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Apr 5th, 2009

Summary: North Korea has fired a multistage rocket over Japan, defying Washington, Tokyo, and other world leaders who suspect the launch was cover for a test of its long-range missile technology.

Apr 4th, 2009

Summary: U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann announces forums in St. Cloud and Woodbury to debunk global climate change and President Obama’s proposed carbon “cap and tax” plans, featuring Chris Horner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. … North Korea situation report.

Summary: President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak issued a statement agreeing on “a stern, united response from the international community” as North Korea prepared to launch a long-range, multistage Taepodong-2 rocket capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.