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Koreas break off talks on joint Olympics team

North Korean sports officials stalked out of a stormy meeting with South Korean officials Monday, breaking off talks on forming a unified Korean team for the Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

The 21/2-hour session ended in an angry exchange over the alleged North Korean bombing that killed 17 South Korean officials in Burma last October and the alleged kidnapping of two South Korean movie personalities from Hong Kong in 1978.

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