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Spy? Sneaky North Korea runaway ARRESTED in Seoul preparing to DEFECT back to Kim Jong-un

The 49-year-old woman is accused of sending 130 tons of rice worth about 105 million won (£69,147) to North Korea’s State Security Ministry. Prosecutors claim the rice was sent via a broker in China on two occasions last year. The former secretive state citizen is believed to have been planning an audacious return to North Korea after selling her house and possessions. It follows threats by North Korea that the US and Donald Trump will be destroyed by a “nuclear holocaust” after the US President made an “open declaration of…

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Science 

Suspected Florida Shooter Was Investigated After Cutting His Arms in Snapchat Video, Records Show

Suspected Florida Shooter Was Investigated After Cutting His Arms in Snapchat Video, Records Show More (PARKLAND, Fla.) — Florida’s child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video but found him stable, according to state records. The Miami Herald obtained records from Florida’s Department of Children and Families and reported Saturday that Nikolas Cruz posted a video on the social media network Snapchat showing him cutting his arms in 2016. The agency was called to investigate. Cruz, then…

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Yellowstone earthquake: Fears for deadly SUPERVOLCANO ERUPTION after quake

Yellowstone has been hit by a 2.6 magnitude earthquake this evening, setting alarm bells ringing with the park’s fearsome supervolcano already “under strain” according to one expert.  Below the surface of the park lies the fearsome Yellowstone Caldera, a supervolcano which last erupted approximately 630,000 years ago.  Experts warn it erupts roughly every million years, with some geologists claiming it is already showing signs it could be ready to blow once again.  Today’s earthquake roughly 20 miles from the supervolcano will add to concerns of an imminent – and devastating…

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Technology 

Google Auto Trends report says we’re all dog-obsessed dashcam buyers – Roadshow

Cars are changing fast, as is the way that culture sees and uses them. Google wanted to better understand this, so it compiled search data from the US, Germany and Japan to see what was trending in the wheeled world. The results are a little surprising. First of all, we should cover how Google went about compiling this data since the idea of my automotive search history being reviewed by anyone or anything is mortifying. Nobody should know the kind of deep, dark masochistic fantasies that I harbor for owning…

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Sport 

Lizzy Yarnold video: Watch Team GB star make Winter Olympic history with STUNNING gold run

Yarnold overcame dizzy spells to win a second successive women’s skeleton gold medal and become the first Briton to defend a Winter Olympics title. The 29-year-old Sochi 2014 champion trailed leader Janine Flock of Austria entering the fourth and final run, where she overhauled the deficit to win by 0.45 seconds. British team-mate Laura Deas claimed bronze by 0.02secs as Britain won two medals in the same event for the first time in Winter Olympics history. Yarnold trailed by 0.10 overnight after complaining of being dizzy, but cut the deficit…

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Entertainment 

Winds of Winter FINISHED? Why George RR Martin may WAIT to release Game of Thrones book 6

The book, the latest in the A Song Of Ice And Fire series, has been in the pipeline for a very long time – and the TV series inspired by its universe, Game of Thrones, has long overtaken it in narrative terms. And with the show coming to an end in 2019, could there be a good case to be made for Martin delaying the release of TWOW until after that? That’s certainly what Reddit user cianb12 argues in a new theory. “I seen [sic] in a Reddit post this…

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How U.S.-born ice dancers ended up competing for South Korea

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — American-born ice dancers Alex Gamelin and Yura Min grabbed headlines in their Olympic debut, but for a reason they never expected: The back of Min’s costume came unhooked about 20 seconds into their performance, forcing her to continue their routine while struggling to keep her top in place. “Despite the wardrobe malfunction, it was awesome,” Min said of their Olympic debut. While they ended up in ninth place in the sport as a team, the duo from Detroit will step onto the ice on Monday for…

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Sport 

Elise Christie injury latest: LIVE updates on Brit’s condition after Winter Olympics CRASH

Elise Christie was taken out of the Gangneung Ice Arena on a stretcher after crashing on the last bend of her semi-final heat. Christie tried to cut through to take second place but took out China’s Li Jinyu and slid into the barriers, where she was tended by medics. The 27-year-old Great Britain medal hope was then taken out of the arena as the official race scoreboard showed that she had also been penalised. Elise Christie statement 13:45: A GB spokesperson has confirmed Elise Christie has NOT broken any bones…

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Technology 

This airbag helps protect Olympic skiers from crashes – CNET

The motorcycle jacket I’m wearing looks completely normal from the outside. But it’s hiding a neat safety feature inside. The D-air system by Italian company Dainese detects when a crash is about to happen and inflates an airbag inside the jacket. It covers my torso, shoulders and back to protect against injury. (Watch the video on this page to see how it feels.) Now Playing: Watch this: The airbag protecting Olympic skiers 2:08 This is what it looks like when the airbag goes off inside a motorcycle jacket. Lexy Savvides/CNET…

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