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'Mo-Joe': Joe Wicks and Sir Mo Farah team up to show how to crack the London Marathon

'Mo-Joe': Joe Wicks and Sir Mo Farah team up to show how to crack the London Marathon

Entertainment
GETTYTOUGH: Mo Farah and Joe Wicks will advice George Lamb who will run his first marathon The Body Coach is using his disastrous attempt at running the London Marathon to teach others how to complete the gruelling 26.2 miles successfully.Joe injured himself at the 2015 event so now he’s teamed up with Sir Mo Farah to launch new series Mo-Joe, which offers weekly expert advice.Joe explains: “It was a pretty rough experience for me so I think it will be useful for listeners.“I did a lot of strength preparation and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for the marathon, but I didn’t do the endurance stuff. SPLASH NEWSSTRUGGLE: Mo-Joe will help novices and experts alike training for the marathon“So I turned up on the day and ran the first half in 1 hour and 45 minutes – I was going pre
PM to launch 'fake news' rapid response team

PM to launch 'fake news' rapid response team

Technology
The Prime Minister is to launch a "fake news" rapid response unit to monitor social media and challenge false stories.The team will be based in the Cabinet Office, according to Alex Aiken, the executive director of the Government Communication Service (GCS), the PR wing of the civil service.In an interview with PR Week, Mr Aiken said the civil service needed to "build a rapid response social media capability to deal quickly with disinformation and reclaim a fact-based public debate".Theresa May will authorise the creation of the unit according to The Times, which reported that insiders doubted whether Whitehall could operate quickly enough to disrupt social media rumours.Social media users have expressed concern that the "fake news" unit would be used to comment on matters of legitimate po...
North Korea to send another Olympic prep team to South Korea

North Korea to send another Olympic prep team to South Korea

World
SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 21 (UPI) --North Korea plans to send another Olympic prep team to the South this week to make arrangements for hundreds of North Korean athletes, cheerleaders and reporters attending the Pyeongchang Winter Games next month.Seoul's Unification Ministry said Sunday that the North proposed a three-day visit of an eight-member advance team led by senior sports official Yun Yong-bok.Arriving on Thursday, the team would examine various venues including accommodation sites, the opening and closing ceremony stadium as well the sporting arenas, according to the plan.Seoul said it would review the proposal before responding to the North.This comes after North Korean officials tasked with arranging cultural concerts traveled to the South on Sunday, crossing the border to the ...
North Korea will send Olympic team to South as countries hold high-level talks

North Korea will send Olympic team to South as countries hold high-level talks

World
Officials from North Korea accepted South Korea's offer and will send athletes to next month's Winter Olympics as the two sides began long-anticipated talks on Tuesday. North Korea agreed to send athletes, officials and reporters to the games, as well as its cheerleading group and taekwondo demonstration athletes. South Korea proposed the two countries march together in the Opening Ceremonies, a point which will be further debated Tuesday afternoon. In their opening statement, South Korea mentioned further denuclearization talks between the two countries, but the point was not acknowledged by North Korean officials in early discussions. "In addition, we proposed resuming temporary reunions of families separated by war and holding inter-Korean Red Cross talks to discuss this," Chun Hae-s...
Hope Hicks met with special counsel's team for interviews

Hope Hicks met with special counsel's team for interviews

World
White House communications director Hope Hicks met with special counselRobert Mueller's team for interviews today and Thursday, sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News. Hicks was interviewed as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and any potential collusion with the Trump campaign. The New York Times reported Friday that the FBI warned Hicks earlier this year that Russian operatives had made repeated attempts through email to contact her during the presidential transition. According to the Times, FBI agents met with Hicks after President Donald Trump took office and cautioned her that the emails might be part of a Russian intelligence operation. There is no indication Hicks did anything wrong, the Times reported. It's not known wheth...