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Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 3, 2015.

Former FIFA committee member admits bribes

Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer told a federal judge that he helped to “facilitate” a bribe in connection with selecting France to host the 1998 World Cup, and “agreed to accept bribes” to bring the tournament to South Africa in 2010.

[Read more from the BBC]

Laid-off Disney workers had to train their foreign replacements

About 250 IT employees at Disney were laid off late last year, and their last task was to train their replacements: immigrants on temporary visas designed for highly skilled technical workers, who were brought in by an outsourcing firm based in India.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Sheryl Goldberg reflects on sudden death of husband

Thirty days after tech executive and Minnesota native David Goldberg died while vacationing in Mexico, his wife, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, posted a statement on Facebook reflecting on her loss.

[Read more from CBS News]

Scores of labs may have received live anthrax samples from Army facility

An Army bio-defense facility in Utah may have mistakenly sent live anthrax samples to 51 commercial companies, academic institutions and federal labs without proper safeguards, more than double the total disclosed last week.

[Read more from The Los Angeles Times]

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