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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
Japan: North Korean threat to sink Japan is 'outrageous'<
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TOKYO (AP) - Japan's top government spokesman said Thursday that a North Korean threat to sink Japan with a nuclear bomb is "extremely provocative and outrageous."
A statement from an organization called the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee attacked the United States for leading a push for stronger U.N. sanctions against North Korea, and railed against Japan for backing the U.S. campaign.