South Korea, US Start Drills despite North Korea's Nuclear Threat

August 22, 2016 10:23 AM

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye, second from left, presides over a session of the National Security Council at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 22, 2016. (Baek Seung-ryul/Yonhap via AP)

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and the United States began annual military drills Monday despite North Korea's threat of nuclear strikes in response to the exercises that it calls an invasion rehearsal.

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