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world lead

April 12th, 2013
05:18 PM ET

U.S. warns North Korea against 'huge mistake'

Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that North Korea would be making a "huge mistake" if it goes ahead with a missile launch that could happen any minute.

Kerry is attending talks in Seoul, which is only about 31 miles from the demilitarized zone, or DMZ,  that separates South Korea from North Korea. "It is a huge mistake for him to choose to do that, because it will further isolate this country and further isolate his people," said Kerry on Friday.

The secretary warns that the U.S. will not tolerate North Korea as a nuclear power, but he also says the U.S. will consider resuming talks with Pyongyang if leader Kim Jong Un gives up his nuclear ambitions.
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pop lead

April 12th, 2013
10:03 AM ET

Hashtag You're It: Treasury Rap

On Thursday we asked you to help Jay-Z find some lyrics and words that rhyme with Treasury. Tweeps, you didn't disappoint. Thanks to all who played, and a shout out to those who made air: @tommyxtopher tweeted "Got a culture waiver from the Treasury Department/Before he met me, Castro never knew what art meant." And @HayesBrown sent in "Shout out to my boys at Treasury / for all the earthly pleasures me/ and B hit up due south of Miami."

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