Dementia epidemic looms with 135 million sufferers seen by 2050 LONDON (Reuters) - Many governments are woefully unprepared for an epidemic of dementia currently affecting 44 million people worldwide and set to more than treble to 135 million people by 2050, health experts and campaigners said on Thursday.
Cyber experts uncover 2 million stolen passwords to global Web accounts BOSTON (Reuters) - Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe.
U.S. spy agency gathers data on cellphone locations globally - report WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Security Agency gathers nearly 5 billion records a day on the location of mobile telephones worldwide, including those of some Americans, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing sources including documents obtained by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
China mother, fined $54,200 for flouting one-child policy, sues for basic rights BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese warehouse worker Liu Fei was fined 330,000 yuan, or 14 times her yearly wage, for having a second child and her failure to pay means the boy has no access to basic rights like schooling and healthcare.
Thaksin's homecoming hopes dashed as Thai crisis reignites BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's political future is cloudier than ever, but one thing is for certain - self-exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra won't be coming home soon.