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Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Saturday 16:21 GMT

A great deal of swapping goes on in a kiss: 60?milligrams of water, 0.5 milligrams of protein, 0.15?milligrams of gland secretion, 0.4?milligrams of salt and up to 22,000?bacteria.

They've discovered two out of three people tilt their heads to the right when kissing.. 7. Doctors are totally enthusiastic about kissing because it strengthens our immune system and slows down the ageing process.

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Source: BBC

Agonising wait for Iran crash relatives

Today 06:05 GMT

August 2014: Sepahan airways Antonov carrying 40 crashes shortly after take-off from Tehran, killing 39 - engine failure blamed. January 2011:IranAir Boeing 727 breaks up on landing in snowstorm in north-west, killing 78. July 2009: Caspian Airlines Tupolev bound for Armenia from Tehran catches fire shortly after take-off killing all 168 on board

Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume.

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Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Today 06:05 GMT

A great deal of swapping goes on in a kiss: 60?milligrams of water, 0.5 milligrams of protein, 0.15?milligrams of gland secretion, 0.4?milligrams of salt and up to 22,000?bacteria.

They've discovered two out of three people tilt their heads to the right when kissing.. 7. Doctors are totally enthusiastic about kissing because it strengthens our immune system and slows down the ageing process.

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Source: Fox News

California road rage incident ends with flipped SUV, assault charges

Today 06:05 GMT

The dramatic incident unfolded on State Route 78 in Oceanside, northwest of San Diego, on Thursday afternoon, Fox 5 reported citing California Highway Patrol.

The Ford’s driver, identified as Andrew Branch, 23, of Escondido, was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon and booked at the Vista Detention Facility, Fox 5 reported. McCall was hit with a misdemeanor assault charge for allegedly spitting on the Ford’s driver.

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Source: New York Times

Review: ‘Is God Is’ Reinvents the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Today 05:09 GMT

It feels most appropriate that for this vital company’s return to its comfortably restored home, “Is God Is” sees fit to bring down the house — literally — once again.

The title of the gratifying, lurid new play by Aleshea Harris, which opened on Sunday night at the newly renovated Soho Rep Theater, is “Is God Is.” And while that might sound a tad ontological for fans of pulp fictions with high body counts, rest assured that the God invoked here is definitely one of vengeance.

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Source: New York Times

Review: ‘Riot’ and the Art of Kitsch as Protest

Today 04:15 GMT

The angry art of protest is flourishing these days, and its forms are as myriad as the grievances it gives voice to: marches, rallies, occupations, boycotts, black evening wear for televised awards ceremonies.

Well, if it sounds like a communal activity you might want to be involved in (and be warned, it involves pastel spandex and the music of a-ha), then boogie on down to the N.Y.U. Then there is the popular retro-disco-circus protest, featuring family-friendly nudity.

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Source: ABC News

Russian influence operation attempted to suppress black vote: Indictment

Today 06:05 GMT

Special Counsel indictments against 13 Russian nationals revealed that a key aspect of the alleged covert assault on the 2016 presidential election was an attempt to suppress turnout by African-American voters, an undertaking described in great detail in the papers filed in federal court Friday.

The indictment describes repeated efforts to foment distrust of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, evidence of an effort to “encourage U.S. minority groups not to vote in the 2016 U.S. presidential election or to vote for a third-party U.S. presidential candidate.”

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Source: Reuters

Russian medalist leaves Games amid doping probe: official

Today 06:05 GMT

A Russian Olympic medalist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a Russian sports official said on Monday, in a case that could jeopardize the nation’s efforts to draw a line under a years-long drug-cheating scandal.

Suspicions of a doping violation have shocked the Russian team and also the sport of curling, where steady hands and sharp eyes outweigh physical fitness. Russian curling federation president Dmitry Svishchev also expressed shock, saying Russian curlers had been tested on Jan. 22 before flying out to South Korea and the tests were negative.

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Source: Fox News

Republicans to use Pelosi against vulnerable Dems in midterm elections

Today 06:05 GMT

Republicans are set to use the unpopularity of House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi to launch attacks on vulnerable Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections.

At the same time, Democrats may use the polarizing presidency of Donald Trump, whose election in 2016 energized the Democratic base that could potentially show up in troves at the ballot boxes during the midterm elections in November.

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Source: New York Times

How Unwitting Americans Encountered Russian Operatives Online

Today 06:05 GMT

While most of the Americans duped by the Russian trolls were not public figures, some higher-profile people were fooled The indictment mentions the Russian Twitter feed @TEN_GOP, which posed as a Tennessee Republican account and attracted more than 100,000 followers.

Instead, since Friday’s indictment, Donald Trump Jr., like his father, has pointed mainly to the fact that it did not accuse the president or his associates of assisting the Russian operation.

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Source: Washington Post

Three U.S. couples among top seven in ice dancing after Olympic short program

Today 06:05 GMT

After Monday’s short dance, the first portion of the Olympic ice dancing competition, three American teams are among the top seven.

Teams pushing for the top Olympic spots and teams hoping to make a jump to that level — like the Czech team of Cortney Mansourova and Michal Ceska, which didn’t finish in the top 20 and therefore did not qualify for the free skate Tuesday — all feel the tug of U.S.-based training.

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Source: The Guradian

Turnbull denounces George Christensen over threatening gun photo

Today 06:05 GMT

Malcolm Turnbull has blasted George Christensen for a “very inappropriate” photo showing the MP holding a handgun captioned “do you feel lucky, greenie punks?”

Christensen posted the photo to Facebook on Sunday before widespread backlash led to a police referral and forced him to first amend the caption and then take down the image. Queensland police said that no offence had been committed although the Australian federal police were still investigating the matter.

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Source: CBS News

NBA All-Star Game 2018: Team LeBron defeats Team Stephen

Today 06:05 GMT

James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star Game MVP award while his hand-picked team rallied to win an uncommonly entertaining showcase, beating Team Stephen 148-145 Sunday night.

Hornets owner Michael Jordan got a standing ovation when he appeared at center court alongside Lakers owner Jeanie Buss and Clippers owner Steve Ballmer to reveal the logo for next year's game.

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Source: Washington Post

With altered format and legitimate intensity, the NBA All-Star Game gets new life

Today 06:05 GMT

After Paul George buried a three-pointer in the dying seconds of the first half of Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center, he and Kyrie Irving trapped James Harden in the backcourt.

LeBron James finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists en route to deservedly winning his third career All-Star Game MVP award, but he just as easily could have earned it for helping set the tone for how the game would be played in its opening minutes.

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Source: New York Times

Time’s Up Descends on Baftas as ‘Three Billboards’ Wins 5 Awards

Today 06:05 GMT

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” picked up five awards at the EE British Academy Film Awards, known as the Baftas, on Sunday at a ceremony eclipsed by the Time’s Up movement, which seeks to address sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Accompanying it was a second letter signed by activists and women’s rights organizations, which read, “As activists, we welcome the call from our entertainment industry sisters to unite to call time on harassment and abuse.”

Source: The Guradian

Students who escaped Florida shooting voice anger at Trump as protests spread

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: CTV

Trump's Twitter tirades turn to Oprah

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: CBS News

Transcript: John Podesta on "Face the Nation," Feb. 18, 2018

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump lashes out over Russia probe in angry and error-laden tweetstorm

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: NBC News

Russian curler faces scrutiny after doping tests return positive

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: ABC News

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: BBC

Swastikas drawn on Poland's Israel embassy

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: CTV

#BeccaToldMeTo: Teen who inspired kindness movement dies at 18

Today 08:59 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump inaugural committee directed $26 million for event production to firm connected to Melania Trump adviser

Friday 21:53 GMT
Source: Washington Post

How two GMU professors teamed up to create high-tech music

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: Global News

Trudeau, Sajjan ask to meet with Indian politician who criticized Canadian government

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: DW

As China takes 'center stage,' Europe stands at a crossroads

Friday 21:53 GMT
Source: BBC

What to look out for at London Fashion Week

Saturday 11:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Treasury yields lower as bond market settles down from wild swings this week

Saturday 13:36 GMT

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