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Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

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No Medal For Bronx’s Orozco, Team USA In Men’s Gymnastics Final

After a first place ranking in the qualification round, the U.S. men’s gymnastic team could not repeat their performance in the finals.

07/30/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

New York Knicks v Toronto Raptors (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

New York Knicks Announce Preseason Game In Montreal

The New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors will play a preseason game in Montreal as part of the first-ever NBA Canada Series.

07/11/2012

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Local Defense Contractor Admits Unlawfully Aiding Chinese Military Helicopter Development

A local defense contractor has pleaded guilty to illegally exporting military software to China in its effort to develop an attack helicopter.

06/28/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Could A Foreign Country Buy A U.S. Election?

What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?

06/25/2012

Ling Lang Zou (credit: Ludington Police Department)

Body Of Brooklyn Woman Found At Lake Michigan Marina

The body of 24-year-old Ling Lang Zou was found Saturday morning at the Ludington Municipal Marina, police said. She recently moved to Ludington from Brooklyn for employment.

06/05/2012

Baby Angel with her mom Anna He-Hollins and grandmother Guyang Zwe. (credit: CBS 2)

Chinese Woman Repeatedly Denied Visa Finally Meets Terminally Ill Granddaughter On L.I.

It was a heartbreaking sight to see 16-month-old Angel hooked up to machines to prolong her life. But her parents now have a small measure of comfort because the child’s grandmother is finally at her side.

06/04/2012

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Blind Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng Braces New Surroundings At NYU

A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.

05/19/2012

FILE - Pro-Tibet demonstrators protest outside the Chinese consulate in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Demonstrators In NYC Call For Free Tibet On Anniversary Of Tibetan Uprising

Thousands of demonstrators marched over the Brooklyn Bridge to the United Nations Saturday morning and then to the Chinese Consulate chanting “China out of Tibet now!”

03/10/2012

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman addresses the media in Newark. (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Feds In NJ: 29 Arrests Made In $325 Million Counterfeit Goods Operation

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said the counterfeit goods didn’t include just clothing, but “counterfeit cigarettes and pure crystal methamphetamine.”

03/02/2012

Apple Store at Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Apple Stores Worlwide To Be Sites Of Protest Over Working Conditions

If you want to cozy up to the Genius Bar today, you might have some competition getting to the door.

02/09/2012

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