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** FILE ** In this April 8, 2012, file photo, North Korea's Unha-3 rocket stands at Sohae Satellite Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. The nation said Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, it will launch a long-range rocket between Dec. 10 and Dec. 22. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

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In this July 25, 2012 file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol Ju, waves to the crowd as they inspect the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang, North Korea. The online version of China's Communist Party newspaper has hailed a report by The Onion naming Kim as the "Sexiest Man Alive" - not realizing it is satire. The People's Daily on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 ran a 55-page photo spread on its website in a tribute to the round-faced leader, under the headline "North Korea's top leader named The Onion's Sexiest Man Alive for 2012." (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, File)

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A South Korean protester aims a toy gun at an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that is set on a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea rally denouncing the North's plan to launch a long-range rocket, in Seoul on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. North Korea vowed Sunday to go ahead with plans to launch the rocket, rejecting criticism in the West that it would scuttle recent diplomacy. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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North Korea's new commander in chief, Kim Jong-un, waves as he walks ahead of Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, after attending a concert to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. North Korea is armed with "powerful modern weapons" capable of defeating the United States, a top military chief in Pyongyang said Wednesday, a claim that matches the country's regular rhetoric but is questioned by experts. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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This undated official portrait released on Thursday, April 12, 2012, by the Korean Central News Agency via the Korea News Service shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. KCNA said the image was published in the Worker's Party newspaper and was the first time an image of Kim Jong-un wearing a suit has been shown to the public. Mr. Kim was named first secretary of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, a newly created post, at Wednesday's Workers' Party Conference. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this Sunday, April 15, 2012, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed by the Korea News Service on April 16, 2012, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un acknowledges cheers during a mass military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung Square to celebrate the centenary of the birth of his grandfather, national founder Kim Il-sung, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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A South Korean protester hangs an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un near the North's mock missiles in Seoul on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, during an anti-North Korea rally denouncing the North's plan to launch a long-range rocket. North Korea vowed Sunday to go ahead with plans to launch the rocket, rejecting criticism in the West that it would scuttle recent diplomacy. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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A cutout of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is displayed during a protest denouncing North Korea for trying to intervene in the upcoming South Korean presidential election scheduled for Dec. 20, in Seoul on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The cutout reads "Novice." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this Wednesday, July 25, 2012, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol-ju, waves to the crowd as they inspect the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this Sept. 23, 2012, photo released by Koryo Group on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, the pyramid-shaped, 105-story Ryugyong Hotel stands in Pyongyang, North Korea. A foreign tour agency said the interior of the massive hotel in the North Korea capital remains unfinished. Beijing-based Koryo Tours got a sneak peek inside the hotel, which has been an off-limits construction site and remains a source of fascination for the outside world. (AP Photo/Koryo Group)

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In this photo from Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, the 105-story, pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel, still under construction, is seen in the distance from a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. After years of delay, construction has resumed on the hotel with some windowpanes installed on the facade. (AP Photo/Jean H. Lee)

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The 105-story, unfinished Ryugyong Hotel towers above Pyongyang, North Korea, in October 2011. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

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The 105-story, unfinished Ryugyong Hotel towers above Pyongyang, North Korea, in October 2011. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

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Former United Nations Ambassador John R. Bolton says his major concerns include “the nuclear proliferation issue, as manifested both in Iran and North Korea ... relations with Russia, and the approach to the U.S. intelligence budget,” which is facing a $25 billion cut over the next 10 years. Mr. Bolton is critical of the White House for claiming that the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden last year has diminished his terrorist network. (Associated Press)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak hurls anti-North Korea leaflets as police block his planned rally on a road in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea banned activists from launching the propaganda leaflets to North Korea after the North threatened to attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak hurls anti-North Korea leaflets as police block his planned rally on a road in Paju near demilitarized zone, South Korea, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea has banned activists from launching propaganda leaflets to North Korea after North Korea threatened to attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Pro-North Korean activists stage a rally to stop the sending of anti-North Korea leaflets across the border on the road in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. North Korea's military warned last week that it would strike if South Korean activists carried through with their plan to fly balloons carrying the propaganda leaflets across the border. South Korea pledged to retaliate if it was attacked. The placards translate as "Stop sending anti-North Korea leaflets." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Police officers block an activist in a car carrying anti-North Korea leaflets in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea banned the activists Monday from entering a border area where they planned to launch anti-Pyongyang leaflets into North Korea, an unusual move that the activists likened to surrender. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak hurls anti-North Korea leaflets as police block his planned rally on a road in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea banned activists from launching the propaganda leaflets to North Korea after the North threatened to attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this Sept. 8, 2012 photo, a dolphin leaps from a tank during a show at a newly-built amusement park in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)