The Kremlin seems to have a rebellion on its hands – if only from within its own TV network. For the second time in three days, an anchor on RT, the global television network funded by the nation’s government, has harshly criticised Russia’s aggressive response to the crisis in Ukraine
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Chris Brown charged with hit-and-run
Rapper Chris Brown has been charged with driving without a valid license and hit-and-run, both misdemeanors, in connection with a May 21 fender bender, Los Angeles city prosecutors said Tuesday. Brown rear-ended another vehicle with his Range Rover and then failed to exchange information with the other driver, said Frank Mateljan, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney’s office.
Getting dirty in Australia
The X Factor a rating success
Album review: Recomposed Vivaldi: The Four Seasons – Max Richter
Moore demands Kutcher’s support
Medicine: Prepaid Medical Care: Nation’s Biggest Private Plan
Depression: How Stress Takes Its Toll
ACUTE A response to imminent danger, it turbocharges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system CHRONIC Caused by constant emotional pressure the victim can’t control, it produces hormones that can weaken the immune system and damage bones 1 A stress response starts in the brain… When the brain detects a threat, a number of structures, including the hypothalamus, amygdala and pituitary gland, go on alert: they exchange information with each other and then send signaling hormones and nerve impulses to the rest of the body to prepare for fight or flight 2 …and the body unleashes a flood of hormones…
Medical Meditation: Say Om Before Surgery
In my work as a cardiovascular surgeon, I use the most sophisticated tools of modern medicine to separate patients from their diseased hearts and replace these organs with healthy ones. While my training was in the science of the Western world, I also rely heavily on an ancient Eastern technique–meditation–to help my patients prepare for surgery and to steer them gently toward recovery.
The Deadly Golan Protests: Anti-Israel Eruption Gives Syria’s Regime a Welcome Diversion
When Syrian tanks and soldiers poured into the rebellious southern flashpoint city of Dara’a last month, the Twittersphere lit up with wry comments like “Hey army, that’s Dara’a, not the Golan!” mocking the fact that the same army shooting its own people hadn’t fired a bullet in decades to liberate the Golan Heights, captured by Israel in the 1967 war and still the center of the long-simmering conflict between Israel and Syria. In fact, Damascus has long worked hard to ensure the strategic plateau remained one of the quietest border areas in the Middle East, branding the area a military zone and maintaining tight control.