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  • US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect

    US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) โ€” For months, American and Swiss investigators worked in secret to prepare for the raids that would shake the soccer world. …

  • Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

    Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

    Associated Press - 24 minutes ago
    Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

    MOSCOW (AP) โ€” Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States is meddling in FIFA's affairs in an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country. …

  • Putin says US trying to oust Blatter from FIFA

    Putin says US trying to oust Blatter from FIFA

    AFP News - 26 minutes ago
    Putin says US trying to oust Blatter from FIFA

    Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the arrests of top FIFA delegates in a US probe as an attempt by Washington to oust Sepp Blatter as head of the organisation. …

  • English FA chief Dyke calls for FIFA's Blatter to go

    English FA chief Dyke calls for FIFA's Blatter to go

    AFP News - 28 minutes ago
    English FA chief Dyke calls for FIFA's Blatter to go

    The chairman of England's Football Association called on FIFA president Sepp Blatter to leave the position on Thursday after a major corruption scandal engulfed the sport. "Sepp Blatter has to go as FIFA president," Greg Dyke, chairman of the FA, football's governing body in England, told the Press Association. "There is no way of rebuilding trust in FIFA while Sepp Blatter is still there... He either has to go through a resignation, or he has to be out-voted or we have to find a third way." …

  • Indians crowd rivers, shady trees as heat toll passes 1,400

    Indians crowd rivers, shady trees as heat toll passes 1,400

    Associated Press - 32 minutes ago
    Indians crowd rivers, shady trees as heat toll passes 1,400

    HYDERABAD, India (AP) โ€” Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month. …