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North Korea vowing a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the U.S.

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North Korea declares a pre-emptive nuclearstrike against the United States Thursday. This comes hours ahead ofa vote by United Nation diplomats on whether to level new sanctions against Pyongyangfor its recent nuclear test.

An unidentified spokesman for Pyongyang'sForeign Ministry said the North will exercise its right for "pre-emptivenuclear strikes on the headquarters of the aggressors" because Washingtonis pushing to start a nuclear war against the North.

Threats like this are common from North Korea, but have been comingregularly in recent days. North Korea is angry over the possible sanctions andover upcoming U.S.-South Korean military drills.

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