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She is believed to be carrying a personal message from her brother to the South's president. But Pence continued, calling the North Korean parade "an ongoing provocation". The North has sent almost 500 people to the Pyeongchang Games, including officials, athletes, artists and also a 230-member state-trained cheerleader group after the war-separated rivals agreed to a series of conciliatory gestures for the Games.
  • These Are the Five Can't-Miss Events of the 2018 Winter Games

    These Are the Five Can't-Miss Events of the 2018 Winter Games

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    As is always the case when the Olympics take place in a time zone far removed from those of the United States , the bulk of NBC's coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics won't be live, and the Opening Ceremony , during which each nation's Olympic teams will parade into Olympic Stadium in PyeongChang, South Korea , is no exception.
  • Winter Olympics: Ban on 47 Russian athletes and coaches upheld

    Winter Olympics: Ban on 47 Russian athletes and coaches upheld

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    Officials said on Monday that North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Yong Nam is travelling to South Korea this week, making him the most senior North Korean official to enter the country since the Korean War ended with a truce in 1953, and raising hopes about potential inter-Korean talks.
  • Dem Senator's Ties to Russian Oligarch Earns 'Wow!' From Trump

    Dem Senator's Ties to Russian Oligarch Earns 'Wow!' From Trump

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    Warner was seeking to establish contact with Steele as part of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian election meddling. "Chris Steele asked me to call you", Waldman wrote to Warner in a March 16, 2017, message that began their conversation about setting up the meeting.
  • Iran wants US, EU to 'make nuclear deal successful'

    Iran wants US, EU to 'make nuclear deal successful'

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    Iran has arrested Americans and Westerners before on vague accusations, tried them behind closed doors and put them in prison. In remarks to Reuters on Thursday on the sidelines of a Euromoney conference in Paris , Abbas Araqchi highlighted Iran's efforts to restore calm to the terror-hit region, but said this has nothing to do with the nuclear deal it signed with the six powers.
  • Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Confronts Scandal Over Deputy's Extramarital Affair

    Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Confronts Scandal Over Deputy's Extramarital Affair

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    Barnaby Joyce, the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and leader of the National Party, was a strong opponent of equal marriage during the country's plebiscite on the issue. "Adults, particularly elected officials, members of parliament, ministers, all have to be accountable for their actions, as grown ups we are all accountable for our actions and the relations between consenting adults is not something that normally you would be justified in seeking o regulate", Turnbull told reporters .
  • Dem senator: If Kelly knew about Porter abuse allegations, he should go

    Dem senator: If Kelly knew about Porter abuse allegations, he should go

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    Cummings has repeatedly pressed Gowdy to subpoena the White House - and asked the White House directly - for information regarding the security clearances Lt. She also filed for an emergency protective order against Porter, stemming from a June 2010 incident in which, according to a criminal complaint reviewed by ABC News, she alleges that Porter refused to leave her apartment - where she was living during their separation.
  • Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

    Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

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    The report urged Russian Federation, which it identified as the only real mediator between Iran and Israel, to play a more active role in averting a potential escalation. "The Syrian government renews its call to dissolve this illegitimate coalition", it said. Violence and suffering has shown no sign of relenting in Syria.
  • Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

    Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

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    The OCHA said education activities in Idlib witnessed repeated interruptions due to the ongoing hostilities in the past two months. United Nations war crimes experts are conducting investigations into multiple reports of suspected chemical attacks.
  • Congressional committee to investigate MSU, USOC and more regarding Nassar case

    Congressional committee to investigate MSU, USOC and more regarding Nassar case

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    In a new interview with Jake Tapper on CNN , the 23-year-old Olympian says team coach John Geddert was in the auto back in 2011 when one teammate was detailing being molested by the disgraced doctor. On that vehicle ride, one team member described her experience with Nassar the previous day. "And John Geddert was in the auto with us and he just didn't say anything", she said of the ex-Olympics top coach.
  • Trump blames stock market fall on 'good news'

    Trump blames stock market fall on 'good news'

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    Last month, the Trump administration seemed to fully embrace, if not invite, a weaker dollar. "That is great news for Americans' 401k, retirement, pension, and college savings accounts". He added that if Hillary Clinton had won the 2016 election, "the market would have gone down 50% from where it was". "But what's serious is that the Democrats seem to consistently put their personal hatred for this president over their desire to see America succeed".
  • Swiss Re Shares Soar On SoftBank Stake Talks

    Swiss Re Shares Soar On SoftBank Stake Talks

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    All included, this brings the number of companies in the Vision Fund's portfolio to 26, says Masayoshi. SoftBank also owns stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and the silicon specialist Arm , and the IPO will be important in raising cash for more investments, including into companies like Wag, which matches dog owners with dog walkers in what Son called the "dog version of Uber".
  • King Abdullah II meets President Mamnoon, agree to strengthen Pak-Jordan ties

    King Abdullah II meets President Mamnoon, agree to strengthen Pak-Jordan ties

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    Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday afternoon on an official two-day visit. The king was also given a guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of the Pakistani armed forces. They agreed to bring a greater focus on enhancing bilateral trade and investment relations to make the bilateral trade, now at United States dollars 75 million, commensurate with the political ties existing between Pakistan and Jordan.
  • Bill to end USA government shutdown clears key hurdle in Senate

    Bill to end USA government shutdown clears key hurdle in Senate

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    Missing the midnight deadline technically triggered a shutdown, but it could be brief. The delay gave Paul a chance to speak his peace, but it was not expected to block the bill in the Senate. The deal also includes a bunch of other goodies, particularly for federal health care programs and the states and territories ravaged by hurricanes a year ago.
  • United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

    United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

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    Oh no, this has everything to do with one of the most tyrannical regimes on the planet and its clever ploy to hijack and exploit the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , for its own sinister scheme. At the welcome ceremony Thursday, band members dressed in white suits and red coats played traditional music, and North Koreans, wearing red, white and blue uniforms, waved at the crowd.
  • Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

    Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

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    Kim Yo Jong will be the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the 1950-53 Korean War. The father of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months, will attend the Olympic ceremonies in Pyeongchang as a special guest of Vice President Mike Pence , administration officials confirmed.
  • What Are Analysts Report About Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

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    The institutional investor held 165,532 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.52M, up from 124,209 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Coca (NYSE:KO) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 69 investors sold LUV shares while 249 reduced holdings.