Roberto Tapia was supposed to be looking out for the environment of the US Virgin Islands.  Federal Agents say he was using Government resources to move cocaine.

The Mayor of Toronto Canada ducked out on his regular Sunday radio appearance amid allegations he was videotaped smoking crack with drug dealers.

North Korea has launched a fourth short-distance missile into the Sea of Japan, prompting condemnations from the South and calls for negotiations from the United Nations.

Heavy fighting and casualties in the dozens are reported as Syrian troops attempt to retake the rebel-held town of Qusair, near the border with Lebanon.  After the initial artillery, a ground assault is expected.

The President of Myanmar will meet with President Obama in Washington, D.C. on Monday.  The heads of those two states haven’t had a face-to-face meeting since 1966.

A US diplomat arrested by Russian police for alleged spying has been declared “persona non grata” and has left the country.

Gay marriages will begin in a matter of days in France;  Israel may be settling on “the devil we know” regarding Syria;  And North Korea launches three missiles in a way that makes you wonder if they’re serious.  Let the News begin!

Sectarian strife is renewed in Iraq in days of deadly bombings;  Palestinians break through a barrier that put Israel under a lot of criticism;  And no matter what you think of your hometown, at least your mayor isn’t accused of smoking crack. Unless you’re from Toronto, in which case, your mayor is accused of smoking crack.

A man lionized on the Internet as “The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker” has been arrested for killing a man.  The victim reportedly died of blunt force trauma.  Who could have seen this coming?  For some reason, America is shocked at this.

More than half of the countries in the world are generating electricity with Wind Turbines, with Iceland recently becoming the 100th nation to deploy wind power.  That’s according to a new report from the World Wind Energy Association.

US President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan are vowing to increase pressure on Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

A passenger arriving by way of Sydney airport gave the customs staff at Auckland, NZ a scare with what he had to declare:  Five big, live crabs in his luggage.

South Korea is slamming Japan for sending an emissary to Pyongyang without discussing it with the other members of the Six-Party Talks.

German Police are searching for two suspects who beat a chef to death in a dispute over what local media reports say was fried noodles. 

Pope Francis is denouncing the global financial system, calling it a “cult of money” that is tyrannizing the poor and turning humans into expendable consumer goods.

Once the domain of Polar Bears, Scientists, and Explorers, the Arctic is getting a lot of attention from those wishing to exploit its rapidly thawing resources.

Japan’s Prime Minister says he might be up for negotiations with North Korea.  This, after an unannounced high level mission from Tokyo to Pyongyang that Japan’s allies in Washington want to know more about

Powerful Cyclone Mahasen is threatening Myanmar and Bangladesh.  Myanmar's government is urging tens of thousands of people to evacuate coastal areas.

A Roman Catholic Cardinal whose sex scandal precluded him from voting for the new pope is now leaving the country he grew up in.

Scientists with lots of money and nothing better to do than to open Pandora’s Box of social and political problems have moved a major step closer to cloning human beings.

Miners drilling for copper and zinc in Canada came up with something more interesting for scientists:  Ancient water believed to be 1.5 Billion years old.