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dark suit and dark sunglasses Discount Wedding Dresses , but still had on his nose rings and other piercings.A can of Coca-Cola sat on the table before him in photos shared with AP by VICE.Smith, after speaking to the VICE crew in Pyongyang, said Kim and Rodman bonded and chatted in English, though Kim primarily spoke in Korean through a translator.Thursday s game ended in a 110-110 tie, with two Americans playing on each team alongside North Koreans.After the game, Rodman addressed Kim in a speech before a crowd of tens of thousands of North Koreans and told him, You have a friend for life, VICE spokesman Alex Detrick told AP.He s proud, his country likes him not like him, love him, love him.At an epic feast later, the leader plied the group with food and drinks and round after round of toasts were made, Duffy said in an email to AP.Duffy said he invited Kim to visit the United States, a proposal met with hearty laughter from the North Korean leader.Kim said he hoped sports exchanges would promote mutual understanding between the people of the two countries, the official Korean Central News Agency said.North Korea and the U.fought on opposite sides of the three-year Korean War, which ended in a truce in 1953.The foes never signed a peace treaty, and do not have diplomatic relations.Rodman s trip is the second attention-grabbing American visit this year to North Korea.Google s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, made a four-day trip in January to Pyongyang, but did not meet the North Korean leader.The Obama administration had frowned on the trip by Schmidt, who was accompanied by former New Mexico Gov.Bill Richardson Discount White Dresses , but has avoided criticizing Rodman s outing, saying it s about sports.Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman hung out Thursday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on the third day of his improbable journey with VICE to Pyongyang, watching the Harlem Globetrotters with the leader and later dining on sushi and drinking with him at his palace.Rodman told Kim before a crowd of thousands at a gymnasium where they sat side by side, chatting as they watched players from North Korea and the U.play, Alex Detrick, a spokesman for the New York-based VICE media company, told The Associated Press.Rodman arrived in Pyongyang on Monday with three members of the professional Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, VICE correspondent Ryan Duffy and a production crew to shoot an episode on North Korea for a new weekly HBO series.The unlikely encounter makes Rodman the most high-profile American to meet Kim since the young North Korean leader took power in December 2011, and takes place against a backdrop of tension between Washington and Pyongyang.policy toward the North.Kim, a diehard basketball fan, told the former Chicago Bulls star he hoped the visit would break the ice between the United States and North Korea, VICE founder Shane Smith said.Dressed in a blue Mao suit, Kim laughed and slapped his hands on the table before him during the game as he sat nearly knee to knee with Rodman.United States of America.Most fun I’ve had in a while.Kim and Rodman chatted in English, but Kim primarily spoke in Korean through a translator, Smith said after speaking to the VICE crew in Pyongyang.Smith said by telephone from New York after speaking to the crew.They were both enjoying the crazy shots, and the Harlem Globetrotters were putting on quite a show.makes him an unlikely ambassador at a time when North Koreans are girding for battle with the U.Just last week, Kim guided front line troops in military exercises.Thursday’s game ended in a 110-110 draw, with two Americans playing on each team alongside North Koreans, Detrick said.The Xinhua News Agency first reported on the game, citing witnesses who attended.At a lavish dinner at Kim’s palace, the leader plied the group with food and drinks as the group made round after round of toasts.Dinner was an epic feast.Duffy said in an email to AP.I’d say the winners were the smoked turkey and sushi Discount Pink Dresses , though we had the Pyongyang cold noodles earlier in the trip and that’s been the runaway favourite so far.VICE producer Jason Mojica wrote on Twitter.I’d say the winners were the smoked turkey and sushi, though we had the Pyongyang cold noodles earlier in the trip and that’s been the runaway favourite so farRodman’s trip is the second attention-grabbing U.visit this year to North Korea.Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, made a four-day trip in January to Pyongyang, but did not meet the North Korean leader.In Washington, the State Department refused comment on Rodman’s visit or his meeting with Kim.spokesman Patrick Ventrell said.He said the Obama administration wasn’t in touch with Rodman and wasn’t making an effort to contact him.The administration had frowned on the trip by Schmitt and former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, but has avoided criticizing Rodman’s outing, saying it’s about sports.North Korea’s invitation to a man known as much for his piercings, tattoos and bad behaviour as for his basketball may seem inexplicable.But Kim is known to love the NBA, and has promoted sports since becoming leader.A lot of times, things just are serious and everybody’s so concerned with geopolitics that we forget just to be human beings.Rodman’s agent, Darren Prince, said Rodman wasn’t concerned about criticism about making a visit to an enemy nation.It’s all about peace and love.It s true, I m in North Korea.Looking forward to sitting down with Kim Jung Un.I love the people of North Korea.dennisrodman) February 26, 2013Along with soccer, basketball is enormously popular in North Korea, where it’s not uncommon to see basketball hoops set up in hotel parking lots or in schoolyards.It’s a game that doesn’t require much equipment or upkeep.in North Korea, and North Koreans have limited exposure to American pop culture.But they know Michael Jordan, a former teammate of Rodman’s when they both played for the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s.During a historic visit to North Korea in 2000, then-Secretary of State M.

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