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US, Swiss federal prosecutors to give update on FIFA cases

The American prosecutor who launched the bribery case that rocked FIFA is stepping on Sepp Blatter's home turf. On Sept. 14 in Zurich, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will join her counterpart from Switzerland, Michael Lauber, for a news conference about their separate investigations of corruption in world football. The joint conference will explain the "status of the two criminal proceedings," Swiss officials said in a statement on Tuesday. Though the cases are separate, the officials involved are cooperating in their investigations. Lynch, who helped kick off the FIFA case several years ago as a U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn, is scheduled to attend an annual conference of...