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A month after layoffs, Udacity’s famous founder says the online school expects to do $100 million in revenue this year

Udacity seemed to stumble last month when it restructured and laid off about 20% of its workforce. But founder, executive chairman and interim CEO Sebastian Thrun tells Business Insider that the business is on track to do $100 million in revenue this year, up from $88 million in 2018. He says the layoffs were not…

Trump says war will mean ‘official end of Iran,’ warns ‘never threaten the United States again’ – Fox News

President Trump fired a social media broadside at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in “the official end of Iran” before warning, “[n]ever threaten the United States again!”Trump tweeted hours after a rocket landed less than a mile from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, the…

Rocket Crashes Into Baghdad’s Green Zone Near U.S. Embassy – TIME

(BAGHDAD) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-run news agency said did not cause any casualties, came amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf, after the…

These new TikTok influencers have millions of fans and are hustling for a fraction of the price of YouTubers

TikTok is the most downloaded social media app on the planet, surpassing Instagram in 2018 in volume of downloads, according to App Annie. The company hit one billion downloads last year, charming users with its injection of pure, often surreal entertainment in a social media market beset by humblebragging, polarisation, and misinformation. The app is…

Boris Johnson’s long list of gaffes, offensive comments and controversies

Boris Johnson is the bookies’ favourite to take over from Theresa May when she resigns Getty Boris Johnson has announced that he will run to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative party.Johnson is the bookies’ favourite to take over from the PM.Business Insider has taken a look at the former foreign secretary’s long…

Trump reportedly wants to pardon accused or convicted war criminals in time for Memorial Day

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the National Association of REALTORS Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Washington. Assoicated Press/Alex Brandon President Donald Trump reportedly wants to pardon a number of accused or convicted war criminals in time for Memorial Day. The Trump administration made expedited requests for paperwork for…

NH health officials issue warning after child is diagnosed with measles – WMUR Manchester

A child in New Hampshire has been diagnosed with measles, and health officials are warning people who were at several locations in Keene that the child visited.The source of the infection is still under investigation, state health officials announced in a press release Sunday.The child was in the following locations on these dates:• May 12:…

Romney: ‘I don’t support the Alabama law’ effectively banning abortion – CNN

Washington (CNN)Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday he does not support the recently passed Alabama law that would ban abortions with few exceptions, going further than legislation in any other state.”I don’t support the Alabama law,” Romney told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”Romney, a former Massachusetts governor who was the Republican presidential…

2 steps to take to protect your money from a recession, according to a financial expert and bestselling author

Ramit Sethi says the “biggest danger” to young people is avoiding investing all together. Courtesy of Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, ” I Will Teach You To Be Rich.” If you’re worried about a recession, there are only two things you need to do, according to Sethi:…

The rise and fall of Amtrak, which has been losing money since 1971

Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images The US has long lagged behind other countries when it comes to passenger rail.In 1971, Amtrak was formed from 20 other ailing passenger railroads.The railroad has expanded to cover 21,000 miles on 33 routes — but has never escaped financial trouble. 150 years ago this month, the United States completed…