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United States to increase missile defense

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The United States is adding missile interceptors to the West Coast in response to North Korea's threat of a nuclear attack, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Friday, CNN reports.
The Pentagon plans to spend $1 billion to install 14 additional interceptors by 2017 that would bring the total to 44, the New York Times reports.
North Korea threatened nuclear attack after increased U.N. sanctions on its nuclear testing, CNN reports.
North Korea successfully launched a long range missile in December in what Western countries thought was going to be the launching of a satellite into orbit, CNN reports.

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