Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered “Heartbleed” Internet threat that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites take steps to secure their communications. (Photo credit: REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)
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From each, according to his costume (gallery): In Cuba, the anniversaries of youth communist organizations are celebrated with a day of dress-up for kids.
Someone missed a background Czech: A fraudster on the lam was hired as a chief economist at a Prague museum – where he promptly stole 10 million crowns.
The house always wins? (video): Macau’s elevated status as a gambling haven has sparked a real estate crisis.
Male-only Mormons: Hundreds of female Latter-Day Saints devotees are angling to have women permitted to the priesthood.
China? Or the town from ‘Footloose’? A governor in Western China claims that Islamists are trying to ban laughter.
M seeks F, must love annexing neighboring regions (video): Russia’s most eligible man? Vladimir Putin’s divorce is officially finalized.
A fake mayoral election campaign sign with a fictitious candidate is seen in Toronto March 31, 2014. Ford, who is running for re-election as Toronto Mayor, made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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It feels like years since it’s been here (gallery): It’s springtime! Here comes the sun – in some parts of the world, at least.
The wait is over: An unpublished short story written by Samuel Beckett will hit shelves next month, roughly 80 years after it was written.
Leaving on a jet plane … eventually: What do you do when your flight is delayed – or worse, cancelled? Here’s some advice.
And you thought losing an hour of sleep was bad: Scientists say there may be a connection between heart attacks and daylight saving time.
Pushing women’s rights into the 20th century: In Afghanistan, female politicians are fighting a perceived erosion in freedoms.
Hurry it up, pup (gallery): In Santiago, Chile, greyhound racing is a tradition going back over 100 years.
People like coffee and people love cats so together they make the paws that refresh at a London cat cafe that is so popular it’s booked out until June: http://reut.rs/1jZgAbG
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