Army Gives Out $500,000 Armored Trucks for Free

Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Army is giving away 13,000 armored trucks, worth about $500,000 each. The 20-ton MRAPs, or Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected trucks, were built specifically to save U.S. soldiers from roadside bombs in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Now the trucks are patrolling U.S. city streets. U.S. law enforcement agencies have received the lion’s share of this high-powered military surplus. (Source: Bloomberg)
Blatter May Lose Votes Due to FIFA Scandal: Murray
37:38 - Les Murray, a retired soccer broadcaster and former member of the ethics committee at FIFA, talks about the corruption scandal at the sport's governing body. U.S. prosecutors plunged FIFA into crisis, charging nine officials with corruption as Europe's largest soccer federation called for postponing this week's election for the organization's president, Joseph "Sepp" Blatter. Murray speaks from Sydney with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)
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