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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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87-Year-Old Seattle Developer, Wife Indicted on 43 Counts

The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle said Thursday that a 43-count grand jury indictment accuses Michael Mastro and his wife, Linda, of concealing a bank account of more than $760,000 from his creditors. Prosecutors say they’ve also lied about the whereabouts of two huge diamonds valued at $1.4 million.

10/25/2012

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Elderly Seattle Developer and Wife Arrested in France

An elderly, bankrupt Seattle real-estate developer who vanished with his wife after a judge demanded they hand over two huge diamonds was arrested Wednesday in a lake town in the French Alps.

10/24/2012

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New French Cartoons Inflame Prophet Film Tensions

A French magazine published vulgar caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad on Wednesday, inflaming global tensions over a movie insulting to Islam. In response, the French government ordered embassies and schools to close Friday in about 20 countries.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2012

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French Court Backs UK Royals On Topless Photos

A French court ordered a magazine publisher to hand over all digital copies of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge within 24 hours and blocked further publication of what it called a “brutal display” of William and Kate’s private moments.

CBS Seattle–09/18/2012

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Topless Photos Of UK’s Kate Draw Royal Scrutiny

A French magazine on Friday published what appeared to be photos of Prince William’s wife Kate sunbathing topless at a private house in southern France, prompting a strong condemnation from the royal family.

CBS Seattle–09/14/2012

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Best Bastille Day Celebrations Around the Sound

Bastille Day is a French national holiday, but we in the Pacific Northwest like to celebrate, too! What a great day to enjoy food, chocolate, wine, French culture and much more! Here are some of our favorite Bastille Day celebrations.

06/28/2012

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Norm Breaks Down The Florida Primaries

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Today, justice is served on Florida; Mint Raw Money; Republicon governors; the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives; poverty in America; Syria and France. Today is the Florida primary. Everyone says […]

1090 The Fan–01/31/2012