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'You're not invited' alerts: New wedding trend stirs controversy


Careful: That e-mail from your newly engaged friend may be just the bearer of bad news. It could be to kindly not request your presence at their wedding. “You’re not invited” alerts are the latest trend for those brides and grooms who feel a need to confirm non-attendance. With some couples looking for more budget-friendly receptions (i.e., smaller guest lists) and social media serving as wedding announcements on steroids, some feel a need to let non-essential pals know they’ll be sitting this one out.


Celebratory gunfire at Saudi wedding cuts cable, 23 electrocuted


Celebratory gunfire at a wedding party in eastern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night brought down an electric cable, killing 23 people, a local civil defence official said. “At the wedding, the cable fell on a metal door and the 23 people who died were all electrocuted,” Eastern Province official Abdullah Khashman said by phone.


Woman accused of faking cancer to get gifts

Faked Cancer

A former New York woman has been charged with faking terminal leukemia in order to rake in donations for a dream wedding and honeymoon.


Train hits bus in India, killing 35 after wedding

A train hit a bus at a railway crossing in northern India early Thursday, killing at least 35 people returning from a wedding party, an official said.


Royal Wedding Is Drawing a Yawn From Many Americans

A New York Times/CBS News poll finds only 6 percent of Americans have been following news on next week’s nuptial very closely.


In Britain, many are weary of royal wedding mania

In Britain, many are weary of royal wedding mania

There's still a month to go until the royal wedding and yet some Britons are already asking: Is it over yet?


Prince William, Kate photos released

The upcoming nuptials of Prince William and his fiancee, Kate Middleton, became even more official Saturday, with the release of a pair of engagement photographs.


British Royal Wedding Set for April 29

The wedding between Prince William of England and Kate Middleton is to take place on Friday, April 29th at London’s Westminster Abbey.


Bishop ‘regrets’ saying William and Kate won't last

There’s at least one Londoner who is not excited about the forthcoming royal wedding.


Four shot dead, four wounded after wedding reception

A shooting outside a restaurant in downtown Buffalo early Saturday left four people dead and four wounded, police said.


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