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On the Calendar:  Monday, 6/1/2015 11:00 AM
SUMMER READING KICKOFF!!!: Join us on Monday, June 1 from 11:00-1:00 to sign up for Summer Reading. This will be a come and go program and will feature an interactive hands on lego building project with Marvel Superhero Legos & Bricks 4 Kidz - Ruston/West Monroe/Monroe, La and a "caring for your pet" petting zoo with "Underdog" and the Union (Louisiana) Humane Society. All children who register receive a free goodie bag, reading logs, and a costumed photo booth picture for the "Every Hero Has a Story". Calendar

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Why is the U.S. bringing charges now?

FIFA, the body that governs soccer, has been regularly accused of bribery and kickbacks. The U.S. has decided to step in now because of where the alleged crimes took place.

Wed, 27 May 2015 09:24:51 EDT
U.S. arrests officials; Switzerland opens separate probe

Soccer's powerful, polarizing governing body found itself on the defensive on two fronts Wednesday, one a Swiss investigation into World Cup bidding and the other a sweeping, stinging U.S. indictment honing in on what America's top justice official called "corruption that is rampant, systemic and deep-rooted."

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:33:24 EDT
Who has been charged?

The football world was rocked Wednesday when a host of the sport's leading officials were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland.

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:07:34 EDT
Maradona: FIFA run like a 'mafia'

CNN's Becky Anderson sits down with Argentine football legend Diego Maradona to get his views on FIFA and the race to unseat Sepp Blatter.

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:48:44 EDT
FIFA: Sepp Blatter 'not involved' in allegations

Acting on an indictment by the U.S. Justice Department, Swiss police arrested several top FIFA officials during an overnight raid on charges of corruption. CNN's Alex Thomas has more.

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:07:49 EDT
Singapore Airlines jet loses power

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 with more than 180 passengers on board temporarily lost power to both of its engines as it passed through a storm, the airline has said.

Wed, 27 May 2015 09:21:21 EDT
Iraqi forces launch operation to drive ISIS out

A major military operation to liberate Iraq's Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS forces has begun, Iraqi state media and a key Shia militia group say.

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:05:04 EDT
Iraqi soldier explains why Ramadi fell to ISIS

Asa'ad al-Yassiri is bitter, angry and disillusioned. The Iraqi soldier says it's not that he doesn't want to fight, but the leadership isn't providing the support needed to fight ISIS.

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:05:04 EDT
Don't look for me, I'm in Syria: Message shocks mom

A Kenyan mother fears that her daughter may have traveled to Syria to join ISIS. CNN's Robyn Kriel reports.

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:28:07 EDT
1,100 die in heat wave

From behind her stall on the stifling hot streets of Hyderabad, Amruta Bai spends her day refilling plastic water cups.

Wed, 27 May 2015 04:14:21 EDT
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