Things you should know today: 1/24/19


FIFA bans former referee for life for bribery, match-fixing

Referee Ibrahim Chaibou, second left, is surrounded by Argentina soccer players after he awarded a penalty against them during an international friendly soccer match with Nigeria Super eagles June 1, 2011. FIFA says its ethics committee judges found Ibrahim Chaibou guilty of taking bribes and also fined him 200,000 Swiss francs ($201,000). (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, file)

FIFA’s ethics committee judges banned referee Ibrahim Chaibou for life for fixing games and accepting bribes. The organization fined the referee 200,000 Swiss francs ($201,000) and has changed the way they appoint referees as a result of the case.

Airbus CEO warns it could move in event of no-deal Brexit

In this Feb. 15, file photo, Airbus CEO Tom Enders poses for photographers after the Airbus Group press conference on the 2017 annual results in Toulouse, France. (AP Photo/Fred Scheiber, file)

Airbus CEO Tom Enders said the Aeronautics company might move their operations out of Britain if the country decides to not create a trade relations deal upon their leaving the European Union. Enders said a long history of aviation with Britain could be destroyed due to Brexit. Other business leaders continue to grow discontented in the slow progress in securing the Brexit deal.

Police describe execution-style killings inside Florida bank

Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund wipes his head as he listens to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speak during a news conference, Jan. 23, in Sebring, Fla., after authorities said five people were shot and killed at a SunTrust bank branch. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

A Florida SunTrust Bank branch fell victim to a shooting where the perpetrator ordered five women to lie on their stomachs before shooting them in the back of the head. Gunman, Zephen Xaver, was charged with premeditated murder and did not have any relationship with any of the victims.

Viral content of the day:

Emmy winner Sarah Paulson attempted to “revenge scare” celebrity prankster Ellen Degeneres by sneaking up on the host during one of her shows. Despite Paulson’s best efforts, Degeneres still managed to scare the actress.

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