U.S. indicts FIFA officials in soccer bribery scandal

The Justice Department unsealed a 47-count indictment charging 14 world soccer figures with racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud.

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA’s
    Teflon-coated president

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA’s <br> Teflon-coated  president

    Can his leadership survive the arrests of so many officials?

    Seven of the accused are among those suspected of receiving bribes. (Getty)

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    Before their deaths made headlines, who were the Savopouloses?

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    End of an era: Technology is changing the way we park as tickets decline

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    Metro might not be able to get all the new state-of-the-art cars it wanted

    Metro might not be able to get all the new state-of-the-art cars it wanted

    Federal transit officials have yet to decide whether Metro can replace older subway cars with new ones.

    Violence in the black community threatens the greatest civil right — life

    Violence in the black community threatens the greatest civil right — life

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    Say it ain’t so: Some National Zoo live webcams will go dark in a few days.

    Say it ain’t so: Some National Zoo live webcams will go dark in a few days.

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    You can now get local roasted coffee delivered to your doorstep

    You can now get local roasted coffee delivered to your doorstep

    District Beans promises fresh beans from roasters such as Vigilante, Swing’s and Campesino.

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    Federal appeals court rules against Obama on immigration plan

    Federal appeals court rules against Obama on immigration plan

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    Hackers stole personal information from 104,000 taxpayers, IRS says

    Hackers stole personal information from 104,000 taxpayers, IRS says

    The breach comes on the heels of millions of cases of identify theft plaguing the IRS.

    Penn State suspends fraternity
    for hazing, sexual harassment

    Penn State suspends fraternity <br> for hazing, sexual harassment

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    Will president’s use of new media further polarize politics?

    Will president’s use of new media further polarize politics?

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    Obama on the defense again as another defense secretary speaks

    Obama on the defense again as another defense secretary speaks

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    Real Estate

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    Think your house is worth a lot? Maybe you need to lower your expectations.

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    Federal Government

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

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    Fiancee ‘moved paddle away’ from kayaker who drowned, DA says

    Fiancee ‘moved paddle away’ from kayaker who drowned, DA says

    The body of Vincent Viafore was recovered on the Hudson River over the weekend.

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