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Criminal probe arrives at door of FIFA chief Blatter
Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor.
US Senator Graham in Israel ahead of likely presidential bid
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says allowing the United Nations to decide the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is a "mistake."
6 of the 7 arrested in FIFA probe oppose extradition to US
The Swiss justice ministry says six of the seven soccer officials arrested in a FIFA corruption probe oppose extradition to the United States.
Holocaust meeting calls on nations to do more for survivors
Representatives of 39 nations have urged governments to do more for Holocaust survivors in the remaining time they have.
France calls for tougher global mobilization against IS
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius called on the international community to strengthen its mobilization against the Islamic State group ahead of an international meeting on Iraq organized next week.
UN agency to hire mountain guides, porters for Nepal relief
The U.N. food agency is hiring thousands of mountain and trekking guides, porters and other workers to carry food, medicine, tents and supplies to Nepal's mostly inaccessible northern villages where two powerful earthquakes destroyed houses.
FIFA now subject to federal probes in US, Switzerland
FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer.
Vatican: Irish gay marriage vote a "defeat for humanity"
The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity."
Deutsche Bank paying $55M settlement on incorrect reports
Germany's Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $55 million to settle civil charges of filing incorrect reports during the financial crisis that downplayed risks of huge losses.
14-year-old planned to blow up Austrian train station
An Austrian court has found a 14-year-old boy guilty of planning to blow up Vienna's main railway station after being radicalized by Islamic extremists.
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