Top FIFA execs arrested in soccer bribery scandal

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:28am
Some of soccer's top executives were indicted in a corruption and bribery investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. Seven people were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, where FIFA, the sport's international governing body, is set to hold its annual meeting. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

ISIS hits back as Iraq tries to retake Anbar

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:10am
Day after Baghdad announces risky effort to reclaim Ramadi and surrounding area, wave of bombs targets troops

World soccer officials arrested in U.S. probe

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:08am
Nine international soccer officials and five corporate executives were indicted Wednesday in a corruption investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice into FIFA, the sport's global governing body. Swiss authorities arrested six of the accused in Zurich, where the FIFA congress is set to begin. Don Champion reports.

Journalist fears for her life after duping ISIS

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 8:23am
French reporter created fake persona online and wound up angering a militant in Syria, who thought he had won a bride

Several FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 5:15am
At least 6 officials of soccer's world governing body detained in Switzerland for extradition to U.S.; millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks said to be involved

4 dead in attack in upscale area of Afghan capital

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:51am
No civilians or security personnel injured or killed during all-night siege at guesthouse in an area home to many embassies and foreign firms

U.S. assisting to find stranded Southeast Asian migrants

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:58pm
Navy aircraft flew over the area with support from Malaysia to help find Rohingya and Bangladeshis that may be trapped at sea

Resistance to antibiotics poses global health risk

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:12pm
The World Health Organization has adopted a plan to combat a resistance to antibiotics. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane went to New Delhi, India where the issue is so severe, doctors worry they'll soon struggle to fight infections.

How “eyes on the ground” would aid U.S. strikes against ISIS

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:08pm
The role of a joint terminal attack controller (JOTC) -- the person who helps coordinate strikes from the ground -- is especially important in urban combat. But it's not being used in the fight against ISIS. CBS News correspondent David Martin explains how a JOTC would help Iraqi forces -- and why the Pentagon says it's not currently using any.

The one role that could make a difference against ISIS

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 7:47pm
Pentagon admits having this position involved would aid Iraqi troops and make air strikes more effective

Millions of lives at risk from resistance to antibiotics

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 7:05pm
Doctors in India fear there will soon be infections that antibiotics can't treat

NATO chief reacts to Russian surprise military exercises

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 6:27pm
The Russian air force exercises are taking place at the same time as NATO's two-week military drill over the Arctic

Persistent intense heat kills hundreds in India

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 6:03pm
In southeastern states, temperatures as high as 118 degrees have overwhelmed the region and shows no sign of relenting soon

ISIS fighters get marriage bonuses, including honeymoon

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:49pm
"Raqqa is now the new New York" of the caliphate, ISIS fighter proclaims of the new premier destination for terrorist newlyweds

U.S. returns dozens of looted artifacts to Italy

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:22pm
Country with famed ancient art heritage has been on a campaign to recover looted artifacts that are part of its legacy

Forbes reveals "100 World's Most Powerful Women"

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:30pm
The list includes 24 CEOs, 15 billionaires and eight heads of state; they control $1 trillion in annual revenues

Iraq is stepping up its offensive against ISIS

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:00pm
Iraqi forces have announced a counteroffensive against ISIS, designed to retake Anbar province. CBS News foreign forrespondent Holly Williams joins CBSN with the details.

"Graves all over" abandoned migrant camp in Malaysia

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:45pm
Forensic teams find remains at jungle camp where police believe traffickers held hundreds of refugees from Burma and Bangladesh like animals

Christian Pakistani man's 140-foot mission for God

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 11:40am
Parvez Henry Gill says God told him to do "something good" for his community, but even fellow Christians worry it could backfire

Washington Post reporter faces secret trial in Iran

CBS World News - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:58am
Journalist Jason Rezaian went on closed trial Tuesday after being locked up in Iran for nearly a year. The 39-year-old faces multiple charges of espionage, and Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron is calling them baseless. Margaret Brennan reports.


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