World waits as North Korea readies rocket for launch

A North Korean man looks down from a balcony at North Korea's space agency's General Launch Command Center on the outskirts of Pyongyang Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Engineers are pumping fuel into a rocket that is set to carry a satellite into space, officials at the North Korean space agency's central command center said Wednesday, showing reporters a live feed of the west coast launch pad. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)Fighter jets roared through the skies over downtown Pyongyang as the world watched to see whether North Korea would defy international warnings and launch a long-range rocket over the Yellow Sea.

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