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    North Korea Fires Submarine Missile, to Japan’s Dismay

    They’re getting closer. The U.S. and South Korea say the Hermit Kingdom fired a KN-11 from a submarine off the nation’s eastern coast. The missile, seen as a protest against U.S. and South Korean military drills, flew about 300 miles before dropping into the sea — inside Japan’s air defense identification zone for the first time. Japan’s formally protested, saying it’s a “grave threat,” and condemnation is expected from the foreign ministers of Japan, China and South Korea when they meet in Tokyo later today.

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