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FIFA officials to visit Iran after fiery death of soccer fan ‘Blue Girl’

MANCHESTER — FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer’s governing body told Reuters on Wednesday. Sahar Khodayari, dubbed “Blue Girl” due to her favorite team Esteghlal’s colors, died at hospital on Monday after her…

Officials flagged 900 food items from China with ‘problems’ over two years

OTTAWA – Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal records. The document provides an inside look at imports from China that caught the attention of officials for appearing to…

Georgia police officer killed, another injured in shooting, officials say

A police officer in Georgia died from injuries sustained after a shooting Saturday night that injured another officer and a suspect, officials said. The Savannah Police Department said in a Facebook post the shooting happened around 8:10 p.m. on the 2300 block of Bull Street as officers were following up on a robbery call. The…