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Hugs could buffer against life sapping conflict stress – study

A simple hug may be all one needs to protect against physically draining stress levels often present after a blazing argument or individual conflict, a new study into interpersonal touch has found. Hugs are typically associated with affection and a general fuzzy feeling of friendliness. READ MORE: Scientists unveil plan to stave off global pandemics with a Noah’s Ark… of bacteria ...

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‘Russian hackers’ mania spreads: Germany joins accusations against Moscow

Berlin has joined the accusatory chorus of Western countries claiming that it was “almost certain” that Russian military intelligence was behind the activities of the elusive Fancy Bear hacker group. A day late for the party, Berlin has joined the barrage of accusations against Moscow, which – supposedly – “hacked” virtually everything. Read more “We have full confidence in the ...

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‘Theater of the absurd’: Top Russian senator blasts Norway spy probe against employee

The Russian Upper House speaker described the Norwegian spy probe against one of the chamber’s employees as absurd and arbitrary. She speculated that the man is being held so that evidence could be fabricated to back the charges. Russian Upper House Speaker Valentina Matviyenko told reporters that she addressed the issue of Mikhail Bochkarev’s detention in a personal message to ...

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‘Absolutely nothing’ to prove claims against Kavanaugh, confirmation to proceed – Senate GOP

Senate Republican leadership announced that an FBI probe into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has found no evidence to support sexual assault allegations against the judge, and said that a vote will be held on Saturday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and five other Senate Republicans called for the vote after Senators from both sides of the aisle spent the ...

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Hacking accusations against Russia a smear campaign timed with NATO cyberwarfare meeting – diplomat

The latest wave of accusations against Russia over alleged government-ordered hacking looks very much like a coordinated media attack timed with a NATO meeting of cyberwarfare, the Russian ambassador to UK told RT. On Thursday, the UK and the Netherlands claimed that they had foiled cyber attacks by Russian government hackers while the US indicted seven agents of Russian military ...

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White House finds no proof of sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh in FBI report – WSJ

The White House has concluded that an FBI probe has found no evidence of sexual misconduct on the part of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the Wall Street Journal reported. It’s not clear whether the Senate will come to the same conclusion as the White House. The investigation, which was completed two days ahead of its Friday deadline, has been ...

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Budapest warns Kiev against expelling consul, vows to retaliate ‘immediately’

Hungary’s FM Peter Szijjarto has warned Kiev against expelling its consul, vowing it would retaliate “immediately” if it did. Hungary and Ukraine are locked in a bitter diplomatic row over Kiev’s ‘forced Ukrainization’ policies. Budapest will not voluntarily recall its consul to the town of Beregovo, located in western Ukraine, Szijjarto said on Wednesday, after talks with his Russian counterpart ...

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‘Unwavering support’ against ‘Iranian aggression’? Israel welcomes record $38bn US military aid

Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a historic $ 38bn US military aid package, negotiated by the previous US administration and released just in time to help the Jewish state withstand the ‘complex’ threat posed by its arch-enemy Iran. Two years after President Barack Obama and the Israeli Prime Minister signed a Memorandum of Understanding, the 10-year military funding deal went into ...

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Police fire tear gas and water cannons against thousands of Indian protesters (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Police in India have resorted to water cannons and tear gas to disperse thousands of farmers protesting what has been branded unprecedented “agrarian distress,” local media reports. Some 20,000 farmers are understood to have taken part in the rally on Tuesday, organized by the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU), to call on the government to grant them a series of demands, ...

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Pompeo warns Iran against 'attacks on US facilities' after closing Iraq consulate

Iran will be held responsible for any harm to Americans in Iraq caused by ‘associated militias,’ US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, announcing the US consulate in Basra will temporarily close for safety reasons. On Friday, Pompeo ordered a “temporary relocation” of US diplomats and the closure of the consulate in the southern Iraqi city, citing “increasing and specific ...

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