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1969-12-31 17:00:00 -0700

A vehicle carrying a PAC-3 missile interceptor arrives at a port on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa prefecture, southwestern Japan Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of repeated warnings by outside governments who suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDITSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.


2016-02-06 18:15:12 -0700

The Latest: More than 100 missing, 13 dead in Taiwan quakeRescuers were raced to locate the missing after nightfall Saturday.


2016-02-06 17:34:03 -0700