2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost First Test: Chip On Its Shoulder

We’ve tested nearly half a dozen first-gen EcoBoost Mustangs around here, so we’re pretty familiar with how the car drives and performs. The 2018 model, a midlife refresh, has picked up a 10-speed automatic, an extra 30 lb-ft of torque, and a whole lot more attitude. View all 27 PhotosSee nearly 300 images of the […]

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Ford Really Wants This Focus Sedan Prototype to Be Seen

It has been about seven years since Ford redesigned the Focus, and despite receiving an update for 2015, it feels a little outdated. Past spy shots have shown that Ford is hard at work developing a new Focus, but it hasn’t been clear when the car would officially be revealed. Based on these photos, that date is probably […]

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2018 Lamborghini Huracán Performante Put to the Test on Ignition

Get ready to go fast—really, really fast. On this new episode of Ignition presented by Tire Rack, raging bull believer Jonny Lieberman sets out to convince doubting Jethro Bovingdon that the wind-cheating Huracán Performante really is as good as Lamborghini says it is. Remember, Lambo showed the world a Nürburgring lap time of 6:52.01, at […]

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Footwear company Nine West files for bankruptcy and will sell some brands

U.S. footwear and apparel company Nine West filed for bankruptcy on Friday and said it would sell its Nine West and Bandolino footwear and handbag business to Authentic Brands Group. Nine West, which owns brands such as Anne Klein and Gloria Vanderbilt, said it had received $300 million in debtor-in-possession financing and had entered a […]

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Teen girl humiliated after school official made her cover ‘protruding’ nipples

A Florida student says she was humiliated when school officials decided her “protruding” nipples were a distraction and asked her to hide them with Band-Aids. Lizzy Martinez, 17, claimed she was called in to the dean’s office Monday at Branden River High School, where she was told that her lack of a bra was drawing […]

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Article about Meghan Markle’s ‘single gray hair’ sparks backlash

An article pointing out Meghan Markles “single gray hair” is drawing backlash online.  (Reuters) It seems no one can stop talking about Meghan Markle. With her royal wedding to Prince Harry quickly approaching, everything the former actress does or wears makes headlines. But one article in particular about the bride-to-be’s hair is receiving a lot […]

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Chinese state media claims victory in trade dispute so far, saying Beijing’s tariffs will hurt Trump voters

Chinese state media was quick to note what it sees as Beijing’s edge in the increasingly tense trade relationship between the world’s two largest economies. “China stands firm and wins first battle of Sino-US trade war,” China’s official People’s Daily newspaper said in the headline of a Chinese-language article Thursday. Beijing’s tariffs “hit [Trump] where […]

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India’s central bank bans financial firms from dealing with cryptocurrency

Punit Paranjpe | AFP | Getty Images An Indian policeman stands guard at the entrance of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) head office in Mumbai on October 4, 2017. Regulated financial institutions in India can no longer legally deal with cryptocurrencies, the Reserve Bank of India announced Thursday. “In view of the associated risks, […]

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Shares of Citi and Wells Fargo rise after UBS upgrades both to buy

Shares of Citigroup and Wells Fargo rose Thursday after an analyst at UBS upgraded both stocks to buy. Citigroup’s stock was up 1.1 percent, while Wells Fargo gained by 0.9 percent. UBS changed its rating on Wells Fargo from neutral to buy but lowered its price target from to $60 from $63. The new target […]

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Woman finds spider in McDonald’s chicken sandwich

  A woman claimed she discovered a dead spider hiding in the lettuce of her chicken sandwich.  (iStock) A McDonald’s customer was in for a not-so-tasty surprise when she bit into her McChicken Sandwich Monday afternoon. Classical singer Ciara Harvie was eating at a McDonald’s in Edinburgh, Scotland, when she discovered a dead spider nestled […]

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