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NHL: Nashville 4, Winnipeg 3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Mike Fisher's power-play goal early in the third period Tuesday proved to be the difference in the Nashville Predators' 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

NHL: Florida 5, Nashville 4 (SO)

SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Tomas Kopecky beat Marek Mazanec in the sixth round of a shootout Saturday, boosting the Florida Panthers over Nashville 5-4.

NHL: Nashville 4, Toronto 2

TORONTO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Craig Smith and Matt Cullen combined for three goals and three assists Thursday, sending the Nashville Predators over Toronto 4-2.

NHL: Nashville 2, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Rookie Seth Jones scored his second NHL goal late in the game Saturday, propelling the Nashville Predators over Montreal 2-1.

NHL: Nashville 3, New York Islanders 2

NASHVILLE, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Seth Jones notched his first NHL goal and Ryan Ellis added a go-ahead tally in the third period Saturday, lifting Nashville over the New York Islanders 3-2.

Study finds al-Qaida continues to be serious threat to United States

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida has expanded in the past decade and continues to be a serious threat to the United States, an analysis by a respected think tank concludes.

Avalanche takes Nathan MacKinnon with first overall NHL Draft pick

NEWARK, N.J., June 30 (UPI) -- Seventeen-year-old center Nathan MacKinnon was taken by the Colorado Avalanche Sunday as the first-overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.
U.S. explains need for Asian 'pivot'

U.S. explains need for Asian 'pivot'

NEW YORK, March 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department needs to shift its focus to the Asia-Pacific theater to address an imbalance in power, a U.S. security adviser said.

Pakistan drone strikes up sharply in 2013

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan have jumped dramatically this year, an apparent prelude to the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan, officials say.

Rand: Premature to 'pivot' to Asia

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- It may be premature for the U.S. Defense Department to shift its focus to the Asia-Pacific as al-Qaida's global network evolves, a Rand analyst says.

Trust deficit a risk in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A loss of trust between coalition and Afghan forces may be more of a threat to the mission there than Taliban infiltration, a U.S. scholar said.

Insider attacks prompt Afghan review

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The military coalition in Afghanistan will conduct background checks on Afghan troops to address the rise in green-on-blue attacks, a U.S. general said.

Al-Qaida in Iraq threatens U.S. attacks

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- The militant group al-Qaida in Iraq is threatening to launch an attack on the United States, security officials said.

NATO falls short in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS, April 21 (UPI) -- Bush administration efforts to persuade NATO members to send more troops to Afghanistan fell far short of the total needed, NATO leaders say.

Al-Qaida leader's death will be a blow

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The death of Abu Laith al-Libi will be a blow to al-Qaida, especially in Afghanistan, but will not by itself reverse the declining security situation there.

Pakistan's military aid missing target

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. government expressed concern that the Pakistani government isn't serious in its counter-terrorism efforts, which is funded largely with U.S. aid.

Foreign fighters strengthen Taliban

GARDEZ, Afghanistan, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Mercenaries from as far as Siberia are strengthening the ranks of the Taliban in Afghanistan, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

Report: Iran helping Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 7 (UPI) -- Iran is shipping weapons, including roadside bombs, to the Taliban in Afghanistan, a NATO analysis claimed.

Iraqi security rests on local military

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The success of insurgent attacks in Iraq indicates the U.S. effort could take years to complete before handing security control to Iraqi forces.
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