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Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25; dozens missing

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 25 people while dozens are missing after (More…)

Symantec says ‘highly likely’ North Korea group behind ransomware attacks

By Joseph Menn

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Cyber security firm Symantec Corp <SYMC.O> said on Monday it was “highly likely” (More…)

U.S. college teaches veterans to heal each others’ mental wounds

By Scott Malone

NEWTON, Mass. (Reuters) – Former U.S. Army Specialist Tara Barney will never forget the 2013 night when (More…)

U.S. weather forecasters predict above-normal hurricane season

By Laila Kearney

(Reuters) – U.S. weather forecasters on Thursday predicted more tropical storms in 2017 than normal for the (More…)

U.S. Alzheimer’s deaths jump 54 percent; many increasingly dying at home

By Julie Steenhuysen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to (More…)

U.S. decision on expanded laptop ban not imminent: Homeland Security

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department said on Wednesday t2hat no specific timeline had been (More…)

Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable (More…)

Security experts find clues to ransomware worm’s lingering risks

(Corrects spelling of first name in paragraph 22 of this May 18 story to Salim from Samil)

By Eric Auchard

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‘War on sugar’ takes toll; Asia, Brazil struggle to make up shortfall

By Ana Ionova and Chris Prentice

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The “war on sugar” being waged by governments and consumers (More…)

New WHO head seeks U.S. bipartisan support for global health

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – The new head of the World Health Organization (WHO) voiced hope on Wednesday that (More…)