JULY 2—The largest wildfire burning in Arizona was started during a bachelor party when one shotgun-toting celebrant fired a shell that promises to shoot “100 feet of fire, setting everything in its path ablaze,” The Smoking Gun has learned.
The Sunflower Fire–which has burned nearly 18,000 acres of the Tonto National Forest and is not fully contained–began in mid-May after five Arizona men gathered to celebrate the upcoming May 19 nuptials of [...]
Innocent young girls are being ‘kidnapped’ and forced to ‘marry’ older HIV-positive men because of the myth that having sex with a virgin will cure them of the disease.
An investigation into South Africa’s rural Eastern Cape revealed how children as young as 12, from the Xhosa people, are being pressured into premature nuptials.
CNN discovered how the tradition of Ukuthwala, translated to ‘to pick up’ or ‘to take’, was used as an [...]
What a difference a year makes.
In April 2011, Prince William and Kate Middleton were on top of the world - mere days away from their nuptials, they were the most talked-about and reported-on couple in the world, admired to the point that they were named in TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people of the year.
But this year, poor Prince William has been ousted and his throne usurped by none other than [...]
Fiancé brutally stabbed with a kitchen knife by restaurant worker
Antonio Lacertosa had been engaged to Bridgette for three months and they were due to marry in another eight
A night of celebration ended in tragedy for a young New York couple celebrating their upcoming nuptials when groom-to-be Antonio Lacertosa was fatally stabbed by a restaurant worker, three months after popping the question.
Mr Lacertosa, 27, and his high school sweetheart Bridgette had set [...]
Hugh Hefner’s 25-year-old former fiancee Crystal Harris (pictured) took a parting …
Hugh Hefner’s 25-year-old former fiancee took a parting shot at the Playboy founder Tuesday, saying she had never been turned on by him and they only had sex once.
Crystal Harris, who called off the California nuptials with the 85-year-old in June, said she had never seen her former husband-to-be naked.
“I’m not turned on [...]
The couple said they were happy to contribute to the campaign for gay rights in Nepal
A lawyer and a college professor – both from the US – have celebrated what they say is Nepal’s first public lesbian wedding ceremony.
The nuptials were performed on Monday near the capital, Kathmandu.
Same-sex marriages are not legal in Nepal, but the country is drafting laws to guarantee sexual rights.
Courtney Mitchell, 41, [...]
UPDATE SATURDAY 7 PM PM: Almost 23 million viewers in the U.S. watched the coverage of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton from 6AM? 7:15AM ET on Friday across 11 networks. That outpaces the estimated 17 million who tuned in for Prince Charles and Diana’s wedding in 1981, which was carried by the Big 3 broadcast networks, before the proliferation [...]
LONDON (AFP) – While much of Britain grinds to a halt for the royal wedding next week, Susie Cleary will be camping with friends in the wilds of rural Wales, in blissful oblivion.
“We booked it in February. There’ll be no television, there will probably be radio but I don’t imagine we’ll listen,” said the 30-year-old lawyer from London.
She is one of millions of Britons who are [...]