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North Korea said it plans to send a high-level delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games on Sunday, according to the South's Unification Ministry. The eight-member delegation, led by hardline military general and Party Central Committee Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol, is expected to arrive by land on the Gyeongui Line at the Korean Demilitarized Zone, the South's Unification Ministry said. "We expect the high-level delegation’s participation in the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to help advance the process of settling peace on the Korean Peninsula including the improvement of inter-Korean relations and denuclearization," South Korea's Unification Ministry said.
Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea’s supreme leader, is pregnant with a second child, according to South Korean media reports. During her visit to South Korea as part of a high-level delegation at the beginning of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Kim told the South’s officials about her pregnancy, South Korean local press Chosun Ilbo reported Wednesday. Meanwhile, South Korean government is saving breath on this hearsay.
In her last race in Pyeongchang, Mikaela Shiffrin rallied from sixth place after the downhill in the women’s combined to take the silver medal after a strong slalom run. Meanwhile, Lindsey Vonn, who led after the downhill, missed a gate just seconds in -- ending her chance for a final medal in what is most likely her last Olympic Games. The combined event is a favorite race of Shiffrin's. She knew what she had to do standing at the top of the slalom course.
David Wise waited until his last chance, but the American pulled out a gold medal repeat in the men’s ski halfpipe event at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Thursday morning. "I just woke up feeling good today," Ferreira said.
Comedians on the late-night TV circuit got serious on Wednesday as they slammed Donald Trump Jr. The saga started after the president’s eldest son “liked” two Twitter posts that defamed David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a former student allegedly shot and killed 17 students and teachers last week. TONIGHT: With Parkland students looking on, the Florida legislature opted to skip debate on assault weapons and instead tackle a far greater menace.
The U.S. women's hockey team has made no secret of their goal in Pyeongchang. “Good Morning America” anchor Amy Robach sat down with team members -- and sisters -- Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux before their highly anticipated women’s hockey game overnight Thursday. Monique Lamoureux told Robach the USA is ready for redemption after losing in the final game four years ago.
Vicky Cornell told ABC News' Robin Roberts that she believes her husband's battle with addiction may have led to his death.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students met with legislators in Tallahassee, while others gathered at a rally.
There was a "small explosion" near the U.S. embassy compound in Podgorica, the capital of the Balkan nation of Montenegro, at approximately midnight local time Thursday, the State Department has confirmed to ABC News. "At 00:30, in front of the @USEmbassyMNE building in #Podgorica, #Montenegro an unknown person committed suicide with an explosive device," the government of Montenegro tweeted. A subsequent tweet read, "Most probably, the device was a hand grenade.
Parents and students — including those impacted by the deadly mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school — offered emotional stories of their experiences during a “listening session” with President Donald Trump Wednesday. There was the story of Samuel Zeif, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor, who, through tears, told of frantically texting his loved ones and then realizing his brother was in a classroom on the floor above him, where the shooting was happening. Zeif sat next to Nicole Hockley, the mother of Dylan, a six-year-old killed during a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012 and near Darrell Scott, whose daughter, Rachel, was killed in yet another mass shooting years earlier in 1999 at Columbine High School in Colorado.
A firm run by Keith Schiller, the loyal bodyguard who followed Donald Trump from the boardroom to the Oval Office and then abruptly departed in September, has been added to the payroll of the Republican National Committee, federal campaign filings show. Schiller’s firm, KS Global Group LLC, has received several payments totaling $75,000 for “security services “ beginning in October, just weeks after Schiller left his White House post as director of Oval Office operations. KS Global Group is a company bearing Schiller's initials and was incorporated in Florida under his name in October 2017.
An explosion on a ferry in Mexico has left a number of people injured, according to local officials in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. There were 25 people injured in the explosion, the director of Civil Protection for Playa del Carmen told ABC News. The explosion took place when passengers were disembarking from the ferry, according to the municipality of Solidaridad, which includes Playa del Carmen.
On Thursday, SpaceX will launch a pair of prototype satellites intended to form the basis for Starlink, a constellation of about 11,000 satellites that would beam broadband internet down to Earth. Thursday's launch - originally slated for Wednesday but put on hold because of "high altitude wind shear" - marks the first big step in Musk's plan for "rebuilding the internet in space," as he put it in 2015. Critics - including broadband competitor OneWeb, which has already received FCC approval for its own constellation of low-Earth-orbit satellites - worry that all those SpaceX satellites whirring around would pose "danger from orbital debris," and risk collisions with other satellites already in orbit.
The Rev. Billy Graham, one of the world's most famous Christian evangelists, has died, a family spokesman said Wednesday. Graham died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning, spokesman Mark DeMoss said. At a press briefing Wednesday night, DeMoss said Graham -- whose body he said is currently at Morris Funeral Home in Asheville, North Carolina -- was not in the company of any family members when he died.
A man was arrested in Kenya's capital city carrying about $1 million worth of gold as he tried to board a plane to Dubai, according to Kenyan authorities. The 46-year-old Tanzanian man was found with more than 32 kilograms of gold bars, without permits, when he was stopped by customs officers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Friday, the Kenya Revenue Authority said in a statement today. The man had arrived in Nairobi Friday afternoon on board a Precision Air flight from Mwanza via Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Wendy Williams began her show Wednesday morning like she always does -- by dishing on "hot topics" -- but this time, she was the subject: The talk show host announced she has Graves’ disease. According to Williams, her doctor told her she would need to take the next three weeks off, following her Wednesday show. Wendy has been openly dealing with her Graves' disease for many years in addition to hyperthyroidism," a show rep for "The Wendy Williams Show" told ABC News.
As "Black Panther" continues to smash records and "Get Out" is lauded with awards and Oscar nominations, some wonder if we are entering a new era in black cinema. "Black cinema is really coming of age. The difference, Due said, comes from more black people working within the entertainment system, including having "a brother in the room at Marvel" and a black woman at the helm of the ABC Entertainment Group, Channing Dungey.
Is your name Jessica or Michael?If so, there's a very good chance you're a millennial, according to the name experts at Nameberry.Nameberry co-founder Pamela Redmond Satran shared with "Good Morning America" Nameberry's tabulation of the names of all babies born from 1982 until 2004, widely agreed as the boundaries for millennials. Nameberry found that Jessica and Michael were at the head of the list for all names given for babies born during the millennial generation."No one before has quantitatively analyzed the names that define this much-discussed generation," Satran told "GMA. ...
Cruise Critic has announced the winners of its 8th annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards – naming the most popular cruise ships of the year, based on consumer reviews shared on Cruise Critic over the past 12 months. The site boasts the largest online cruise community in the world with more than 350,000 cruise reviews, covering approximately 500 of the most popular cruise ships.“What’s fun to see in this year’s list of winners is the wide range of ships awarded as the best of the best,” said Colleen McDaniel, senior executive editor of Cruise Critic. ...
Americans Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall, the only mom athlete on Team USA, made history today by winning gold in the women’s team sprint cross-country event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Diggins, 26, had an incredibly strong push in the last lap and came from behind to win.