- The Latest: Trump says CNN reporting 'rediculous' fake news
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest developments related to President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):
- Obama orders review of election-season hacking
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday.
- Post-election, Trump closes companies tied to Saudi Arabia
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump shut down some of his companies in the days after the election, including four that appeared connected to a possible Saudi Arabia business venture, according to corporate registrations in Delaware.
- Assad relies on foreign fighters in push to retake Aleppo
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Syria's President Bashar Assad is on the verge of recapturing all of Aleppo from rebels, but the victory won't be his alone. The battle for Syria's largest city has attracted thousands of foreign forces backing Assad — including Russian soldiers and Shiite fighters from Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Shutdown averted, Senate backs stop-gap spending bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners but promised a renewed fight for the working class next year.
- Supreme Court weighs lawyers' actions in 2 death row cases
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven years before Thomas Sims defended Sammie Stokes in a South Carolina death-penalty trial, he had prosecuted Stokes for assaulting his ex-wife.
- After weeks of protests, crowds celebrate Park's impeachment
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The previous time South Korea's parliament voted to impeach a president, ruling party lawmakers bawled and hurled ballot boxes, a man set himself on fire in front of the National Assembly, and thousands glumly held candlelight vigils night after night to save late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun.
- Recounts bring Stein publicity that eluded her on the trail
Long before presidential recounts crossed her mind, trash dumping and mercury contamination pushed Jill Stein into politics.
- At least 45,000 homeless after Aceh quake in Indonesia
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 45,000 people have been displaced by the powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province, authorities said Saturday, as the government and aid agencies pooled efforts to meet the basic survival needs of shaken communities.
- Former Major League pitcher becomes police officer
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball pitcher has hung up his jersey and become a police officer.
- Heisman Trophy: Sooner teammates are rare pair of finalists
NEW YORK (AP) — Together, Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook were practically unstoppable for Oklahoma.
- AP Sources: FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is being pursued by Florida Atlantic to become the Owls' next head coach, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night.
- Analysis: Most troubling is Russia's reaction to scandal
Troubling as the details of the McLaren Report were, a news item out of Russia earlier this week was equally so. The new chair of the country's "revamped" anti-doping agency will be Yelena Isinbayeva, the pole vault great who has spent the past year thumbing her nose at all the evidence and at those who've dared to mete out punishment for the malfeasance.
- Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Patrick Beverley savored getting the best of his rival, Russell Westbrook.
- Jammin' Justin: 7-footer a game-changer for No. 10 Creighton
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Justin Patton loves to dunk. He did it 21 times in Creighton's first eight games and wishes it could have been more, and not just because all those throw-downs propped up his field-goal shooting to 80 percent, second in the nation.