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NEW YORK (AP) — Adidas, Coca-Cola and other top sponsors called the resignation of FIFA's president a welcome change, but said soccer's governing body still must work to regain fans' trust following a corruption scandal.
A college friend of convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for obstructing justice by impeding the FBI investigation into the 2013 attacks. Dias Kadyrbayev, 21, from Kazakhstan, was one of three friends who went to Tsarnaev's dorm room at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth after the FBI released images of him as a suspect. The April 15, 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon were among the deadliest in the United States since the September 11 Al-Qaeda attacks in New York, and sowed terror throughout the city.