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    North Korean Pop Star Visits South Ahead of Olympics

    She stuck the landing. A delegation from Pyongyang arrived in South Korea Sunday led by singer Hyon Song Wol of the all-female Moranbong Band. The pop star, suspected of being Kim Jong Un’s ex-girlfriend, was previously rumored to have been executed along with other musicians in 2013. Hyon — whose song “Excellent Horse-like Lady” was a major hit in the 2000s — was mobbed by South Korean paparazzi. Meanwhile, the International Olympic Committee has announced that 22 North Korean athletes will participate in the Winter Games.

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