PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A South Korean weightlifter has heard his national anthem played after winning gold in an international competition in North Korea.
The unusual development between the bitter rivals comes at the Asian Cup and Interclub Weightlifting Championship in Pyongyang.
It's a vivid sign of the Koreas' easing tensions after a spring that saw North Korea vowing nuclear strikes on Seoul and Washington.
The North Korean crowd stood as the South Korean national anthem played Saturday.
Seoul says it's the first time its athletes have attended an international sports event in North Korea.
Both countries believe they're the only legitimate government on the Korean Peninsula.
The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty, leaving the peninsula still technically in a state of war.
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An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.