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Jewelry Ad Featuring Interfaith Couple Sparks Outrage in India

An Indian jewelry brand withdrew an advertisement featuring an interfaith couple after Hindu nationalists accused the company of “love jihad,” a pejorative used to describe marriage between Muslim men and Hindu women in India.

The forty-three second ad, released last week, featured a pregnant woman in a sari, making her way through a luminous home to a garden prepared for her baby shower. The advertisement, since removed from Facebook and YouTube, was described by the jeweler, Tanishq, as a “beautiful confluence of two different religions, traditions and cultures,” reported the BBC. It was meant to promote a new jewelry collection called “Ekatvam,” a Sanskrit word that translates as “oneness.”

“Beautiful things happen when people come together,” reads a description on the company’s website, including the slogan: “The beauty of oneness. One as humanity. One as a nation.”

But on social media, the ad quickly created fault lines, and #BoycottTanishq soon

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Key interception sparks late rally for Frisco Lebanon Trail, which bests Frisco Memorial in dramatic fashion

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FRISCO – One more score could’ve put the game away for Frisco Memorial, but hanging around was enough for Frisco Lebanon Trail.

That and a game-changing interception by Lebanon Trail’s Chinonso Arinze in the fourth quarter, which led to a furious rally and a 34-33 win over Memorial at the Ford Center at The Star on Friday night.

Gregory Hatley scored the winning touchdown on a 2-yard run with 42 seconds left, and he also caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Drew Martin with 8:25 remaining.

Memorial’s defense was stout for three quarters, recovering two fumbles and forcing a safety. Lebanon Trail was down by at least two possessions for most of the game, but its 13-point fourth quarter erased Memorial’s prior work.

“(Arinze) kept fighting tonight and gave us some big plays,” Lebanon Trail coach Sadd Jackson said. “Their quarterbacks made some

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Rita Ora sparks engagement speculation with a ring on her wedding finger on night out in London

She’s been putting on a loved-up display with beau Roman Gavras throughout the summer on their sun-soaked holidays to Ibiza and Corfu.

And Rita Ora sparked engagement speculation as she stepped out wearing a ring on her wedding finger on Friday.

The Girls singer, 29, appeared to be in good spirits as she left Mexican restaurant Taqueria in Notting Hill, London, and flashed her dazzling jewel at photographers.

Happy news?  Rita Ora sparked engagement speculation as she stepped out wearing a ring on her wedding finger after dinner out in London on Friday

Rita put on a stylish display as she headed home from the evening out with her sister Elena and pals while wearing a shiny black padded jacket and soft hat.

She kept things casual with the rest of her ensemble, donning a pair of jogging bottom trousers and a jumper with a red and white pattern on

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Kylie Jenner’s gift for her 2-year-old daughter sparks outrage: ‘I hate being poor’

Stormi Webster is old enough to go to school. Feel old yet?

She’s also old enough to bring a designer bag to said school. Feel poor yet?

The daughter of beauty mogul Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott went to her first day of home school wearing a $12,000 backpack, and the response from fans was a resounding “can’t relate!

Jenner shared a video of Stormi jumping up and down in her driveway wearing the designer accessory.

“First day of school! First day of school!” the toddler exclaimed in the clip.

It’s no surprise that Jenner has quite the collection of Hermes items, specifically ultra-expensive Birkin bags, but seeing a 2-year-old swinging around an item that costs more than a down payment for a house is always a bit shocking.

“I guarantee Stormi would have picked a ‘Frozen” Jansport backpack rather than a 12k Hermès one if she

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Jordin Sparks Talks Hair, Natural Beauty, & We Stan For Her

Jordin Sparks’s relationship with beauty — specifically with her naturally curly hair — is complicated. Like so many of us with textured hair, the singer and American Idol alum didn’t learn to appreciate her curls until she was well into adulthood: “It took me forever to really, truly enjoy my hair,” she told POPSUGAR. “I came to appreciate it in my 20s. I was like ‘Wow, I really have the best of both worlds. My hair can be free and bouncy and curly if I want it to be, but on the other hand, I can straighten it and it can be sleek.'”

Learning to accept her natural beauty isn’t so different of an experience than those of the thousands of other people, so her participation in Barefoot Wine’s newly-premiered web series, We Stan For Her, is more than fitting. In the four-part series that explores the Black experience

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