Pyeongchang Olympic organisers looking into 'possible attack' on Internet, Wi-Fi

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He said Moon also called for the USA and North Korea to renew communications. "The world cannot turn a blind eye to the oppression & threats of the Kim regime".

Pence and the North Koreans have been an awkward presence at the Games to say the least. About 110,000 condoms - a Winter Olympic record - are being distributed to athletes in Pyeongchang.

"I have been very good for many years, but I'm also getting older and the younger girls are getting better".

The tiger was transformed into the Baekdu mountain range, which runs from Mount Baekdu in the north of North Korea to Mount Jiri in the south of South Korea. North Korean state media said Thursday there was no intention on the North Korean side for such talks to take place.

The growing number of apparently unintentional references to Pyongyang irked at least one Twitter user in Washington, DC, who tweeted: "The number of people mistakenly using #Pyongyang2018 to tweet about #PyeongChang2018 is not that surprising but nevertheless upsetting". In January 1968, Kim Yo Jong's grandfather, founding North Korean president Kim Il Sung, sent a squad of North Korean commandos to Seoul who tried unsuccessfully to kill then-president Park Chung-hee.

The most recent delegation was led by Kim Yong-nam, the president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, which makes him the technical head of state. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned Mr. Moon not to be taken in by North Korea's "smile diplomacy" during the Olympics, while U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has sought to keep a spotlight on North Korea's worst attributes, vowing to impose the "toughest and most aggressive" sanctions until the country "abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs once and for all".

The hockey squad had a rough start: The combined team was formed less than a month before the Olympics and lost 3-1 during a friendly match against Sweden in their only practice game on February 4. Warming ties between the Koreas could complicate Seoul's ties with Washington, which wants to maximize its pressures on Pyongyang.

Most of the members of the South Korean team, ranked 22nd in the world before the Olympics, have played together since 2013.

Team Switzerland and Team Korea after their Women's Ice Hockey preliminary round - game at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Kwandong Hockey Centre on Saturday. Switzerland defeated Korea 8-0.

Pence told North Korean officials he would skip a dinner at the reception so he could meet with US athletes.

Cho's mother was captured by North Korean troops during Korean War.

After all the politics, Pyeongchang may soon be able to return its focus to - what is everyone here for again? - the sports.

Pence left for the United States on Saturday night.

An earlier version of this article misspelled the name of a university in Seoul, South Korea.

Moon recalled his past visit to the North's Diamond Mountain resort, where he and his mother met his North Korean aunt during a temporary reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have risen sharply over the previous year, as Kim Jong Un has made rapid progress in his nuclear weapons program and has made clear the program is being developed with the American threat in mind.

Talmadge is the AP's Pyongyang bureau chief, on assignment at the Olympics.

Kim Yo Jong, 30, is visiting South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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