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Jeffersons Ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 11:23 PM
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As some focus on impotence of N. Korean NUKE, Rice finds it "provocative"
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While Fox News and unamed experts claim the apparent nuclear test did not appear to yield the 4 megatons North Korea anticipated, they quote Condoleezza Rice as saying the action, is "provocative." :nuke:

North Korea claims nuclear weapons test



Official news agency says no radioactive leakage
Updated: 2 minutes ago

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea said Monday it has performed its first-ever nuclear weapons test.

U.S. and South Korean officials could not immediately confirm the report.

The Norths official Korean Central News Agency said the underground test was performed successfully and there was no radioactive leakage from the site.

South Korean intelligence officials said a seismic wave of magnitude-3.58 had been detected in North Hamkyung province, according to Yonhap. It said the test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. (9:36 p.m. EDT Sunday) in Hwaderi near Kilju city on the northeast coast, citing defense officials.

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/15190745 /
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