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"LOVE", the famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture, is parked in front of John F. Kennedy Plaza before reinstallation, Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 in Philadelphia. The sculpture was removed for repairs a year ago while its home, the downtown park, was going through a renovation. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
February 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — "LOVE" returned to Philadelphia on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine's Day. The famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture was brought back to its namesake downtown park on a flatbed truck after making a number of stops at parks and statues along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before...
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February 12, 2018 - 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has declared the U.S. is open for talks without preconditions with nuclear North Korea. His comments to The Washington Post subtly shift White House policy after Olympics-inspired gestures of respect between the rival Koreas. That provides a little more...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:42 am
CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says "it's too early to tell" if recent signs of overture between North and South Korea at the Olympics mean that a genuine political process is beginning. Speaking Monday in Cairo during a weeklong visit to the Middle East, he said it's clear that...
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In this Feb. 10, 2018 photo, competitors play “Street Fighter” during the esports event at Makuhari Messe hall in Chiba near Tokyo. Although Japan is the home of game giants like Nintendo, Sony and Bandai Namco, massive game fans as well as individual star game players, it’s surprisingly behind the rest of the world in esports. But with talk that elite computer gaming may become an official Olympic sport, Japan wants to catch up. This weekend, a major esports event is taking place in a Tokyo suburb after Japan Esports Union was set up this month to promote esports, issue licenses to players and standardize rules. (Kyodo News via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 8:49 pm
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — A crowd cheers, banging on balloons, in front of glitzy stages, each with a giant screen. The rising stars at the sprawling Makuhari Messe hall are the quietly seated men in hoodies and T-shirts, with names like Noppi and Refresh, jiggling on buttons and grimacing at screens...
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United States' Vice President Mike Pence and South Korean President Moon Jae-in laugh during the ladies' 500 meters short-track speedskating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 10, 2018 - 7:21 pm
ABOARD AIR FORCE TWO (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved short-lived, drowned out by images of the two Koreas marching and competing as one. And as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2016, file photo, protesters try to stick photos of missing booksellers, one of which shows Gui Minhai at left, during a protest outside the Liaison of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong. Gui Minhai, a Hong Kong-based publisher who sold books of gossip about Chinese leaders, told several outlets including the South China Morning Post that he never wanted to leave China and that Stockholm was using his case to “create trouble.” (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
February 10, 2018 - 12:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of an escalating row between Western governments and Beijing has accused Sweden of using him as a "chess piece" in a media appearance arranged by Chinese police. Gui Minhai, a Hong Kong-based publisher who sold books of salacious gossip...
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Kim Yo Jong, top right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, sits alongside Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament, and behind U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as she watches the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
February 09, 2018 - 5:13 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For all of Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics, the images of the two Koreas marching together — and their officials shaking hands — at a time of heightened tensions on the peninsula proved impossible...
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February 09, 2018 - 10:26 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say two remote-controlled explosions went off during local cricket matches in two different districts of eastern Nangarhar province, killing three players and wounding another six people, including spectators. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial...
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February 09, 2018 - 12:02 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The plane carrying a high-level North Korean government delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived in South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Kim Yo Jong will be the first member of North Korea's ruling family to set...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, North Korea's Mangyongbong-92, right, carrying North Korea's members of art troupe is escorted as it approaches to Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea. From smartphones to boat fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans to the country for the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 07, 2018 - 11:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From smartphones to ship fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans for the Winter Games. Spearheaded by the U.S., the international community has...
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