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Sports Kashmir rebels killed after gun battle with Indian troops
Author: 0 Kashmir rebels killed after gun battle with Indian troops

The terrorists opened-fire and a gun battle ensued in which the three were killed, police told the media. "Three AK-47 rifles and two magazines have been recovered from them, ' the police official claimed". He said during search operation militants hiding in the area resorted to indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons. Clashes between local residents and government forces were reported in many areas, police said.

Sports Burnley friendly abandoned on police advice
Author: 0 Burnley friendly abandoned on police advice

Burnley Express sports editor Chris Boden, reporting on the game, kept fans updated via Twitter as to what was happening. A statement from the force read "this decision follows violent behaviour by a group of travelling Hannover fans, who attempted to attack fans in the home stands, as well as police officers and stewards".

Sports Arsenal 'prepare' £54m bid for Monaco star Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Arsenal 'prepare' £54m bid for Monaco star Thomas Lemar

Monaco now seem to be looking at the opportunity to take a page of out of their domestic rivals' playbook. The French newspaper end their article by saying: 'Lemar wants to go to Arsenal and the arrival of Ghezzal in Monaco, if confirmed, could also facilitate his possible departure to England'.

Sports Matic signing will improve Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Matic signing will improve Paul Pogba

United's three major summer signings to date are all comfortably over six feet tall, with Nemanja Matic standing at 6ft 4in, Romelu Lukaku 6ft 3in and Victor Lindelof 6ft 2in. The feeling, according to one source, is that "the penny has dropped". He might not be the most fashionable player, he isn't going to ping the ball across the pitch onto the toes of an oncoming striker perfectly like Xabi Alonso, or dictate the tempo of a game like Pirlo but what he does do well is break up attacks.

Sports Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen
Author: 0 Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen

But this summer hasn't been kind to him. He has finished in the top 5 in all but two of the races. He has finished outside of the top 10 only in five out 21 appearances at the Glen. and Danica Patrick. The 42 ( Kyle Larson ) has been strong all year, the 78 (Martin Truex Jr.) - they're in a different world. Logano was seventh, Bowyer 12th and Kenseth 13th.

Sports Chelsea boss Conte: This will be my most hard season
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte: This will be my most hard season

It's easy to REGISTER HERE , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved! Conte said: "We are trying to buy the players, not to sell". Chelsea have signed four players so far - defender Antonio Rudiger (Roma), midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko (Monaco), striker Alvaro Morata (Real Madrid) and goalkeeper Willy Caballero (Manchester City) - but Conte wants more recruits.

Sports Vijender Singh to take on Zulipikaer Maimaitiali in Mumbai today
Author: 0 Vijender Singh to take on Zulipikaer Maimaitiali in Mumbai today

The concluding fight of " Battleground Asia " by IOS Boxing Promotions will be preceded by seven more fights of which four will be telecasted live from 6.30 pm onwards. "It will be a surprise for him on Saturday". Vijender has been training in Manchester with his trainer Lee Beard for this bout, the first ticket of which was presented to cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar at the latter's house by the boxer himself.

Sports Ravens sign veteran OT Austin Howard
Author: 0 Ravens sign veteran OT Austin Howard

Ravens signed G/T Austin Howard , formerly of the Raiders, to a three-year contract. Howard would likely step in as the team's first-team right tackle, a position James Hurst has manned throughout the offseason. He was released on July 28 after completing the second season of a five-year, $30 million deal. Howard provides much-needed depth to a thin offensive line in Baltimore.

Sports Liverpool to play Hoffenheim in Champions League playoff round
Author: 0 Liverpool to play Hoffenheim in Champions League playoff round

Liverpool have only just completed their pre-season tour of Germany , but in a matter of weeks, they will be back in Jurgen Klopp's homeland. But some Reds fans are not very confident about the clash. They can also go direct with pace at times. They lost two of them - [Sebastian] Rudy and [Niklas] Sule to Bayern - and had a little change. The reds were drawn out second, meaning the second leg will be at Anfield .

Sports Man City striker Iheanacho completes Leicester switch
Author: 0 Man City striker Iheanacho completes Leicester switch

After two years of goals and many displays of his potential, Kelechi Iheanacho is leaving Manchester City to join the dethroned champions, Leicester City. A day after he was unveiled, the new Leicester City No 8 was introduced in the 66th minute of their pre-season friendly against Borussia Mönchengladbach .

Sports West Ham lose 3-0 to Manchester City in preseason finale
Author: 0 West Ham lose 3-0 to Manchester City in preseason finale

City should have been further ahead at the break after passing up numerous chances, but strikes from Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling in the second half gave the scoreline the gloss it deserved. "We have had good games against four unbelievable teams". "We have to do that under pressure". "We want to fight in every game". On team selection, Guardiola added: "They have to convince me this week".

Sports Nick Saban not suspending Da'Shawn Hand for DUI arrest
Author: 0 Nick Saban not suspending Da'Shawn Hand for DUI arrest

Hand was asleep in his parked vehicle with the engine on, according to the Tuscaloosa News . Saban said Hand "put himself in a bad situation" but did what coaches tell players to by not actually driving the vehicle. But they (the police) had every right to do what he did". "I don't think anybody knows the sacrifice that I had to make because I grew up in West Virginia , 100 miles south of Pittsburgh and everyone I know is a Penguins fan", Saban admitted.

Sports Clippers coach Doc Rivers stripped of front-office duties
Author: 0 Clippers coach Doc Rivers stripped of front-office duties

Both Frank and Rivers will report directly to the owner. "There needs to be a healthy discussion and debate with two strong, independent-minded people". The Clippers promoted Frank, a former head coach with the Nets and Detroit Pistons , a year ago to handle day-to-day operations in the front office.

Sports Wawrinka ended the season
Author: 0 Wawrinka ended the season

This is the only option that will provide me the opportunity for many more years to play at the highest level. Like Roger Federer past year, Wawrinka couldn't make it to NY for the season's final major, which begins August 28. Wawrinka follows his former Olympic doubles and Davis Cup champion teammate in having to cut short his season because of his knee. "I love this sport, and I'll work hard to return to your level", wrote Wawrinka.

Sports Patriots Throwing A Parade For Tom Brady's Birthday
Author: 0 Patriots Throwing A Parade For Tom Brady's Birthday

He was asked point blank if that was accurate. After turning 40 years old Thursday, Brady is not thinking about life after football. During the preseason, I will release more articles comparing the 2007 Patriots to the 2017 Patriots, seeing if this year's team can really match the level of play that the 2007 team was able to achieve.

Sports Penguins assistant named USA Hockey assistant coach
Author: 0 Penguins assistant named USA Hockey assistant coach

Chelios, 55, has been an assistant coach with the Red Wings since 2015. His younger sister, Cammi, captained the first U.S. Olympic women's team to gold in 1998. When the Wisconsin coach heard and read some of the players he may lead in South Korea, he got even more fired up. Gavin Regan, vice-president of USA Hockey and chair of the organisation's worldwide council, added: "We're excited about the staff we have in place and look forward to the next several months as we prepare for the ...

Sports Woody Johnson confirmed as US Ambassador to UK
Author: 0 Woody Johnson confirmed as US Ambassador to UK

President Trump nominated the longtime Republican fundraiser in June, and on August 3, he was confirmed. A veteran political fundraiser and donor, Johnson initially served as Jeb Bush's finance chairman in the 2016 presidential election, but endorsed Trump after Bush dropped out of the race.

Sports Sterling Shepard expected to be OK after ankle scare
Author: 0 Sterling Shepard expected to be OK after ankle scare

Even head coach Ben McAdoo , not one to be overly verbose, keenly admitted on Friday that the injury was "nothing serious, nothing new". "Then when we got the results back from the x-ray and the MRI, everything was pretty clean so it was all good".

Sports Antonio Conte faces injury crisis ahead of Arsenal clash
Author: 0 Antonio Conte faces injury crisis ahead of Arsenal clash

Initially laughing off such speculation, getting down to business the Stamford Bridge boss explains that Hazard is "very happy to stay with us, to play with Chelsea " - and it's not hard to see why considering the strong position the Blues are in presently.

Sports Liverpool wait on Sturridge injury report
Author: 0 Liverpool wait on Sturridge injury report

And speaking at the Audi Cup press conference in Munich, the manager re-iterated his club's position. They kick off their Premier League campaign on Saturday, August 12 with a trip to Watford . The Senegal worldwide was involved in Liverpool's second goal too as a supremely confident flick sent left back Alberto Moreno into space for a shot which was saved but parried directly into the path of the onrushing Salah.

Sports Liverpool's Lallana out for two months
Author: 0 Liverpool's Lallana out for two months

Of course we want to build on the base of past year. Liverpool appear to be facing an injury crisis at the worst time possible - with the Premier League set to begin in just over a week. "If we stay together like this there will be a few hard decisions because they can't start all together". "Beyond that we will monitor and wait and see", Klopp explained.

Sports Premier League trio miss out on Onomah loan
Author: 0 Premier League trio miss out on Onomah loan

Onomah has made 32 appearances for Tottenham in all competitions since making his debut in an FA Cup clash with Burnley in January 2015, playing 12 times last season. Grealish is set to be absent for at least three-months . Onomah is eligible for this weekend's Sky Bet Championship opener against Hull City after training with his new team-mates.