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Kim Yo Jong , who is believed to be about 30, has been rapidly rising within the North's power structure and is believed to be in charge of shaping her brother's public persona. "An early resumption of dialogue between the U.S. and the North is needed also for the development of the South-North Korean relationship", he said, according to his spokesman.
  • Valverde: Barcelona deserved to reach Copa del Rey final

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    Debutante Philippe Coutinho fires first goal for Catalans. "For me it is my first final, so it is a very special moment", Coutinho told Spanish TV station Gol ."I am very happy". "They have made me very welcome from the start. We need to work harder to try to turn things around". "We're waiting to see if he can play or not", said Valverde.
  • Juve tops Fiorentina 2-0, moves atop Italian football league

    Juve tops Fiorentina 2-0, moves atop Italian football league

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    Jordan Veretout stood over the penalty for a full three minutes , but he never got the chance to take it after the referee signalled an intervention from the video assistant referee, and awarded a free kick to the visiting team for an offside infringement.
  • Thousands of Intel drones used for light show during Olympics ceremony

    Thousands of Intel drones used for light show during Olympics ceremony

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    The Olympics opening ceremony is always a big show, and this year was no exception, with Intel joining in on the fun with a record-setting performance of 1,218 Shooting Star drones flying in sync to create huge light-up images of Olympic sports and the iconic Olympic rings in the skies over Pyeongchang.
  • Davis loses coin toss to carry USA flag, skips ceremony

    Davis loses coin toss to carry USA flag, skips ceremony

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    The tweet drew a firestorm of reaction on social media, with Davis alternately criticized by some and supported by others. Are you excited to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony? "Now being voted flag bearer is a whole new level", Hamlin said in the statement.
  • 'Special moment' as Coutinho opens Barcelona account in King's Cup win

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    Barcelona's newcomer Philippe Coutinho shared his impressions after his first goal against Valencia in the return semi-final. Philippe Coutinho scored his first goal for the club since arriving from Liverpool in January to open the scoring for his side, the lead was then doubled by Ivan Rakitic which earned Barcelona a comfortable entry into the finals of the competition.
  • Arsenal sweating on Cech involvement in north London derby

    Arsenal sweating on Cech involvement in north London derby

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    The pair were outstanding for victory over Everton last week. Mauricio Pochettino has said Wembley finally feels like "home" for Tottenham Hotspur as his side prepares to challenge an Arsenal side that has won nine consecutive games at the national stadium .
  • Leicester City's Claude Puel praises Diabate, Iheanacho

    Leicester City's Claude Puel praises Diabate, Iheanacho

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    In response, Mahrez is said to have lost his cool with the club and missed several training sessions with the first team, although it is believed he will be back in training on Friday. Our classic encounter takes a look at the opposite end of the spectrum, on a day that many Leicester fans will remember for many years to come.
  • Yoel Romero not eligible for interim UFC title after missing weight

    Yoel Romero not eligible for interim UFC title after missing weight

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    Unfortunately, this reign was short-lived. "He's not coming back, so I'll be up there soon", Rockhold stated. "If wins, he doesn't get the belt, if Rockhold wins, he's the interim champ". Luke Rockhold is not in for an easy night on February 10. With Rockhold being the slightly more favorable striker in the bout, this shouldn't be too hard for the former champ, especially given the fact that he holds a four-inch reach advantage over the "Soldier of God".
  • India thrash South Africa, takes 3-0 ODI series lead

    India thrash South Africa, takes 3-0 ODI series lead

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    But Kaur (55) kept her cool as did Veda Krishnamurthy (51) and each of them scored terrific half-centuries to take India's total to 302 runs in 50 overs. Kohli & Co. have performed in all departments and is hence unlikely to tweak the winning combination. The visitors dismantled the Proteas in the first two matches played in Durban and Centurion and would look to continue their form in the third ODI.