North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

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The North Korean delegation arrived in the South on Kim's private plane on Friday via Incheon worldwide airport to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyongchang Winter Olympics where Seoul and Pyongyang are represented by joint teams.

The two North Koreans are on a landmark visit to the South amid a flurry of abrupt reconciliation steps, and both attended the opening ceremony before having a luncheon with Moon at Moon's presidential palace earlier Saturday.

Moon met Kim Yo-jong and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam for talks and lunch at the Blue House today.

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger, suspicion and bloodshed. The first liberal president in a decade, Moon during his inauguration speech past year that he would be willing to visit Pyongyang and meet with Kim Jong Un if that helps solve the nuclear problem.

Switzerland drew first blood halfway through the first period on a short-handed play and continued to place pucks in the net, their players fist-pumping and cheering as they stretched the goal gap wider and wider.

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"Like that we have come a long way and that we should be proud of ourselves because we have written history".

Critics say it's unclear whether revived dialogue between the Koreas could lead to immediate breakthrough on the nuclear stalemate when it seems unlikely that the North would be willing to give up its nukes under any deal.

North and South Korea speak the same language based on the Hangeul alphabet, but differences have emerged since the 1950-53 conflict which left the two sides at a technical state of war.

Tensions between the two soared a year ago as Pyongyang launched intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland and carried out by far its most powerful nuclear test to date. The media certainly noticed them but it is unclear if Kim Jong-un's sister saw them.

Internet difficulties during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea have prompted officials to investigate the possibility of a cyberattack. She was photographed sitting behind Vice President Mike Pence during the ceremony.

These South Korea Olympic Games bring a whisper of hope
In recent days, analysts have speculated about potential diplomatic breakthroughs with North Korea at the upcoming Olympics. In a rare show of rapprochement, North Korea's delegation was given a festive welcome at the Games on Thursday.

Even Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has shared the American skepticism of warming North-South relations and pressed Moon against falling for the North's "smile diplomacy", greeted Kim Yong Nam.

The team was a political construct and for some South Korean fans, the loss underscored the reasons against joining forces with North Korea.

If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un's younger sister would be favored to win gold.

North Korea has also been blamed for a series of cyber incidents including the WannaCry global ransomware attack, which infected 300 000 computers worldwide last May.

North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam also partook in the historic luncheon with Moon. The U.S will not allow the propaganda charade by the North Korean regime to go unchallenged on the world stage. The march of athletes from the world's many nations saw them girded against a frigid Korean night with temperatures that dipped below freezing and biting winds.

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The North Korean cheerleaders charmed the crowd with nostalgic oldies. The United States has sent across a team of 242 athletes, and this is believed to be the largest American delegation participating in Winter Olympics.

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