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Bomb threat made as FIFA votes on president

FIFA President Sepp Blatter looks on after he

FIFA President Sepp Blatter looks on after he delivered his speech at the opening of the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich on May 29, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Fabrice Coffrini

ZURICH -  Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.

The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another four-year term on Friday after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat after losing 133-73 in the first round.

Prince Ali's promise of a clean break from FIFA's tarnished recent history was rejected despite the worst scandal in the organization's 111-year history.


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