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Sepp Blatter back at work at FIFA headquarters amid crisis

June 3, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — A day after announcing his decision to resign, Sepp Blatter was back at work at FIFA headquarters on Wednesday as the worst corruption crisis in the governing body's 111-year histor... more »»

The Latest: US says FIFA now has chance to improve it image

June 3, 2015

1715 GMT (1:15 p.m. EDT)

The White House says recent revelations have made it clear that FIFA could benefit from new leadership. more »»

Gunmen in Egypt kill 2 police officers outside Giza Pyramids

June 3, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen on a speeding motorcycle opened fire outside the famed Giza Pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo early Wednesday, killing two police officers in a rare attack near one of the... more »»

The Latest: Paraguay president CONMEBOL immunity lifted

June 3, 2015

1700 GMT (1:00 p.m. EDT)

Paraguay's president is calling on Congress to overturn a law that gives immunity to the headquarters of the South American Football Federation. more »»

The Latest: Players' union calls for FIFA transparency

June 3, 2015

1630 GMT (12:30 a.m. EDT)

World players' union FIFPro wants FIFA to publish all documents linked to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign. more »»

Ukraine battle tests cease-fire to breaking point

June 3, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A major battle erupted Wednesday on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine, leaving more than a dozen dead and threatening to tip the... more »»

The Latest: German soccer chief wants Blatter successor soon

June 3, 2015

1540 GMT (11:40 a.m. EDT)

German football federation president Wolfgang Niersbach wants a successor to outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter to be named much sooner than currently planned. more »»

AP Interview: Top Yemen Shiite rebel welcomes UN peace talks

June 3, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The second-in-command of Yemen's Shiite rebels on Wednesday assailed the Saudi-led airstrikes pounding his group's positions and allied forces, insisting they are ready to... more »»

The Latest: Venezuela backs Maradona for FIFA president

June 3, 2015

1420 GMT (10:20 a.m. EDT)

Venezuela's president has a few suggestions for soccer officials climbing out of the spiraling FIFA scandal. more »»

Sepp Blatter back at work at FIFA headquarters

June 3, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — A day after announcing his decision to resign, Sepp Blatter was back at work at FIFA headquarters on Wednesday as the worst corruption crisis in the governing body's 111-year histor... more »»

Reports: At least 17 killed in Ukraine battles

June 3, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatists in east Ukraine said 15 people in territory under their control were killed Wednesday during battles around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk that is threatening to... more »»

Amnesty slams Nigeria army for abuses in Boko Haram battle

June 3, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian military abuses have caused the deaths of some 8,000 civilians in the fight against Boko Haram extremists, Amnesty International said in a report released Wednesday. more »»

The Latest on China Boat Sinking: Ship cited for violations

June 3, 2015

7:30 p.m. (1130 GMT)

Maritime agency records show the cruise ship that capsized in the Yangtze River with more than 450 people aboard had been cited for safety violations two years ago. more »»

Rohingya expert: Dozens of corpses wash to shore in Myanmar

June 3, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Dozens of corpses have washed to shore in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine in the last month, an advocacy group and villagers said Wednesday. more »»

Deaths, surge in fighting in Ukraine threaten cease-fire

June 3, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — More civilian deaths and a new and unusually intense round of fighting Wednesday in eastern Ukraine are rekindling fears that a shaky cease-fire deal reached in February may... more »»

Pollsters analyze mistakes after missed predictions

June 3, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — These are tough times for political pollsters. more »»

Capsized Yangtze ship cited over safety problems 2 years ago

June 3, 2015

Eastern Star, the cruise ship that capsized in the Yangtze river with more than 450 people aboard, was cited for safety violations two years ago, records from a Chinese maritime agency show. more »»

Airbus says 3 of 4 engines failed on crashed A400M

June 3, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Airbus said Wednesday that three of the four engines on an A400M military plane failed before it crashed near Seville, Spain last month, killing four people. more »»

 
 

 

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