Pyeongchang Olympics organizers confirm cyberattack during opening ceremony

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For the moment Washington was relieved, because Moon handled the invitation deftly, saying he'd be happy to go when the "conditions are right". "I know they're going to put on a great show". There is no tourist industry to speak of.

There will be a bit of a rivalry between Team USA and Canada in figure skating as siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani will compete in the ice dance and Bradie Tennell will represent the the women's short program.

The Winter Games, staged only 80km (50 miles) from the North Korean border, saw the two Koreas, who are technically still at war since a 1953 armistice, march together at the opening ceremony for the first time since 2006. "Miles, he got what he deserved". The country holds elections every few years, but approval of the regime is basically unanimous.

"At least we've given ourselves a chance", Izzo said.

Chris Mazdzer holds the American flag after winning silver in luge singles. "It's awesome", Mullins said. And Bach lauded the joint march of the two Koreas as a "powerful message".

Sung said organizers sold 99 percent of 35,000 tickets to the opening ceremony, though viewers noticed many empty seats.

"The last shot he missed, (Schilling) had him out a couple feet extra", Purdue coach Matt Painter said. Their tone flies in the face of the United States' posture towards the regime, and that of all humanitarian-minded people.

North Korea, by contrast, recorded a GDP per capita of just US$1,342 (NZD $1,850) in 2016 - less than five per cent of South Korea's. At the time, the attackers' end goal remained unclear, but security experts across the industry said they have been bracing for what they now describe as an inevitable attack. "I heard some moans, but we just stuck with it".

For several months starting in late 2016, millions of South Koreans demonstrated on the streets of Seoul, calling for the resignation of then-President Park Geun-hye. "These have not disrupted any events". Other than Haas and Carsen Edwards, no one on the team scored more than eight points.

"Of course, no evidence will be presented to the world". "It's something I have no influence on". "Sometimes we have front winds, sometimes we have tailwinds". All the great and messy things about being human.

On his flight to Alaska on Saturday, the vice president said he left Asia "encouraged that we will continue to work very closely to continue and intensify the maximum pressure campaign" against North Korea. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward from Florida is the son of Vernon Carey, who started 107 NFL games on the offensive line for the Miami Dolphins.

Purdue: Plays at Wisconsin on Thursday.