A Japanese soldier stands watch near military equipments at Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Chinen base in Nanjo, Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan, Thursday, April 12, 2012. Japan is on alert for ... more 
A Japanese soldier stands watch near military equipments at Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Chinen base in Nanjo, Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan, Thursday, April 12, 2012. Japan is on alert for North Korean rocket which is expected to launch sometime between April 12-16.(AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE less 
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Thu, Apr 12, 2012 10:47 AM EDT