FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges in Raid; Sepp Blatter Isn’t Among Them: New York Times: Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges.
At least 18 dead in Texas and Oklahoma after severe storms NBC News: At least 18 people are dead after severe storms hit Texas and Oklahoma over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.
Charter Strikes $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable: Wall Street Journal: Charter Communications Inc.
Houston Chronicle: A flash flood warning was issued for parts of Houston on Monday evening as heavy rain brought an excess of six inches of water to the area.
Tunis soldier kills 7 at barracks New York Times: A soldier in Tunis, capital city of Tunisia, has fired upon his colleagues killing 7 soldiers and wounding 10 others.
Two families reported missing in Wimberley: KXAN Austin News: Eight people have been confirmed missing in Wimberley, Texas, following flooding Saturday night, officials said.
Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins the Palme d'Or - as it happened: The Guardian: The 2015 Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or goes to ‘Dheepan,’ Jacques Audiard’s low-key study of Tamil Tiger refugees trying to build a new life in France. Follow updates at Breaking News.
Famed 'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife killed in taxi crash, police say: NJ.com: John Nash, the mathematician whose life was the inspiration for the film ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ was killed along with his wife in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police say.
Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bus - US News: US News & World Report: International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates crossed the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea by bus early Sunday after being denied an attempt to walk ac
Ireland passes same-sex marriage referendum RTE: Ireland is the first country to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote.
Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo not guilty: Cleveland.com: A judge found Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the 2012 police chase and fatal shooting of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams.
Senate Leaves Town With No Deal on Patriot Act: National Journal: In a tense vote early Saturday, the U.S.
Walmart takes stand against animal cruelty and overuse of antibiotics on farms: The Verge: Walmart says it will urge suppliers to support the “five freedoms” of animal welfare and cease using antibiotics for growth purposes.
British man sentenced to 38 years in jail for killing US soldier BBC News: A former London cab driver has been found guilty of the murder of a US soldier in Iraq in a roadside bombing eight years ago.
Salmonella linked to raw tuna sickens 53 people in 9 states NBC News: Fifty-three people in nine states have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna, health officials said Thursday.
Boy Scouts president calls on leadership to address ban on gay adult leaders: Yahoo News: Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates called for an end to the organization’s ban on gay adult leaders.
Gathering momentum, Islamic State takes control of ancient Palmyra: Reuters: Islamic State seized full control of both ancient and modern Palmyra in central Syria on Thursday, just days after it captured a provincial capital in neighboring Iraq, suggesting momentum is building for the ultra-hardline group.
Officials: California oil spill covers 9 miles Los Angeles Times: An oil spill near Santa Barbara, Calif., covers nine miles of coastline, officials said Wednesday.
Global Banks to Pay $5.6 Billion in Penalties in FX, Libor Probe: Wall Street Journal: Five global banks have agreed to pay more than $5 billion in combined penalties and will plead guilty to criminal charges to resolve a long running U.S.
Man held in Italy over Tunis museum attack: The Guardian: Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of taking part in an attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis in which 21 tourists were killed in March.