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Couples Who Spend Big On Weddings Likely to Divorce Sooner, Find Scientists

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Source: uk.news.yahoo.com

By: Tom Porter

Couples who spend thousands on lavish weddings are likely to divorce sooner than those who enjoy more modest nuptials.

Researchers Andrew Francis and Hugo Mialon at Emory University in Atlanta found that women whose weddings cost $20,000 (£12,450) or more were 3.5 times more likely to end up divorced than those whose weddings cost $5,000 to $10,000.

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You’re Eight Times More Likely to be Killed by a Police Officer than a Terrorist

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Source: http://www.cato.org

By: Jim Harper

It got a lot of attention this morning when I tweeted, “You’re Eight Times More Likely to be Killed by a Police Officer than a Terrorist.” It’s been quickly retweeted dozens of times, indicating that the idea is interesting to many people. So let’s discuss it in more than 140 characters.

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