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North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launchpad in Dongchang-ri, North Korea, in this Dec. 12, 2012, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency. KCNA via AP hide caption

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North Korea Seen Reassembling Rocket Test Site

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Vodka bottles were seized by the customs authorities in the port of Rotterdam, on Feb. 26, destined for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his army command. Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 90,000 Vodka Bottles Were Bound For North Korea, While Its People Starve

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President Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (right) hold a bilateral meeting during the second U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Thursday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cindy and Fred Warmbier, parents of Otto Warmbier, released a statement saying, "No excuses or lavish praise can change" the fact that they hold North Korean leader Kim Jong Un responsible for their son's death. The Warmbiers are seen here at the U.N., where they spoke about human rights last May. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump speaks as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on during a news conference following the summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. Trump's second summit with Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday without an agreement between the two leaders. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Pham Ngoc Canh, from Vietnam, met his North Korean wife, Ri Yong Hui, in 1971. They finally were able to marry in 2002 and now live in Hanoi. Nguyen Huy Kham/Reuters hide caption

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He's Vietnamese. She's From North Korea. They Had To Wait 3 Decades To Marry

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At a war memorial in Bac Giang province, Duong Van Dau views the tombstones of North Korean pilots killed during the Vietnam War. Headstones are etched with the names of the dead in Korean on one side, and Vietnamese on the other. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Vietnam, There's Hope North Korea Will Follow Its Model For Economic Success

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On Eve Of 2nd Trump-Kim Summit, Is North Korean Reactor Producing Plutonium?

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South Korean children shield their ears and mothers their babies as they watch U.S. 105mm howitzers blast enemy positions across the Han River. The attack occurred during their drive from the captured city Gimpo toward Seoul in Sept. 24, 1950. FRANK NOEL/AP hide caption

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The Forgotten War

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump walk together at a resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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What To Expect From North Korea At The Next Trump-Kim Summit

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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (right) shakes hands with Timothy Betts, acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements in the U.S. Department of State (left) during their meeting on Feb. 10. Lee Jin-Man/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. And South Korea Reach Deal On Military Costs

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A TV screen shows file footage of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program seen at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday. During Trump's State of the Union address, he announced that the second summit with the North Korean leader will take place this month. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and President Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their first summit in Singapore last year. North Korea says preparations for a second summit are underway. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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In this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo released by Korean Central News Agency, North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launch pad in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. In 2018, North Korea's government said it would destroy the facility. KCNA via AP hide caption

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A Week Of Big Gestures But No Movement As Shutdown Nears 1-Month Mark

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A sedan, believed to carry North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, leaves a train station with a convoy in Beijing. Kim is making a four-day trip to China in what's likely an effort to coordinate with his only major ally ahead of a summit with President Trump that could happen early this year. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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The flag of North Korea waves inside the compound of the North Korean embassy in Rome. North Korea's acting ambassador to Italy, Jo Song Gil, went into hiding with his wife in November, according to South Korea's National Intelligence Service. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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South Korean journalist and former North Korean defector Kim Myong Song speaks at a cafe in Seoul. The government's decision to ban him from covering an inter-Korean meeting raised concerns about press freedom. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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For A North Korean Defector Turned Journalist, Warming Ties Are Cause For Worry

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