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FIFA Suspends Blatter Amid Growing Corruption Scandal

The ethics committee of football's (soccer's) governing body FIFA has suspended embattled President Sepp Blatter and his potential successor for 90 days. The committee took the action Thursday against Blatter and Michel Platini, head of the Union of European Football Association (UEFA), less than two weeks after Swiss prosecutors opened a criminal investigation against Blatter involving a $2 million payment to Platini in 2011. FIFA said Blatter was not allowed at this point to...

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