Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday June 3 1. FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces resignation amid scandal Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA and the most powerful man in world soccer, abruptly announced his resignation on Tuesday, less than a week after the sport’s governing body was engulfed by a corruption scandal. “FIFA needs a profound restructuring,” he…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday May 8 1. Sources: Baltimore police investigation doesn’t support some of prosecution’s charges The Baltimore police investigation into the death of Freddie Gray doesn’t support some of the charges, including the most serious, filed by the Baltimore City State’s Attorney, potentially allowing lawyers representing the police officers the opportunity to undercut…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday March 31  1. Prosecution Rests in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial  The government today rested its case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after teary-eyed jurors heard heartbreaking testimony about the bombing’s youngest victim, 8-year-old Martin Richard. Richard was killed in the Boston Marathon attacks on April 15, 2013, Chief Medical…

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THE EDWARD SNOWDEN leaks came with claims of patriotism, but when I look at Snowden, it’s hard to see beyond his hypocrisy. Hailed as a hero by his supporters for releasing thousands of classified documents concerning American surveillance programs to media outlets, Snowden maintains that he acted out of loyalty to America. The authorities disagree…

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