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North Koreans Celebrate Rocket Launch

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Military Band

The North Korean military band performs after their country's successful rocket launch in front of a gateway 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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