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N Korea at crossroads

North Korean rocket triggers different tones from Trump and Abe

US leader shrugs off launch decried by Tokyo as sanctions violation

BIARRITZ, France -- U.S. President Donald Trump downplayed North Korea's latest weapons test in comments Sunday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that showed the two leaders' differences over the significance of a recent spate of launches.

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