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The former FIFA executive committee member and U.S. soccer power broker has been out of sight for more than two years, but he is suddenly making a lot of noise that is shaking up the sports world. When indictments were unsealed charging nine soccer officials and five other men with racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud related to bribes and kickbacks stretching back more than two decades, the U.S. government revealed Chuck Blazer pleaded guilty 1 1/2 years ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Chuck Blazer answered the phone at his Trump Tower apartment, his pet macaw Max could often be heard squawking in the background. The former FIFA executive committee member and U.S. soccer power broker…
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At The Last Chance Corral, foals get that opportunity to live and grow without their mothers. The 2.75-acre horse rescue farm says it has saved thousands of foals and full-grown horses over the past three decades.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive. At The Last Chance Corral, they get that opportunity to live and grow without their…
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Thank goodness for the compassionate people at The Last Chance Corral who are helping these wonderful animals!
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Six of the 10 highest-paid chief executives last year worked in the media industry, according to an Equilar/AP pay study, extending a streak of dominance that goes back at least four years.
Media CEOs dominate the ranks of top-paid executives in America. Six of the 10 highest-paid chief executives last year worked in the industry, according to an Equilar/AP pay study, extending a streak of dominance that goes…
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I guess it pays to sling the bullshit.
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President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
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+Suzanne Roberts don't try to argue with the Abyss.  There is no reasoning with the mindless fervor.
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Heathrow Airport, Britain's busiest hub, is proposing to build a runway that would threaten nearby communities. A village that traces its history to the 6th century would be forever altered, and some argue even what's left would be uninhabitable.
LONDON (AP) — With its classic red phone booth, pub, and medieval church, Harmondsworth's center looks quintessentially British. But the search for a twee English village isn't what brings millions of people within a stone's…
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John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. http://apne.ws/1Kt4SXg
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So sad 😔 At least, one was not left behind and they are together. RIP ❤ 👋 
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The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami. http://apne.ws/1SCJelM
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If President Nixon was not above law what did FIFA thinking.
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The Swiss prosecutors' office said in a statement they seized "electronic data and documents" at FIFA's headquarters as part of their probe. And Swiss police said they will question 10 FIFA executive committee members who took part in the World Cup votes in December 2010.
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after six soccer officials were arrested Wednesday…
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They all deserve to rot in jail. 
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Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city. http://apne.ws/1KyiuQY
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+Eddie Brock we cqn pipeline it out there
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Officially, Americans aren't supposed to be traveling to Cuba purely to be tourists. But plenty are finding ways to do it. There's been a 36 percent increase in American visitors since the US relaxed travel rules.
HAVANA (AP) — "Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos…
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Look's like a Duck; is it you?
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Vice President Joe Biden has reassured Iraq's government of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group in a telephone call to Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. http://apne.ws/1Kvu7Z3
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Some times it's better to take the loss than push a lost cause. In other words trap and starve the bastards. Siege of the area destroy anything coming in or going out God will sort them out
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The choice if "Dheepan," as selected by a jury led by Joel and Ethan Coen, left some critics scratching their heads. While the dapper French filmmaker has drawn widespread acclaim for films such as "A Prophet" and "Rust and Bone," some critics were disappointed by the thriller climax of Audiard's film.
CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or. The choice of "Dheepan,"…
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