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The Latest on FIFA: Blatter Challenger Prince Ali Decries Corruption

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan is pictured during a press conference in central London on February 3, 2015.  (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan is pictured during a press conference in central London on February 3, 2015. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

ZURICH—The Latest on FIFA developments: ___ 4:15 p.m. (1415 GMT, 10:15 a.m. EDT) Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan says the arrests of seven FIFA...




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(Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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