The Daily Populous

Tuesday May 1st, 2018 evening edition

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So if IQ is only a minor factor in success, what is it that separates the low earners from the high ones?

But another key factor is personality, according to a paper Heckman co-authored in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences last month.

He found financial success was correlated with conscientiousness, a personality trait marked by diligence, perseverance and self-discipline.

The study found that grades and achievement-test results were markedly better predictors of adult success than raw IQ scores.

A newer study published this month in the journal Nature Human Behaviour focused on the flip side of success: hardship.

Her results also suggested that helping people improve certain kinds of skills before they’re out of diapers would benefit everyone.

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EU / Better protection for EU citizens abroad 🇪🇺 As of tomorrow 1 May 2018, if you are living or travelling outside the EU you will be able to benefit from #consularprotection from any EU consulate, even when your country of origin is not represented

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Unrepresented EU citizens are entitled to receive consular protection under the same conditions as the nationals of that country.

The EU is working to further improve consular protection for EU citizens.

EU citizens who seek help from the embassy or consulate of another EU country must be able to prove that they are EU citizens by showing a valid passport or identity card. »

Kim Jong Un agrees to meet Donald Trump at DMZ, source says

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A spokesperson for the South Korean president appeared to endorse the venue choice when asked about the proposal, Tuesday.

Trump loved the images from the inter-Korean summit and the fact the entire meeting was televised, those sources said.

Speaking to reporters Monday, Trump said he was enthusiastic about the idea of holding the summit in the DMZ. »