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• Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been indicted on federal charges for trying to hide close to $1 million in bank withdrawals and for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Each count of the indictment carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

• George Pataki, the former three-term governor of New York, officially launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Pataki is the eighth GOP candidate to officially enter the 2016 race.

• Phoenix police and the FBI say they’re aware that a man is planning a rally outside a Phoenix mosque during Friday prayer services that will include a contest of drawings depicting the Prophet Muhammad. “We have to hold the cartoon contest… to be able to show the true colors of Islam,” the man said.

• The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body’s decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday. Blatter is seeking a fifth term as president in an election to be held today.

• Dozens of people were again rescued from flash flooding in central Texas early Friday, as emergency responders throughout the state struggled to cope with the wettest May on record.