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Extravagant wedding celebrations for the son of Asia's richest man conclude with a reception

Jul. 14, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A wedding reception on Sunday wrapped up the monthslong celebrations as the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend with a price tag running into the millions. The newlyweds were cheered by friends and relatives at...

The son of Asia's richest man gets married in the year's most extravagant wedding

Jul. 13, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — The youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend early Saturday in what many dubbed the wedding of the year, attended by global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians, highlighting the billionaire’s staggering wealth and rising...

A Pakistani court acquits ex-PM Khan but supporters' hopes of his release are dashed

Jul. 13, 2024 09:59 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Saturday overturned the convictions and seven-year sentences of former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife, but officials quickly moved to prevent his release from prison. The acquittal in a case relating to the legality of the couple's 2018...

The son of Asia’s richest man is set to marry in the year's most extravagant wedding

Jul. 12, 2024 15:07 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians began arriving in India’s financial capital on Friday to attend the wedding of the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, highlighting the billionaire's staggering wealth and rising clout. ...

Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are officially divorced

Jul. 09, 2024 07:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are officially divorced. A Los Angeles County judge's dissolution of the marriage of the two actors, who had already been separated for years, took effect Tuesday. Bonet and Momoa were married for more than seven years...

Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to throw a grand wedding for his son. Here's what to know

Jul. 06, 2024 08:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — In March, Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani threw a three-day prenuptial bash for his son that included a 1,200-person guest list, including former world leaders, tech tycoons and Bollywood's megastars, and a performance by renowned singer Rihanna. It was only the...

Forced labor, same-sex marriage and shoplifting are all on the ballot in California this November

Jul. 06, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Forced labor, same-sex marriage and shoplifting are among the 10 statewide ballot measures that California voters are set to consider in November. The California secretary of state assigned proposition numbers to the measures on Wednesday after the...

Sierra Leone outlaws child marriage, and even witnesses to such weddings will be punished

Jul. 03, 2024 08:05 AM EDT

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A bill that bans child marriage in Sierra Leone has been signed into law, President Julius Maada Bio said late Tuesday, in an effort to protect girls in the West African nation where about a third are married before adulthood. The law is being...

Mississippi erases some restrictions on absentee voting help for people with disabilities

Jul. 02, 2024 16:37 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is revising the restrictions it put in place last year on who can provide absentee voting assistance to people who have disabilities or cannot read or write — restrictions that were blocked by a federal judge before ultimately being altered by lawmakers. ...

Groom shot in the head by masked gunman during backyard St. Louis wedding

Jul. 01, 2024 19:57 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday after being shot in the head by a masked gunman during his Friday night wedding reception. Police said two masked gunmen entered the St. Louis backyard of the bride, Dulce Gonzalez, early Saturday...