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5/28/2015 6:08 PM
200,000 shark fins seized at Ecuadorean port
QUITO, Ecuador — Police in the Ecuadorean port city of Manta say they have seized about 200,000 shark fins destined to be illegally exported to Asia where they would fetch up to $1.5 million.

5/28/2015 9:59 AM
Putin: U.S. meddling in FIFA affairs
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.

5/28/2015 7:09 AM
FIFA president Blatter calls crisis meeting
ZURICH — FIFA President Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies today while staying out of public view himself.

5/28/2015 7:08 AM
Carter seeks ways to improve Iraq training
ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT— U.S. military leaders are looking for ways to improve and speed up the program to train and equip Iraqi forces, including options to better prepare Sunni tribes to join the fight, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today.

5/28/2015 7:04 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

5/27/2015 4:59 PM
Heat kills more than 1,300 in India
NEW DELHI — Large swaths of India were baking again today under intense heat that has killed more than 1,300 people and left the government scrambling to warn an often unheeding population about the dangers of stepping outside in the blazing midday sun.

5/27/2015 4:57 PM
Yemeni-Americans: U.S. revokes passports
For nearly five hours on Jan. 21, 2013, in a windowless room at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, an American citizen and Brooklyn grocery store owner held his crying infant daughter while insisting he was exactly who he said he was.

5/27/2015 2:40 PM
Fossils indicate new forerunner of humans
NEW YORK — A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known “Lucy” species had company in what is now Ethiopia, a new study says.

5/27/2015 2:03 PM
Biden defends U.S. cooperation efforts
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden is defending U.S. efforts to cooperate with Russia on Iran and other issues at the same time Obama administration is trying to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine.

5/27/2015 7:02 AM
FIFA soccer officials arrested in Switzerland
ZURICH  — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested today pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption.

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