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Senator Chuck Schumer outside of the Nigerian Consulate. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Reward Leading To Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the U.S. State Department to establish a reward for reliable information leading to the rescue of 276 missing girls in Nigeria.

05/11/2014

Purported video of Boko Haram leader claiming responsibility for kidnapping hundreds of schoolgirls (credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Deploying Personnel, Assets To Nigeria As Terror Group Claims Responsibility For Kidnappings

Girls as young as 12 were captured to be sold as sex slaves for as little as $12 each. They are being held by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram.

05/06/2014

Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

NYPD Officer Arrested On Weapons Charge Must Stay In India Until July Court Date

Officer Manny Encarnacion, 49, was arrested in March after Indian authorities discovered three bullets he had accidentally packed in his luggage, the New York Police Department said. He is out on bail, but has been barred from leaving India until the case is resolved.

04/17/2014

Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

Lawyer: Revenge Not A Factor In NYPD Officer’s Detainment In India

A New York City police officer has been detained in India on a weapons charge after authorities there discovered three bullets he accidentally packed in his luggage.

04/05/2014

Armed men in military armed block access to a Ukrainian border guards base not far from the village of Perevalne near Simferopol on March 3, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Rejects Crimea Secession Referendum As Illegal, Prepares Penalties Against Russia

The U.S. rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia.

03/16/2014

Armed men in military armed block access to a Ukrainian border guards base not far from the village of Perevalne near Simferopol on March 3, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

As Russian Troops Invade, Ukrainians Fear War Is Next

As Russian troops move into Ukraine, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bliech, a leader of New York City’s Ukrainian-American community and chief rabbi of Ukraine, is sounding the alarm.

03/03/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 28: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry Calls On Putin To Pull Back As Outrage Over Russian Tactics Mounts

Warning that it was “on the brink of disaster,” Ukraine put its military on high alert Sunday and appealed for international help to avoid what it feared was the possibility of an invasion by Russia.

03/02/2014

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Embassy in India. (Credit CBS 2)

Indian Diplomat’s Manhattan Arrest Met With Protests Abroad

Protests, which included a nearly naked man wearing a Barack Obama mask, caused safety concerns at the U.S. Embassy where demonstrators were irate over the arrest and strip search of a an Indian diplomat in New York.

12/18/2013

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with Secretary of State John Kerry on Nov. 24, 2013, in Geneva. (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer: Iran Pact ‘Does Not Seem Proportional’

There’s mixed reaction to the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, and Sen. Charles Schumer has joined the chorus of critics.

11/24/2013

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran, World Powers Reach Historic Nuclear Deal

Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.

11/23/2013

President Barack Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 24, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Welcomes Signs Of Iranian Moderation

President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.

09/24/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Politicians, Israel Skeptical About Iran’s Diplomacy Offensive

Critics expressed their skepticism Monday at a rally across First Avenue from the United Nations headquarters, where world leaders are converging for this week’s General Assembly.

09/23/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry holds a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Sept. 14, 2013 (credit: Getty Images)

U.S., Russia Reach Deal On Syrian Weapons

John Kerry and Russia’s foreign minister announced they have agreed upon the framework for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons.

09/14/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by Iliya Pitalev/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

Putin: U.S. Military Strike In Syria Could ‘Unleash New Wave Of Terrorism’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken his case against U.S. military intervention in Syria directly to the American people.

09/12/2013

Syrian President Bashar Assad (credit: CBS 2)

Assad Warns Of Retaliation For U.S. Strike On Syria

In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Syrian President Bashar Assad says, “You should expect everything.”

09/09/2013

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