Politics: White House White House: North Korea launch 'highly provocative act that threatens regional security' December 11, 2012 | Modified: December 12, 2012 at 12:48 am Leave a comment WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: North Korea launch 'highly provocative act that threatens regional security' Sign Up for the Politics Digest newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Politics Digest newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Politics Digest newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.