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According to the AP: "A defiant North Korea test-fired a long-range missile Wednesday that may be capable of reaching America, but it failed seconds after launch. The North also tested five smaller missiles in an exercise the White House called "provocative" but not an immediate threat.

  • Bush's NSA advisor calls it provocative behavior.
  • The Japanese foreign minister said there was a "very high possibility" that his country would impose economic sanctions on North Korea.
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