Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 28, 2015.
FIFA president comments on corruption scandal
FIFA President Joseph "Sepp" Blatter spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the corruption claims levied at the international soccer governing body. Blatter, who is up for re-election Friday, said he can "not monitor everyone all of the time." Seven FIFA officials were arrested and accused of a “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” scheme to make $150 million in “bribes and kickbacks.”
[Read more from BBC]
Former NY Gov. Pataki announces bid for president
Former governor of New York George E. Pataki announced Thursday he will run for president. He'll be seeking the Republican Party nomination, but has acknowledged to "friends and allies" he knows his chances are slim.
[Read more from the New York Times]
Accident forces Pearl Harbor memorial to close
A dock that sits on the wreckage of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor was damaged Wednesday – and the memorial will be closed through at least June 4, National Park Service officials say.
[Read more from CNN]
Google introduces new Android operating system
Google unveiled Android M Thursday – the newest iteration of its Android operating service – as part of the company's Google I/O event. Included: Android Pay, longer battery life, faster charging, and new permission features. The tech company made a slew of other new announcements at the event as well.
[Read more from Wired]