NEW YORK (AP) - A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials.
Alex Rodriguez and Anne Wojcicki are reportedly no longer an item. According to Page Six, the retired Yankees legend, 41, and his entrepreneur girlfriend have called their relationship off after having been together just short of a year. “They were an unusual couple, from very different backgrounds, but they are both smart business people, and had quite a few things in common, including a fascination with the tech world,” a source told the outlet.
Mike Pence is here to support Israel, so he's...throwing up that Nicaraguan flag? As the veep began his speech for the Republican Jewish Coalition on Friday, the @VP social media team decided to reiterate his pro-Israel stance by tweeting out its flag. Unfortunately, they tweeted the Nicaraguan flag instead: not once, but twice. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling slams Mike Pence with 1 biblical tweet Someone please tell the Pence social media team that's the flag of Nicaragua, not Israel pic.twitter.com/6KpfsCOCV6 - Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 25, 2017 As much as we'd like to find a " to be fair " caveat here, there really isn't one. The flags both have blue stripes, we guess, but let's face it: They just aren't that similar. Still fooled by those little emoji? Okay. Here is the Israeli flag. Look at that star. Image: ShutterStock Here's the Nicaraguan flag. No star here. Instead, a triangle! Image: Shutterstock And although the Twitter gaffe was deleted quickly, people online still noticed, because, well, of course they did. @mike_pence the Israeli flag is easy to recognize. It's the one with the big Jewish star on it. Sad! - Iyal B. (@eloceanoazul14) February 25, 2017 Betsy Devos must've taught Mike Pence about geography bc that's definitely the flag for Nicaragua, not Israel. pic.twitter.com/gKvAyXyKHN - nañi (@pettyblackgirI) February 25, 2017 Mike Pence used the Nicaraguan flag instead of the Israeli one. Even the VP doesn't believe Israel exists. #IStandWithNicaragua pic.twitter.com/rErqJ5SK63 - NANA JIBRIL (@girlswithtoys) February 25, 2017 Moral of this harrowing tale: look before you emoji, friends. Especially if you're repping the Vice President of the United States of America. BONUS: Jordan Peele reacts to 'Get Out' as Barack Obama: 'Surrounded by white people! Not fun'
Trouble is brewing over Grace Hightower’s coffee company. We’re told that her husband, Robert De Niro - who is a major investor in the firm - is steamed because the 5-year-old Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda brand is turning into a money pit. The New York Post reports that Hightower has frustrated business associates - as well as the legendary actor - by dithering over simple decisions, and “changing her mind about how to run the business depending on who she spoke to last.” A source tells the paper that, in a moment of frustration, De Niro boiled over while bickering with Hightower in public at a Manhattan bar, telling her, “I wouldn’t have to keep making s - - tty movies if you didn’t spend
George and Amal Clooney continued their “romantic weekend” in Paris with an intimate candlelit dinner at the historic Restaurant Lapérouse on Saturday. Lapérouse owner Grégory Lentz tells PEOPLE that the couple appeared to be “fully in love” during their night out. “Amal is amazing,” says Lentz, who has known George, 55, since 2011.
What could be better than a well dressed individual? Two well dressed individuals, of course. We've put together a timeline of the most fashionable couples throughout time, proving the point that two heads are better than one. From Harper's BAZAAR
Six University of Connecticut students were charged Friday with alcohol-related offenses connected to the death of a student who was run over by a fire department vehicle after leaving a party last fall.