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US mulls calls to restore N. Korea to terror list

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The United States has not decided whether to put North Korea back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, but its status is regularly reviewed, a top US official said Friday. 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) on April 15, 2012 applauds a military parade in honour of the 100th birthday of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. The United States has not decided whether to put North Korea back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, but its status is regularly reviewed, a top US official said Friday.

The comments came as the US House of Representatives Friday overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning North Korea's nuclear test earlier this week, and urging the administration to apply all available sanctions to Pyongyang.

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