FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Matt Bevin claimed the Republican nomination for governor with the help of a clunky fax machine in a crowded corner office of the state Capitol. But his opponent, James Comer, quickly moved to block him with an email from Florida.
ZURICH (AP) — The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body's decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday.
London (AFP) - 09:28 GMT - Timing - Blatter suggests the arrests in Switzerland may have been timed to have an impact on the congress. Allegations of corruption have blighted FIFA since they awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals to Russia and Qatar respectively. "If two other countries had emerged from the envelopes we wouldn't have had these problems, but we can't go back in time," Blatter laments.
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 17 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch stretching from south of San Antonio to Dallas, through Oklahoma, where severe weather this week killed an additional six people, and into Kansas.