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A cat walks out from a fence near a display of photos of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, new leader Kim Jong Un and the country's successful long range rocket launch, outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. North Korea apparently conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, strongly indicated by an "explosion-like" earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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A cat walks out from a fence near a display of photos of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, new leader Kim Jong Un and the country's successful long range rocket launch, outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. North Korea apparently conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, strongly indicated by an "explosion-like" earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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