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Prince Ali hopes for ‘real’ leader after Blatter

In this Wednesday, March 21, 2012, file photo, FIFA Vice President Prince Ali bin Al Hussein speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur. FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein says he hopes that “real candidates” _ focused on policy not personality _ will emerge to run world football in the future. Sepp Blatter confirmed this week that he will stand for a fifth, four-year term as FIFA president in May after saying a majority of football leaders told the 78-year-old official to continue his mission. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein wants “real candidates” — focused on policy not personality — to run world football after Sepp Blatter leaves.

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NFL: Former FBI director will probe Rice case

In this Jan. 9, 2011, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III speaks in Tucson, Ariz. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014,  that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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AP Newsbreak: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

In this May 22, 2012, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses during a new conference in Atlanta. A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL employee five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until they were published this week. The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number confirming the video arrived on April 9. A female voice expresses thanks for providing the video and says: "You're right. It's terrible." Goodell sent a memo on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to the 32 teams reiterating that the NFL never saw the video until Monday, Sept. 8. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn’t see the violent images until this week.

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House Dems question Goodell actions on Rice video

in this March 26, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference in Orlando, Fla. Goodell says the league asked for, but was not given, a just-released video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee on an elevator. Goodell says during an interview with CBS aired Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014: "We assumed that there was a video. We asked for video. But we were never granted that opportunity." (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress from both parties on Wednesday questioned NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of a domestic violence incident involving former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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AP Newsbreak: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

in this March 26, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference in Orlando, Fla. Goodell says the league asked for, but was not given, a just-released video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee on an elevator. Goodell says during an interview with CBS aired Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014: "We assumed that there was a video. We asked for video. But we were never granted that opportunity." (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.

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