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  • by Juliana Kenny Nuclear missile launches, even failed ones, invariably prompt thoughts of doomsday.

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    LAST UPDATE : Apr 29, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT
  • POHANG, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 31: South Korean Marine's Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) move their position during the U.S. and South Korean Marines joint landing operation at Pohang seashore on March 31, 2014 in Pohang, South Korea. It has been reported by South Korean media that the scale of this annual joint exercise is one of the largest in the past. Credit Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

    China is calling for calm in the Korean peninsula after an exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea near a maritime border.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 31, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT