Blat­ter gets ex­tra time to stay on as FIFA pres­i­dent

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ZURICH — Sepp Blat­ter had a good day at the of­fice on Mon­day, even if a prankster tried to spoil it by show­er­ing the FIFA pres­i­dent with fake dol­lar bills at a news con­fer­ence. Noth­ing could spoil Blat­ter’s day af­ter he out­wit­ted some of his FIFA op­po­nents to earn pre­cious ex­tra time as their pres­i­dent and en­joy more such days in 2016. Mas­ter­ing FIFA pol­i­tics yet again, amid calls to step down im­me­di­ately, Blat­ter is set to stay atop world soc­cer for seven more months af­ter FIFA agreed Mon­day on a Feb. 26 elecBlat­ter tion to re­place him. The As­so­ci­ated Press

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