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Vice President Pence and second lady Karen Pence sat in South Korean President Moon Jae-in's box for the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games . The North sent the delegation to attend the opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday, during which the two nations' athletes marched under a unified flag.
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    Trump said he was sad to learn of the allegations, but added: "As you probably know, he says he's innocent". "It's fair to say we all could have done better over the last few hours or last few days in dealing with this situation", said White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah on Thursday.
  • Olympics: Japan team captain Kodaira to skip opening ceremony

    Olympics: Japan team captain Kodaira to skip opening ceremony

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    Their athletes entered under the same flag during the parade, after months of tension in the Korean peninsula . The highly politicized Pyeongchang Olympics are officially opening, but not without some last-minute drama as the Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to announce whether 45 excluded Russian athletes can compete.
  • U.S. vice president skips Olympics dinner with North Korean delegation

    U.S. vice president skips Olympics dinner with North Korean delegation

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    Some Canadian athletes have already begun to compete for gold in South Korea , but for many fans around the world, Friday's opening ceremony was the official introduction for the next 21 days of Olympic Winter Games . The Games are taking place amid tension over North Korea's nuclear programme. During the event, North and South Korean athletes entered the Olympic Stadium together waving flags of unity in their first joint Olympic march since 2007.
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    Significant change to Thursday night and Friday snow forecast

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    More than half of the cancelations were at O'Hare, where seven inches (18 cm) of snow had accumulated by noon. Steady, moderate to heavy snow is likely across the entire area during this time frame. City officials announced school closures in Chicago, Detroit and Milwaukee because of the weather . In addition, more than a thousand flights were canceled at the city's airports, and transportation agencies were warning commuters of the storm's impact.
  • Venture capitalist Murthy gets bail in sexual harrasment case

    Venture capitalist Murthy gets bail in sexual harrasment case

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    Murthy, a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor, was arrested in arrested in Khar, Mumbai , after a Delhi-based women complained to the NCW against the investor for sexually harassing and stalking her on social media past year. This is an attempt to counter-sue. In her post , she said, "I wished Mahesh Murthy Merry Christmas n a new year I got a response something like that.
  • Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

    Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

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    A North-South Olympics detente has raised concerns in Washington and Tokyo that Seoul may ease up on the "maximum pressure" campaign by the United States and its allies to rein in North Korea . Saturday's meeting between the two neighbours - technically still at war - is the first since 2007 when North Korea's premier visited the presidential palace.
  • Pakistan seeks U.S. funds for fence on Afghan border

    Pakistan seeks U.S. funds for fence on Afghan border

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    The U.S. has spent about $877 billion since the war started. Mandelker added that they were targeting operatives providing logistical support, improvised explosive devises and other technological assistance to Al-Qaeda, LeT, the Taliban and other militant groups.
  • At Olympics, Pence keeping heat on North Korea

    At Olympics, Pence keeping heat on North Korea

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dispatched a delegation of more that 500, including his increasingly influential sister Kim Yo Jong . Pence avoided public criticism of Moon, congratulating South Korea on hosting the Olympics and pledging continued support in addressing the North's nuclear threat.
  • Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

    Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

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    The 21-year-old Simmons has starred in his rookie National Basketball Association season for the Philadelphia 76ers , sparking comparisons between the Melbourne-born player and legend LeBron James. In addition to Walker's selection, Dragic was chosen as an All-Star replacement over Simmons as well when Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love went down with an injury.