Brides dumps groom after he fails her math test

A bride in India left her wedding when she found out that her groom was bad at math.

Before they officially tied the knot, according to the BBC, Lovely Singh requested that her groom, Ram Baran, solve a simple math problem.

The math test: What is 15+6?

His answer: 17.

So she called the whole thing off.

Family members from both sides tried to convince her to go through with the wedding, but one police official told the BBC, “Just before the marriage ceremony Lovely came to know that Ram Baran is illiterate and she refused to marry.”

The bride”s father, who arranged the wedding, says Baran’s family hid his lack of education.

“Even a first-grader can answer this,” the bride’s father said about the test.

People says police arrived at the event to help mediate, eventually getting the families to give all the wedding gifts back to the guests.

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Al Rosen, AL MVP with Indians in 1953, dies at 91

CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Rosen, the muscular third baseman who won the 1953 AL MVP and played on the last Cleveland Indians team to win the World Series, has died. He was 91.

The Indians said Rosen died Friday night. The team did not provide any other details.

Rosen played his entire career with Cleveland from 1947-56. He was a member of the Indians’ 1948 World Series title team — he played only five games that season and got one at-bat in the win over the Boston Braves.

In 1953, Rosen batted .336 with 43 homers and 145 RBIs. He nearly won the Triple Crown, but was beaten out in for the batting title by Washington’s Mickey Vernon, who hit .337. Rosen was unanimously picked the AL’s top player.

A four-time All-Star, Rosen drove in 100 runs in five straight seasons.

Following his playing career, Rosen became a successful front-office executive.

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Class 2A Championship: Melrose Area 63, Caledonia 51

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Drake Meyer scored a game-high 24 points and Tyler Braegelmann added 15 as Melrose Area won the Class 2A boys basketball state championship 63-51 over Caledonia.

It was the Dutchmen’s first state appearance since 1974, when they last won it all. It is Melrose’s third boys basketball championship overall.

The Dutchmen (29-5) had a Cinderella postseason. Melrose knocked off two sub-section top seeds to win Section 6AA, then the state tournament’s top seed, St. Croix Lutheran, 55-40 in the state semifinals.

On Saturday, Melrose held a 31-24 halftime lead against second-seeded Caledonia (28-5). The Warriors cut it to 45-40 with about 4:30 remaining, but a 10-3 Dutchmen run created enough separation to hold on.

Colton Lampert, Justin Burg and Austin Bauer each led Caledonia with nine points.

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3Novices:Sports › Watabe wins last Nordic combined World Cup event of season


Akito Watabe of Japan won the final Nordic combined World Cup event of the season Saturday, while former Olympic champion Jason Lamy Chappuis of France placed 12th in his farewell race.

Watabe was only 11th after the ski jump on the large hill but made up more than a minute…
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