South Korea on alert

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A South Korean defense spokesman says small North Korean warships conducted maritime drills near the border today amid escalating tensions.

The spokesman says South Korea's military is watching for any actual provocation.

He also says the South Korean and U.S. militaries are watching for signs of missile launch preparations. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned today that his forces are ready "to settle accounts."

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