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    North Korea Fires Rockets Into Japanese Waters

    The Hermit Kingdom is lashing out. North Korea’s unofficial policy of provocation and military brinkmanship once again tested regional resolve this morning when the rogue nation fired four ballistic missiles off its east coast into the Sea of Japan. According to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who issued a “stern protest” against the action, three of the missiles landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone. Some suggested the rockets were a statement against South Korean-U.S. military drills, and South Korea says it’ll deploy American anti-missile technology despite China’s objections.

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