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Kalla wins, Bjoergen makes history at Winter Olympics

Kalla wins, Bjoergen makes history at Winter Olympics

"We tried to sneak into the media section so we could wave to the athletes", Howard said on Saturday.

-South Korean war games that North Korea claims are preparation for invasion. "It was done in hockey, so why not with us?" he said.

The North Korean delegation arrived in the South on Kim's private plane on Friday via Incheon worldwide airport to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyongchang Winter Olympics where Seoul and Pyongyang are represented by joint teams.

South Korea's top diplomat promised to pull through new diplomatic challenges actively and creatively Monday after North Korea invited the South's president to an inter-Korean summit. Some have speculated that it could contain a message from the North Korean dictator.

But Schoff said that by pouring cold water on hopes for better inter-Korean relations, Pence's stance could be viewed as critical of Moon's outreach to North Korea.

Any summit between the two still-officially warring Koreas would be a coup for Moon, who has been pushing for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.

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.

On Saturday, she sat down for almost three hours of meetings and lunch at the Blue House, South Korea's presidential complex.

Even Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has shared the American skepticism of warming inter-Korean relations and pressed Moon against falling for the North's "smile diplomacy", greeted Kim Yong Nam.

Larry Fitzgerald first black amateur to win Pebble Beach Pro
After kicking off in 67-72-66, the ASU product began in solo 8th, four shy of co-leaders Potter, Jr., and Dustin Johnson. Despite his stellar play in his last two tournaments, Day won't travel for this week's Genesis Open.

Earlier, US Vice-President Mike Pence briefly encountered Kim Yong-nam at the Games but the two tried to avoid directly facing each other, Yonhap news agency reports.

The two teams marched together at an Olympics opening ceremony for the first time since 2006.

The spokesman said Mr Moon also called for a quick resumption of dialogue between the United States and North Korea.

North Korea is number one on the 2018 Open Doors World Watch List, which ranks 50 countries where it's the most hard to live as a Christian.

OLYMPIC officials today said a cyberattack was responsible for an internet and Wi-Fi shutdown during the Pyeongchang Winter Games opening ceremony, but refused to say who was behind it.

In its efforts to bring North Korea to the Pyeongchang Games, South Korea paused joint military exercises with the USA and relaxed a series of sanctions, including on individuals like Ms. Kim.

An inter-Korean summit would be the third of its kind, after Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il met the South's Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007 respectively, both of them in Pyongyang.

Kim Yo-jong arrived in South Korea on Friday with Kim Yong-nam, the North's nominal head of state, for the Games opening ceremony in Pyeongchang. Cyber security researchers said in January they had found early indications that Russia-based hackers may be planning attacks against anti-doping and Olympic organisations in retaliation for Russia's exclusion from the Pyeongchang Games.


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