Winter Olympics “skating scandal” petition tops 1.7 million – CBS News

CBS NewsAdelina Sotnikova of Russia, right, Yuna Kim of South Korea, left, and Carolina Kostner of Italy (not seen) stand on the podium during the flower ceremony for the women’s … Read More

Russia stuns with Olympic gold in women’s figure skating, US shut out – CBS News

CBS NewsRussia stuns with Olympic gold in women’s figure skating, U.S. shut out … When she won the free skate Thursday at the Sochi Games, she denied South Korea’s Yuna … Read More

NHL’s Bettman Says 2018 Olympic Decision Could Come in 6 Months – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(See OLY for Olympic coverage.) Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) — A decision on whether National Hockey League players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, … Read More

Life in a North Korean Labor Camp: ‘No Thinking … Just Fear’ – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSEOUL, South Korea — An orphan who was caught trying to escape from North Korea told NBC News how he was “treated like an animal” in one of the country’s … Read More

Kim Refers to Executed Uncle in Speech – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un used his second New Year address Wednesday to speak out against South Korea and the U.S. He also made reference to the … Read More

Japan’s Abe visits shrine for war dead, China, South Korea angered – Reuters

ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a shrine on Thursday that is seen by critics as a symbol of Tokyo’s wartime aggression, infuriating China and South Korea … Read More

Japan’s Abe Visits Controversial War Shrine – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has paid respects at a Tokyo war shrine that many of Japan’s neighbors see as a symbol of its militaristic past. The visit … Read More

Japanese prime minister to visit Yasukuni shrine – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister will visit Yasukuni war shrine Thursday in a move sure to infuriate China and South Korea. Japanese media reported that Abe will visit … Read More