Soccer officials detained, bribing alleged

...bribes and kick-backs between the early 1990s and now.FIFA, soccer's world governing body, is holding a presidential election in Zurich on Friday, when Sepp Blatter has been widely tipped to stay in the job.
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Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote

WARSAW, Poland - Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday.Duda, a right-wing member of the European...
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My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics? account for about 23 percent of American adults. This trend could have political implications. In the last presidential election, Mitt Romney easily won among Christian voters, and Obama carried 70 percent of the unaffiliated. This divide...
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...differences between Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who was his opponent in the bitterly contested presidential election and became his partner in a national unity government under an arrangement brokered by the United States."The...
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Lawyer: Reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

...charged cases, including those of protesters arrested in connection with demonstrations that followed the 2009 presidential elections. He is known for his tough sentencing.Deputy U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Monday if...
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NFL competition committee should have a busy off-season

...carefully devising a gag that eclipses Al Gore's loss to Randy Galloway's good buddy George W. in the 2000 presidential election as this century's biggest choke. (Seriously, how was that even close?)The Packers never touched the ball...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...happens in the states and the nation's capital, advocates plan to quickly shift their attention to the 2016 presidential elections and the big prize: California, where hopes are high for approval of legal pot despite a 2010 rejection...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...majority control from the Democrats in next month's midterm elections. The senator who lost to Obama in the 2008 presidential election has never suffered fools - or equivocating witnesses - gladly, and he would be certain to use his new perch for...
Begich battles partisan undertow

...I appreciate that you've got our backs," said a satisfied West.But Alaska has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1968, and it's unclear Begich can defy the partisan undertow that has endangered Democrats in far more...
Alaska official testifies in voting rights trial

...officials. Fenumiai testified that most of the village precincts beat the state's average turnout in the 2012 presidential election if only precinct-level turnout numbers were examined, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Fenumiai's office...


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