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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) â The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees.
The European Union hit out Saturday at a travel ban imposed by Russia on 89 European citizens -- many of whom are outspoken Kremlin critics -- calling it "totally arbitrary and unjustified". The formerly undisclosed list was revealed to European diplomats on Thursday, and includes past and serving parliamentarians and ministers who have openly criticised President Vladimir Putin and the war in Ukraine. European politicians who discovered they had been banned from travelling to Russia wore the badge proudly, as Brussels took aim at Moscow for the decision.
By Warren Strobel and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At 3:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday, the National Security Agency and telecommunications companies will begin mothballing a once-secret system that collected Americans' bulk telephone records, shutting down computers and sealing off warehouses of digital data. If the U.S. Congress fails to act, key provisions of the USA Patriot Act will lapse in a watershed moment in the post-Sept. 11, 2001, era. Intrusive government powers, created and wielded in the name of preventing another mass-casualty terrorist attack, would be at least partly scaled back, proponents and critics of the surveillance say.
SLC Arts Gallery at Town Hall, 18 Elm Street, Potsdam
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A stunning exhibition of Kimbler-Lago's unique quilts. The artist uses a combination of photographs, bright colors, mixing fabric textures and painting with thread. For more information visit slcartscouncil.org or call 265-6860. Free and open to the public. Handicap accessible.
On Thursday, May 21st at 12pm, come to the St. Lawrence County Historical Associations next Patricia Harrington Carson Brown Bag Lunch Series at the Silas Wright House on 3 East Main Street, Canton. Author and historian Marty Podskoch will speak about his latest project, the Adirondack 102 Club, which describes the 102 Adirondack towns and villages locations, history and important points of interest.
After, Podskoch along with some other local writers that contributed to this project will be signing copies of the new book, Adirondack 102 Club: Your Passport & Guide to the North Country, which are for sale at the SLCHA for $20.00 each.
Bring your own bagged lunch and enjoy a beverage and dessert provided by the SLCHA.
The St. Lawrence County Historical Association is located at 3 E. Main St., Canton. Parking is available in back of the SLCHA, next to the museum’s main entrance.
The St. Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday, Wedneday and Saturday from noon to 4pm, and from noon to 8pm on Fridays. Admission to the museum is free; admission to the archives is free for members and children. Membership is $2.50 for college students, and $5 for the general public.
POTSDAM - Art Market - Meet local artists, view their work, buy directly from the artists. Free & open to the public. At Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St. Info, SLC Arts: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.
The 2015 Canton Canoe Weekend and Rushton Memorial Races will continue to be a historic event, marking 54 years of hosting this event in Canton. This is one of the oldest canoe races in the country and one of the earliest in the season. There are events for every type of paddler and every age and all types of canoes and kayaks and SUP's. For more information email Chuck Bolesh at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the website at www.slvpaddlers.org
American Express President Ed Gilligan died suddenly after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.
Former JC Penney CEO Allen Questrom explains why Michael Kors' stock has dropped so much and why it's a bigger problem.
The Fed's monetary policy is behind the curve once more, says Michael Farr.
JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon's recent assertion that some bank shareholders are lazy is "ludicrous," bank analyst Mike Mayo said.