Feature: Habanos Festival returns to celebrate Cuban cigar industry

Edit Xinhua 19 Feb 2018
by Raul Menchaca. HAVANA, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Cuba's annual celebration of its cigar-making industry, the Habanos Festival, will kick off on Feb. 26 in Havana, drawing cigar aficionados and buyers from around the globe ... San Juan y Martinez, along with San Luis, Guane and the city of Pinar del Rio, make up the region of Vueltabajo, Cuba's prime tobacco-growing region ... Editor. Yurou. Related News. • ... • ... •. Roundup ... • ... • ... ....

Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor's unusual tie to Michigan

Edit Detroit Free Press 18 Feb 2018
FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn. 2018 Winter Olympians with Michigan ties.  Fullscreen. Post to Facebook. Posted!. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. United States bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor. Rick Bowmer, AP. Fullscreen ... 5, 2017. Paul Chiasson, AP. Fullscreen ... Dmitri Lovetsky, AP. Fullscreen. Buy Photo ... 13, 2008. Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press. Fullscreen ... Mandy Cheng, AFP/Getty Images ... Sean M ... Ng Han Guan, AP ... Ng Han Guan, AP ... ....

See Canadian-Chinese Cantopop Star Fred Cheng's New Video, Tour Dates

Edit Billboard 18 Feb 2018
Fred Cheng is a big name in the Cantopop industry, and Billboard Radio China sat down with him at our studio in Hong Kong to hear the rising star share the story of his bumpy road to success ... Then find a hobby ... For more information, listen to the full interview on <a href="http.//www.billboardradiochina.com/bb2/12-February-2018-fred-cheng-Upcoming-Canada-US-Tour-10-questions" target="_blank">Billboard Radio China</a>. ....

Ex-Florida coach Jim McElwain joins Michigan staff

Edit Detroit news 18 Feb 2018
Former Florida head coach Jim McElwain has joined Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s staff as receivers coach and will also be involved coordinating the offense, ESPN.com reported Saturday night. McElwain told ESPN senior writer Chris Low he will begin work Sunday. “I’m excited to get back into it and am looking forward to going in there and learning and helping Michigan get better,” McElwain told the website ... 29, 2017 ... twitter.com/chengelis....

NU pulls rug from under La Salle, stays unbeaten

Edit The Daily Tribune 18 Feb 2018
National University outlasted defending champion De La Salle, 26-24, 19-25, 22-25, 25-17, 16-14, in a thrilling five-set duel to remain unscathed in the UAAP Season 80 women's volleyball tournament yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre ... "Kumapit kami hanggang dulo ... The Lady Spikers were ahead, 12-8, on a Desiree Cheng ace when Urdas scored the much-needed point on the next rally for the Lady Bulldogs to have Santiago back in front ... ....

State briefs

Edit Winston-Salem Journal 18 Feb 2018
Facebook post report gets teen mental help, not arrest. ROCKY MOUNT — Police in North Carolina say they were able to get mental help for a student who threatened to bring a BB gun to a high school so a police officer would kill him ... W. Muse Jr ... Police ... Catawba County deputies said 25-year-old Cheng Lee is charged with felony discharge of a firearm after the shooting Friday night at the AdvancePierre Foods plant in Claremont ... ....

TMIS Editorial: Instead of a war of words, how about a war of facts?

Edit Independent Online 18 Feb 2018
But instead of facts, Mizzi seems to prefer trading insults, as reported in today’s issue ... First, the Enemalta privatisation. The draft FIAU report that seems to have been summarily buried, involves Mizzi and Cheng Chen, an engineer for Shanghai Electric Power, the company which acquired a €320 million stake in the ailing national energy corporation to gain a foothold in the European renewables market....

LPGA Tour ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open Scores

Edit This is Money 18 Feb 2018
Feb 18 (OPTA) - Scores from the LPGA Tour ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open on Sunday -14 Jin Young ko (Korea Republic) 65 69 71 69 -11 Hye Jin Choi (Korea Republic) 69 71 70 67 -10 Hannah Green (Australia) 69 74 66 69 -9 Katherine Hull-kirk (Australia) 72 73 69 65 -7 Marina Alex (USA) 71 72 70 68 Minjee Lee (Australia) 72 70 69 70 -6 Charley Hull ......

Silicon Valley singles giving up on the algorithms of love

Edit Rocky Mount Telegram 18 Feb 2018
PALO ALTO, Calif. —&nbsp;Kate Chan, a 30-year-old digital marketer in Silicon Valley, first approached dating apps with a blend of curiosity and hope that they would help her find a great guy ... without a screen ... Some local singles turn to valley matchmakers such as Amy Andersen, the founder of Linx Dating, who said many clients tried the apps first but ditched them because they felt like “searching for the impossible.”....

Who's on ballot in early voting, starting Tuesday

Edit Longview News Journal 18 Feb 2018
Texas will conduct its 2018 primary elections March 6 — the first state in the country to do so — and hundreds of candidates across the state have filed to run for public office. Below are those who have filed for the Democratic and Republican primaries for statewide, congressional, legislative and county offices in East Texas ... Early voting begins Tuesday ... Election Day is Nov. 6. U.S. Senate. Democrat.. Beto O'Rourke ... Republican. ... Kathy Cheng....

People on the Move

Edit The Citizens' Voice 18 Feb 2018
DANIELS Wayne Bank. PADULA Wayne Bank. Image Gallery for People on the Move. Classic Properties. Sara Pencek has joined the Kingston real estate office. She grew up in Pittston and earned a business administration degree from Penn State. She completed her real estate education from Vintage Real Estate Academy and currently resides in West Pittston ... Daniel J ... 1 ... Acker, Don Brominski, attorney Andrew Hailstone, Dennis Cheng and Joseph Ferretti....

I’d have pleaded with Rimsky Yuen to stay on had I known about Teresa Cheng’s ...

Edit South China Morning Post 17 Feb 2018
Hong Kong’s leader admitted on Saturday she would have pleaded with former justice minister Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung to stay on for a bit longer had she learned about the illegal structures on the home of his successor Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah beforehand. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor also said opposition lawmakers should “put an ......
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