Slovakianskier Henrieta Farkasova won the first gold medal of the PyeongchangParalympics Saturday and the United States of America clinched a hat-trick of victories as sporting action got under away at Games marked by a rapid inter-Korean thaw.
In the stands of the Alpensia Biathlon Centre, spectators watching the North's first Winter Paralympians welcomed their presence as a sign of improving ties, and said they hoped the rapprochement would last.
The Paralympic cauldron was lit by Seo Soonseok, the captain of South Korea's men's wheelchair curling team.
North Korea was in focus as the country's first two athletes to ever compete at a Winter Paralympics paraded into the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium under their own country's flag. The games get concluded on March 18.
It proved to be the trigger for a series of conciliatory steps between the two Koreas, who remain technically at war, culminating in Thursday's announcement at the White House.
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Among them are 30 neutral competitors from Russian Federation, which remains suspended by the IPC over a mass doping scandal.
Global economic growth accelerated past year as higher investment and falling unemployment drove pickups in most major economies. The Paris-based organisation said the world economy was on course to expand at an annual pace of 3.9% over the next two years.
MPs were evacuated from the Norman Shaw North building inside parliament on Monday after a "suspicious substance" was found. They said they immediately alerted authorities and followed procedure, which led to the area being cordoned off.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho defended Jurgen Klopp after the Liverpool manager fumed at defender Dejan Lovren . But the Portuguese disputes the idea that Rashford is being held back under his charge.
Crosstown rival USC did not receive an at-large bid, despite its second-place showing at the Pac-12 Tournament . Bonaventure is driven by the guard play of seniors Jaylen Adams (19.8 points per game) and Matt Mobley (18.5).
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However, after levelling up at 2-2, Federer hurried to a one-set lead in the next four games, winning three of them to love. Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, has already won the Australian Open and Rotterdam Open this year.
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Some experts are concerned that North Korea could be seeking to delay global action while strengthening its nuclear program. Recounting his visit to Pyongyang , Chung said Kim Jong-un seemed genuine and honest .
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A few sprinkles will be possible in Eastern Kentucky for Wednesday and Thursday , with a wintry mix possible for Friday . Under clear skies and with winds going calm Wednesday morning lows will once again drop into the upper 30s to lower 40s.
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