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Fintech unicorn TransferWise reaches profitability, planning ‘new financial services’

Fintech unicorn TransferWise reaches profitability, planning ‘new financial services’

What’s more mythical than a unicorn? A unicorn that is profitable. Six years after launch, TransferWise, the London-headquartered international money transfer startup, which was most recently valued at a reported $1.1 billion, has announced that it has finally reached profitability …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Tech
‘Deadliest Catch’ recap: Deck hand asks Sig Hansen for his adopted daughter’s hand in marriage

‘Deadliest Catch’ recap: Deck hand asks Sig Hansen for his adopted daughter’s hand in marriage

"Deadliest Catch" captain Sig Hansen, who recently denied his estranged biological daughter’s shocking accusations, got emotional when his adopted daughter’s boyfriend asked for her hand in marriage.

On Tuesday night’s episode of the hit Discovery Channel reality show, fans saw …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao warns private colleges of ‘stern action’ if CENTAC PG admissions were not filled

Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao warns private colleges of ‘stern action’ if CENTAC PG admissions were not filled

The last date to pay the fee was round the corner and the government should take action in the matter, he said. (PTI)

Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao today warned private medical colleges in the Union Territory of “stern action” …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Ex-deputy sues, accuses King County sheriff of discriminating against female officers

Ex-deputy sues, accuses King County sheriff of discriminating against female officers

King County Sheriff John Urquhart is defending his firing of a deputy, Andrea Alexander, as appropriate. She has sued the county. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Another former deputy has sued King County claiming Sheriff John Urquhart discriminates against female officers and targets …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Regulator could strip alternative medicine charities of their status

Regulator could strip alternative medicine charities of their status

Charities that promote unproven treatments for sick patients could be stripped of their charitable status under proposals being considered by the UK government’s regulator.

The Charity Commission is reviewing how it decides which organisations qualify as charities – a status …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Chris Cornell’s Cause Of Death Was Suicide, Medical Examiner Determines

Chris Cornell’s Cause Of Death Was Suicide, Medical Examiner Determines

The cause of death of Soundgarden’s frontman Chris Cornell has been confirmed as suicide by the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Associated Press released the update in a tweet on Thursday evening, which read: “Medical examiner determines Soundgarden singer …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Coal Ministry officials withheld information from then PM Manmohan Singh: Court

Coal Ministry officials withheld information from then PM Manmohan Singh: Court

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (PTI)

A Special Court here that convicted Coal Ministry ex-Secretary H.C. Gupta and others in a coal block allocation case has said that officials withheld material information from then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments News
Keeping up with STEM in the classroom

Keeping up with STEM in the classroom

Master in Teaching graduate Nicole Carroll celebrates her future as a teacher at CityU’s commencement ceremony in June 2016. (City University of Seattle)

Job readiness and transferable skills are things you don’t typically associate with elementary students. Yet to pursue …

by May 20, 2017 0 comments News
Tulsa Officer Set To Return To Her Job, Police Chief Says

Tulsa Officer Set To Return To Her Job, Police Chief Says

Victor Walter (C) gets emotional as he and other protesters call for the arrest of Officer Betty Shelby, who shot dead unarmed motorist Terence Crutcher, outside of Tulsa Police headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Betty …

by May 20, 2017 0 comments News
Liam Payne Disses Harry Styles’ Music, Says It’s Not Something He’d Listen To

Liam Payne Disses Harry Styles’ Music, Says It’s Not Something He’d Listen To

Liam Payne just dissed Harry Styles in a major way. The 23-year-old, who’s during promotion for his debut solo record, “Strip This Down,” was less than enthusiastic about Harry Style’s solo album, which was released last week.

The new father …

by May 20, 2017 0 comments News