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South Korean protesters hold the pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally in Seoul on Dec. 12, 2012, denouncing North Korea's rocket launch. The letters read "Out, Pro-North Korea politic." (Associated Press)

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South Korean protesters burn an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally in Seoul on Dec. 13, 2012, denouncing North Korea's rocket launch. (Associated Press)

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North Korean youths dance in front of the Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate a rocket launch on Dec. 12, 2012. (Associated Press)

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South Korean housewives shout slogans during a Dec. 13, 2012, rally in Seoul denouncing North Korea's rocket launch. North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket the previous day, defying international warnings as the regime of Kim Jong Un took a big step forward in its quest to develop a nuclear missile. The letters read "Denounce North Korea's rocket launch and beat Kim Joung Un." (Associated Press)

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South Korean protesters and former North Korean defectors display mock coffins symbolizing victims killed during the era of North Korea's late Kim Jong Il during a rally in Seoul on Dec. 13, 2012, denouncing North Korea's rocket launch. (Associated Press)

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Scientists and technicians at the General Satellite Control and Command Center on the outskirts of Pyongyang watch the launch of the Unha-3 rocket from a launch site on the west coast, in the village of Tongchang-ri, about 56 kilometers (35 miles) from the Chinese border city of Dandong, North Korea, on Dec. 12, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Scientists and technicians work on their computers to control the launch of North Korea's Unha-3 rocket at the General Satellite Control and Command Center in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Dec. 12, 2012. (Associated Press)

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This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, 54 minutes after a long-range Unha-3 rocket was successfully launched on Dec. 12, 2012. (Associated Press/DigitalGlobe)

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South Koreans at Seoul Station in the nation's capital watch a TV news report on the launch of an Unha rocket from Tongchang-ri, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The launch by North Korea of the long-range rocket came only days before South Korean presidential elections. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Koreans at Seoul Station in the nation's capital watch a TV news report on the launch of an Unha rocket from Tongchang-ri, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The launch by North Korea of the long-range rocket came only days before South Korean presidential elections. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Koreans at Seoul Station in the nation's capital watch a TV news report on the launch of an Unha rocket from Tongchang-ri, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The launch by North Korea of the long-range rocket came only days before South Korean presidential elections. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this image made from video, displays show the Unha-3 rocket launch at North Korea's space agency's General Launch Command Center on the outskirts of Pyongyang, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo via APTN)

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In this image made from video, displays show the Unha-3 rocket launch at North Korea's space agency's General Launch Command Center on the outskirts of Pyongyang, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo via APTN)

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North Korean youths in traditional Korean outfit play instruments in front of the Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Dec. 12, 2012, to celebrate a rocket launch. North Korea appeared to successfully fire a long-range rocket, defying international warnings as the regime of Kim Jong Un pushes forward with its quest to develop the technology needed to deliver a nuclear warhead. (Associated Press)

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North Korean youths in traditional Korean outfit play instruments in front of the Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Dec. 12, 2012, to celebrate a rocket launch. North Korea appeared to successfully fire a long-range rocket, defying international warnings as the regime of Kim Jong Un pushes forward with its quest to develop the technology needed to deliver a nuclear warhead. (Associated Press)

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North Korean youths in traditional Korean outfit play instruments in front of the Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate a rocket launch on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)

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**FILE** North Korean leader Kim Jong-un salutes during a mass military parade in the Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 15, 2012, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder, Kim Il-sung. (Associated Press/Kyodo News)

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**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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In this April 8, 2012, file photo, 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. North Korea may postpone the controversial launch of a long-range rocket that had been slated for liftoff as early as Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, North Korean state media said Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

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**FILE** North Korea's Unha-3 rocket stands April 8, 2012, at Sohae Satellite Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. (Associated Press/David Guttenfelder, File)