N. Korea rocket launch stalled again

North Korea on Monday extended the launch period for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until Dec. 29, citing technical problems.

**FILE** A North Korean soldier salutes in front of the country's Unha-3 rocket, slated for liftoff between April 12-16, at Sohae Satellite Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, on April 8, 2012. (Associated Press)

**FILE** A North Korean soldier salutes in front of the country's Unha-3 rocket, slated for liftoff between April 12-16, at Sohae Satellite Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, on April 8, 2012. (Associated Press)

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