Vincent Graham

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How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

The Mixed Fortunes of the BRICS Countries, in 5 Facts

This weekend, the BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—will convene in the Chinese city of Xiamen for their annual summit. …

The Iran Deal Is Keeping the Middle East From Going Nuclear. Why Does Trump Want to Blow It Up?

Few international agreements are as important to U.S. national security as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran …

In City of Ruins, Philippines’ Battle Against ISIS Rages On

MARAWI, Philippines — The houses still standing after more than three months of fierce urban combat in Marawi are barely holding on — pocked with bullet holes on the outside and blackened by fire from within.<p>“I really can’t say when we will be able to finish this,” said Brig. Gen. Melquiades …

US air strikes force Islamic State convoy to retreat

They had been trying to reach the safety of IS territory in eastern Syria under a ceasefire agreement with the Syrian army and Lebanese Shi'ite group …

North Korean spies caught in Ukraine

Ukraine's Deputy Justice Minister Denys Chernyshov says two North Koreans held for suspicions of espionage were well trained, in an interview with CNN's Nick Paton Walsh.

North Korea threat: Will Europe help South Korea, Japan militarily?

While the EU is in agreement on N. Korea sanctions, it is less clear if European nations would commit militarily to the region should tensions worsen …

U.S. to Challenge China With More Patrols in Disputed Waters

Schedule of naval operations is set for the first time in effort to pressure Beijing over its maritime claims<p>WASHINGTON—The Pentagon for the first time has set a schedule of naval patrols in the South China Sea in an attempt to create a more consistent posture to counter China’s maritime claims …

Russia's top diplomat urges US to offer deal to North Korea

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister is urging the United States to negotiate a deal with North Korea to avert war, voicing concern that tensions …

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Trump to host Sept. 18 meeting of world leaders on U.N. reform

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, a frequent critic of the United Nations, will seek to gather global support for reforming the world body when he hosts an event at U.N. headquarters in New York on Sept. 18, a day before he formally addresses the 193-member organization.<p>FILE …

Weekend Roundup: Sliding Toward A WWI Scenario In Asia

The primal drive for recognition in the global pecking order tests reasoned restraint in the North Korean crisis.<p>In this space over recent months, I have written that a new sense of “urgent realism” would force the relevant parties in the North Korea conflict back to the negotiating table. As many …

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3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the …

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11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …