Meanwhile, American officials worked anxiously to fashion some sort of armistice with the North Koreans.
The alternative, they feared, would be a wider war with Russia and China–or even, as some warned, World War III.
North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States and amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, it has escalated a war of words, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it.
On June 25, 1950, the Korean War began when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel, the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south.
Global losses from the "Wanna Cry" attack that crippled computers in at least 150 countries could swell into the billions of dollars, making it one of the most damaging incidents involving so-called ransomware.The singing was followed by footage of its test-firing of a missile in February which, in the video, was joined by other missiles shooting into sky, passing over the Pacific and exploding in giant balls of flames in the United States'When the performance was over, all the performers and participants in the military parade broke into enthusiastic cheers of "hurrah! State TV footage showed leader Kim smiling and waving in return.'The Dear Supreme Leader waved back to them and congratulated the artistes on their successful performance,' KCNA said.North Korea said in February that it had successfully tested a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile, the Pukguksong-2, propelled by a solid-fuel engine.The choral performance was attended by dictator Kim Jong-un, the elder of Kim's grandson, on Sunday, after a massive military parade in the capital.The singing was followed by footage of its test-firing of a missile in February which, in the video, was joined by other missiles shooting into sky, passing over the Pacific and exploding in giant balls of flames in the United States.This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War.