North Korea, US set for uncomfortable encounter at Olympics

Pic Getty Images won three gold medals at Sochi 2014

Pic Getty Images won three gold medals at Sochi 2014

Combined and live across all United States time zones for the first time, the two outlets scored an 11.1/9 metered market rating, which is a decline of just 6% from the Sochi soft launch. First, Kim is the first member of North Korea's ruling family to enter South Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1953.

The main torch is lit up during the opening ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games held at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2018.

White House officials told Politico that Pence and Moon sat together during the opening ceremony to show the strong alliance between their two countries and the vice president chose not to move after sitting near the North Korea delegation.

Check out the photo below: That's Kim Yo Jong on the far left, and Pence is just one row in front of her and four seats to the right.

At the Olympic reception, the North Korean official was still joined by several other global leaders, including Abe and the president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, and his wife, according to Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.

South Korean hockey player Park Jong-ah and North Korean hockey player Jong Su-hyon basically completed the hardest leg day ever in front of the entire world when they climbed the very big set of stairs up to the torch in ideal unison, and people were seriously impressed.

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The two wannabe leaders posed for pictures together as a symbol of thawing relations between the two nations amid tension over nuclear weapons and North Korea's missile program.

Athletes from 92 countries and territories are taking part in the Olympics.

Pence, who led the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies, was seated between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's 90-year-old nominal head of state, seated a row behind.

Friday brings the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics (it's live at 6 a.m. our time, with the telecast at 8 p.m.).

Police (in green) try to stop demonstrators from burning portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Hamlin then won a coin toss to carry the US flag in the opening ceremony.

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