We’re calling it: Jennifer Lopez‘s birthday cake is the wildest dessert of the year. (Maybe the wildest dessert ever.)
The confection, which stretched almost five feet long and was served at a star-studded bash in Southampton, New York, featured Lopez in her infamous green Versace dress cozying up to a lion — fitting for the Leo, who turned 45 on July 24.
Taiwan authorities say the weather had been suitable for flying when the TransAsia plane crashed, killing 48 people.
Taiwan authorities said on Thursday it was unlikely that bad weather was the cause of the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane on Wednesday in which 48 people, including two French nationals, were killed.
The plane, a 70-seat ATR 72, crashed near the runway while trying to land on the small island of Penghu, west of Taiwan island, after a typhoon had passed earlier in the day.
The leaders of China and Taiwan both expressed condolences over the deaths. Ten people were also injured and had to be taken to hospital.
Taiwan’s civil aviation authorities said the weather on Wednesday had been suitable for flying and they were trying to determine the cause of the crash.
The missing Air Algerie plane has been confirmed by Algerian officials to have crashed en route to its destination.
An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.
Let’s talk about wedding gifts. Specifically: Is there any way to gracefully request money for practicalities, rather than goblets?
One engaged woman wrote to the New York Times’ Social Q’s, asking for help. Her cousins have married in one elaborate ceremony after another—”ostentatious, wasteful affairs, in my opinion”—and she’s the last in line. But she has absolutely zero interest in blowing her hard-earned dough on a wedding and by the way, she’d prefer cash in lieu of packages:
A Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos was suffering from the deadly virus Ebola, Nigerian officials said, confirming that the worst-ever outbreak of the virus has reached Africa’s most populous country.