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Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof arrested: police
Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof arrested: police

The 21-year-old white gunman suspected of killing nine people at a black church in the southeastern US city of Charleston was arrested Thursday.

Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof arrested: police
Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo
Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo

A member of punk protest group Pussy Riot and a fellow activist were arrested at a demonstration in Moscow demanding better conditions for women held in Russian prisons.

Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo
No reason to probe Brazil in FIFA scandal: Rousseff
No reason to probe Brazil in FIFA scandal: Rousseff

There is no reason Brazil's hosting of last year's World Cup should be probed as part of the FIFA scandal, President Dilma Rousseff insisted in an interview.

No reason to probe Brazil in FIFA scandal: Rousseff
Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad
Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad

He is a key figure caught up in the middle of football's biggest corruption scandal. But indicted former FIFA vice president Jack Warner is still a wildly popular.

Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad
Justin Bieber. ©REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault, careless driving

Pop star Justin Bieber pleaded guilty to assault and careless driving, but will not go to jail over a collision with paparazzi in the Canadian countryside last year.

Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault, careless driving
Love is... passing National Testing armed with wig and skirt

A young man was caught at the Unified National Testing in Kazakhstan dressed up as his girlfriend.

Love is... passing National Testing armed with wig and skirt
FIFA dominoes fall, but does the trail lead to Blatter?
FIFA dominoes fall, but does the trail lead to Blatter?

The US investigation into world football governing body FIFA is modeled after an operation against an organized crime gang.

FIFA dominoes fall, but does the trail lead to Blatter?
FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer
FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer

FIFA admitted that it had processed a $10 million payment from South Africa to a disgraced football official but denied that the world body's secretary general Jerome Valcke was involved.

FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer
S. Africa denies $10 mn payment was FIFA bribe
S. Africa denies $10 mn payment was FIFA bribe

South Africa denied that a $10 million payment it made in 2008 was in any way a bribe to FIFA for the 2010 World Cup.

S. Africa denies $10 mn payment was FIFA bribe
Blatter could be quizzed as Swiss justice question top FIFA officials
Blatter could be quizzed as Swiss justice question top FIFA officials

Several members of FIFA's executive committee have already been questioned by the Swiss justice, and president Sepp Blatter could also be quizzed "in the future if needed".

Blatter could be quizzed as Swiss justice question top FIFA officials
FIFA marathon man Blatter comes through a new storm
FIFA marathon man Blatter comes through a new storm

A new election triumph in the midst of a corruption scandal established FIFA president Sepp Blatter as the politician who can come through any storm.

FIFA marathon man Blatter comes through a new storm
Blatter defends corruption actions ahead of FIFA vote
Blatter defends corruption actions ahead of FIFA vote

FIFA leader Sepp Blatter defended his actions battling corruption ahead of a vote to decide on whether he remains as president of football's beleaguered world body.

Blatter defends corruption actions ahead of FIFA vote
S.Africa ex-president denies FIFA World Cup bribe claims
S.Africa ex-president denies FIFA World Cup bribe claims

South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki joined government officials in denying allegations that the country paid bribes to secure the right to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

S.Africa ex-president denies FIFA World Cup bribe claims
UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny
UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny

The United Nations is taking a close look at its partnerships with FIFA following allegations of widespread corruption at football's world governing body.

UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny
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SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty

Black Toyota Land Cruiser has crashed into a kindergarten playground killing a five-year-old child in Almaty’s Taugul 1 Mikroraion.

SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty
US sidesteps Putin accusation of meddling in FIFA election
US sidesteps Putin accusation of meddling in FIFA election

US diplomats avoided a clash of words with Moscow on the corruption scandal shaking FIFA after Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of trying to block the re-election of football boss Sepp Blatter.

US sidesteps Putin accusation of meddling in FIFA election
What's a FIFA? Scandal unlikely to dent US football appetite
What's a FIFA? Scandal unlikely to dent US football appetite

Ask the average American sports fan what the words Sepp Blatter mean and they might reach for a medical dictionary.

What's a FIFA? Scandal unlikely to dent US football appetite
S.Africa allegedly paid $10 mn to host World Cup: US
S.Africa allegedly paid $10 mn to host World Cup: US

South African officials paid more than $10 million in bribes to host the 2010 World Cup and handed over a briefcase stuffed with $10,000 stacks of banknotes in Paris.

S.Africa allegedly paid $10 mn to host World Cup: US
FIFA scandal: McDonald's, other World Cup sponsors concerned
FIFA scandal: McDonald's, other World Cup sponsors concerned

Key World Cup sponsors including McDonald's, Adidas and Budweiser expressed strong concerns after global football body FIFA was enveloped by a new corruption scandal.

FIFA scandal: McDonald's, other World Cup sponsors concerned
FIFA office raided in probe linked to 2018, 2022 World Cups
FIFA office raided in probe linked to 2018, 2022 World Cups

Swiss police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of FIFA, seizing documents in a probe linked to fraud in the awarding of the 2018 and 2020 World Cups.

FIFA office raided in probe linked to 2018, 2022 World Cups