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President Barack Obama speaks on Syria in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on August 31, 2013 as Vice President Joe Biden looks on. Obama said Saturday he will ask the US Congress to authorize military action against Syria, lifting the threat of immediate strikes on President Bashar al-Assad's regime.      (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Seek Congressional Authorization For Strike In Syria

President Barack Obama on Saturday made the case for consequences against Syria for an alleged chemical attack, and said he will seek authorization from Congress for a military strike.

08/31/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYPD Keeping Eye On Situation In Syria As Jewish High Holidays Near

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the NYPD continues to be alert and vigilant and added there are no specific threats against the city as a result of the situation in Syria.

08/27/2013

A demonstrator holds an "Anti Coup" sign outside of the Egyptian Mission to the UN on Friday Aug 16, 2013. (Credit CBS 2)

Demonstrators Rally Outside Of Egyptian Mission As Clashes Fuel Worldwide Outrage

In Long Island City parishioners of a Coptic Christian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the violent clashes.

08/16/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Security Remains Tight In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.

04/16/2013

3.22.13 World Water Day

Celebrating World Water Day

March 22nd is the 20th annual United Nations-declared World Water Day, an international day to celebrate fresh water and focus public attention upon the critical water issues of our era.

03/22/2013

File image of a North Korean missile test | Inset image of leader Kim Kim Jong-un. (credit: CBS 2)

UN Calls North Korea Nuclear Test ‘Threat To International Peace & Security’

The test follows a successful launch of a long-range ballistic missile in December that many believe is capable of reaching the United States.

02/12/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

The United Nations (file/credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

UN Votes To Recognize State Of Palestine; U.S. & Israel Voice Displeasure

The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine.

11/29/2012

Rudy Giuliani At Ahmadinejad protest on Sept. 26, 2012 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Giuliani To Protesters Near UN: Obama Administration ‘Betrayed’ People Of Iran

Speaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.

09/26/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at the UN General Assembly meeting on September 25.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

President Obama Urges UN To Confront Roots Of Muslim Rage

President Barack Obama told world leaders Tuesday that attacks on U.S. citizens in Libya “were attacks on America,” and he called on them to join in confronting the root causes of the rage across the Muslim world.

09/25/2012

City prepares for the UN General Assembly (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Road Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly; Ahmadinejad Protests Abound

Road closures and traffic delays are making for a tricky commute as world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week.

09/24/2012

The United Nations (file/credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Week-Long United Nations General Assembly Begins Monday; Road Closures Planned

The NYPD said the road closures will be intermittent as the meetings at the U.N. go on, but include East 34th Street to East 57th Street from 1st to 2nd Avenues.

09/23/2012

File - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protests Planned For Ahmadinejad’s Visit To NYC For UN General Assembly

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is scheduled to make a speech at the UN on Wednesday, is expected to stay for the second straight year at the posh Warwick New York Hotel.

09/21/2012

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

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