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North Korea fired a missile from a ship on July 6, South Korea’s military says

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North Korea fired a missile from a ship on July 6, South Korea’s military saysSEOUL, South KoreaNorth Korea fired a missile from waters off its eastern coast earlier this month as part of routine naval exercises, South Korea’s military said Thursday. It was the first such launch...
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