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Ivanka Trump to push North Korea to halt nuclear program

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Ivanka Trump told South Korea that she will use her Winter Olympics visit to advocate pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program.
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Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

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SEOUL, South Korea - Ivanka Trump told South Korea's president on Friday that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. The daughter of President Donald Trump is leading the U.S. delegation at this weekend's closing ceremony for the Pyeongchang Games.
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North Korean defectors present a different face at Olympics

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Ivanka Trump dined on grilled tofu and bibimbap at dinner with South Korea's president - and the meal had a hidden meaning

Ivanka Trump dined on grilled tofu and bibimbap at dinner with South Korea's president - and the meal had a hidden meaning

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Ivanka Trump dined with South Korea's president on Friday as part of her trip to the country for the Winter Olympics closing ceremonies.
The menu was kosher to accommodate Trump and included bibimbap and other dishes that symbolized "harmony."
The menu was crafted to contain nods to the relationship between South Korea and the US - as well as South Korea's relationship with North Korea.
The menu for Ivanka Trump's dinner with South Korea's president has a hidden meaning.
The first daughter dined with South Korean President Moon Jae In at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday, with...
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North Korea Is Sending Military Hardliner Kim Yong Chol to the Olympic Closing Ceremony. Here's What to Know

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As the Winter Olympics comes to an end in South Korea this weekend, eyes will be trained on a potential encounter between a hardline military general from North Korea, and the daughter of the U.S. President.
Kim Yong Chol is leading North Korea's delegation at the closing ceremony, which is also due to be attended by U.S. presidential adviser Ivanka Trump. The former North Korean intelligence chief's three-day trip to the country is already stirring controversy due to his links to attacks on South Korea.
North Korea's decision to send Kim came hours after the White House announced that it...
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North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual slavery, according to a defector

North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual slavery, according to a defector

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North Korea's cheer squad has captured the imaginations of thousands of spectators at the Winter Olympics.
But a defector from Jim Jong Un's regime said there's a dark side.
The women are made to perform sex work for their political masters, according to Lee So Yeon, a former military musician.
Other accounts have also suggested that the women live in an atmosphere of coercion and control.
Members of North Korea's cheerleading squad are being forced to perform sex work for their political masters as part of their trip to the Winter Olympics, according to a soldier who defected from the...
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