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  • Obama administration won't seek Supreme Court review in immigration case

    Obama administration won't seek Supreme Court review in immigration case
    The government will not ask the Supreme Court to review a judge's decision that put on hold President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the Justice Department said Wednesday. The decision came one day after a federal appeals court panel...
  • FIFA now subject to federal probes in US, Switzerland

    FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer. Dawn raids by Swiss federal authorities on FIFA headquarters and a luxury...
  • Notable sports scandals

    Notable sports scandals
    Fourteen people, including high-ranking officials from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, were indicted Wednesday in what prosecutors say is a $150-million racketeering and fraud scheme. Here's a look some other notable sports scandals: 1919...
  • Olympus expects to settle U.S. claims over marketing

    The manufacturer of endoscopes at the center of a string of deadly superbug outbreaks has set aside nearly $450 million for an expected settlement of a U.S. investigation into its marketing of medical products. Olympus Corp. of Japan, which employs 950...
  • Charges against FIFA mark sad day, but also a hopeful catalyst for change

    Charges against FIFA mark sad day, but also a hopeful catalyst for change
    It is a sad day for soccer. It is a great day for soccer. The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed a 47-count indictment on Wednesday, charging world soccer officials with crimes ranging from racketeering to money laundering and corruption. It brought...
  • 6 Baltimore officers charged in death seek to move trial

    Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are asking a judge to move their case out of Baltimore, arguing it will be impossible to select an impartial jury and receive a fair trial. The officers face charges ranging...
  • Obama administration narrows focus on resurrecting immigration program

    Lawyers for the Obama administration said Wednesday that they were refocusing their legal strategy in an effort to restart the president's plan to grant temporary legal protection to millions of illegal immigrants. The Justice Department said it would...
  • FIFA soccer officials charged in long-running global corruption scheme

    WASHINGTON Law enforcement officials threw a flurry of red cards at the world soccer establishment Wednesday, charging nine top FIFA officials and five others with conspiracy and corruption for actions that span several decades. In a 47-count...
  • 6 of the 7 arrested in FIFA probe oppose extradition to US

    The Swiss justice ministry says six of the seven soccer officials arrested in a FIFA corruption probe oppose extradition to the United States. The ministry says U.S. authorities now have 40 days to submit the formal extradition request. One of those...
  • Nike says it's cooperating with authorities in FIFA probe

    Nike says it is cooperating with authorities in the U.S. probe into corruption of FIFA, the governing body of soccer worldwide. On Wednesday U.S. officials charged seven FIFA members with racketeering and corruption charges and announced a sweeping...
  • Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president, surrenders to authorities

    Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president, surrenders to authorities
    Jack Warner, a former FIFA vice president who declared his innocence after being indicted on corruption charges, surrendered to authorities Wednesday, a Trinidad and Tobago Police Service spokeswoman confirmed. Warner, who also served as CONCACAF...