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Donald Trump UK visit to put 'unquestionable pressure" on police

<b>Donald Trump's visit to the UK in the next week will put "unquestionable pressure" on UK police forces, the Police Federation has warned.</b><p>The US president will spend time in London, Windsor and Scotland during the two-day working visit.<p>Thousands are expected to protest and police forces from across …

Donald Trump

Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that "Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal."<p>Trump roiled the weekend Group of Seven …

Donald Trump

Poll: Millennials say the country is on the wrong track, but they're not

Millennials think things in the country are off on the wrong track but at the same time, they're optimistic about their own futures, according to a new NBC News/GenForward survey.<p>Nearly two-thirds of millennials (63 percent) think things in this country are off on the wrong track. Only 18 percent …

University of Chicago

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

personalgrowth

Donald Trump Wraps Up The Year With 'The Dumbest Thing He's Tweeted In 2017'

'You are so stupid it is painful.'<p>The President of the United States has continued his war of scepticism on climate change by asserting the current …

Donald Trump

From Zero to $600,000 in 30 Days: A Brilliant Way to Start Your Business

Crowdfunding changed my life - and it can change your's. Here's how.<p>Most investors said we were crazy when we pitched our idea for a video doorbell that sends live video from a user's front door to a smartphone. "A doorbell? No one cares about the doorbell," most people replied.<p>We refused to let a …

Crowd Funding

Starting a Business? Here Are the Most and Least Profitable Industries.

Before you get into business, do some homework.<p>If you’re thinking about starting a business, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting into. Today, one-third of startups fail within their first two years of business, according to recent research by the Small Business Association. To …

Small Business

New missile test shows North Korea capable of hitting all of US mainland

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> North Korea claims to have successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile, topped with a "super-large heavy warhead," which is capable of striking the US mainland.<p>The country's state media made the announcement Wednesday, hours after leader Kim Jong Un …

North Korea

Ghost ships wash up in Japan with skeletons on board

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> At least four ships have washed up on Japan's west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven't confirmed their origin, signs suggest they're from North Korea.<p>Eight skeletons were found in the hull of one wooden boat that washed ashore on Miyazawa beach …

North Korea

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

smarthabits

Trump has ushered in America’s darkest hour

If every senator looks into the mirror and sees a future president, then every president looks into that same mirror and sees himself on Mount Rushmore . President Trump, a mess of a man but brimming with self-regard, probably already sees himself up there with Washington, Jefferson, Teddy …

Darkest Hour

“She Didn’t Want This Come Hell or High Water”: Inside Melania Trump’s Secretive East Wing

Understanding the most enigmatic First Lady—and unusual marriage—in modern political history.<p>I. “Not My Thing”<p>Back in 2014, when Donald Trump was considering yet again a run for president, he polled his friends and advisers about what he should do. He went through a lengthy process, toyed with …

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how …

Self-improvement

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill

<b>House Republicans have passed a controversial overhaul of the US tax code that slashes corporate rates.</b><p>Thursday's vote came after US President Donald Trump made a rare visit to Congress to rally lawmakers around the tax overhaul plan.<p>The Senate is working to build support for its own version of the …

Why heterosexuals are so obsessed with height in online dating

In the economy of heterosexual online dating, where thumbs wield the ultimate power over a person's love life, height appears to be an immensely …

Surprising Benefits for Those Who Had Tough Childhoods

Sarah* grew up as an only child in a middle-class Los Angeles home that wasn't nearly as sunny as it appeared from the outside. On the rare evenings …

Long-lost da Vinci painting fetches $450.3 million, an auction record for art

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, “Saviour of the World,” sold for $450,312,500 Wednesday at auction, Christie’s said. The price, which includes a buyer’s premium, makes it “the most expensive painting ever sold at auction,” the auction house said in a statement.<p>The previous record for the most …

Fine Art

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

Time Management

Bodies of civilians and soldiers found near Hawija, a town retaken from Islamic State in early October<p>Iraqi security forces have found mass graves that could contain up to 400 bodies in an area recently retaken from the Islamic State group, an Iraqi official has said.<p>The bodies of civilians and …

At U.N., North Korea says U.S. to blame for 'worst ever situation' | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea complained to the United Nations on Monday about joint military exercises by the United State and South Korea, describing it as “the worst ever situation” because U.S. nuclear war equipment had been deployed ready to strike.<p>FILE PHOTO - A North Korean flag …

North Korea

US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings.<p>The U.S. military this …

Trump ‘can be played,’ ex-Intelligence chiefs say

President Donald Trump is showing he “can be played” by Vladimir Putin when he doesn’t acknowledge Russian interference in the 2016 election, a …

Donald Trump

10 Commonly Misused Phrases That Make You Sound Unprofessional

Good communication is the key to personal and professional success.<p>Most of us have misused a word or phrase at one time or another--in a meeting, a written report, a conversation, or even in public speaking. Whether you find out about it right away or long after the fact, it's embarrassing to …

Language

10 Fashion Trends We're Kissing Goodbye in 2018 — and Here's What to Wear Instead

Once 2018 arrives, it's time to bid adieu to the old and welcome in the new — starting with our closets. Like every fashion girl, we've accumulated a bunch of trendy pieces from this year, whether that be a bomber jacket or cold-shoulder top, that frankly we are tired of wearing. Even the phrase …

Clothing

Trump in Japan stresses unity on North Korea; talks trade, too | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and “no dictator” should underestimate U.S. resolve.<p>Trump kicked off a 12-day Asian trip and is …