Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona to set up Supercopa derby with Madrid

Atletico Madrid battled back to beat Barcelona 3-2 in the semifinals of the Spanish Supercopa in Saudi Arabia on Thursday night in a wildly entertaining match that featured five second-half goals.

Both teams fielded full-strength sides for the chance to play Real Madrid, who beat Valencia on Wednesday in the other semi, in the final of the first-ever four-team Super Cup competition.

Barcelona had by far the better of the opening 45 minutes,

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Single-shot look of ‘1917’ is a cinematic marvel

The World War I film is a technical astonishment but keeps the audience at an emotional distance. | ★★★ out of 4 stars

Relentless and surreal, “1917” tries to capture the chaos of being at war.

The Golden Globe winner’s story is quite simple: Two boyish Brits, Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman), are ordered to leave their World War I trench, run through enemy territory and deliver a message to another battalion that is about to launch an offensive against the Germans,

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Justin Bieber reveals Lyme disease diagnosis

The singer said he plans to explain the depth of his struggle in a coming YouTube series.

The singer Justin Bieber revealed Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease in an Instagram post that called out people who have made comments about his appearance in recent months.

After TMZ reported the news, Bieber, 25, posted a screenshot of the article with caption saying people who had said he looked like he was on drugs “failed to realize I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease.”

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Dr. Drew says he might challenge Adam Schiff for congressional seat

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Addiction expert and reality show star Dr. Drew Pinsky is reportedly mulling a congressional run and is considering mounting a bid against his current congressman, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.

Pinsky, who has been an outspoken commentator on homelessness and the opioid crisis, told The Hill that seeing the impeachment hearings on television increased his desire to get involved in the political process.

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Giants Agree to Hire Joe Judge as Head Coach

The Patriots assistant had not been considered a top target, but he quickly emerged as the Giants’ choice. Matt Rhule, presumed to be the leading candidate, agreed to a deal with the Carolina Panthers.

The Giants, who joined the N.F.L. in 1925, have become known for a staid, prudent management style. True to form, on Tuesday morning, the team was expected to do something predictable: Hire Matt Rhule, the former Giants assistant coach who has become a rising star after rebuilding downtrodden college football programs at Temple and Baylor.

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Iran Fires on U.S. Forces at 2 Bases in Iraq, Saying ‘Fierce Revenge’ Has Begun

The missile attack came hours after the remains of a Revolutionary Guards commander killed by a U.S. drone strike were returned to his hometown for burial.

BAGHDAD — Iran attacked two bases in Iraq that house American troops with a barrage of missiles early Wednesday, Iranian official news media and United States officials said, the start of what Tehran had promised would be retaliation for the killing of a top Iranian commander.

“The fierce revenge by the Revolutionary Guards has begun,” the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said in a statement on a Telegram messaging app channel.

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Manhattan Man Snares December Photo Contest Win with Sunbathing Snake

A snake sunbathing at Sauk Trail Reservoir in Frankfort slithered into first place for the December portion of the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Preserve the Moment photo contest. The shot was snapped by Manhattan resident Jacob Dalen who said he was out taking photos when he almost stepped on the garter snake as it warmed itself on the gravel trail. “It was a fairly large snake, as it was almost two feet long,” he said in an email.

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Tua Tagovailoa Leaves Alabama With Legacy Secure and All Eyes on His NFL Future

Entering the draft was the right move for the QB even after his hip surgery, and now an NFL team will have to take its own leap of faith.

He took the podium without crutches Monday, and you know that was quite purposeful.

Tua Tagovailoa said his goodbye to Alabama and to college football in a noon ET announcement that was among the most intriguing in recent gridiron history. In the process of saying hello to the NFL,

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PA Turnpike accident: 5 dead, at least 60 hurt in tour bus crash outside Pittsburgh

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania — Five people were killed and about 60 were injured on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday morning, when a loaded bus went out of control on a hill and rolled over, setting off a chain reaction that involved three tractor-trailers and a passenger car.

The injured victims, ranging from 7 to 67 years old, are all expected to survive, though two patients remain in critical condition, authorities and hospital officials said Sunday afternoon.

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Michigan basketball never had a chance when Cassius Winston found his joy

EAST LANSING — He looked light and bouncy from the start. Not that anyone ever accused Cassius Winston of playing on air, above the rim.

No, his charisma and influence on the basketball court is more earthbound, arising from what and how he sees. He slows the game, as they say, and bends it toward its own ambling pace.

We took it for granted that Winston plays basketball unlike almost no other in the college game.

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