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North Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea defied international protests by launching a long-range rocket on Friday, but it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. North Korea’s official news agency acknowledged that the three-stage rocket failed to send what it says is a weather satellite into orbit. The brief report said scientists […]

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International Community Condemns North Korean Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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The international community is reacting strongly to North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, which failed shortly after liftoff Friday and has been widely seen as a provocation. The White House quickly released a statement, criticizing the failed rocket launch. Press Secretary Jay Carney said the move threatens regional security and shows that Pyongyang prefers […]

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North Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea defied international protests by launching a long-range rocket early Friday, but it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. North Korea’s official news agency acknowledged that the three-stage rocket failed to enter orbit. It said scientists are looking into the cause of the failure, but provided […]

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North Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea defied international protests by launching a long-range rocket early Friday, but it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. The official North Korean News Agency acknowledged that the three-stage rocket failed to enter orbit. It said scientists are looking into the cause of the failure, but […]

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North Korea’s Rocket Launch Fails

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 10:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States and several Asian nations say North Korea launched a three-stage, long-range rocket early Friday, but that it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. The U.S. Northern Command says initial indications show that the first stage of the rocket crashed into the Yellow Sea, 165 […]

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International Community Reacts to North Korean Rocket Launch

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 10:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The international community is reacting strongly to North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, which failed shortly after liftoff and has been widely seen as a provocation. British Foreign Secretary William Hague issued a statement late Thursday expressing deep concern about the North’s action. He said North Korea can expect a strong response from the […]

North Korea’s Rocket Launch Reported Failed

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 9:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States, Japan and South Korea say that North Korea’s three-stage rocket launch early Friday failed. U.S. officials say initial indications show that the first stage of the missile fell into the sea. Japanese Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka says the rocket appears to have flown about 120 kilometers up into the air before splitting […]

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North Korea Launches Rocket Over Yellow Sea

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Japan and South Korea say that North Korea’s three-stage rocket launch early Friday failed. Japanese Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka says the rocket appears to have flown about 120 kilometers up into the air before splitting into four pieces and falling into the Yellow Sea. “We have received information that there was some sort of object […]

North Korea Launches Rocket Over Yellow Sea

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Japan and North Korea say that North Korea’s three-stage rocket launch early Friday failed. Japanese Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka says the rocket appears to have flown about 120 kilometers up into the air before splitting into four pieces and falling into the Yellow Sea. “We have received information that there was some sort of object […]

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North Korea Launches Rocket Over Yellow Sea

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea launched a three-stage rocket into space early Friday, in defiance of United Nations resolutions and warnings from the United States and other nations of repercussions. South Korea’s Defense Ministry says the launch has failed. Pyongyang said the rocket was placing a satellite in orbit. But Washington and its Asia allies, South Korea and […]

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