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FIFA chief speaks out after soccer officials arrested

Sepp Blatter says U.S. racketeering case has "cast a long shadow over football"

England town bans mankinis in the name of peace

Seaside resort town of Newquay was plagued by rowdy groups of young bachelors in revealing garments -- but no longer

Walking the tightrope of dissent in China

One man took government regulators to task, and was invited to brief leaders, while another has been jailed over a picture

Crunch time coming for Iran nuke talks

Kerry headed back into the fray as negotiations over Iran's nuclear program face a deadline the U.S., at least, insists is firm

Ash Carter seeks ways to improve Iraq training, equipment

The defense secretary says U.S. military leaders are looking for ways to improve and speed up training for Iraqi forces

Roger Bennett of "Men in Blazers" on fallout from FIFA corruption probe

Soccer analyst and co-host of podcast and TV show "Men in Blazers," says the allegations are "what we have always known but have never been able to prove." Bennett joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what comes next for FIFA and the sport.

Putin suggests America's FIFA probe aimed at Russia

World soccer body's president stays out of site as Russian leader accuses U.S. of targeting him, and Moscow's 2018 World Cup

Calls to oust FIFA chief amid bribery indictments

Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the U.S. of "meddling" in international soccer. He says the FIFA corruption investigation is an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from Russia. Millions of dollars from sponsors are at risk. Vladimir Duthiers reports on the criminal allegations.

Is Russia behind massive IRS breach?

Hackers stole tax information from more than 100,000 Americans. The IRS is investigating whether criminals in Russia are behind the cybersecurity breach. Jeff Pegues reports on the multi-million-dollar theft in Washington.

Study questions motivation for "jihadi brides"

Experts on radicalization warn against over-simplifying the allure of ISIS to young women in the West

Planned new U.S. Embassy in Mexico a "fiasco"

Embassy was supposed to cost $57 million to build, but construction estimate has gone up by a third, and they've not even broken ground yet

How much is a lock of Mozart's hair worth?

London auction house gives classical music fans chance to buy strands of history, and Mozart's isn't the only famous coiffure on offer

Al Qaeda in Syria denies plans to attack West

Nusra Front leader completely denies existence of Western-looking cell called Khorasan the U.S. says it has targeted

FIFA under fire after arrests in corruption probe

More than a dozen people expected to face charges of racketeering and bribery in what one U.S. official called "the World Cup of fraud"

U.S. senator in Cuba says normalized relations just "weeks away"

Sen. Tom Udall, who led a four-member Democratic congressional delegation to Cuba, said the two sides are close to resolving final issues

Will FIFA scandal lead to change?

CBS News talks with former U.S. Men's National Team soccer player Alexi Lalas on the impact the arrest of top FIFA officials might have on the sport's future.

Defense secretary wary of island construction in South China Sea

The building of artificial islands have caught the attention of Ash Carter because of potential Chinese military buildup

Tensions rise as China ups activity in disputed waters

Concern is rising over China's activity in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The islands are claimed by multiple countries, sparking tensions between China, its neighbors and the U.S. Seth Doane reports.

7 FIFA officials arrested in bribery, fraud scandal

The high-ranking officials were arrested in Switzerland Wednesday morning. The indictment alleges patterns of fraud and bribery over where events would be played and televised. Jim Axelrod reports.

U.S. military admits to shipping live anthrax

The U.S. military was supposed to send inactive samples of anthrax to nine laboratories in South Korea but mistakenly sent live samples. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports from the Pentagon.

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