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Trump aides urged him not to insult Kim Jong-un at the UN

Senior aides to President Donald Trump had reason to bury their heads in their hands, after the president ignored advice and personally attacked North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as ‘Rocket Man’ during his speech to the UN General Assembly. The attack on the leader of the reclusive country known for over-the-top statements in its race to amass a nuclear arsenal stunned the viewing audience and dominated headlines out of the UN. A photo of White House chief of staff John Kelly appeared to capture the moment, as he buried his…

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So how much sleep do you need?

What price a good night’s sleep? According to a new study, we value it so highly that we would rather have 40 winks than a 50 per cent pay rise. Researchers from Oxford Economics and the National Centre For Social Research asked a national panel of 8,250 people what made them happiest. They found healthy sleep habits to be the highest indicator of wellbeing, with income one of the lowest overall. So would you sacrifice your salary for a peaceful night’s rest? We asked a panel of movers and shakers,…

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Honesty makes you happier, San Diego studies show

Lying is bad for your health – whether it’s well-meaning or not, studies show.   People are more likely to tell white lies, or ‘prosocial lies’, to those they care about to avoid hurting their feelings, researchers have found.  But no matter what the reason, results showed lying is almost always damaging to someone’s physical and mental health. The study by researchers at the University of San Diego Emotion Lab builds on previous research from 2012, which showed honesty also makes us happy. Researchers found that people are more likely…

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Love, of course, is an amazing feeling to experience. But when things go bad, knowing how to unlove someone isn’t as simple as eating a bucket of ice cream. Everyone wants to experience the feeling of falling in love. It’s one of the most beautiful feelings to experience. You’re vulnerable. You emotionally give yourself to someone. It’s when you’re at your happiest. But, with everything, there’s a downside. You can’t ride the high forever, and even if you’re in love, there’s a chance they’re not. I’m not trying to scare…

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Relationship: Mistakes You Should Never Make On A First Date

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Gilead to buy Kite for promising cancer therapies in $12 bln deal

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African, EU leaders meet on migrant crisis

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