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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un applauds on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as he walks ahead of Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, after attending a concert in Pyongyang, North Korea, to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army. (Associated Press)

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North Korean soldiers take part in a mass military parade on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, April 15, 2012, to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Kim, the country's founder. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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North Korean soldiers take part in a mass military parade on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, April 15, 2012, to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Kim, the country's founder. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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North Korean soldiers in Kim Il-sung Square in central Pyongyang, North Korea, chant during a rally denouncing South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday, April 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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North Korean soldiers in Kim Il-sung Square in central Pyongyang, North Korea, chant during a rally denouncing South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday, April 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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** FILE ** A military vehicle carries what appeared to be a new missile during a mass military parade through Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, April 15, 2012, to celebrate the centenary of the birth of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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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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Mist covers the city of Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, April 13, 2012. North Korea fired a long-range rocket early Friday, South Korean defense officials said, defying international warnings against a launch widely seen as a provocation. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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This satellite image shows North Korea’s Tongchang-ri launch facility, including the launch pad (center left), the rocket engine test stand (bottom) and the assembly building (top in green) on the nation’s northwest coast on March 28, 2012. (Associated Press/DigitalGlobe)

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Paek Chang-ho (center), head of the General Launch Command Center, briefs journalists inside the center in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, on the Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite that is expected to be launched in the coming days. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Ryu Kum-chol, deputy director of space exploration in the Department of Space Technology of North Korea, speaks to the international media in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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South Korean soldiers watch a TV news program on Monday showing North Korea's Unha-3 rocket. North Korea moved all three stages of the long-range rocket into position for a controversial launch, vowing to push ahead with their plan in defiance of international warnings against violating a ban on missile activity. (Associated Press)

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South Korean soldiers at a Seoul train station watch a TV news program showing North Korea's Unha-3 rocket on Monday, April 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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A police boat patrols near one of Japan's PAC-3 Patriot missiles, part of its ballistic-missile shield, in Okinawa this week in preparation for North Korea's rocket launch later this month. (Kyodo News via Associated Press)

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A rocket lifts off from Musudan-ri, North Korea, in 2009. A launch that year took an easterly path that sent the rocket directly over Japan's main island. (KRT via Associated Press)

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North Korea says this month's planned launch from its new Tongchang-ri launch facility on the country's west coast will send the satellite into a polar orbit. (Digital Globe via Associated Press)

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The Huichon Power Station in Huichon City, North Korea, some 155 miles north of the capital, Pyongyang, is seen during an opening ceremony for the facility on Thursday, April 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

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Television cameramen on April 3, 2012, film mobile Patriot missile launchers being transported to a Japan Air Self-Defense Force base from a port after arrival aboard a Japan maritime self-defense force transport ship on Miyakojima island in Okinawa Prefecture, southwestern Japan, in preparation for North Korea's rocket launch, expected to take place sometime between April 12-16. (Associated Press)

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"There is development within North Korea of a road-mobile [ICBM] system that we've observed," says Adm. Robert F. Willard, U.S. Pacific Command chief. (Associated Press)

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A Wednesday, March 28, 2012, satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows a parked trailer and dish antenna (top right) near the assembly building at North Korea’s Tongchang-ri Launch Facility, on the nation’s northwest coast. (AP Photo/DigitalGlobe)