Rebels in Congo Kill 15 and Abduct Children in Area of Ebola Outbreak

JOHANNESBURG — Congolese rebels have killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack in the center of the latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, Congo’s military said Sunday. The violence threatened to again force the suspension of efforts to contain the virus. The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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Phone Snubbing Can Destroy Relationships

Phone snubbing is a social phenomenon which is spreading so that many feel there must be a special word for it. The obvious choice is “phubbing” (Millennials will be long remembered for coining new words like “bae” or “fomo”) as an instantly recognized hybrid word. To cross the t’s it means that somebody pays more…

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Matthew Rimi, Geoffrey von Barton III

Matthew Louis Rimi and Geoffrey Scott von Barton III were married Oct. 20 at the Park Hyatt, a hotel in New York. The Rev. Louis Olivieri, who was ordained by the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, officiated, Mr. Rimi (left), 31, works in New York as a legal marketing and business development practitioner for Hogan Lovells,…

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Elizabeth Petkanics, Andrew Van Tassel

Elizabeth Anne Petkanics and Andrew Arthur Van Tassel were married Oct. 20 at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Anne Sundberg, the groom’s aunt who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. Mrs. Van Tassel, 29, is a staff developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University in Manhattan.…

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Patricia Abad-Santos, Luis Nuñez

Patricia Grace Abad-Santos and Luis Vincent Nuñez were married Oct. 20 in Manhattan. The Rev. Daniel R. Corrou performed the ceremony at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Francis Xavier. Ms. Abad-Santos, 30, is a group partner in Universal McCann, an advertising agency in Manhattan, where she spearheads digital media strategy for Johnson & Johnson.…

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Emily Ollis, Jason Mlynek

Emily Claire Ollis and Jason Edward Mlynek were married Oct. 19 at Calamigos Ranch, an events space in Malibu, Calif. The Rev. Bradley L. Reed, a minister of the Evangelical Covenant Church, officiated. Mrs. Mlynek, 26, is the marketing manager at G.P. Putnam’s Sons, a commercial fiction imprint of Penguin Random House, where she leads…

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Kristina Rios, Anthony Acevedo

Kristina Hortencia Rios and Anthony Charles Acevedo were married Oct. 19 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier I. The Rev. Charlotte Worsley, a Christian minister ordained by Joy Church, officiated. Mrs. Rios-Acevedo, 39, is a Bronx-based freelance photographer. She graduated from Baruch College. She is the daughter of Nelson Rios of the Bronx and the late…

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Zachary Styskal, Corey Goodman

Zachary Ryan Styskal and Corey Matthew Goodman were married Oct. 15 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Angel L. Lopez, a staff member of the New York City Clerk’s Office, officiated. On Oct. 20, Andrew M. Glenn, a friend of the couple, led them through an exchange of vows and rings in a ceremony, which included…

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Azara Golston, Christopher Krovatin

Azara Aline Golston and Christopher Krovatin were married Oct. 19 in Manhattan. Timothy J. Fogarty III, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated at the home of the groom’s parents, Anna Quindlen and Gerald Krovatin. The bride, 31, and groom, 33, met at Wesleyan, from which each…

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