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China again declines to confirm backing Pakistan on Kashmir

China again declines to confirm backing Pakistan on Kashmir

Now key BJP ally Shiv Sena has taken a jibe at the prime minister over India's moves against Pakistan after the Uri attack, saying the neighbouring country's premier Nawaz Sharif is now showing off a "56-inch chest". External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday demanded isolation for the supporters of terrorism. "My firm advice to Pakistan is: abandon this dream".


Gambhir back in the mix?

Gambhir back in the mix?

He played his last Test match in August 2014 during India's tour of England. For India, Gambhir so far has scored 4046 runs with an average of 42.58 in 56 Tests and has been pivotal in some matches. Dhawan, who has been an active member of the Indian squad since his debut against Australia might just get the nod ahead of Gambhir. With 356 runs in the three Duleep Trophy 2016 matches, Gambhir made a case for himself.



Conor McGregor to fight in UFC's New York debut Nov. 12

Russin MMA artist Khabib Nurmagomedov was not too pleased when the decision was made for this fight, but he's ready to battle whoever the victor will be. "It's not that bad". That Conor McGregor is by far the most powerful fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship was proven once again this week.


Early absentee voting in clerks' offices expanded

Early absentee voting in clerks' offices expanded

For almost a decade, Clark has run the state's most aggressive vote-by-mail program. The state's early voting actually is absentee voting, but without voters being required to provide a reason why they can not be at the polls on election day.


Disheartening loss in opener shows Jaguars making progress

Disheartening loss in opener shows Jaguars making progress

The Jaguars' defensive approach Sunday focused on limiting "explosive plays" by Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers , who excels at creating such plays after avoiding pressure and extending plays. Rejuvenated halfback Eddie Lacy got going in the third quarter and it looked like the Packers might be hitting their stride. But that's when the communication breakdowns began.



Mourinho, Guardiola to face off in League Cup

Boss Mourinho skulked away after only a brief TV interview and wouldn't speak after hearing United had drawn City . And the Spanish midfielder knows that goals will enhance his claims to a regular place in the starting line-up. "I can understand clearly the disappointment if the fans are disappointed with the last week". But Alex Revell equalised from the spot and Sixfields erupted, taunting the under-fire Mourinho .