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  1. Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Italian financial police said they stopped the rapper at the Lamezia Terme airport in Calabria on Saturday with $422,000 in cash, well above the limit that can legally be transported across EU borders undeclared. The incident comes less than a week after Snoop Dogg was briefly stopped in Sweden on suspicion of drug use after a concert near Stockholm.

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  2. A quick guide to StockholmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Manitoba.com

    My first encounter with a born-and-raised Stockholmer, while on a walking tour of Potsdam, Germany in 2012, wouldn't have initially led me to choose his hometown, which he described as "boring", as a travel destination. But after hearing great things over the intervening years about the city from non-Stockholmers such as Pedro and Jesse T. , and seeing it ranked competitively on VirtualTourist's listing of most-popular European cities , I was sold.

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  3. Snoop Dogg cash confiscated: Rapper commits 2nd European infraction in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Italian police stopped California rapper Snoop Dogg on Friday as he prepared to board a private plane bound for Britain with $422,000 in cash in his Louis Vuitton luggage, said an Italian lawyer representing the entertainer. Snoop Dogg, who has been... Snoop Dogg had so much undeclared cash on him when he attempted to leave southern Italy for London on Saturday that the local police took the money he was holding.

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  4. ASCE searches for ways to exploit slave labor in Cuba without getting your hands dirtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Babalu Blog

    No matter how you slice it or try to dress it up, the economists at the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy are interested in only one thing: Finding a way for Americans to do business with Cuba's murderous apartheid regime and exploit the myriad of opportunities provided by a slave labor force of 11-million+ people deprived of rights and freedom without getting their hands dirty. The Obama administration has outlined an economic opening designed to increase engagement with the Cuban people, but speakers at the 25th annual meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy said Thursday that the policy's success depends on the Cuban government's response and the pace and breadth of its ongoing economic reforms.

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  5. On the case: Exploring Oslo through the eyes of homegrown crime writer Jo NesboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Globe and Mail

    Oslo is used as a setting for Jo Nesbo's books, although he doesn't 'try to portray Oslo in a realistic way.' Oslo is used as a setting for Jo Nesbo's books, although he doesn't 'try to portray Oslo in a realistic way.'

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  6. Unless change comes, nobody else will want OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | USA Today

    China's National Stadium, the main venue for the 2008 Olympic Games, is seen in Beijing Friday April 18, 2008. The stadium, known as the Bird's Nest for its elaborate network of steel girders, will host the opening and closing ceremonies and athletics competition for the games, which open Aug. 8. ORG XMIT: BEJ103 It will be China's second time hosting the Olympics in a span of 14 years.

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  7. From Russia With MagmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Slate Magazine

    "We reached this river valley and series of lava outcrops by helicoptering north from Norils'k to a high tundra plateau." July 25, 2012.

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  8. Copenhagen travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Independent

    Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer. He became The Independent's Travel Correspondent in 1994, and is known as "the Man Who Pays His Way" because he does not accept free travel facilities.

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  9. Sarah Marshall fishes for adventure in West Sweden FINDING...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Anyone lost for ideas need only glance at the elaborate, adjective-laden travel scripts pinned outside globally-themed rooms in the boutique Stora Hotellet Bryggan hotel. Each letter was supposedly written by fictional character Captain Klassen, regaling tales of his adventures around the world.

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  10. Lark Gould: Copenhagen for two days or two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Washington Times

    Copenhagen can be wonderful, indeed, if you skip the mermaid selfie and head straight to the city's hip meandering districts for some neo-Dansk design and adventures in New Nordic tastes. Still a city built on fairytales, there is no better place to exchange modern-day myths than Copenhagen 's outdoor bistros serving legendary the smorgasbord and rich craftbeer.

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  11. Economists ask whata s next for the Cuban economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Miami Herald

    The Obama administration has outlined an economic opening designed to increase engagement with the Cuban people, but speakers at the 25th annual meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy said Thursday that the policy's success depends on the Cuban government's response and the pace and breadth of its ongoing economic reforms. The theme of the three-day conference at the Miami Hilton Downtown Hotel was "Cuba - What's Next?" On Thursday, the theme generated more questions than answers.

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  12. Five fun festivals to get you partying in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Local

    Sweden is gearing up for a number of great festivals this week. Check out our favourite five picks as well as a handy interactive guide to all of Sweden's best events.

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  13. Nine awesome tourist attractions in unlikely locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Stuff.co.nz

    That's one of those golden questions for travellers, the kind of thing you'll ponder on many occasions. Sometimes it's in a positive way , sometimes in a negative way , and sometimes it's out of complete confusion .

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  14. Lukewarm support for 'alternative pride march'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Local

    Fewer than a couple of dozen demonstrators turned up to walk in a controversial gay rights parade organized by far-right campaigners in Sweden on Wednesday, according to police. Organized by Jan Sjunnesson, a former editor of the nationalist Sweden Democrats' official party pamphlet, the march had been launched as an alternative parade to support gay issues in areas with a large immigrant population.

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  15. E-commerce startup from Sweden plans to double headcount in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | New York Business.com

    Tictail, an e-commerce startup aspiring to be an online megamall for independent retailers, has raised $22 million in a Series B round that will help the Swedish transplant double its New York City staff over the next seven to eight months. The cash will help the company, which has retailers from 140 countries using its platform, continue its global growth and develop its mobile technology.

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  16. Questions raised about Swedish submarine findRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Local

    Speculation was running high on Wednesday over the discovery of a wrecked submarine off the coast of Sweden, after the military said it was likely a Russian vessel which ran aground a century ago. After examining video footage by a group of salvage hunters purporting to show a wrecked underwater vessel in Swedish waters , the military concluded it was likely that of an Imperial Russian 'Som class' submarine which sank in May 1916.

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  17. Milk Cup Premier: Brave Zambians lose opener after battling elements and authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Fermanagh Today

    A visa mix-up meant the African team spent Sunday night in sleeping in Copenhagen airport before arriving Belfast, via Gatwick, at 3pm on Monday afternoon, just four hours before they played County Londonderry at Rugby Avenue in Coleraine, and a full 24 hours late. Milk Cup Spokesperson Jim Sandford explained; "We were made aware of the problem at 9pm on Sunday night.

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  18. Uppsala: Sweden's ancient capital and top college townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The London Free Press

    Burial mounds just outside the town of Uppsala mark the site where the kingdom of Sweden came together. RICK STEVES PHOTO Uppsala, Sweden's fourth-largest city, is the best side-trip from Stockholm -- just under an hour away by train.

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  19. Inside Denmark's Hippy, Druggy ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Christiania, a utopian paradise of communal living and plentiful marijuana, was founded in 1971 in Copenhagen-and still thrives today. Just a 10-minute walk from the Danish parliament exists a hippie utopia of colorful houses, plentiful marijuana, and communal living.

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  20. Michael KazarnowiczRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | QTMagazine

    Michael Kazarnowicz runs Sweden's largest gay podcast, BA gministeriet , with a group of good friends. Besides analyzing a host of LGBT issues, the show features inter-views with esteemed celebrities , in addition to discussing everything new and cool in Stockholm.

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