All posts tagged "topstories"

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    The Ivanka Trump of North Korea? Oh, Please

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/opinion/ivanka-north-korea-.html Frank Bruni FEB. 13, 2018 Kim Jong-un, center, the leader of North Korea, with the delegation who attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, including his sister, Kim Yo-jong. CreditKcna/European Pressphoto Agency It’s not often that I’m...

    • Posted February 15, 2018
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  • North Korea
    Is North Korea Causing Trouble or Giving Peace a Chance?

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/opinion/olympics-north-korea-sister.html By THE EDITORIAL BOARDFEB. 13, 2018 President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, far left, and Kim Yo-jong of North Korea, far right, watching the two countries’ combined women’s hockey team compete at the Winter Olympics on Saturday. CreditGrigory...

    • Posted February 15, 2018
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  • This image shows U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and the North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo-jong. (Yonhap)
    Pence draws line between talks, negotiations with N. Korea

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday drew the line between talks and negotiations with North Korea, saying President Donald Trump “believes in” the former. In an interview with Axios, Pence said...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Kim Jong-jin, father of U.S. snowboarder Chloe Kim, speaks to reporters at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul, after watching his daughter's performance in the women's halfpipe event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Feb. 12, 2018. (Yonhap)
    Father of top U.S. snowboarder says watching his daughter’s debut was nerve-wracking

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) — Even though his daughter is considered the top freestyle snowboarder in the world, Kim Jong-jin, father of U.S. athlete Chloe Kim, said Monday that watching his daughter’s performance at the...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • This file photo shows South Korean boy group BTS posing for a photo during a showcase for the group's EP album "Love Yourself: Her" in Seoul on Sept. 18, 2017. (Yonhap)
    BTS breaks its own album sales record

    SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) — K-pop boy band BTS broke its own album sales record last month, according to the country’s key music sales tracker Gaon Chart on Monday. The band’s EP “Love Yourself: Her” sold 92,391...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • The file photo shows Kim Gook-jin (L) and Kang Susie. (Yonhap)
    Comedian Kim Gook-jin, singer Kang Susie to get married

    SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) — Comedian Kim Gook-jin and singer Kang Susie will tie the knot in May, the two said Tuesday while appearing on a TV show. On the weekly romance reality show “Flaming Youth” on...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • An athlete takes a photo of the Olympic Rings at Gangneung Olympic Village in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, on Feb. 6, 2018. (Yonhap)
    Wait almost over as PyeongChang set for opening ceremony

    By Yoo Jee-ho PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — The wait is almost over. PyeongChang, once a bucolic alpine resort town on the eastern part of the country, will host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. With...

    • Posted February 8, 2018
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