The money will be a payment toward an award of $501 million a different judge in the District of Columbia ordered Fred and Cindy Warmbier to receive in 2018.
The test "confirmed the accuracy, safety, and operational effectiveness of this weapon system being produced," according to the North Korea's state news agency.
North Korean hackers have stolen millions in crypto in recent years. The UN has said the funds are used to support WMD and ballistic missile programs.
U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim reiterated the need to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula on calls with Japanese and South Korean officials.
The officials are accused of helping to provide equipment and technology for the country's missile program.
The test was "carried out with the purpose of finally confirming the overall technical characteristics of the developed hypersonic weapon system."
The South Korean and Japanese militaries said it was the second weapons launch from North Korea in a week, and have yet to provide many details about it.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended North Korea in September, making the statement redundant.
South Korea said North Korea's claims it launched a hypersonic missile Wednesday were exaggerated, saying it instead launched a regular ballistic missile.
"A maneuvering warhead improves North Korea's ability to defeat U.S. and allied missile defenses," the Middlebury Institute's Jeffrey Lewis told Newsweek.
Kim Jong Un has conducted twice as many tests as his father, Kim Jong Il (22 rounds in 17 years), and grandfather, Kim Il Sung (9 rounds in 46 years), combined.
The Rodong Sinmun editorial also urged the military to become a "reliable guardian of our state and people."
The meeting comes as Kim is marking 10 years in power after his father and longtime ruler Kim Jong Il's death in December of 2011.
"I really believe he liked me and I liked him," Trump said of his relationship with China's president, while agreeing Xi "is a killer."
"People cannot even celebrate their own birthdays if they fall within the mourning period," one resident said, according to Radio Free Asia's Korean service.
Some believe Kim's absolute power could falter if he does not address COVID-19 pandemic-related issues plaguing the country.
An expert told Newsweek that Kim's weight loss could be him signalling to the public that he recognizes the tough economic environment in his country.
China and Russia remain large challengers to U.S. power, with growing threats of cyber-hackers, military escalation and Democratic oppression.
A Treasury Department official said it "is using its tools to expose and hold accountable perpetrators of serious human rights abuse."
The U.S. defense secretary said he was concerned about China's testing of the weapons.
"Once the ROK-U.S. consultation is completed, there will be ways to resolve such conditions through dialogue and consultations with the North," a South Korean Unification Ministry official told Newsweek.
Online video footage shows a man believed to be Zhu Xianjian being carried away by four police officers.
The alleged smuggler will reportedly face a firing squad, while high schoolers who were caught watching the show will reportedly face imprisonment.
The coats are recognized in the hermit kingdom as "a symbol of power," a source told Radio Free Asia
When I immigrated to the United States, I was initially shocked to see how openly Americans publicly make fun of political leaders and suffer no consequence.
China and Russia's resolution aims to lift sanctions "with the intent of enhancing the livelihood of the civilian population" of North Korea.
With Tonga going into lockdown due to its first reported case of COVID-19, only Nauru, North Korea, Turkmenistan and Tuvalu remain officially free of the disease.
The lack of goods such as medications and essential supplies have accelerated the spread of diseases such as typhoid fever.