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LOS ANGELES — Peter Budaj made 24 saves for his first NHL shutout since Oct. 28, 2013, and Devin Setoguchi scored two goals to help the Los Angeles Kings to
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It was Setoguchi’s first NHL goal since March 1, 2014, and his first two-goal game since Jan. 31, 2014.

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“It’s been a long time. I can’t even remember the last time I scored,” Setoguchi said. “It was a good feeling tonight. I feel like I was trending in the right direction after the last game. I’ve got to consistently work at it and keep getting to the net and getting shots.”

Kings coach Darryl Sutter remembered Setoguchi’s last two-goal game.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 33 Patrick Roy Authentic Away White Ice Hockey Jersey.

“Him and I talked about that today. It was a ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ game when
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Los Angeles (6-6-0) outshot Calgary (5-7-1) 39-24 and held a 30-12 advantage entering the third period.

Flames coach Glen Gulutzan said they were intimidated, and he pointed to a poor first period and their inability to recover.

“I thought L.A. came out with a good start, and they put us on our heels a little bit,” Gulutzan said. “If we could have came out of the first period with the score being 0-0 — gotten out of that last minute — that would have put us in a position to
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Jeff Carter scored from the right faceoff circle with 58.7 seconds left in the first period to give the Kings a 1-0 lead. Setoguchi scored to make it 2-0 with 13.8 seconds remaining in the period.

Kyle Clifford made it 3-0 at 8:11 of the second period. Nick Shore found Clifford skating into the slot uncovered, and Clifford redirected the puck into the top of the net for his first goal of the season.

Setoguchi scored his second of the night at 16:09 of the second, pushing a loose puck under goalie Brian Elliott’s right pad after a turnover by Flames defenseman Dougie Hamilton.

Lewis scored his second goal in as many games 1:12 into the third period when
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Elliott made 34 saves. He has allowed nine goals in his past two starts.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 9 Maurice Richard Authentic Home Red Ice Hockey Jersey.

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Swedish carmaker Volvo announced on Wednesday a series of moves deepening cooperation with its Chinese parent Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co-a tie-up
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The two firms will soon start producing cars at a joint assembly plant in Taizhou,
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The Taizhou plant, operated by Volvo and expected to be up and running in the current quarter, will produce compact cars based on an “advanced” vehicle
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Both Volvo and Geely are expected to produce small cars at the plant based on that compact modular architecture platform-for both domestic and export markets.

Volvo began exporting its China-made cars last year, shipping its S60 Inscription to the United States.

The automaker is also expected to unveil two stretched variants of its recently launched large S90 premium sedan, including the S90 Excellence. Volvo will build both S90 variants at its assembly plant in Daqing in northeastern China, for
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The Taizhou plant will be Volvo’s third assembly site in China, along with Daqing and one in Chengdu in southwestern China.

Geely raised auto industry eyebrows when it bought Volvo for $1.8 billion six years ago. Few saw any obvious synergies in marrying a premium Western marque with a Chinese entry brand.

But the two appear to be making it work.

Volvo increased its third-quarter sales in both China and the US by more than one-fifth, and July-September operating profit jumped 62 percent to 2.07 billion Swedish Kronas ($232.5 million).

Geely sold more than half a million cars last year, up 22 percent, and sales in the
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“Moving production from Sweden to China, and sharing manufacturing processes and components has been a positive for both Geely and Volvo from a cost savings perspective,” said James Chao, Asia-Pacific chief for consulting and research firm IHS Markit Automotive.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 9 Maurice Richard Authentic Home Red Ice Hockey Jersey.

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With divorce on the rise, marriage counselors say they are helping more couples find their way through troubled waters, as Zhou Wenting reports from Shanghai.
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In recent months, marriage guidance counselor Shi Xiuxiong has found his workload increasing to such an extent that he now foregoes the traditional lunch,
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The founder of the Good Catch Love Counseling Work-shop in Shanghai, which specializes in providing assistance with relationship issues, is not alone. Many marriage counsel-ors have reported a noticeable rise in the number of couples approaching them for advice.

Figures from the Ministry of Civil Affairs show that last year, 3.84 million couples ended their relationships, a rise from 2.87 million in 2011.

The trend is most obvious in China’s largest cities. Last year, the number of
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“Marriage counseling is relatively new in China. People only come to us when their marriages are on the verge of splitting up,” said Shi, who founded the workshop in 2012. Counseling experts said extramarital affairs, personal differences and fractious relations with parents-in-law are the difficulties most frequently encountered by couples. Despite that, they said, the purpose of
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“As counselors, we stay neutral and open, and will never advise a couple to stay together or break up. That is a decision for them alone. Our role is to help them to see themselves and their most pressing needs more clearly, and to help them to figure out whether what they’re doing is consistent with their ultimate goal,”
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The neutral approach to marital and relationship advice is the one Shi, from the Good Catch Love Counseling Workshop in Shanghai, has also adopted: “We search for the best way for both members of a couple, and won’t automatically assume that marriage is better than a divorce.”

Generally, Shi’s clients are aged 30 to 35, and have been married for less than five years. They are well-educated and highly-paid, and the ratio of women to men is 7-to-3. “The person who comes to us is usually the one who has identified that there is a problem and wants to save the relationship,” he said.

For clients of counselors such as Shi, the guidance process usually involves three to eight sessions, each lasting one or two hours and costing about 800 yuan ($120) per hour.

“It’s better if a couple attends together because it allows us to see clearly how they communicate with each other, figure out the problems and then fix them,” Shi said.

He said he is always encouraged to see a couple having disputes and disagreements during counseling sessions because it shows that they still care about the relationship: “The biggest problems occur when one or both partners remain silent. That silence indicates that they hope I will advise them to give up.”
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Extramarital affairs

The majority of counselors believe that extramarital affairs are the most common problem among couples.

Shu Xin, director of the Weiqing Group, an agency based in Shanghai that
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Improved transportation and the development and rapid spread of communications platforms means it is easier than ever to have an affair, according to counselors, who believe the frequent exposure of related behavior by well-known figures in the entertainment industry is making the public less
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In mid-August, movie star Wang Baoqiang filed for divorce on the grounds that his wife was having an affair with his agent. Meanwhile, 10 days later, rumors spread online that the wife of Zhang Jizhong, one of China’s most prominent television producers, was sexually involved with his godson, movie director Xiao Qi, even though no evidence had been produced and neither party had commented publicly about the situation.

Lin Zi, vice-chairman of the Shanghai Psychological Counseling Association, partly attributed the high incidence of extramarital affairs to the public’s “excessive focus” on the pursuit of wealth in the past two decades as China’s economy boomed.

“After working hard all day, people don’t want to talk much at home. That may lead to anxiety and suspicion among partners and growing conflict between them if the situation persists. When a person has low satisfaction in their family life, they want to make up for it in other ways,” she said.

However, when someone who has cheated on their spouse opts for professional advice, the counselor will not necessarily drag them back to the family. Instead, they will observe and assess the client’s real needs.

“Everybody needs to feel safe, valued, intimate and stable in a relationship. I help them to compare the two options to see which better satisfies their needs. The costs, both financial and emotional, are much lower,” Shi said.

Dealing with differences

The lack of an appropriate way of dealing with differences between couples is another major problem, according to counselors, who said every person has different needs and an important task in marriage is to seek common ground while putting aside minor differences and disagreements.

Moreover, every couple copes with differences in their own way, so counselors prefer both partners to participate in the sessions so they can see how they talk with each other and help them to improve their communication skills.

Lin said she often asks a couple to swap roles and explain how their other half usually responds to certain situations. Then they articulate what they really expect their other half to say in such circumstances.

“Through this process, they often find that what they are used to saying actually hurts their spouse a lot, and that such communication is ineffective and aggravates the problem,” she said.

In Lin’s experience, the role-playing process reveals to the couple that problems mostly arise from differences in personality, but that doesn’t mean their love has come to an end – a common perception when marital tensions surface.

“We listen to their stories of the environment and family they grew up in, and discover where their behavior originated,” Shi said. As an example, he explained that he has often noticed that men who say little in times of conflict usually grew up with quarrelsome parents where the father avoided engaging with the issue
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“The role-playing process allows the wife to understand that her husband’s silence doesn’t mean ‘he doesn’t love me anymore’ or ‘he doesn’t care about our family’. He was taught to cope with conflict in this way by what he saw and heard during childhood,” he said.

“Through counseling, we want to intensify such awareness, so people enter marriage with all their experiences, background and history fully known, which will help them better understand their partner and their relationship so they will learn to treat their partner in the way that person prefers.”

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It’s unlikely South Korea will provide humanitarian aid to North Koreans in response to historic floods brought on by torrential rains last month, even if the
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The comments by Jeong Joon-hee, the ministry spokesman, are a sign of the government’s increasing agitation over the North’s nuclear program. It conducted its fifth nuclear test Sept. 9, about a week after the floods brought on by typhoon Lionrock.

“It should have spent the massive expenses not in a nuclear test, but in helping
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South Korea’s stance on humanitarian aid marks a shift by President Park Geun-hye since she took office in 2013. At that time, she attempted to blend the hard-line attitude of her predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, who said that closer ties would
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“What you’re seeing in the South Korean statement is an expression of the frustration of a lot of people,” says Troy Stangarone, senior director of congressional affairs and trade at the Korea Economic Institute of America, a think tank in Washington D.C. “North Korea has advanced its nuclear program, but doesn’t seem to be concerned with the welfare of its populace. If something does happen, it expects the international community to provide the resources it needs.”

“The government is not following through on its responsibilities to provide for its people,” Mr. Stangarone tells The Christian Science Monitor in a phone interview Monday.

The flooding brought on by typhoon Lionrock on Aug. 29 devastated North Korea’s border with China, the poorest region of the country. In what the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said were the “heaviest downpours” since 1945, 133 people were killed, 395 are missing, and more than 35,500 houses and 8,700 schools and other buildings were damaged, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Nearly 40,000 acres of arable land were damaged just before the harvest and the start of winter. About 600,000 people have also lost access to safe water and other basic services,
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The UN World Food Program said last week it delivered emergency food to the Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 31 Carey Price Authentic Home Red NHL Hockey Jersey Cheap region, including fortified biscuits and beans it diverted from local factories it operates to feed children and pregnant and nursing mothers. But the UN has said that isn’t enough. It has asked for $1.2 million to replenish the supplies for the women and children, according to The New York Times. Overall, the agency said it would need $21 million to help people in North Korea until August 2017.

Meanwhile, Jeong, the South’s ministry spokesman, said the North has not asked for South Korean help.

“And we don’t expect it to,” he said. “Even if it does, I think, given the present situation, that the possibility of providing aid is low.”

Throughout most of the modern history of the Korean Peninsula, the South has turned a cold shoulder to the North. But in 1998, then-South President Kim Dae-jung famously instituted his “sunshine policy,” which aimed to encourage interaction and economic assistance, and under which the South agreed to provide unconditional humanitarian aid to the North when it needed it. Mr. Kim’s successor, Roh Moo-hyun, continued this policy,even as the North threatened its southern neighbor with missiles on the eve of his 2003 inauguration.

When Lee Myung-bak assumed office in 2007, he adopted a tougher approach. He demanded North Korean engagement (including humanitarian aid) be accompanied by nuclear disarmament progress. During Mr. Lee’s term, the North responded with more nuclear and ballistic missiles tests, including two incidents that left 50 South Koreans dead in 2010. Following one of the incidents on Yeongpyeong Island, in which two soldiers and two civilians were killed, public opinion also shifted against providing any humanitarian aid to the North.

Park, when she was elected in 2013, promised to combine the hard tactics of her predecessor with a more sympathetic touch.

“We need to keep a balance between the carrot and the stick, security and
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But North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has still moved forward with his nuclear and weapons programs, conducting two nuclear tests in this year alone.

Humanitarian groups say North Korea has prioritized investing in its military over feeding its citizens. This is problematic, they say, because the country socialized its agriculture, and its landscape is cold and mountainous. Moreover, unlike China, South Korea, and Japan, North Korea does not import bulk grain.

South Korea is not alone in this challenge over how much humanitarian aid to provide North Korea and when. The United States provides some humanitarian assistance to North Korea during natural disasters and famines, but offers virtually no economic aid. Other potential global donors have shown reluctance to offer aid because it’s unclear if it will reach the people of the hardest-hit regions, as North Korea has imposed conditions on international donors’ abilities to monitor aid.

The US, South Korea, and Japan also spoke Sunday in New York about imposing tougher sanctions on the Hermit Kingdom for its latest nuclear test.

Humanitarians are faced with this ethical conundrum, too.

Marcus Noland, director of studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, summed it up in a contribution to The Guardian in 2014.

“We evidently care more about hungry North Koreans than their government does,” he said. “We should provide assistance. But we should be clear-eyed about the terms of that engagement and seek to provide aid in ways consistent with our Women’s Authentic Reebok Montreal Canadiens 31 Carey Price 2016 Winter Classic White Jersey values and our obligations under international law.”