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February 10, 2018 - 11:16 am
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Thousands of drones were used to put on a pre-recorded light show during the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday morning for the first time, according to Intel, which is overseeing the event. A total of 1,218 drones...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:54 pm
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Athletes from North Korea waved and marched in the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, offering the world a brief glimpse into the hermetic nation. Twenty-two North Korean athletes were sent to the Games to compete. North Korea has...
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February 09, 2018 - 5:25 pm
(LONDON) -- Javier Bardem was watching a group of penguins on an icy slope meters away from the freezing waters of the Antarctic Sea when he looked to the camera and said: “There is a God, and he is watching us right now.” He wasn't recording a film, rather he was documenting his experience on a...
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February 09, 2018 - 5:12 pm
(CHAVORNAY, Switzerland) -- Millions of dollars in cash were stolen during a van heist along the French-Swiss border on Thursday night, according to reports. The armored vehicle transporting the cash was driving on a highway toward Lausanne, Switzerland, around 7:45 a.m. Thursday when it was robbed...
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February 09, 2018 - 1:57 pm
(LONDON) -- When art specialist Giles Peppiatt was asked to appraise a painting at the home of a family in London late last year, he didn't expect to find something so extraordinary. Hanging on the wall of the family's sitting room was "Tutu," an iconic Nigerian masterpiece whose whereabouts have...
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February 09, 2018 - 1:26 pm
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- There’s nothing quite like seeing $100 million worth of gold with your own eyes -- heaven may be the closest thing. That’s the blunt concession of an Atlanta businessman who fell for one of the most sophisticated -- and most convincing -- scams U.S. law enforcement has ever...
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February 09, 2018 - 12:02 pm
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- A rugged, mountainous area of South Korea is the world stage for the 23rd Olympic Winter Games. Pyeongchang is a county in Gangwon province, nestled in the Taebaek Mountains. It's located some 80 miles east of the nation's capital, Seoul, and about 60 miles south of...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:51 am
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Thousands of drones were used to put on a light show during the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday morning for the first time, according to Intel, which is overseeing the event. A total of 1,218 drones outfitted with LED...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:33 am
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- North Korea’s government delegation of 22 high officials, led by the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, arrived with all the fanfare of a celebrity entourage in South Korea on Friday. The arrival, which was broadcast live on South Korean TV, came ahead of...
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