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NPR Story
4:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

FIFA Officials Arrested On Suspicion Of Corruption

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders Launches Longshot Presidential Campaign In Vermont

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Are Motorists Paying Attention To The Takata Air Bag Recall?

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It's All Politics
4:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

How Will The Next President Protect Our Digital Lives?

An engineer from Cisco shows live wireless traffic to a FedEx employee during a recent security conference in San Francisco.
Marcio Jose Sanchez AP

As candidates hit the campaign trail, NPR looks at four major issues the next president will face from Day 1 in office.

When President Obama took office back in 2009, "cybersecurity" was not a word that everyday people used. It wasn't debated. Then, mega-breaches against consumers, businesses, and the federal government changed that.

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The Two-Way
3:07 am
Wed May 27, 2015

6 Top World Soccer Officials Arrested In Switzerland On U.S. Corruption Charges

FIFA President Sepp Blatter kicks a ball during the inauguration of a football stadium in the village of Dura al-Qari near the West Bank city of Ramallah last week.
Majdi Mohammed AP

Originally published on Wed May 27, 2015 3:54 am

Six soccer officials with FIFA, the sport's international governing body, were arrested early this morning by Zurich police in the Baur au Lac, the luxury hotel on Lake Zurich where they were staying.

The Swiss Department of Justice and Police said in a statement that the arrests were made at the request of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. According to the statement, the U.S. alleges the officials accepted bribes and kickbacks from the mid-1990s to the present day.

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