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FIFA President Sepp Blatter, right, and UEFA President Michel Platini talk before the semi final soccer match between Real Madrid and Cruz Azul at the Club World Cup soccer tournament in Marrakech, Morocco, in this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo. On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, file photo FIFA provisionally banned President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini for 90 days. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, file)

Michel Platini, suspended UEFA president: ‘I’m bullet-proof’

- Associated Press

Complaining that he is being “dragged through the mud” in the FIFA corruption investigation, Michel Platini believes he is “bullet-proof” and has not lost support in his bid to replace Sepp Blatter as the head of world soccer’s governing body.

In this Nov. 19, 2010, file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter pauses during a press conference following a meeting of the Executive Committee in Zurich, Switzerland. On Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, Swiss attorney general opened criminal proceedings against FIFA President Sepp Blatter.   (Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP)

Sepp Blatter back at work at FIFA HQ, due to address staff

- Associated Press

Blatter is back at work at FIFA headquarters, three days after being interrogated there by Swiss investigators, and is due to address staff at the scandal-battered governing body later on Monday.

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Suspected match-fixing kingpin released from Singapore jail

- Associated Press

A Singaporean man detained for more than two years under suspicion of being the mastermind behind a global soccer match-fixing syndicate was ordered to be released on Wednesday by the country's highest court, which ruled he was being held unlawfully.

Fire truck alert app for drivers piloted in Michigan

- Associated Press

Cory Hohs' idea was inspired by a close call with a Chicago fire truck on his motorcycle, but his new app, which warns drivers to the presence of emergency vehicle traffic, is being tested first in Grand Rapids.

Le Havre held 0-0 in Bradley's first game in charge

Associated Press

Bob Bradley's first game in charge of French second-division club Le Havre ended in a 0-0 draw against Brest on Monday as the former United States coach watched his team miss a number of chances for a winning goal.

MLS Capsules

- Associated Press

Justin Meram had the fastest goal in MLS Cup playoff history, Kei Kamara also scored and the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on Sunday night in the first leg of the Eastern Conference finals.

German football marred by weekend of fan violence

- Associated Press

Several violent incidents involving rival fans showed German soccer's dark side this weekend despite increased security measures following the Paris terrorist attacks.