north-korea-warns-attack-white-house-pentagon-over-sony-leaksNorth Korea has threatened the United States “with a hail of bullets and shells on its own territory” if it does not withdraw sanctions, the North’s state news agency reported on Thursday. U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order last week authorising expanded sanctions against North Korea after a hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which Washington blamed on Pyongyang. North Korea, which has denied it was responsible for the hacking, routinely uses aggressive rhetoric, often warning of war against its sworn enemies the United States and South Korea. “The U.S. should roll back its hostile policy towards the DPRK of its own accord if it does not want to suffer a war disaster,” the KCNA news agency reported, citing the National Defence Commission, which is headed by leader Kim Jong Un. More