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Threats of attack by North Korea may be more bark than bite

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Across North Korea, soldiers are gearing up for battle and shrouding their jeeps and vans with camouflage netting. Newly painted signboards and posters call for ‘‘death to the U.S. imperialists’’ and urge the people to fight with ‘‘arms, not words.’’

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