FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation during her news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea warned Saturday, March 26, 2016, that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military drills now underway that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File) FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation during her news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea warned Saturday, March 26, 2016, that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military drills now underway that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation during her news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea warned Saturday, March 26, 2016, that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military drills now underway that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation during her news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea warned Saturday, March 26, 2016, that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military drills now underway that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File) FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation during her news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea warned Saturday, March 26, 2016, that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military drills now underway that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation during her news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea warned Saturday, March 26, 2016, that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military drills now underway that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP, File)
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