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Paris hosts inaugural World Restaurant Awards

The latest addition to the roster of global culinary extravaganzas seeking to highlight some of the best dining experiences on the planet, the inaugural World Restaurant Awards took place in Paris' Palais Brongniart Monday night.

World's 10 best countries

U.S. News and World Report released its findings of the Best Countries for 2019. The website says the rankings are based on "how global perceptions define countries in terms of a number of qualitative characteristics, impressions that have the potential to drive trade, travel and investment and directly affect national economies." Eighty nations were looked at; here are the top 10.

Nab a deserted Irish island for $1.4 million

Freshwater lakes, peregrine falcons and a ruined monastery are some of the delights awaiting the buyer of an island off the west coast of Ireland -- as long as they don't mind living in a derelict cottage without running water or electricity.

Last-minute Valentine's Day savings tips

Valentine's Day is upon us and if you either completely forgot or haven't gotten your sweetheart a gift yet, there's still time to get something great that won't break the bank.