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Whistleblower: FIFA report discredited my account

LONDON (AP) — A World Cup bidding whistleblower fears her treatment by FIFA will prevent people from coming forward with evidence as world football’s governing body...


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Qatari whistleblower protests FIFA judge's report

GENEVA (AP) — A Qatari whistleblower has lodged a complaint about her treatment in the World Cup bid corruption report by FIFA’s judge, and an Australian woman who...


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Dame Judi Dench calls for end to Thailand's illegal dog meat

A heartbreaking new campaign hits the airwaves after the illegal domestic dog meat trade is exposed across mainland Thailand. The trade’s terrified victims,...


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Blind people playing tennis at special court in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Accompanied by two women, 9-year-old Felipe Angiono enters cautiously and asks: “Is this where the blind play tennis?”...


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Only tough options now for FIFA prosecutor Garcia

GENEVA (AP) — Michael Garcia faces a difficult decision after FIFA, soccer’s notoriously unaccountable world governing body, released a summary of his investigation...




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Friends mourn apparent beheading of US aid worker

INDIANAPOLIS — Peter Kassig first experienced the Middle East as a soldier, then returned as a student and, finally, as a humanitarian intent on helping those...


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Philae probe drills into comet, turns toward light

BERLIN (AP) — The spacecraft that landed on a comet performed two tricky maneuvers Friday, by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating itself to catch...


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Saint Nick's entry disrupted by 'Black Pete' protesters

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police arrested 90 protesters Saturday as a traditional Dutch celebration of the arrival of Saint Nicholas was disturbed by...


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Space agency says Philae completes primary mission

BERLIN — The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet’s surface and returned plenty of data before depleted...


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Bono survives nightmare plane incident - door flies off jet

The lead singer of the band, U2 recently survived a huge plane scare -- the door of the luggage compartment flew off in midair -- while flying from Dublin to Berlin....


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