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North Korea on Friday staged its most important political show for a generation, aimed at cementing the absolute rule of leader Kim Jong-Un and underlining the sanctions-hit country's "prestige" as a nuclear power. The first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years drew thousands of selected delegates from across the country to Pyongyang for what, in theory at least, was a gathering of North Korea's top decision-making body. The 33-year-old Kim, who was not even born when the last Workers' Party Congress was held in 1980, was to deliver a keynote address which will be scrutinised for any sign of a substantive policy shift, especially on the economic front.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Neal scored with 4:21 left in the third period tying it up at 3-3, and the Nashville Predators and the San Jose Sharks went scoreless during the first two overtimes and headed to a third extra period early Friday morning.