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Washington (AFP) - A top Federal Reserve official said Friday that the US economy and its banking system are strong enough to weather large shocks, amid worries of risks from global market turbulence.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quick observations by employees and patrons witnessing an apparently random machete attack on diners at a restaurant helped authorities track down the fleeing suspect, who was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers a few miles away, police said.
A FIFA tribunal on Friday banned former secretary general Jerome Valcke for 12 years for misconduct ranging from helping a World Cup ticket scam to fixing a television deal and destroying evidence. The former right hand man to FIFA's scandal tainted president Sepp Blatter was also fined 100,000 Swiss francs ($100,000). A FIFA statement said however that "several other acts of potential misconduct" during his nearly 10-years in office arose as the ethics committee investigated the accusations.