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  • Blatter: Corruption cases shame, humiliate soccer
    ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he intends to help restore trust in world soccer after a pair of corruption investigations brought "shame and humiliation" on the sport....
  • Carter seeks ways to improve Iraq training, equipping
    SINGAPORE (AP) -- U.S. military leaders are searching for ways to bolster the Iraqi forces following the Islamic State group's takeover of Ramadi earlier this month, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday, highlighting the importance of training and equipping the Sunni tribal militias. It's an effort that has repeatedly failed to take hold amid sectarian tensions in Iraq....
  • Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Obama administration attorneys urged a skeptical federal judge on Thursday to throw out a lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law....

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  • Blatter defies calls to quit as FIFA scandal widens
    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter rejected an emotional plea to resign from one of the world's soccer greats on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing the game's governing body drew warnings from sponsors and political leaders.







  • New flood warning for Texas, where storms have killed 16
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The National Weather Service issued a new flash flood watch on Thursday for large parts of Texas, where severe weather this week has left at least 16 people dead, damaged thousands of structures and flooded cities such as Houston and Austin.
  • Apple loses bid to disqualify antitrust monitor: U.S. court
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's bid to disqualify an antitrust compliance monitor who was appointed after the company was found liable for conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.







 

 
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