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Beverly Brignoni (credit: Bernadette Lamboy)

Relatives Question Bronx Woman’s Death After Low-Cost Surgery In Dominican Republic

Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

03/31/2014

FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Fights To Get Boy In Ukraine Reunited With Mom In Queens: ‘Just Resolve It’

The boy hasn’t be able to get the necessary travel documents to be reunited with his mom and remains in Ukraine amid growing unrest.

03/20/2014

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Amid Online Terror ‘Chatter’

Police in New York City have beefed up security at iconic locations like the Empire State Building and World Trade Center amid online “chatter” about terror threats.

08/05/2013

FILE - Passengers wait to clear security at an airport (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Issues Global Travel Alert Over Al-Qaeda Threat

The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa. It says an attack could occur or come from the Arabian Peninsula.

08/02/2013

A passenger is escorted off a United Airlines flight from Hong Kong to Newark on June 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Ranted About Poison, CIA On Plane Had Worked For State Department

A man who went on a rant about national security on a flight from Hong Kong to Newark-Liberty International Airport Monday once worked for the U.S. State Department.

06/18/2013

FILE - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) receives a note from her aide Huma Abedin (L) on March 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Anthony Weiner Defends Wife As Senator Questions Her Private Consulting Work

While working as then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s aide, Abedin was also earning a six-figure salary as a consultant. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has questioned whether Huma Abedin disclosed her dual role to the federal government.

06/16/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House - May 16, 2013 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Scandals Hit The White House

It’s that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.

05/17/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Planning To Return To Work Next Week

One day after being released from New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, where she was being treated for a blood clot in her head, Clinton was at home resting, but was far from idle.

01/03/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secretary Of State Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was recovering at home Saturday after fainting and suffering a concussion.

12/15/2012

Susan Rice (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice’s Meeting With GOP Leaders Made Benghazi Matters Worse

Now that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.

11/28/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable Actions

By now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.

10/30/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

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