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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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North Korea Launches Rocket Over Pacific

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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News reports say North Korea launched a three-stage rocket into space early Friday, in defiance of United Nations resolutions, and despite warnings from the United States and other nations of repercussions. Pyongyang says the rocket is placing a satellite in orbit. But Washington and its Asia allies South Korea and Japan suspect it is merely […]

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North Korea Refusing to Scrap Missile Launch

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea’s nuclear envoy says Pyongyang will still proceed with this month’s scheduled rocket launch, despite lengthy meetings with U.S. officials in Germany this week. Ri Gun arrived in the Chinese capital city Tuesday from Germany, as international tensions increase over the planned launch. Pyongyang says the launch is aimed to place a weather satellite […]

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Obama: Drug Violence in Mexico Could Hurt Relations with US

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says drug-related violence in Mexico could have what he calls a “deteriorating effect” on U.S.-Mexican relations. Mr. Obama spoke Monday after a White House summit with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Mexico’s war against drug gangs fighting for turf near the U.S. border was a major […]

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Obama: Drug Violence in Mexico Could Hurt Relations with US

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says drug-related violence in Mexico could have what he calls a “deteriorating effect” on U.S.-Mexican relations. Mr. Obama spoke Monday after a White House summit with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Mexico’s war against drug gangs fighting for turf near the U.S. border was a major […]

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