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People watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. The signs read: "A missile was fired from near Kusong in North Phyongan province." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 14, 2017 - 11:49 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's missile launch (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Australia's prime minister has called on China to use its leverage over North Korea to end the regime's missile testing. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Sydney on Monday that North...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. (Yonhap via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 10:25 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. A jubilant leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that North Korean weapons could...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. (Yonhap via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 3:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Just five days after South Korea elected a president who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, Pyongyang sent a challenge to its rival's new leader on Sunday by test-firing a ballistic missile. The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:36 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will hold urgent consultations on North Korea's latest ballistic missile test at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea. Uruguay holds the council presidency this month and its U.N. Mission said Sunday the closed consultations will be...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. (Yonhap via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Just five days after South Korea elected a president who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, Pyongyang sent a challenge to its rival's new leader on Sunday by test-firing a ballistic missile. The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks as he presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. (Yonhap via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 9:21 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch, which Tokyo said could be of a new type of missile...
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A South Korean army soldier walks by a TV news program showing a file image of missiles being test-launched by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. The signs read: "The first provocation since the inauguration of President Moon Jae-in." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 14, 2017 - 2:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch, which Tokyo said could be of a new type of missile...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo shortly after learning that North Korea conducted a missile launch test, Sunday morning, May 14, 2017. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile test-fired by North Korea flew 800 kilometers (500 miles) for about 30 minutes and landed in the Sea of Japan, but not inside Japan's exclusive economic zone. (Hiroki Yamauchi/Kyodo News via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 11:49 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's missile launch (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed by phone North Korea's latest missile test, while his top national security adviser also spoke with his U.S...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo shortly after learning that North Korea conducted a missile launch test, Sunday morning, May 14, 2017. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile test-fired by North Korea flew 800 kilometers (500 miles) for about 30 minutes and landed in the Sea of Japan, but not inside Japan's exclusive economic zone. (Hiroki Yamauchi/Kyodo News via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 9:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's missile launch (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Japan's defense minister says the missile test-fired by North Korea might have been a new type given the altitude and duration of its flight. Defense Minister Tomomi Inada told reporters there is a...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is accompanied by Pak Pong Ju, right, Hwang Pyong So, second left, as he arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un April, 2017, with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday, May 11, 2017.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
May 13, 2017 - 9:38 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European...
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