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Positive changes in his village over the past few years have helped Shi Quanyou find his Miss Right, and given hope to other villagers.

Shi, 45, was one of 38 single men over 40 in Shibadong, Hunan province, which
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“My family was too poor in the past. I was over 40 and I didn’t dare to dream
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As a migrant worker in Zhejiang province, Shi could only save about 500 yuan ($73) a month.

In 2012, Shi invited a close female acquaintance, Kong Mingying, a native of neighboring Chongqing, to his home village for Spring Festival. But Kong, shocked by the poor conditions in the village, including Shi’s home – a dilapidated traditional wooden house that leaked heavily during rainstorms –
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“I grew up in a rural area, too, and I can do all kinds of farm work,” said Kong, 36. “But when I first saw the conditions here, I wasn’t sure how we
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She decided to return to work in Guangdong province; Shi returned to Zhejiang. But the two kept in touch.

The situation changed after President Xi Jinping visited the village in 2013. Thanks to poverty alleviation efforts by the local government, Shibadong has
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Kong was contacted by Shi, who excitedly told her about the president’s visit to his house and the series of positive changes in the village.

He invited her again – this time to start a restaurant together, because many tourists had started coming to Shibadong, tracing the president’s visit or simply to appreciate the beautiful natural environment.

“I was thinking that even if we couldn’t be a couple eventually, we could perhaps still be good business partners,” Shi said.

Kong, who used to work in a restaurant in Guangzhou and is good at cooking, eventually agreed to come, and the couple opened a restaurant in Shibadong in 2014.

After struggling initially, the business started to go in the right direction. Occupying a spot with a good lookout view, the restaurant is a favorite dining place for tourists.

“There are more customers now, and we can barely take in all of them,” Shi said, adding that the family can earn more than 10,000 yuan a month from the business.

Shi and Kong married in November 2014.

The village is now looking to boost tourism by developing a few nearby karst Jerry Rice 75th Anniversary Jersey caves.

“I’m satisfied with my current life. We will try our best to run the restaurant well, and if tourism develops well in the future, we might also open a rural inn to welcome more guests,” Shi said.

He has been a good example for the many other villagers who are still single.
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“I think we are more confident,” Shi Liujin said. “We can improve our economic conditions through hard work. Our village is not a place that ladies would shun anymore.”

The village is now helping people like Shi find wives. A group blind date was organized in 2015 by the village committee for some single men in the village. The event attracted many local women.

In the past couple of years, several of the single men have successfully found marriage partners, and a large group wedding ceremony was held for them last year.

Sen. Murkowski on health care bill: Custom 49er Jersey ‘I don’t have enough information’

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Monday that she doesn’t “have enough
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“I don’t have enough data in terms of the impact to my state to be able to vote in the affirmative,” the Alaska lawmaker told CNN’s Dana Bash. “So I’m trying to get the information. … This is big stuff, and so making sure that we get it right is
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Murkowski’s comments come just hours after the Congressional Budget Office released a report on the Senate bill’s impact, prompting multiple Republicans to
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The report determined the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2026 than under the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. The
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Here’s where Republican senators stand on the health care bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pressing for a vote this week before lawmakers leave town for the July 4 recess. There are 52 Republican senators,
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Republican senators, many of whom are still undecided on whether to vote for the bill later this week, struggled to defend the legislation.
Murkowski, a key player in deciding the fate of health care, argued senators should have time to look over the CBO numbers.
“I don’t think it’s asking too much to say give us the time to fairly and critically analyze these numbers,” Murkowski told Bash. “And if you say, well, CBO numbers don’t matter, let’s look at the numbers that you don’t think matter. But it really does make a difference. And these numbers that we’re talking about,
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President wants space Custom Rockies Jersey launch enhancements

President Xi Jinping has called for improving the country’s rocket launch and
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Xi, who also is general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central
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About 9 am, Xi arrived at the unit’s history museum. The military base, first set up in 1960s, was domestically designed and built national defense testing
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Xi recognized the efforts of officers and staff of the base in the past 50 years and
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He also urged to care more about the life of the officers and soldiers at the base
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The president then paid a visit to the base’s cultural and sports center, where he met with the base’s officers and asked them to make concerted efforts to
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Xi also stressed deepening the military and civilian integration, and he encouraged the aerospace forces to play an exemplary role in this area for all the
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Custom Rockies Jersey More women opt for breast enlargement surgery

As Chinese women acquire deeper pockets, more also seek deeper cleavage and
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The annual number of breast augmentation surgeries has doubled to roughly 100,000 during the past two decades, according to the Chinese Medical Doctor Association.

Jiang Hua, chairman-designate of the association’s cosmetic surgeon branch, said the surgery first came to China in the 1990s and grew quickly between 2005 and
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Worldwide, China is the third-largest market for breast enlargement, after the United States and Brazil, according to industry reports.

To make breasts bigger and improve their shape, surgeons use implants, soft silicone shells that are generally filled with silicone gel.

Chinese women prefer water-drop-shaped implants to round ones, which a
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Surgery using top-quality implants costs about 100,000 yuan ($14,700) in China. Most of the surgeries are done at private specialty clinics rather than large State-owned hospitals, said Luo Shengkang, head of the breast branch of the Chinese Association of Plastics and Aesthetics.

Categorized as Grade 2 surgery, breast enlargement is generally safe, Jiang said.

According to the prestigious Mayo Clinic, breast implant ruptures are possible, and may cause complications such as soreness, change in breast size and hardening, but are not thought to cause cancer or other diseases.

Luo suggested women interested in the procedure go to relatively big institutions
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Also, women who have had implants for more than 10 years should have them checked with the cosmetic surgeon, he advised.

Women take three to five years on average to decide on the surgery, according to Jiang.

For Li Yu, in her early 30s, it took more than five years. She underwent the surgery, which she had wanted for a long time, in April, after she gave birth to
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The day after the surgery, “for the first time, I could see the curve of the breasts remain tight under the bandage while I was lying down and that made me happy”, she recalled.

The next day, when the doctor changed the bandage, “my breasts immediately jumped out, which was a new and pleasant experience for me”, she added.

According to Jiang, women, like Li, from South China are more likely than their northern counterparts to seek the procedure.

“Probably, in warmer South China, women wear less most of the year and are more conscious of their body shape,” he said. Economy matters as well, he added. “Southern and eastern China are relatively more well-off.”

Jiang said young women account for the lion’s share of the procedures, while
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The number of reconstructions has increased by 20 percent to 30 percent annually in recent years and now stands at several thousand each year, he said.

“Reconstruction is important for such women in terms of both physical completeness and mental health,” he said. Recalling past experiences with breast cancer surgery patients, Jiang said, “Without exception, the patient sobbed or cried at the first sight of her breast loss.”

He urged better cooperation between breast cancer and cosmetic surgeons to help more breast cancer patients have their breasts reconstructed.

In China, less than 5 percent have reconstructive surgery, he said.

The U.S. Custom Rockies Jersey Military Can’t Get Out (No Matter The Country Or The Conflict)

Not that anyone in a position of power seems to notice, but there’s a simple rule for American military involvement in the Greater Middle East: once the U.S. gets in, no matter the country, it never truly gets out again.  Let’s start with
Custom Rockies Jersey Afghanistan. The U.S. first entered the fray there in 1979 via a massive CIA-led proxy war against the Soviets that lasted until the Red Army limped home in 1989. Washington then took more than a decade off until some of the extremists it had once supported launched the 9/11 attacks, after
Personalized Colorado Rockies Jersey which the U.S. military took on the role abandoned by the Red Army and we all know where that’s ended ― or rather not ended almost 16 years later. In the “longest war” in American history, the Pentagon, recently given a free hand by President Trump, is reportedly planning a new mini-surge of nearly 4,000 U.S. military personnel into that country to “break the stalemate” there.  Ever more air strikes and money will be part of the package. All told, we’re talking about a quarter-century of American war in
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Then, of course, there’s Iraq where you could start counting the years as early as 1982, when President Ronald Reagan’s administration began giving autocrat
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And then, of course, there’s Somalia. You remember the Blackhawk Down incident in 1993, don’t you? That was a lesson for the ages, right? Well, in 2017,
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Last but hardly least is Yemen.  The first U.S. special ops and CIA personnel moved into a “counter-terrorism camp” there in late 2001, part of a $400 million deal with the government of then-strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the CIA conducted its very first drone assassination in that country in November 2002.
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It’s a remarkable record and one to keep in mind as you consider Hartung’s account of President Trump’s fervent decision to back the Saudis in a big league way not just in their disastrous Yemeni war, but in their increasingly bitter campaign against regional rival Iran.  After so many decades of nearly unending conflict leading only to more of the same and greater chaos, you might wonder whether an alarm bell will ever go off in Washington when it comes to the U.S. military and war in the Greater Middle East ― or is Iran next?

Custom Rockies Jersey Nepal proposes AIIB issuing local currency bonds: official

Nepal has proposed that the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could issue currency bonds in Nepal to raise funds domestically to
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Nepal has already permitted International Finance Corporation (IFC), a private sector financing wing of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) to
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Yug Raj Pandey, under secretary at Nepal’s Finance Ministry, told Xinhua on Sunday that Nepal had asked AIIB to issue local currency bonds in Nepal to collect financial resources domestically during its second meeting of the board of
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Pandey is one of the delegation members of Nepal led by Finance Minister
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According to a press release issued by Nepali Finance Ministry on Sunday, Karki had sought increased investment in Nepal from AIIB, considering Nepal’s need
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Currently, Nepal has been investing just around four percent of the GDP in the sector. Minister Karki had sought investment in the areas of transport,
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NFL Owners to Vote Next Week on Two Proposed Rule Changes for Derek Newton Jersey 2017

The NFL’s Spring Meetings take place next week in Chicago, Illinois

There could be a couple of more rule changes for the 2017 NFL season.

One has to do with the number of Derek Newton Jersey players allowed to come off Injured Reserve, and the other has to do with the length of overtime.

Both rules are expected to pass as NFL owners vote on the changes next week in Chicago at the league’s spring meetings, per NFL Network’s Judy Battista.

In 2012, the NFL adopted a rule that allowed teams to bring back one player off Injured Reserve, as long as that player sat out for at least eight weeks and was “designated to return” at the time of originally being placed on Injured Reserve.

That rule was amended before last season, when it was changed that a team didn’t have to designate that player to return at the time they were originally placed on IR. They could identify the player to return at the time they brought them back to the active roster.

It gave teams more flexibility in situations with multiple players who are injured, and also kept them from having to predict whether a player would be healthy enough to return down the road, and well before they could even properly make such a determination.

The new rule would allow teams to bring back two players off IR in a season.

This would give hope to players injured in the offseason, or early in the season, to be able Jadeveon Clowney Jersey to come back and play later in the Lamar Miller Jersey year.

Obviously, it also gives teams more flexibility and options as well.

The other rule that’s being voted upon has to do with shortening the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes.

Over the past five years and since the NFL adopted the current overtime rules (moving away from sudden death), there have been 83 regular season games that went into overtime, and 22 of them went beyond 10 minutes.

In fact, the Chiefs played in one of those games last year in the thrilling win over the Denver Broncos Jaelen Strong Jersey on Sunday Night Football, which ended with Cairo Santos’ “doinked” field goal off the left crossbar as the last few seconds of overtime expired.

This rule change would simply speed up the tough decisions coaches have to make in overtime situations like the Broncos’ faced late in that game against the Chiefs, when they decided to attempt a 62-yard field goal with 1:08 left in overtime.

With overtime periods potentially going from 15 minutes down to 10, those kinds of decisions would simply happen five minutes earlier.

For reference, there were two NFL games that ended in ties last year.

We’ll know J.J. Watt Jersey by next Wednesday if these two rule proposals will be adopted for the 2017 season.

Previewing Kansas City Chiefs OTAs: Looking at the Running Backs

Checking out the Chiefs’ running backs competing during OTAs

For just the second time in his five years leading the personnel side of the Kansas
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The Chiefs even moved up to select Kareem Hunt— Toledo’s all-time leading rusher with 4,945 yards and 44 touchdowns—in the third round after trading fourth, and seventh round picks.

Hunt, the 5-feet-11, 216-pound playmaker, was the first running back selected by
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Hunt joins a running backs group that’s led by veteran fullback Anthony Sherman, along with Lamar Miller Jersey Spencer Ware and Charcandrick West.

Ware and West have taken the lion’s share of the carries for the Chiefs over the past couple of seasons with Jamaal Charles missing Jaelen Strong Jersey considerable time with injuries.

One interesting storyline to follow this offseason is the development and utilization of second-year playmaker Tyreek Hill out of the backfield.

Despite carrying the ball just 24 times, Hill averaged more than 11 yards per
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Here’s a look at the production from the Chiefs’ running backs as a group last
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Last year, the Chiefs kept five running backs on the 53-man roster coming out of
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1. ARTICLE: Derrick Johnson Raised More Than $120,000 for Inner-City Kids

The idea is simple. Derrick Johnson names the night, and his Kansas City Chiefs teammates come.

Johnson held his fifth annual “Celebrity Waiter Night” Monday evening, and 13 Chiefs, including wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins Jersey Hill, tight end Travis Kelce and quarterback Alex Smith did just that.

“It’s wonderful to have teammates and guys I have bled, sweat and had tears with out there on that field to come and help me do some stuff off the field, which is pretty important when we’re at the platform we’re at,” Johnson said. Every time I ask the players—all those guys, they’re like, ‘I got you, man. I’m coming.’ It lets me know the respect that I have from the Chiefs.”

The night begins with a cocktail hour, in which the players serve appetizers and meals. Throughout Braxton Miller Jersey the evening, guests are encouraged to bid on autographed jerseys and other prize packages.

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Texans Brian Cushing Jersey Quarterbacks Team With High School Players for Scavenger Hunt

The Chiefs and high schooler football players visited the Midwest Genealogy Center

Imagine being a high school football player and having the opportunity to spend an afternoon with Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.

That’s just what happened Wednesday C.J.Fiedorowicz Jersey when Smith, Tyler Bray and Joel Stave visited the Midwest Genealogy Center, where they learned about what the building had to offer while getting to know some of the players they admire.

“It was an introduction to all of us to the Midwest Genealogy Center,” Smith explained, “really on how it works.”

First, Cheryl Lang, the manager of the center, explained what the building had to offer. She then broke the Chiefs QBs and high school football players into four teams and sent them on a scavenger hunt in which they needed to use the building’s resources to win Deandre Hopkins Jersey.

“The scavenger hunt is a way that we get people used to the building,” she said. “It’s a big building, and for them to get to see the 1940 census online was fun, so they had fun looking that up on the computer.

“They got to use maps, they got to use books, so they got to look all over the place, and that’s what we want this to be. Not just a matter Alfred Blue Jersey of dusty old books.”

After the Braxton Miller Jersey hunt, players had the opportunity to interview each quarterback and record their answers.

“That’s something I never grew up around—being able to record that, especially all digital now,” Smith said. “It was fun to get real with those guys in there and let them ask some questions.”

The event concluded with a photo opportunity for each of the high school players.

“I thought the Brian Cushing Jersey neatest thing was watching those kids with their eyes lit up brushing shoulders with their favorite Chiefs players,” Lang added.