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Key Rousseff impeachment vote annulled in Brazil — or maybe not

A Brazilian lawmaker’s surprise announcement Monday sent the country’s scandal-plagued government spinning as a key question looms: Will a Senate vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff go forward as expected this week? So far, there are more questions than answers. The confusion began Monday when Waldir Maranhao, acting speaker of Brazil’s lower house, said he wanted to […]

Spanish FA president Ángel María Villar Llona arrested on corruption charges

Police in Spain say they have arrested Ángel María Villar Llona, the president of Spain’s football association, Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF). Villar Llona, who is also a senior vice-president at Fifa and Uefa, was arrested on Tuesday morning along with his son and three other federation executives as part of an anti-corruption investigation. Spain’s Guardia Civil […]