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Up to 14 people are expected to be charged by the U.S. Justice Department. Arrests are being made overnight in Zurich, as members of FIFA gather for an election for the organization's president.

Senior FIFA officials to be charged
Wed, 27 May 2015 00:52:54 EDT
The U.S. Justice Department plans to announce corruption charges against senior officials at FIFA, law enforcement officials say. CNN's Evan Perez has more.

A soccer whistle-blower has criticized FIFA's "culture of self-protection" after the world governing body rejected her claim over a breach of confidentiality as the World Cup bidding saga rumbled on.

And then there were two.

Heat wave kills 1,100 in days
Tue, 26 May 2015 17:48:07 EDT

Taliban fighters killed in Kabul attack
Tue, 26 May 2015 23:51:52 EDT
The sound of explosions and gunfire shook Kabul on Tuesday in what a police source described as an attack on a hotel owned by the son of Afghanistan's former President.

Police nab 175 'tomb raiders' in China
Wed, 27 May 2015 00:44:11 EDT
Chinese police have arrested 175 "tomb raiders" who stole ancient artifacts from a Neolithic site in the country's northeast, state media reported.

Baltimore murders hit 15-year high
Tue, 26 May 2015 20:47:03 EDT
Baltimore is seeing its deadliest month in 15 years after an outbreak of Memorial Day weekend violence left nine people dead in 29 shootings.

Assassination gang targets Libya PM
Tue, 26 May 2015 17:27:00 EDT
Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday in the eastern city of Tobruk, according to the country's official news agency.

Iraq launches ISIS fightback
Tue, 26 May 2015 13:40:22 EDT
Iraq forces launch a major military operation to liberate Iraq's Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS, Iraqi state media and a key Shia militia group say.

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