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Pedestrians walk in front of a large video screen in Tokyo broadcasting a news report about North Korea's latest missile test that passed over Japan early Friday morning. Toru Yamanaka /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

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Elementary school students in Iwamizawa, a town in Japan's Hokkaido prefecture, take part in a missile drill. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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In Hokkaido, Being In North Korea's Missile Flight Path Means Cold War-Era Drills

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Passers-by look at the North Korean missile's path over Japan, displayed on a huge screen in Tokyo on Wednesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and President Trump have agreed to increase pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime after it launched a ballistic missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Video: Japan Created Easy-To-Swallow Foods To Prevent Senior Choking Deaths

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European Council President Donald Tusk (left), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (center) and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker meet at the European Council on Thursday in Brussels. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean soldiers in Seoul walk by a TV news program showing a file image of a missile being test-launched. North Korea on Tuesday test-launched another ballistic missile in the direction of Japan, U.S. and South Korean officials said. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Tillerson Confirms North Korea Missile An ICBM, Calls For Global Action

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Video: Japan's 'Purikura' Photo Booths Offer Snapchat-Like Filters

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A TV crew films the damage to the USS Fitzgerald at its port in Yokosuka, Japan, on Sunday. "A number" of missing American sailors have been found dead in flooded areas of the destroyer, the U.S. Navy says. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan's parliament has approved a law permitting Emperor Akihito (left) to abdicate the throne as he requested. Members of the deliberately small royal family, including Empress Michiko (second from left), attend a spring garden party at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan's Cabinet has moved to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate the throne — an event which hasn't happened in 200 years. Akihito (left) and Empress Michiko appeared with members of the royal family at the spring garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial garden in Tokyo last month. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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