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"By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A Japan Self-Defense Force soldier mans the gate to the Araya base where PAC-3 land-to-air missiles, seen at top left, are deployed in Akita, northern Japan, Saturday, April 4, 2009. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Katsumi Kasahara
TOKYO - Japanese broadcaster NHK says North Korea has launched a rocket, citing the Japanese government.
The report came Sunday morning, amid heightened tensions in the region.
North Korea had informed international authorities it planned to launch a rocket sometime between Saturday and Wednesday in order to put a satellite into orbit."
Originally posted by kyred
How many of these posts about the same incident are we going to have? Normally, I want the moderators to stay out of the business of posters, but good, lordy, I saw 4 posts listed on the front page about all this.
As an aside comment, I really dislike clicking on a post that is on the front page, only to find a moderator has closed it and recommended moving to another thread. If the thread is redundant, then just put it aside for cripes sake and list the other, earlier thread instead.
No lame excuses, please. I read them all and I am not impressed nor convinced.