• In this May 25, 2012 file photo FIFA President Joseph Blatter, center, chats with Confederation of African Football, CAF, President Issa Hayatou, left, and UEFA President Michel Platini during the second day session of the 62nd FIFA Congress in Budapest, Hungary. FIFA said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 that African soccer leader Isaa Hayatou will serve as acting president after Blatter and Platini have been banned for 90 days. (Laszlo Beliczay/MTI via AP, file)

    Swiss agree to extradite ex-FIFA VP Webb’s assistant to US

    LONDON (AP) — Suspended and shamed, Sepp Blatter is still hoping to return to power as FIFA president within the next 10 days.

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  • Multnomah County Sheriff's Office photos show the three suspects who were arrested Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Portland, Ore., in the killing of Steve Carter, a tantra yoga teacher, on a hiking trail in Marin County, Calif. From left are Sean Michael Angold, 24; Lila Scott Allgood, 19; and Morrison Haze Lampley, 23. A hiker found Carter's body on Monday. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office/Portland police via AP)

    Suspects in Calif. yoga teacher’s death, tied to 2nd killing

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three young drifters suspected in the shooting death of a tantra yoga teacher in Marin County are now accused of killing a Canadian woman in San Francisco.

  • In this March 24, 2015 file photo UEFA President Michel Platini speaks during a news conference at the end of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria. On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 file photo FIFA provisionally banned UEFA President Michel Platini for 90 days.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, file)

    With Platini suspended, FIFA election field more uncertain

    LONDON (AP) — From sure bet to suspended, Michel Platini’s career in soccer politics could be over.

  • In this May 29, 2015 file photo FIFA president Sepp Blatter, right, shakes hands with senior Vice President Issa Hayatou during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 that African soccer leader Isaa Hayatou will serve as acting president after Blatter has been banned for 90 days.  (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)

    Bach calls for ‘external’ candidate to take over FIFA

    LONDON (AP) — Declaring that “enough is enough,” IOC President Thomas Bach called Thursday for an “external presidential candidate” to take over FIFA and restore credibility to world soccer’s scandal-scarred governing body.

  • In this June 27, 2011 photo provided by the Moldova General Police Inspectorate, Teodor Chetrus is detained by a police officer in Chisinau, Moldova during a uranium-235 sting operation. In many of the smuggling cases in this former Soviet republic, ringleaders insulated themselves through a complex network of middlemen to shield the bosses from arrest. In this case, Chetrus was the go-between. Former Moldova Police investigator Constantin Malic recalls that Chetrus said, "I really want an Islamic buyer because they will bomb the Americans." (Moldova Police via AP)

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesium — enough to contaminate several city blocks — and specifically sought a buyer from the Islamic State group.

  • In this May 28, 2015 photo, former Moldovan police investigator Constantin Malic holds an award received from the U.S. FBI in Chisinau, Moldova. By the time of the May 28 ceremony recognizing two recent investigations, the Moldovan police department had disbanded Malic's investigative team amid political fallout and police infighting. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.

  • Swiss court refuses to release FIFA suspect on bail

    ZURICH (AP) — A Swiss court has rejected a request by one of the imprisoned FIFA officials awaiting extradition to the United States to be released on bail.

  • Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino looks on at the action during the second half of this NCAA college basketball team's intrasquad scrimmage, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Louisville investigating if escorts were hired for recruits

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Rick Pitino has apparently said all he plans to say for now about the troubling allegations outlined in a book by an escort that has led to a sex scandal looming over his men’s basketball program.

  • File-This March 14, 2009, file photo shows Louisville's Andre McGee cutting down the net after the championship game of the Big East men's NCAA college basketball tournament. Louisville said Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, it has launched an investigation into allegations that former Cardinals staffer McGee paid an escort service to provide sex for recruits. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

    Louisville probing claim staffer hired escorts for recruits

    Louisville is investigating allegations that former Cardinals men’s basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for the women to strip and have sex with recruits, their fathers and players.

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