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2022 World Cup host Qatar stays silent on FIFA probes

By ADAM SCHRECK
Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Qatar is keeping quiet about the American and Swiss raids that have rocked FIFA and thrown another unwelcome spotlight...full story
updated 2015-05-28 10:22 PM
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2022 World Cup host Qatar stays silent on FIFA probes
By ADAM SCHRECK
Associated Press

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