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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Anthony Joshua was making his way through the heavyweight ranks, establishing a reputation as a potential world champion of the future, when he fought unheralded Matt Legg at Wembley Stadium in the summer of 2013.
Thousands of civilians poured out of rebel areas of Aleppo on Sunday as Syria's army pushed to take the last remnants of opposition-held territory in the devastated city. President Bashar al-Assad's forces pounded the shrinking rebel enclave in east Aleppo with artillery and air strikes, a monitor said, with more than 10,000 people fleeing the area since midnight. To the south in Palmyra, a Russian aerial onslaught killed scores of Islamic State group fighters, forcing the jihadists to withdraw from the ancient city just hours after they had re-entered it.