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S. Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for Olympics

S. Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for OlympicsSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From smartphones to ship fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans for the Winter Games.



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North Korea Holds Massive Military Parade Ahead Of 2018 Winter Olympics

North Korea Holds Massive Military Parade Ahead Of 2018 Winter OlympicsNorth Korea staged a large military parade on Thursday, just one day before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.



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North Korea To Send Top Official To South Korea For Olympics

North Korea To Send Top Official To South Korea For OlympicsNorth Korea’s ceremonial leader reportedly will attend the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday — an appearance that’s been described as “unprecedented” and suggestive of possible high-level talks between the neighboring nations.



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Otto Warmbier's dad will attend Olympics as Pence's guest

Otto Warmbier's dad will attend Olympics as Pence's guestFred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier — the college student who died shortly after North Korea released him from prison — will join Vice President Mike Pence at the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.



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North and South Korea Made Peace for the Olympics. But It Won't Last

North and South Korea Made Peace for the Olympics. But It Won't LastThe nations will march under a united flag despite officially remaining at war



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Outside Law Firm To Probe U.S. Olympics And Gymnastics Officials Over Larry Nassar Scandal

Outside Law Firm To Probe U.S. Olympics And Gymnastics Officials Over Larry Nassar ScandalAn independent investigation will look into former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s serial sexual abuse, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced on Friday, after widespread calls from athletes and public officials for greater scrutiny of the institutions that many say enabled his years of assaulting young women.



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North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for Olympics

North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for OlympicsGANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program.



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North Korea Pulls Out of a Cultural Event With South Korea Ahead of the Winter Olympics

North Korea Pulls Out of a Cultural Event With South Korea Ahead of the Winter OlympicsNorth Korea pulled out of a joint cultural event with South Korea planned for at the North's Diamond Mountain on Feb. 4



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North Korea to go to South Korea's Olympics after talks

North Korea to go to South Korea's Olympics after talksSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas moved toward easing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The countries also agreed to hold more discussions on reducing tension along their border and to reopen a military hotline.



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Adam Rippon Will Be First Openly Gay U.S. Man To Compete In The Winter Olympics

Adam Rippon Will Be First Openly Gay U.S. Man To Compete In The Winter OlympicsFigure skater Adam Rippon made history Sunday as the first openly gay U.S. man to qualify for the Winter Olympics.



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