Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.
More rain threatens to complicate the cleanup in Houston
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — More rain fell on Houston on Wednesday, threatening to complicate the cleanup after a long holiday weekend of storms and floods that left at least 17 dead and more than a dozen others missing in Texas and Oklahoma.
Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday.