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By Mark Davis
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Topic - Seth Jones
Seth Jones stopped the Ottawa Senators' comeback attempt in overtime.
The landscape of Islamist terrorist groups is expanding in complex ways around the world, according to terrorism analysts who told Congress on Tuesday that while many groups have not formally aligned with al Qaeda, they share the original network's goals of killing Americans and establishing hard-line Islamic rule over various regions.
It took two tries but the Nashville Predators finally got the power-play goal they needed.
Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby now share more than a hometown.
The 17-year-old MacKinnon, a 6-foot, 182-pound center, is a solid two-way presence with strong hands and stick-handling and skating skills. He is considered a natural scorer and a very good puck distributor.
The Colorado Avalanche own the top pick in the NHL draft and a whole lot of options.
The Boston Marathon bombings have ignited a debate in Washington and among terrorism analysts over how the wider threat facing the U.S. has evolved since the 9/11 attacks of 2001.
A year after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda is hobbled and hunted, too busy surviving for the moment to carry out another Sept. 11-style attack on U.S. soil. But the terrorist network dreams still of payback, and U.S. counterterrorist officials warn that, in time, its offshoots may deliver.
"Based on these threats, the United States cannot afford to withdraw or remain disengaged from key parts of North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia," report author Seth Jones said in a provided statement, Defense One reported.
"It just came to me naturally," Jones said. "We definitely wanted to win this one. We didn't want it to be as close as it was, to be honest, it's just a good thing we got the points."