• Island nations seek tough deal against global warming

    PARIS (AP) — France’s president is seeking to reassure island populations that their concerns about rising seas and extreme weather will be taken into account in critical global climate talks starting Monday.

  • Russian Biathlon Union accepts fine over 2014 doping cases

    SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — The Russian Biathlon Union is accepting a fine of 100,000 euros ($106,000) over three doping cases, including two that came ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

  • Ukraine's World boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko  attends a public training session at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, prior his heavyweight boxing fight against challenger Tyson Fury from Britain,  Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. The title bout will take place in Duesseldorf's LTU arena on Saturday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Klitschko out to silence Fury, prolong heavyweight reign

    BERLIN (AP) — Tyson Fury’s promise to end Wladimir Klitschko’s long heavyweight reign in Duesseldorf on Saturday is nothing the defending champion hasn’t heard before.

  • French authorities extend ban on traveling soccer fans

    PARIS (AP) — French authorities have extended a measure banning away fans from attending soccer matches in the wake of the Paris attacks.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes French President Francois Hollande during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. French President Francois Hollande on a visit to Moscow Thursday called for forming a broad international coalition against the Islamic State group. (Sergei Chirikov/Pool Photo via AP)

    The Latest: Hezbollah, Syrian troops kill IS figure

    BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.

  • In this file photo taken on Monday, Nov.  16, 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose for the media before their talks during the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey.  Putin ordered the deployment of long-range air defense missiles to a Russian military base in Syria and Russia‘s military said it would destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes following the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)

    Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects.

  • In this Nov.13, 2015 file photo, a photographer pictures the logo at the IAAF (International Amateur Athletic Federation) headquarters in Monaco. A step-by-step anti-doping roadmap that Russia will have to follow to be allowed back into international competition is to be discussed Thursday by track and field's governing body. The meeting in Monaco of the IAAF council could throw up difficult questions for its president, Sebastian Coe. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

    Coe faces tough issues as IAAF leaders meet in Monaco

    MONACO (AP) — Although new to his job, Sebastian Coe has already learned that some battles are simply not worth fighting when you’re trying to lead a major sport out of crisis.

  • This Nov. 8, 2015 aerial photo shows a small section of the atoll that has slipped beneath the water line only showing a small pile of rocks at low tide on Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Climate change poses an existential threat to places like the Marshall Islands, which protrude only 6 feet (2 meters) above sea level in most places. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands

    MAJURO ATOLL, Marshall Islands (AP) — Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.

  • Paris SG's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, dribbles the ball past Malmo's Norwegian player Jo Inge Berget during the Champions League Group A soccer match between Malmo and Paris Saint-Germain at Malmo New Stadium in Malmo, Sweden, on Wednesday Nov. 25, 2015. (Andreas Hillergren / TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    Ibrahimovic scores on CL return to Malmo, Juve beats City

    PARIS (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrated his return to his first senior club with a goal as Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the knockout phase of the Champions League on Wednesday while Juventus claimed top spot to qualify from Group D with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.

  • Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) makes a throw against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Bengals headed to London for first time next season

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The tiger-striped helmets are headed to London for the first time.