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Atlanta wedding hosted by top Trump aide violated city’s curfew

Just days earlier, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms had instituted the curfew to maintain order, and emergency alerts pinged cellphones across the city warning residents to “please stay home.”

That wasn’t an option for Michael Ward. He and his brother Ted worked as caterers for the upscale event, which attracted more than 70 guests who gathered — not wearing masks or practicing social distancing — at the upscale venue. Both said attendees left well after 9 p.m.

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows held a wedding for his daughter on May 31 at the Biltmore Ballrooms in Atlanta. About 70 guests attended the wedding, even though the event occurred while a statewide order was in place limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people to stem the spread of the lethal coronavirus. The celebration also lasted beyond a 9 p.m. curfew that the city of Atlanta had put

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Wedding reception shut down with 70 people in pub past 10pm curfew

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A pub has been handed a £1,000 fine after hosting a wedding reception past 10pm with around 65 to 70 guests in attendance.

In footage from body-worn cameras, officers can be seen arriving at The Greyhound, in Erdington, Birmingham, two hours after the 10pm curfew. They then discovered there was a party still taking place, with a large buffet table, drinks being served, a DJ booth and gazebo in the garden.

Officers said there was also no social distancing taking place at the party, and the amount of guests was more than double the 30 permitted by law at the time. Couples are now only allowed to have 15 guests at their wedding or sit-down reception after.

West Midlands Police had been alerted to the event by a member of the public,

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