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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Woman’s $400G lawsuit claims ‘cover-up’ of mouse guts allegedly found in soup

An Oregon woman sued a food company this week, claiming it swept aside her complaints of allegedly finding what appeared to be mouse remains in a carton of soup. Maesel Dorn, 72, claims in the $400,000 lawsuit filed against Pacific Foods that she fell violently ill after eating the company’s organic roasted red pepper tomato […]

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Disney launches ESPN+ streaming service with live sports and a show from Kobe Bryant

Disney’s ESPN is rolling out ESPN+ on Thursday, its first ever direct-to-consumer service in the United States. The service will feature 10,000 live sporting events in its first year, including Major League Baseball and NHL Hockey, as well as exclusive studio programming that won’t be available on the network’s linear channels, a library of on-demand […]

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