• Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a rally in Bayburt, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border. Erdogan refused to apologize for the plane's downing, which Ankara said came after it flew for 17 seconds into Turkish airspace. At the same timed, Erdogan said he has tried in vain to speak by phone to Putin to discuss the situation.(AP Photo/Yasin Bulbul, Presidential Press Service, Pool )

    Turkish president says wishes plane downing had not happened

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday voiced regret over Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane, saying his country was “truly saddened” by the incident and wished it hadn’t occurred.

  • Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie, left, celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against Newcastle United during the English Premier League soccer match at Selhurst Park, London  Saturday Nov. 28, 2015.  (John Walton/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Crystal Palace routs Newcastle 5-1 in Premier League

    LONDON (AP) — Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace routed his former club Newcastle 5-1 in the Premier League despite going an early goal down Saturday to increase the pressure on manager Steve McClaren after another abject display by the visitors.

  • Tahir Elci, the head of Diyarbakir Bar Association, speaks to the media shortly before being killed in Diyarbakir, Turkey, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. Elci, a prominent lawyer, who faced a prison term on charges of supporting Turkey's Kurdish rebels, has been killed in an attack in Diyarbakir. Elci was shot on Saturday while he was making a press statement in front of a historical mosques damaged during fightings between Kurdish rebels and security forces. Elci holds a placard that reads: " Let's protect humanity heritage." (IHA agency via AP) TURKEY OUT

    Prominent human rights activist killed in attack in Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A prominent lawyer and human rights defender, who faced a criminal charge for supporting Kurdish rebels, was killed Saturday in an attack in southeast Turkey in which a police officer also died, officials said.

  • Britain’s Andy Murray, right, and his brother Jamie Murray discuss tactics during their doubles Davis Cup final tennis match against Belgium’s Steve Darcis and David Goffin at the Flanders Expo in Ghent, Belgium, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Britain wins doubles, 1 point away from Davis Cup title

    GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Britain is one point away from lifting the Davis Cup title for the first time in 79 years after winning the doubles against Belgium on Saturday.

  • Migrants hurl stones at Macedonian policemen during clashes at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. Tension has flared on the Greek side of the Greece-Macedonia border when a migrant who was stopped from crossing into Macedonia, suffered severe burns when he climbed on top of a stationary train carriage and touched a overhead power cable.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    The Latest: Macedonia: 18 officers injured in migrants clash

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:

  • Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Man City beats Southampton 3-1 in Premier League

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City rebounded emphatically from two disappointing losses with a 3-1 win over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.

  • Police officers check supporters before  the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Troyes, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. The country remains on high alert for possible terrorist attacks after Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in a rock concert massacre, shootings at Paris cafes and suicide bombings at the national stadium on Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Heavy security as PSG plays 1st home game since shootings

    PARIS (AP) — With armed police patrolling the stadium and fans waving French flags inside, league leader Paris Saint-Germain beat last-place Troyes 4-1 on Saturday in its first home match since the Paris attacks.

  • Martins Dukurs wins season’s 1st skeleton World Cup race

    ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Three-time world champion Martins Dukurs of Latvia recovered from third place after his first run to win the first skeleton World Cup event of the season on Saturday.

  • Trees are cut along a construction site of a new highway in Moscow region in this Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 photo. As the climate warms, moisture levels are changing with wet areas becoming wetter and dry areas drier. Russia is the fastest warming part of the world, according to a report from the country’s weather monitoring agency. The steady rise in temperatures puts Siberia- known for its long winters and lush forests- at risk to natural disasters, such forest fires. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    Energy-rich Russia pays little attention to climate change

    MOSCOW (AP) — When forest fires roared through Siberia this summer, so vast that the smoke blocked vast Lake Baikal from satellite view, Russian officials blamed the blazes on arsonists and disorganized fire crews. Environmentalists say there was another culprit: global warming.

  • This is a still for the Spanish Lottery TV advertising campaign made available Friday Nov. 27, 2015. The animated Spanish ad for the Christmas lottery features Justino, a security guard at a mannequin factory. He works alone on the late night shift, but amuses his colleagues by leaving the mannequins in funny poses. The three-and-a-half minute film ends with the tagline “There’s no bigger prize than sharing.’’(Leo BurnettSpanish Lottery via AP)

    In the land of Scrooge, a soft spot for Christmas ads

    LONDON (AP) — Forget Black Friday. People in Britain know the Christmas season has arrived when the big budget holiday ads start to appear.