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Ryu Kum-chol, of North Korea's Committee for Space Technology, says the rocket launch will be a peaceful effort to put a weather-and-research satellite into orbit. (Associated Press)

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This image made from the website therealgeorgezimmerman.com shows writings by George Zimmerman, who is at the center of an investigation over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Craig Sonner, attorney for Zimmerman, confirmed April 10, 2012, the authenticity of the website that allows supporters to raise money for Zimmerman. (Associated Press)

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Facebook is spending $1 billion to buy Instagram, a photo-sharing app in use on an iPhone. It is paying cash and stock for the company and hiring its dozen or so employees. (Associated Press)

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Army officials say military industry is ready now to begin developing the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle for the service. But while multiple prototype JLTV vehicles exist, the Army has yet to choose one as the service's newest vehicle. (U.S. Army graphic)

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In this undated film image released by The Weinstein Company, Alex Libby is shown in the documentary film, "Bully." The Weinstein Co. said the rating for "Bully" has been lowered from R to PG-13. The company announced Thursday that an edited version of the documentary with a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America would be released April 13. (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company)

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This satellite image from Saturday, April 7, 2012, shows the presence of a military convoy in Zirdana, Syria, on April 5, right, next to imagery of the same area on April 4, showing no military convoy, according to information shown on the U.S. Embassy Damascus Facebook page. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Damascus via Facebook)

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A video posted online Saturday, April 7, 2012, purports to show Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest ranking member of Saddam Hussein's ousted regime still at large, lashing out against Iraq's Shiite-led government. It was not possible to verify the authenticity of the video or determine when it was made. (AP Photo/AP Video)

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In this combination of images made from the Google[x] group's "Project Glass" video launched earlier this week on YouTube, the viewer looks through an early prototype of Google's futuristic Internet-connected glasses. The specs are said to give you directions, let you video chat, shop and do everything else you now need a handheld gadget to accomplish. (AP Photo/Google)

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In this undated photo courtesy of the Adeeni Group, a ceiling makeover featuring a chandelier with ceiling medallion is shown. Design experts say there are plenty of easy ways to make over this oft-overlooked area, from the quirky charm of Victorian-era, pressed-tin tiles and beadboard to something as simple as a splash of color. (AP Photo/Adeeni Design Group)

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**FILE** An unidentified customer shops July 16, 2011, at a Target store in Los Angeles. (Associated Press)

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In the U.S., the Obama administration has been a big advocate for solar energy, with Mr. Obama recently touring and speaking at Sempra's Copper Mountain Solar 1 facility in Boulder City, Nev. (Associated Press)

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Wendy Harman of the American Red Cross shows Michael Dell of Dell Inc. the capabilities of the social media monitoring center. (Barbara L. Salisbury)

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Alex Howard, Washington correspondent with O'Reilly Media, gets a closer look at the newly unveiled American Red Cross Digital Operations Center powered by Dell on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at the Red Cross's Washington, D.C., headquarters. The Digital Operations Center is devoted to disaster relief and uses social media to help empower communities during and after local disasters. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A man takes a picture of some of the computer screens depicting locations of interest and social media outlets in the new American Red Cross Digital Operations Center powered by Dell on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The Digital Operations Center is devoted to disaster relief and uses social media to help empower communities during and after local disasters. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Wendy Harman, left, director of social engagement for the American Red Cross, walks Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc., through the operations and capabilities of the newly unveiled American Red Cross Digital Operations Center powered by Dell on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at the American Red Cross headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Digital Operations Center is devoted to disaster relief and uses social media to help empower communities during and after local disasters. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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California Gov. Jerry Brown (left), Interior Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar (right) and Uwe T. Schmidt of Solar Trust attend an event near Blythe, Calif., for the Blythe Solar Power Project in June. (Associated Press)

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Pennies are shown in Ottawa on Thursday, March 29, 2012. The humble one-cent piece is set to disappear from Canadian pockets, a victim of inflation. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

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A player helps Zero escape a maze of obstacles in an underwater research facility in the PlayStation 3 video game Warp.

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In this undated image released by NBC, judges, seated from left, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine are shown during a rehearsal for the second season of "The Voice," in Los Angeles. A new Facebook application will allow fans of NBC's "The Voice" to vote for their favorite artists through their Facebook profiles, now known as their timelines. (AP Photo/NBC, Lewis Jacobs)

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**FILE** In this image made from KRT video, a rocket is lifted off from its launch pad in Musudan-ri, North Korea, on April 5, 2009. (Associated Press/KRT)