FIFA chief faces open dissent ahead of vote

Despite a call for his resignation and a worldwide probe that is roiling soccer, FIFA president Sepp Blatter is expected to extend his 17-year stewardship of the sport in Friday’s vote.

    The rise and fall of a key figure in the FIFA scandal

    The rise and fall of a key figure in the FIFA scandal

    Jack Warner was among those indicted.

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    D.C. highway shooting leaves one dead and an SUV riddled with bullets

    D.C. highway shooting leaves one dead and an SUV riddled with bullets

    It was not clear whether there was an earlier confrontation or if the SUV was targeted for another reason.

    Woman pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of D.C. lawyer at the Donovan Hotel

    Woman pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of D.C. lawyer at the Donovan Hotel

    David Messerschmitt was stabbed repeatedly in the abdomen, groin and heart, according to police.

    D.C. summer outlook 2015: Slightly hotter than normal, but not brutal

    D.C. summer outlook 2015: Slightly hotter than normal, but not brutal

    WEATHER GANG | We expect this summer to more closely resemble the last two, which were reasonable.

    D.C. takes a step to link Georgetown and Rosslyn via overhead gondola

    D.C. takes a step to link Georgetown and Rosslyn via overhead gondola

    The D.C. Council set aside $35,000 to conduct a study to determine if a gondola makes sense.

    Neighbors on edge after Chevy Chase
    is papered with anti-Semitic fliers

    Neighbors on edge after Chevy Chase <br>is papered with anti-Semitic fliers

    Police look for the person who left the hate-filled leaflets on almost every driveway on five streets.

    Hundreds of Loudoun County students may have to retake the SAT

    Hundreds of Loudoun County students may have to retake the SAT

    The exams were shipped to the testing company that scores them, but they have not been received yet.

    5 reasons (other than Bryce Harper) for the Nationals’ surge in May

    5 reasons (other than Bryce Harper) for the Nationals’ surge in May

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    Get a taste of Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Festival with these made-up salads

    Get a taste of Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Festival with these made-up salads

    EXPRESS | Using Sweetgreen’s menu as a base, we’ve picked leafy green dishes that capture their spirit.

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    Army lab inadvertently shipped anthrax to 9 states and South Korea

    Army lab inadvertently shipped anthrax to 9 states and South Korea

    The first sample was shipped from Utah to an undisclosed facility in Maryland and discovered there.

    George Pataki officially launches
    his 2016 candidacy for president

    George Pataki officially launches <br> his 2016 candidacy for president

    The former governor has not held office since 2007 and will formally declare his bid at a N.H. event.

    Breakthrough HIV study could change course of treatment for millions

    Breakthrough HIV study could change course of treatment for millions

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    A former Reagan aide says Fox News
    is bad for the Republican Party

    A former Reagan aide says Fox News <br>is bad for the Republican Party

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    How diet pills can actually make
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    Federal Government

    Casinos, strip clubs: Let feds use government credit cards in our establishments

    Casinos, strip clubs: Let feds use government credit cards in our establishments

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    National

    Suspect arrested in connection with massive Los Angeles apartment fire

    Suspect arrested in connection with massive Los Angeles apartment fire

    Dawud Abdulwali has been booked on suspicion of aggravated arson and arson of a structure after the seven-story Da Vinci apartments burned in late 2014.

    Business

    Nike becomes suspected player in investigation over $150 million in FIFA bribes

    Nike becomes suspected player in investigation over $150 million in FIFA bribes

    WONKBLOG | “The World Cup of fraud” hinged on five businessmen, who investigators say pocketed kickbacks in exchange for media and marketing deals.

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