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THE LATEST: Paraguay receives extradition request for Leoz
ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:... 5/27/2015 8:01 PM

Blatter: FIFA to root out corruption, regain soccer's trust
ZURICH (AP) -- While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working.... 5/27/2015 8:00 PM

Vatican's media operations in for overhaul
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican's media operations are in for a major overhaul to make them more efficient.... 5/27/2015 7:57 PM

Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) -- The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami.... 5/27/2015 7:55 PM

AP NewsAlert
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- Paraguay says it has received extradition request for Nicolas Leoz in FIFA investigation.... 5/27/2015 7:37 PM

Software glitch can cause iPhones to crash
AP Technology Writer (AP) -- A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message.... 5/27/2015 7:31 PM

FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard
LONDON (AP) -- FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act - and fast - following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials.... 5/27/2015 7:20 PM

APNewsBreak: Quartet Mideast envoy Tony Blair resigns
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down as the international community's Mideast envoy, leaving a post that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians.... 5/27/2015 7:12 PM

Journalist who denounced drug trafficking murdered in Brazil
SAO PAULO (AP) -- A radio journalist known for denouncing drug traffickers and organized crime groups was murdered in northeastern Brazil, police said Wednesday.... 5/27/2015 7:08 PM

Trinidad issues arrest warrant for ex-VP of FIFA Warner
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) -- An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for former FIFA vice president Jack Warner at the request of authorities in the United States, where he was one of 14 people linked to international soccer indicted on corruption charges.... 5/27/2015 6:56 PM

Falling museum visitor grabs at, smashes ancient Greek vase
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's culture ministry says a millennia-old pottery vase in a southern museum has been damaged after a visitor who lost her balance tried to hold onto the exhibit and crashed down with it.... 5/27/2015 6:53 PM

Greece: Nearly 12,000 immigrants entered illegally in April
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's coast guard says nearly 12,000 immigrants were arrested entering the country illegally last month - an almost seven-fold increase from the previous year.... 5/27/2015 6:49 PM

Planned march shows cracks in Venezuela opposition movement
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- One of Venezuela's most high-profile politicians has called an anti-government march on Saturday, but the main opposition coalition is not endorsing the protest, underscoring fissures among critics of the country's socialist government.... 5/27/2015 6:43 PM

FIFA suspends 11 people over soccer corruption cases
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA has suspended 11 people, including two of its vice presidents, from all football-related activities following a U.S. criminal investigation into corruption in world soccer.... 5/27/2015 6:37 PM

Criminal probe arrives at door of the great survivor Blatter
ZURICH (AP) -- Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor.... 5/27/2015 6:33 PM

Lamborghini signs deal to build new SUV in Italy
MILAN (AP) -- Super sports carmaker Lamborghini confirmed Wednesday it will enter the luxury SUV market and signed a deal to produce the new vehicle in Italy after receiving more than 80 million euros ($87 million) in government incentives.... 5/27/2015 6:32 PM

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.... 5/27/2015 6:24 PM

UN recognizes role of journalists in preventing conflict
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council recognized the role journalists can play in preventing deadly crises in a resolution adopted unanimously Wednesday that condemns escalating attacks on the media and demands that perpetrators face justice.... 5/27/2015 6:11 PM

Serbian prime minister makes landmark visit to Albania
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- The leaders of Serbia and Albania sought to mend their thorny relations Wednesday during the first visit to Albania by a Serb prime minister.... 5/27/2015 6:10 PM

Temperatures soar across Mideast countries amid sandstorms
CAIRO (AP) -- Temperatures soared across the Middle East on Wednesday, with winds and sandstorms driving people indoors as unlucky pedestrians tried to shield themselves from the sun with books, newspapers or anything they could find.... 5/27/2015 6:03 PM



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