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Syrian army soldiers flash the V for Victory-sign as they patrol the east Aleppo neighborhood of Tariq al-Bab, Syria, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Syrian and allied troops advance in besieged Aleppo

  BY BASSEM MROUE SARAH EL DEEBALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Syrian warplanes, artillery and mortar rounds pounded areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday drawing rebel rockets,...
In this Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP, File)

Israeli TV journalist becomes a thorn in Netanyahu’s side

  BY ARON HELLER JERUSALEM (AP) — After a series of embarrassing reports about Israel's first family, an investigative journalist has become a particular target of...
At left, in a March 17, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association executive and former Detroit Tigers first baseman Tony Clark talks to the media before a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. At right, in a May 19, 2016, file photo, Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to reporters during a news conference at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/File)

Union backed out of deal to add 26th player

  BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players and owners had a deal to expand active rosters from 25 to 26 players for most...
Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the first hole during the second round at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Nassau, Bahamas. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Tiger avoids mistakes and posts 65 in 2nd round back

  BY DOUG FERGUSON NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods saved par from the dunes with a shot so good that two spectators ran over and...
In this Dec. 22, 2001 file photo, Richard Reid is transported in a car from Massachusetts State Police barracks at Logan International Airport in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Shoe bomber says he can’t pay $250,000 fine

  BOSTON (AP) — The British man sentenced to life in prison for trying to detonate explosives in his shoe on a trans-Atlantic flight...
In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) walks off the field with an injury during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets,in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Belichick ‘disappointed’ on Gronk: ‘Nobody’s worked harder’

  FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's "disappointed" to lose tight end Rob Gronkowski for the rest of the season due...
In this May 5, 2016, file photo, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel sits at the back of the courtroom while his defense attorneys confer with the prosecution during his initial hearing in Dallas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool File)

Prosecutors: Dismissal deal done in Manziel’s domestic case

  BY SCHUYLER DIXON DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel has a dismissal agreement with prosecutors that will require the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback to meet conditions for...
In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney shouts to officials in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wake Forest, in Winston-Salem, N. Carolina. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Championship Weekend Preview: Playoff what ifs?

  BY RALPH D. RUSSO The College Football Playoff is the only thing that really matters this weekend. Championship weekend is all about putting the playoff puzzle...