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American Drummer Jailed for 'Insulting Islam'

James Kottak was drunk in Dubai airport, authorities say

(Newser) - Drunk and sweary is no way to go through a Dubai airport, a Scorpions member has discovered. James Kottak, the German heavy metal band's American drummer, was sentenced to a month in prison in the emirate for allegedly ranting about "non-educated" Muslims, giving the middle finger to fellow... More »

Interpol Chief Resigns Amid $200K Bribery Charges

South Africa's top cop linked to drug smuggler payoff

(Newser) - The president of international police organization Interpol has resigned over corruption allegations. Jackie Selebi, who is also South Africa's national police commissioner and a leading member of the African National Congress, is accused of taking $200,000 in pay-offs from a notorious convicted drug smuggler, who is awaiting trial on... More »

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