Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 29, 2015.
Sources: Hastert's "hush money" tied to sex abuse allegation
Various reports say former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was paying a man to keep quiet about sexual abuse that occurred decades ago, when Hastert was a high school teacher. The Republican has been indicted for lying to the FBI about a scheme to cover up "hush money" payments.
[Read more from The New York Times]
FIFA president wins re-election amid scandal investigations
79-year-old Sepp Blatter, president of professional soccer's international governing body, has been elected to a fifth term. This comes as many high-ranking members of his administration are investigated in the U.S. and Switzerland for alleged corruption.
[Read more from CNN]
Cuba no longer on United States' terror list
It's official. The U.S. State Department has removed Cuba from its list of "state sponsors of terrorism," on which it had been a fixture for 33 years. This comes as the White House works to normalize relations with the island country.
[Read more from The Washington Post]