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Activists of Pakistan civil society hold candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on an army-run school in Peshawar, in Karachi on December 17, 2014. Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif and Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani vowed to fight "terrorism and extremism" together, a day after Taliban militants killed 148 people at a Pakistani school. AFP PHOTO / Asif HASSAN        (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Pakistani Communities Mourn Deaths In Taliban Attack On School

A group of Pakistanis on Long Island gathered to condemn the violence and to plead for help for innocent Pakistanis

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Pakistani-Americans React To Deadly Taliban Attack On School

Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing dozens of people.

12/16/2014

FBI sources told CBS 2 on Aug. 6, 2010, that Adnan el Shukrijumah, a former Brooklyn resident, is the new head of global operations for al Qaeda. Consider him Osama bin Laden's right-hand man. (TARIQ MAHMOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Al Qaeda Militant Indicted In NYC Subway Bomb Plot Killed In Pakistan

Military officials said Pakistani soldiers killed Adnan Shukrijumah along with two other suspected militants in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal area early Saturday morning.

12/06/2014

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Former Navy SEAL Who Wrote Book On Bin Laden Raid Accuses Lawyers Of Ruining Reputation

A former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011 sued his former lawyers Wednesday for malpractice.

11/05/2014

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Report: City Is Owed Over $16 Million By Foreign Countries For Unpaid Parking Tickets

The Department of Finance says Egypt tops the list of more than 180 countries with nearly $2 million in outstanding debt as of this summer.

09/23/2014

Brooklyn Man Found Guilty Of Arranging ‘Honor Killings’ In Pakistan

A New York City taxi driver was convicted Thursday of arranging two killings in Pakistan because he was dismayed that his daughter had left an arranged marriage.

07/03/2014

Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. (Credit CBS 2)

NYPD: Men Sought To Supply Taliban Fighters With Boots, Winter Coats

Police say Humayoun Nabi and Ismail Alsarabbi were busted after a two-year investigation that involved confidential informants and undercover detectives.

10/10/2013

Malala Yousafzai  on September 3, 2013.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban Brings Experiences To New York

Malala Yousafzai and her father, a human rights activist who founded an all-girls school, was interviewed by CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan on Thursday night.

10/10/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

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Prosecutors: Brooklyn Man Ordered ‘Honor Killings’ In Pakistan

A Pakistani man living in Brooklyn ordered the deaths of two people in Pakistan as retaliation after his daughter was freed from an arranged marriage there, prosecutors said.

09/25/2013

Muhammad Choudry, 19, was killed while chasing a person who apparently stole his brother's cell phone. (Credit CBS 2)

Jersey City Family Distraught After Son Killed In Cell Phone Robbery

A Jersey City family is grieving their son tonight after he was shot and killed in an apparent cell phone robbery early Friday morning as his family was observing Ramadan.

07/12/2013

Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona (file / credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Demands Only American Products Be Sold At National Parks

Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that it is ridiculous that most of the products sold in our national parks are made in other countries and has proposed legislation to do something about it.

07/03/2013

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FBI Agent’s Testimony Describes Cannibal Talk At NYPD Cop’s Trial

FBI Agent Corey Walsh continues testifying Wednesday in the third day of evidence presentation in the two-week trial of 28-year-old Officer Gilberto Valle.

02/27/2013

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Feds Bust Up Elaborate International Credit Card Fraud Ring That Stole Millions

The elaborate scheme involved improving fake cardholders’ credit scores, allowing the scammers to borrow more money that they never repaid, investigators said.

02/05/2013

Horse Solider Statue at 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan - Oct. 19, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Statue Of Soldier On Horse Re-Dedicated At 9/11 Memorial

Dozens of veterans and soldiers turned out in the rain Friday for the re-dedication of the horse soldier statue at the 9/11 Memorial.

10/19/2012

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