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—Mario Van Peebles


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Fifa officials 'corrupted football'  Wed, 27 May 2015 21:16:53 GMT
US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period. 
PM on trip to win EU leaders' backing  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:09:26 GMT
UK PM David Cameron starts a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK's EU referendum is launched. 
France honours Resistance heroes  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:51:36 GMT
France honours four members of the French Resistance against the Nazis with a ceremony at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris. 
Blair quits Middle East envoy role  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:41:10 GMT
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is to stand down from his role as Middle East envoy representing the US, Russia, the UN and the EU, sources confirm. 
US military shipped Anthrax to labs  Wed, 27 May 2015 20:20:30 GMT
The US military accidentally sent live Anthrax samples to multiple labs from Utah, but officials say no one was exposed. 
'New species' of ancient human found  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:42:12 GMT
A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report. 
Kenya payout over birth control  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:55:34 GMT
A Kenyan court orders a private hospital to pay $48,000 (£31,000) to a woman who became pregnant despite having a contraceptive implant. 
IS 'driven from Assyrian villages'  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:21:08 GMT
Islamic State fighters have been driven out of Assyrian Christian villages they had seized in north-eastern Syria in February, activists say. 
EU states 'must take 40,000 migrants'  Wed, 27 May 2015 14:13:33 GMT
The European Commission urges EU states to take in 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who land in Italy and Greece in the next two years. 
Nebraska abolishes death penalty  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:06:24 GMT
The US state of Nebraska has abolished the death penalty after a veto-override was passed through its legislature. 
Marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'  Wed, 27 May 2015 12:02:21 GMT
A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says. 
No let-up in massive India heatwave  Wed, 27 May 2015 13:56:14 GMT
Heatwave conditions continue to sweep India where more than 1,100 people have died in the past week, officials say. 
Twelve missing, 19 dead in US storms  Wed, 27 May 2015 21:27:54 GMT
A large part of the southern US continues to recover from deadly floods brought on by powerful weekend storms. 
VIDEO: Fifa officials 'corrupted' football  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:21:52 GMT
US prosecutors accuse several officials from football's governing body Fifa of racketeering, fraud and money laundering over 24 years. 
VIDEO: Warner dismisses Fifa allegations  Wed, 27 May 2015 20:05:18 GMT
Jack Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, is accused of soliciting $10m in bribes from South Africa's government over the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.