Priyanka Chopra And Nick Jonas Celebrate Marriage With A Series Of Ceremonies And Receptions
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Priyanka Chopra And Nick Jonas Celebrate Marriage With A Series Of Ceremonies And Receptions

Celebrity couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas grabbed attention earlier in the year with the announcements of their relationship and subsequent engagement, and they’re taking the spotlight again with a series of wedding ceremonies and receptions around the world. Earlier this month, the former Jonas Brothers singer and the Bollywood-turned-Hollywood actress tied the knot in two different wedding ceremonies. One honored Chopra’s traditional Hindu roots, and the other honored Jonas’s Christian background. The couple held the ceremonies over two consecutive days in India. After the dual ceremonies, they hosted a reception at the Taj Palace in New Dehli, India. Following those celebrations, Jonas and Chopra were able to spend quiet time together as a newly married couple. They made their first appearance as husband and wife at an event that marked the launch of the dating app Bumble in New Dehli. On Dec. 19, Chopra and Jonas returned to India to host two more wedding receptions for friends, family, and the media. While the average amount a couple spends on a traditional American wedding totals about $35,329, and the average number of wedding guests is 165, the celebrity couple is leaving no extravagant detail unaccounted for. At the second of three receptions, Chopra donned a diamond-encrusted necklace by Sabyasachi Mukherji. This reception was held at the J.W. Marriott in Mumbai, and Chopra also wore a corsetted, royal blue gown with gold embellishments. According to Chopra’s stylist, Ami Patel, her outfit and jewels were all designed by Sabyasachi, who was also the designer behind Chopra and Jonas’s outfits at their Indian ceremony. Chopra’s mother, Madhu Chopra, hosted the reception and welcomed the media to the grand event, just before the newlyweds entered arm in arm for the mass photo session. Both Chopra and Jonas addressed their guests, thanking them for coming and celebrating the start of their life together. For the third reception held on Dec. 20, the couple are inviting the biggest names in the Bollywood for a star-studded event. Despite the many events, the couple found the time to cherish their nuptials the way couples around the world do: with some heartfelt tears. Both Chopra and Jonas found their Western ceremony particularly emotional. “It was all tears. All tears. I could not hold it in. I think I was nervous and scared. But as soon as the curtains opened, and I saw his face it was just like everything settled and I knew I was making the best decision of my life,” said...

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Crime Strikes Rural Alabama, Police Blame Satan

Apparently the work of the devil is afoot. At least, that’s what the police department from Opp, Alabama think. In 2017, there were more than 662,390 police officers keeping our streets safe, but can they keep us safe from Satan himself? You’d think we’d never have to ask this question, but here we are. This small Alabama town has had only two homicides in the decade between 2007 and 2017. In 2018, however, the town has had five homicides. Police officers investigating were at a loss for words. Unless those words were an all-caps Facebook post about Satan and general godlessness being the cause of such atrocities. “…THERE HAVE BEEN FIVE MURDERS IN COVINGTON COUNTY IN 2018. THESE MURDERS HAVE BEEN DONE BY OUR YOUNG PEOPLE. THIS IS HAPPENING BECAUSE WE HAVE TURNED AWAY FROM GOD AND EMBRACED SATAN. WE MAY NOT HAVE MEANT TO DO SO BUT, WE HAVE. IT IS TIME TO ASK FOR GOD’S HELP TO STOP THIS…” the post cried. The rambling, capitalized Facebook post from the town police department has since been deleted. Satan or not, government branches aren’t allowed to push any sort of religious beliefs. Naturally, this was in pretty blatant violation of the whole separation of church and state thing. “Police officers take an oath to protect and serve all citizens, including those who practice a minority religion or no religion at all. This inappropriate post sends a chilling message to non-Christians and non-believers that they are presumed guilty,” said Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The viral post not only brought fire and brimstone on the department for legislative reasons. It swiftly became open game for social media trolls who obviously helped with nothing more than fueling the hellfire. In addition, everything that has happened in the town of fewer than 7,000 people has been blamed on Lucifer. Weather patterns, restaurant closings, other police reports? Satan. “The department has very directly endorsed one religious ideology to the exclusion of minority religions and atheism and decried Satanism. Neither message is permissible,” said Sam Grover, a legal representative for the Freedom From Religion organization. The police department has been eerily silent. Given the fact that police departments have a duty to investigate homicide, regardless of its frequency, no details were mentioned about the murders, potential suspects, motives, or evidence. There remains no evidence linking the crimes to the prince of the power of the...

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