIRUT Al Qaeda's Syrian wing freed 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen on Tuesday in exchange for the release of jailed Islamists including the ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. | Video

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Puerto Rico avoids second default, but future payments uncertain

NEW YORK/SAN JUAN Puerto Rico made a crucial debt payment on Tuesday but warned that its deteriorating finances could trigger future defaults, as the governor granted the U.S. territory power to take revenues from public agencies.


Indonesia says faulty part, crew action factors in AirAsia crash

JAKARTA Problems with a glitch-prone rudder component and the way pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an Indonesian AirAsia jet last year that killed all 162 on board, investigators said on Tuesday. | Video