Puerto Rico, China, United States, Australia

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 4:26pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Puerto Rico, federal agents swept through the island's largest airport Wednesday. Dozens of people including baggage handlers are accused of helping to smuggle millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine and heroin aboard commercial flights into other countries including the U.S. They believe this has been going on for at least a decade.

China – A toddler slipped through the railing on a 4th floor balcony and was dangling from the side of a building. All that prevented a plunge to the ground was the child’s head that was stuck. The tot managed to pull up and get back inside with no help. There is no word on where the parents were.

United States – A Michigan man is busted on a joyride but he was not behind the wheel of a car. He was operating a motorized wheelchair. Police say the chair was stolen and the man suspected of stealing it was drunk. The rightful owner says he never believed someone would take his wheelchair. Police say the suspect's blood alcohol level was 3-times the legal limit.

Australia – Off the coast an underwater camera captured a shark attacking a giant squid. The squid is about 15-feet long but all the shark saw was lunch.

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