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In this 1966 image made from file television footage, North Korea's Kim Il Sung delivers speech at North Korea's Congress of Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/APTN)

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In this image made from 1980 file television footage, Kim Jong Il applauds while attending the Workers' Party of Korea convention, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The official Korean Central News Agency announced last week the ruling Workers' Party would hold a conference Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, to select its "supreme leadership body." (AP Photo/APTN)

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In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, North Korean schoolchildren march past a placard announcing the meeting of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, set for Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 in Pyongyang, North Korea. A large number of signs, flags and placards have been put up around Pyongyang to celebrate the country's biggest political meeting in three decades and amid intense speculation that Kim Jong Il's youngest son and sister could be given key posts at the gathering. (AP Photo/APTN)

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Tourists look at a painting of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, painted by North Korean defector Sun Moo, at the Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. North Korea's Kim Jong Il made his youngest son a four-star general, giving the 28-year-old his first known official title in a promotion seen Tuesday as confirmation that he is slated to become the country's next leader. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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In this photo released by the Korean Central News Agency, delegates to North Korea's ruling Workers' Party meeting arrive Monday in Pyongyang, North Korea. The reclusive Stalinist state holds its biggest political gathering in decades Tuesday. (Associated Press)

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In this photo released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, delegates to the ruling Worker's Party meeting make their way upon arriving at Pyongyang station in North Korea on Monday. North Korea holds its biggest political meeting in decades Tuesday, amid intense speculation that members of leader Kim Jong Il's family will assume key positions in the ruling party to solidify their rule for another generation. (Associated Press/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this photo released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, delegates to the ruling Worker's Party meeting make their way upon arriving at Pyongyang station, North Korea, on Monday Sept. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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** FILE ** In this file photo taken during Kim Jong Il's recent visit to China and released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service in Tokyo May 9, 2010, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il smiles during a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao in China. North Korea will hold its biggest political meeting in 30 years next week, state media reported Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, as observers watched for signs that the secretive regime's aging leader has chosen his son to succeed him. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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U.S. Marine, right, playing the role of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur and other Marines playing the role of U.S. and South Korean Generals, participate during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. and the South Korean Marine landing crafts sail to shores in a smoke screen during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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South Korean Navy helicopters fly during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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A South Korean Marine jumps into the sea during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. and the South Korean Marine landing crafts sail to shores in a smoke screen near the Dokdo Ham, South Korean Navy's 14,000 ton-class large-deck landing ship during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. and the South Korean Marine landing crafts sail to shores in a smoke screen during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. and South Korean Marines Landing Craft Air Cusions participate during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. Marines participate during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. Marines participate during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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U.S. Marine, center, playing the role of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur and other Marines playing the role of U.S. and South Korean Generals, participate during the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at sea near Incheon, the coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed in September, 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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Korea War veterans from the United States and other countries parade on military vehicles through a street to celebrate of the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 near Incheon, the South Korean coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur landed in September 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

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South Korean Marines' heavy armored vehicles parade on a street to celebrate of the 60th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 near Incheon, the South Korean coastal city where United Nations Forces led by U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur landed in September 1950 just months after North Korea invaded the South. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)