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Chongqing Eastern Shipping Corp., the operator of the cruise ship that capsized in the Yangtze river with more than 450 people aboard, is one of China's oldest pleasure cruise companies, struggling to compete with newcomers offering much fancier accommodations.
Sepp Blatter is the focus of an FBI corruption investigation in the United States, American media reported Tuesday, shortly after his shock resignation as president of FIFA. An FBI spokesman said the bureau was "making no comment" beyond last week's announcement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey that FIFA was being investigated for corruption. ABC News said the FBI and US prosecutors are investigating Blatter as part of the probe that led to last week's indictments.