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North Koreans Celebrate Rocket Launch

Dancing in Celebration

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Dancing in Celebration

North Koreans dance to celebrate their country's rocket launch in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo News.


North Korea successfully launched a rocket Wednesday to put a satellite in orbit, it said, though other countries like the United States viewed it as a "provocative" move.

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