The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Celebration Around The World; Zurich, NYC, L.A. Most Expensive; Prague, Madrid, Belfast Most Affordable

Online florist BLOOMY DAYS conducted the Valentine's Day Price Index 2017 to better understand the varying global costs of celebrating romance and found traditional haute hotspots, Zurich and NYC are on most expensive and exotic locations Madrid, Prague more moderate.

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Diann Valentine, Celebrity Wedding and Interior Designer, Offers Tips On Spicing Up Your Home for Spring

Diann Valentine, a vibrant and dynamic keynote speaker, television personality, internationally acclaimed wedding, event and interior designer is continuing to impress with a portfolio that commands attention she is bringing her eponymous brand to special occasion styling everywhere.

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Sarah Janks, Australian Bridal Designer, Offers Five Tips in Planning Destination Weddings

Proposal season is officially in height and many new brides-to-be will be jumping to start the wedding planning process in 2016! With more and more brides choosing destination weddings, we have the best tips for travel, dress shopping and ultimately planning the perfect destination wedding.

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  • Christianne's Herbal Kitchen: Fresh Herb Recipes for Body and Soul

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    Christianne's Herbal Kitchen: Fresh Herb Recipes for Body and Soul, from award winning journalist Christianne Klein, elevates, in this simple easy-to-read cookbook, the standard of gourmet cuisine.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Pardons; ISIS/Syria; Paris Terrorist Extradited; MH370; Election 2016; Jobs; Patty Duke

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    President Obama hosted his final Nuclear Security Summit, boycotted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the international summit focused on proliferation treaties, keeping nuclear materials off the black market and the denuclearization of North Korea.

     
  • Big Eyes Review – Delivers Wide Eyed Wonderment

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    Big Eyes, from The Weinstein Company and Tim Burton Productions, brings to the screen the unusual and true story of the largest art fraud in American history as seen through the eyes of 1960's artist Margaret Keane.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Gives PT Speech, Media Outrage; San Bernardino; 2016 Race; Scott Weiland OD

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    President Obama presented a rare prime-time speech to address the nation on the San Bernardino Terrorist attack that killed 14 in an ISIS style mass shooting and the plan that he and coalition members have to address this new wave of terrorist attacks.

     
  • Valentine’s Day Gifts Ideas for Gem and Jewel Aficionados

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    According to the National Retail Federation, among the estimated $19.6 billion Valentine's Day consumer spending last year alone (courtesy of more than half of United States adults celebrating the occasion), $4.7 billion of that is earmarked specifically for the jewelry category.  

  • Beltway Insider: Obama Agenda Dominated by World Conflicts; Border Kids/Dreamers; July Jobs Report

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    President Barack Obama has remained steadfast in rallying international leaders, as the world stage continues to be dominated with escalating conflicts, to support a global agenda that allows for citizens of the world to determine their own destiny.

     
  • FOXTROT Review - Israeli Official Oscar Entry Delivers Compelling Drama

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    FOXTROT, from Sony Pictures Classics and Bord Cadre Films, brings to the screen a dramatic story of how a series of unfortunate and tragic mistakes initiate its own set of terrible, heartbreaking and irreversible consequences.

     
  • The Business Builder Book Review - Practical, Honest, Illuminates the Path to Success

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    The Business Builder, from author Mark Legg, and Wow Publishing, brings to the pages a self-help short read for tradespeople, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and other small business owners, who have decided now is the time to begin their own business.

     
  • Italian Suspended Bridge Collapses Leaving 22 Dead; Dozens Injured

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    Nearly two dozen commuting motorists, were killed when a section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy collapsed in a sudden and violent storm sending motorists and chucks of falling debris crashing to the ground below.

     
  • LV Arts: "Lost Vegas: Tim Burton @ The Neon Museum," Extended Through April 12, 2020

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    Due to ongoing demand, "Lost Vegas: Tim Burton @ The Neon Museum" presented by the Engelstad Foundation, has been extended through April 12, 2020. Burton will return to the exhibition, January 21, to sign copies of newly available exhibition catalog.

     
  • Nairobi Mall Standoff Enters Fourth Day

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    The four day standoff that began Saturday with Al-Queda linked militants storming into Nairobi’s Westgate Premier Shopping Mall, tossing hand grenades and firing indiscriminately in the crowded high end plaza, has been neutralized.

     
  • Playing with Fire Review – A Rollicking, Laugh out Loud, Uproarious Good Time

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    Playing with Fire, from Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Media and Walden Media, brings to the screen a comedic drama that has the toughest smoke-jumpers totally unprepared for the toughest assignment they will ever face that of babysitters.

     
  • The 22nd Annual COLCOA French Film Festival Opens

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    Promise at Dawn, from Director Eric Barbier, opened the 22nd Annual COLCOA French Film Festival, the oft time hilarious story of an overbearing single mother, her son, her aspirations for him and society in pre-war Europe.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Syria/Russia; Haiti Devastated; Yemen Bombed; Trump’s Last Stand; Girl Power; Bob Dylan

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    President Obama and Russian President Putin have reached a stalemate in the effort to advance peace in Syria through diplomatic channels with the beleaguered soviet leader cancelling meetings with French President Hollande.

     
  • Suspect Arrested in 1973 Murder of Newport Beach Child

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    A Colorado Springs, Colorado, man has been arrested in the 46 year-old cold case murder of Linda Ann O'Keefe, 11, who was last seen July 6, 1973 walking home from summer school in Newport Beach, California.