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  • A look at the 7 officials arrested in the FIFA raids 
    Updated: May-27-15 3:50 pm

    Here is a look at the seven soccer officials arrested in Switzerland on warrants issued by the U.S. Justice Department after a corruption probe involving FIFA members. All seven are connected with the regional confederations of North and South America and face up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Authorities want them extradited to the United States:

  • THE LATEST: Russia: 'Nothing to hide' in 2018 World Cup bid story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-27-15 8:46 am

    ZURICH - 2:40 p.m. (1240 GMT, 8:40 a.m. EDT)

  • Tornado touchdowns reported in western Minnesota 
    Updated: May-16-15 6:58 pm

    MADISON, Minnesota - Severe weather has been popping up in western Minnesota, including some reports of tornadoes.

  • Uruguay: Mujica improvised with ex-Guantanamo detainees story has photos
    Updated: May-13-15 6:40 pm

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay's foreign minister said Wednesday that then President Jose Mujica acted without planning when he welcomed six freed Guantanamo detainees and 42 Syrians to the South American country.

  • Uruguayan judge refuses to order abortion for 11-year-old 
    Updated: May-08-15 4:47 pm

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - A judge in Uruguay has ruled it is not up to the courts to decide whether an 11-year-old mentally disabled girl has an abortion even though her mother sought its authorization.

  • Uruguayans frustrated by protest of ex-Guantanamo detainees story has photos
    Updated: May-08-15 8:44 am

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Andrea Sastre doesn't mince words when it comes to the four former Guantanamo detainees camping in front of the U.S. Embassy in an increasingly bitter protest. Their grievances run the gamut, from demands that America compensate them to frustration over not being able to subscribe to Netflix in their adopted home.

  • Uruguay urges ex-Guantanamo detainees to sign for housing story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-15 7:38 pm

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay's foreign minister said Monday that six former Guantanamo Bay detainees resettled here will be out of a house and off public assistance unless they agree to terms they have so far rejected, the latest in an increasingly public battle over who is financially responsible for the men and for how long.