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Wow, so even the fairy tale idea of a unified Korean peninsula gets no play? Kim Yo-jong had arrived in Seoul for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics . defence chief, who is to head next to Brussels and Munich. A senior American member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) called on Sunday for North and South Korea's joint women's ice hockey team to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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    Vice President Mike Pence that the allies remained in lockstep despite North Korea's joint appearance at the Olympics. A convoy of buses carrying the members of the Samjiyon Orchestra crossed back to North Korea via a land route on the western side of the peninsula, which has been divided since 1945.
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    After North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un extended an olive branch in his New Year's address, the North and South resumed official talks and agreed to form a joint women's ice hockey team and march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony .
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    His colleagues in the northern province of Idlib had treated more than a dozen cases of civilians falling ill due to a suspected chlorine attack on the city of Saraqeb. Relations have also been strained by Washington's failure to extradite a US -based Muslim cleric blamed by Turkey for a failed coup attempt against Erdogan in 2016.
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    Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam are on an unprecedented visit to South Korea amid abrupt reconciliation mood between the rival Koreas for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . Pence's staff insists the vice president would have met with the North Korean officials if the North Korean officials were interested in meeting. It said the two sides held "a comprehensive discussion.
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    The first liberal president in a decade, Moon has repeatedly said since his election in May that he'd be willing to visit Pyongyang and meet with Kim Jong Un if that would help solve the North's headlong pursuit of a nuclear arsenal that can target the US mainland.
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    Moon did not immediately accept the invitation. As Kim's regime has tested a series of ballistic missiles and threatened nuclear way, Trump famously vowed "fire and fury" against the North if the provocations continued. Mr Pence warned that the world would see "a charm offensive by North Korea" on Friday, "but today we thought it was important to make sure the truth is told ".
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    The Winter Olympics are fully underway in South Korea . North Korean player Jong, who had one of the team's eight shots on the night, said she would like to see a unified team continue after the Olympics. If Moon accepts Kim's offer to come to the North, it will be the third summit meeting between the two Koreas. It's the final stop on a six-day trip that Pence had hoped would increase pressure on North Korea as it seeks to use the games to pursue an opening with the South.
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    Kim Jong Un invited South Korean president to North Korea, Seoul says

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    Kim Yo-jong and the North's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam, made up the most senior delegation from Pyongyang o visit the South since the Korean War in the 1950s. The prospect of two-way talks between the Koreas, however, may not be welcomed by the United States. Kim's visit is significant as she is the first member of North Korea's ruling family to enter South Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1953.
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    Fred Warmbier attended the ceremony as Pence's guest, but in the US delegation box. In a massive show of force ahead of the iconic sporting event, Kim Jong-un's regime rolled out the Hwasong-15 rockets and their mobile launchers alongside some 13,000 troops.
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    Behind the scenes, Pence was working hard to preserve at least the basic framework of unity in the alliance. An official travelling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Pyeongchang told reporters the Japanese government believed sanctions were "starting to bite", citing recent instances of ship-to-ship transfers at sea.
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    The bill faced similar opposition in the House from fiscal conservatives who saw it as a broken promise to their base. Republican Senator Rand Paul , objecting to deficit spending in the bill , engaged in a nine-hour, on-again, off-again protest and floor speech late on Thursday that delayed passage of the deal past the midnight hour, when funding for the government officially ran out.
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    No peace treaty has ever been signed. Her visit makes her the first member of the dynasty to set foot in the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. In a historic move, South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomed senior North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong, to the presidential palace for a lunch meeting on Saturday.
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    Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea

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    Pence warned that the world would see "a charm offensive by North Korea " on Friday. Her presence in the Olympics Stadium in Pyeongchang is the first time that a member of her family have visited South Korea since the 1950-53 Korean War.
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    New Delhi already provides development assistance in the Palestinian territories, with the $40 million announced on Saturday earmarked for media equipment, schools and a hospital. "People of Palestine have shown exemplary courage in challenging and tough times when there was an unstable environment". Oman is a strategic partner of India in the Gulf and an important interlocutor at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab League and Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) fora.
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    The probe grew out of the FBI's Russia investigation after Trump fired FBI director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation.Russia, however, has denied meddling in the election campaign and Trump has called Mueller's probe a "political witch hunt ".
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    Both of Porter's ex-wives have detailed the nature of the abuse they said they suffered at Porter's hands and said they informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "But we certainly wish him well, obviously a tough time for him". "We immediately confronted the staffer, he denied the allegations and he resigned today ", White House spokesperson Raj Shah said in a statement to the Post .
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    Then on Friday, the Washington Post reported that White House speechwriter David Sorensen had resigned after his ex-wife made similar allegations . Two West Wing advisers and a third person painted a picture of a White House staff rived and confused, with fingers pointed in all directions and the president privately expressing dissatisfaction with Kelly.
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    Yoel Romero revealed in the post-fight interview on FOX that he indeed suffered from a broken leg in the very first round after getting tagged by a couple of hard low kicks courtesy Luke Rockhold . 1 contender in the division. Rockhold will look to push a pace to tire Romero out and eventually get him on his back. I thought the fight itself was pretty dynamic.
  • USA backs Israel's strikes on Iranian positions in Syria

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    Russian Federation and Iran back President Bashar al-Assad, while the United States and Turkey support differing rebel groups fighting the government. Israeli jets conducted a series of reprisal raids against military positions in Syria, during which one F-16 was apparently hit by shrapnel from an exploding Syrian anti-aircraft missile, and crashed in northern Israel.
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    It is also unclear where the incident took place. The Turkish military said in a statement that two pilots onboard were killed in the crash at around 1 p.m. The rebels in Idlib have been Erdogan's natural allies in his quest to dispose of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. On Tuesday, the first direct confrontation between the pro-Assad coalition and the Turkish army was reported , when the sides traded artillery fire near Aleppo.
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    While House rules have limited the length of time that members are allowed to speak, those limits do not apply to the majority and minority leaders or to the speaker of the house. House Democrats have largely commended the speech , sharing clips of it on Twitter with the now-trending hashtag #GoNancyGo . As Mrs Pelosi hogged the floor, the clock was ticking on a short-term bill to keep the government open; it expires at midnight on February 8th.
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    If it were Tupelo, you'd get a citation. for it and have to pay a fee. Tesla Inc. posted a record quarterly net loss of $675 million in the fourth quarter, up from a net loss of $121 million in the same period a year ago. In early January, the company announced it was pushing back its goal to make 5,000 Model 3 sedans a week by another three months, to June. To do that takes more power.
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    Friday's budget deal allows for $165 billion in additional defense spending over two years that will help Trump deliver on his promise to rebuild the military. McConnell said the measure would rewrite existing defense limits that have "hamstrung our armed forces and jeopardized our national security". The measure took effect more than eight hours after federal funding technically expired at midnight.
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    Because, as he tweeted , "We're doing OK for a bunch of monkeys. It's doing this now'". Falcon Heavy's successor - and the SpaceX rocket that could make an unmanned mission to Mars - would be the irreverently-named rocket now known as BFR, or "Big Fucking Rocket".
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    But in Afrin they have a common enemy and a mutual interest in blocking Turkish advances. Kurdish forces released a video showing members of a Turkish-allied Syrian militia abusing the body of a dead female YPG fighter. The chaos in Syria will no doubt be on Tillerson's agenda in Turkey and Egypt, but he will also visit Lebanon for talks with senior leaders ahead of general elections set for May 6.
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    The meeting will also discuss means of enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as discussing the regional and worldwide situations of common concern. "I assure you that we will work together to bring to reality the dreams you see, here and in India ", Modi said. The French Prime Minister said he was pleased to visit Abu Dhabi , praising the progressive relations between the two countries and the joint cultural schemes such as Louvre Abu Dhabi and the ...
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    Syria's state-backed news agency SANA quoted the "Operations Room" - run by Syria, Iran, Hezbollah and Russian Federation - as calling the account "sheer lies" and said it did not enter Israel's airspace. Israel said the strikes destroyed the main command and control bunker of the Syrian military and marked its most devastating assault against Syria in decades.
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    Apparently, the Eagles just practiced a bunch of plays that they never actually used in the game. Despite that loss, the Patriots still showed they are the class of the National Football League throughout the season. There will be no more "ringless" jokes for Eagles fans to hear, now that they have a Lombardi trophy. McCarron is arguing he should be an unrestricted free agent, but the Bengals believe he should be restricted because he was injured as a rookie.
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    Pence said Friday that the USA would oppose talks between the two Koreas until the North agreed to open negotiations on ending its nuclear program. She was joined in the meeting by Kim Yong Nam, another influential North Korean official, and wore a pin with the images of her father and grandfather - the North's previous leaders.
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    Luego de los ataques israelíes, Netanyahu reiteró a Putin que Israel está determinado a contrarrestar las intenciones de Irán . " Irán arrastra la zona a una aventura que no se sabe cómo acabará". Más tarde, la cadena agregó que las defensas aéreas sirias respondieron a nuevos ataques israelíes cerca de la capital, Damasco . El primer ministro israelí, Benjamín Netanyahu , ha reiterado su preocupación por el aumento de las fuerzas pro iraníes en Siria que combaten junto al ...
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    Winter Olympics officials have confirmed the games were hit by a cyber-attack during the opening ceremony - but have refused to confirm rumours in Pyeongchang that Russian Federation was responsible. Pence said Moon updated him about the meeting he had with North Korean officials and "both of us reiterated to each other tonight that we will continue to stand strong and work in a coordinated way to bring maximum economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on North Korea ".
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    Pence said Moon updated him about the meeting he had with North Korean officials and "both of us reiterated to each other tonight that we will continue to stand strong and work in a coordinated way to bring maximum economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on North Korea ".
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    And bring them together this hockey team did. Having North Korean cheerleaders in the stands, she said , "I felt like I was competing in my own country". People privy to the operations of the official opening ceremony , which was broadcasted Friday night in America, reportedly anxious that a failure to launch drones could have been part of the for now-ambiguous system difficulties.
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    Unified Korea women's ice hockey team beaten by Switzerland at Winter Olympics

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    After meeting with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, her handwriting in a guest book at the Blue House, Seoul's presidential palace, became the next topic constantly discussed on news networks. After the game, Moon and the two Kims came down to the Korean team bench to meet and speak with the players gathered on the ice as the cheerleaders sang in the background.
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    The Prime Minister thanked the Crown Prince for the special gesture of receiving him at the airport and said his visit will have a positive impact on India-UAE ties. He was welcomed in the capital Abu Dhabi by Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, local media reported.
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    The highest hospitalization rates were among those over age 65. "Overall hospitalizations are now significantly higher than what we've seen since current tracking began" in 2010. OR and Hawaii, the exceptions, both recorded regional activity for the fifth week of the year. She's not the only health provider seeing the increase.
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    Sorensen's ex-wife Jessica Corbett told The Washington Post that while they were married, he ran a auto over her foot, extinguished a cigarette on her hand, threw her into a wall and grabbed her by her hair, but that she did not report the incidents due to her then-husband's connections to law enforcement.