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parking one of these things on the street (from story #1).
Our top two stories are dominated by North Korea. The first is about Pyongyang's continued effort to develop weapons (perhaps for export), but the second one, I believe, represents a greater change that's coming, what I've referred to as the Manchurianization of North Korea. Beijing is demanding that Pyongyang reform economically if it wishes to keep getting China's support, but those economic reforms are aimed at integrating the DPRK with (and possibly into) China's northeastern provinces.
- South Korean officials believe North Korea tested short-range missile over Yellow Sea last week (AP via WaPo, CNN, Yonhap)
- Washington calls for Pyongyang's restraint (Yonhap)
- Regulations expected to save 1.2 billion liters of gasoline by 2020
- North Korea remains less happy than China