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THE LATEST: Prince Ali withdraws from FIFA leadership race

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. More »

 

Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconduct

CHICAGO (AP) — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct." More »

 

US economy shrank in winter but staging a spring rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit. More »

 

EPA proposes lowering requirements for ethanol in gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's gasoline supply likely will have more ethanol in coming years — but not as much as was required by federal law. More »

 

Cuba removed from US terror list

HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. More »

 

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Saudi, killing 4

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group. More »

 

For O'Malley, a lot riding on Iowa in 2016 campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he played guitar and knocked on doors for Gary Hart. This time he'll be tooting his own horn, so to speak, in a setting that could determine whether his longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination takes root or fades away. More »

 

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