Tipping Point’s Ben Shephard winces as contestant makes very crushing mistake: ‘So close!’

“Right then Holly, it’s just you left in,” he noted. Alas, despite getting the third question right, Holly’s poor decision making culminated in choosing the wrong drop zone, which added zero pounds to her kitty. With his head in his hands, Ben bid farewell to the young contestant: “No Holly, no! So close.” He added: […]

I’m A Celebrity 2020: Former contestant delivers crushing news to this year’s stars

And what’s worse, he pointed out the lucky (or unlucky) campers will miss out on one “saving grace” the previous series have offered. “When you’re in the jungle, you smell, you still have cockroaches on you from the trials, and you’re hungry, and the only saving grace is that every now and again it’s really […]

The Handmaid’s Tale’s Yvonne Strahovski on Serena’s Crushing Regret, That Secret Phone and Why Canada Might Not Be an Option

RELATED STORIES Warning: This post contains spoilers from Season 3, Episode 5 of The Handmaid’s Tale. It seems that Serena Joy Waterford’s stint as a member of The Handmaid’s Tale‘s resistance has come to an abrupt halt. Was she caught aiding June? Did she lose yet another appendage to Gilead’s draconian punitive system? Nope: In […]

Trump’s sanctions are crushing Iran’s job market and potentially destabilizing the regime

Susan Walsh/AP Reuters interviews with dozens of business owners across Iran show hundreds of companies have suspended production and thousands of workers are being laid off because of a hostile business climate mainly caused by new U.S. sanctions. The Iranian rial has fallen to record lows and economic activity has slowed dramatically since U.S. President […]

United prepare for Bogut by crushing Snakes

MELBOURNE United has tuned up for Andrew Bogut’s homecoming by resting several key players and riding a remarkable shooting performance by star guard Casper Ware to a 98-85 road win over Cairns Taipans. United will host the Melbourne-born former NBA star’s Sydney Kings on Melbourne Cup Eve in what some are calling the biggest regular […]

Kroger is surging after crushing earnings thanks to booming online sales (KR)

AP Kroger easily topped first-quater expectations on Thursday. Digital sales spiked 66% over the previous quarter as Kroger faces increasing competition from Amazon. The stock surged more than 8% in early trading. Follow Kroger’s stock price in real-time here. Kroger surged more than 9% early Thursday after the US’s largest grocery chain posted earnings that […]

The Walking Dead season 9: Rick Grimes series hit with crushing blow following Negan twist

The Walking Dead is set to return later this year for its ninth outing and ahead of its comeback it has been dealt a crushing blow. The final instalment saw Rick Grimes (played by Andrew Lincoln) battle with Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) as the All Out War storyline came to an end. In a shock […]

EU leader Jean Claude Juncker ‘status crushing’ as Brexit negotiations impact US UK trade

EU leader Jean Claude Juncker showed the ultimate display of power today, according to a body language expert who an analysed the behaviour of European leaders at the European Union Council summit in Brussels. The 63-year-old Luxembourgish politician has been in the role since November 2014, and was previously the Prime Minister of Luxembourg. The […]

Can Benin Escape the Crushing Weight of its Border Blues?

Beninese trader Francis Wangnemenou’s rice and vegetable oil retail shop used to be a mini-warehouse, with the unmistakable background noise of haggling customers. Located near the popular Seme border between Benin and its much larger neighbor Nigeria, Wangnemenou’s shop catered to not just his compatriots but also to Africa’s largest market. Now, he reminisces sadly, […]

US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle

US troops in Syria are digging in and preparing for future attacks after a massive battle played out in the country’s east The US Brig. Gen. in charge of the US-led fight against ISIS confirmed that around 300 Russian mercenaries were killed in a massive battle with US forces on February 7, though the Kremlin […]