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Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) -- The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....

THE LATEST: Nike says it is cooperating in FIFA probe
ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:...

Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) -- As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers....

The Latest on IS: Detainees killed at theater in Syria ruins
6:45 p.m. (1545 GMT)...

Outfits on wheels: In Zimbabwe, cars are used clothing shops
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The wares in Zimbabwe's capital are laid out for shoppers to browse through: the shoes lined up on the trunk, the shirts and dresses hanging from open doors of the spotlessly clean car....

Saudi-led airstrikes on police headquarters kill 45 in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi-led airstrikes struck a headquarters for police commandos in Yemen's capital Wednesday, killing at least 45 people gathered there to prepare to fight against forces loyal to the country's exiled president, Shiite rebels said....

UK's Cameron outlines EU vote plan in Queen's Speech
LONDON (AP) -- Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain's new government, including more autonomy for Scotland and a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union....

Letter to Obama discussed at Post reporter's trial in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A letter a detained Washington Post journalist wrote to U.S. President Barack Obama and a trip he made to the U.S. Consulate in Dubai have become major topics of his espionage trial in Iran....

Fleeing poverty, Bangladeshis caught in Asian boat crisis
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The traffickers spun stories that were unimaginable to their listeners, many who hailed from tiny Bangladeshi villages where almost no one earns more than a few dollars a day....

Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it....

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Africa
Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

Asia
About 1,100 people dead as summer temperatures soar in India

Europe
Greece: Nearly 12,000 immigrants entered illegally in April

Latin America/Caribbean
Mexico drops charges against 4 men, finds they were tortured

Middle East
Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops


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