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

Sources: 30 Pounds Of Cocaine Found At United Nations

Sources tell CBS 2 that the New York Police Department and Drug Enforcement Agency are investigating a delivery of cocaine to the United Nations.

01/26/2012

Russian Arms Dealer ‘Merchant Of Death’ Viktor Bout Convicted In NYC Federal Court

A shadowy Russian arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of seeking to make millions of dollars by selling heavy weaponry to a terror group so it could attack what prosecutors said he told his customers was a common enemy – U.S. forces helping the Colombian government.

11/02/2011

Manssor Arbabsiar (file / AP Photo/Williamson County Jail via Corpus Christi Caller-Times)

Not Guilty Plea In Plot To Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

A U.S. citizen who holds an Iranian passport pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.

10/24/2011

Moammar Gadhafi (file / credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

CT Professor Was Translator For Moammar Gadhafi; NJ Mansion Still Libya’s

No one in Libya was untouched by the tyranny of now late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, according to Dr. Abubaker Saad.

10/21/2011

FILE - In this Saturday, June 12, 2010 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi talks during a ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the evacuation of the American military bases in the country, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/ Abdel Magid Al Fergany, File)

Tri-State, Nation Reacts To Death Of Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi

Officials say Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya for more than four decades, was captured and killed Thursday after his hometown of Sirte fell to revolutionary forces.

10/20/2011

United Nations headquarters - New York, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Announces Plan With U.N. To Complete Manhattan Greenway

The last major gap runs from 38th to 60th streets on the East Side.

10/06/2011

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch and President Barack Obama (file / credits: JP Yim/Getty Images, ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Now Backs President Barack Obama For Re-Election

After previously taking issue with the President’s stance on Israel, Koch now says “I am on the Obama express bus for re-election.”

09/27/2011

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)/Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UN Security Council Meets To Discuss Palestinian Statehood, Lobbying Continues

The United Nations Security Council took the first steps in considering the Palestinian’s request for statehood, meeting behind closed doors on Monday on the controversial bid. The arm twisting has begun.

09/26/2011

Freed Americans Shane Bauer, left, Josh Fattal, center, and Sarah Shourd, right, Bauer's fiance, wave from the door to an airplane before leaving for the United States at the airport in Muscat, Oman, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Sultan al-Hasani)

Hikers Say Iran Held Them Because They’re Americans

Two Americans held for more than two years in an Iranian prison on accusations of spying are back on U.S. soil.

09/25/2011

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)/Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Blasts UN As ‘House Of Lies,’ Implores Abbas To Drop Application, Resume Talks

There was a dramatic and defiant move at the United Nations on Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sidestepped two decades of failed negotiations and surged ahead with demands for Palestinian statehood.

09/23/2011

Protesters object to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance at the UN General Assembly on Sept. 22, 2011. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Ho Hum: Ahmadinejad Offers Usual Fire And Brimstone Anti-U.S. Rant At UN

Ahmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.

09/22/2011

Ahmadinejad protest at Warwick Hotel

Protesters Let Warwick Hotel Have It For Choosing To Host Ahmadinejad

CBS 2 got a camera through the X-ray machine the Secret Service set up outside the Warwick, where an entourage of Iranians could be seen milling around all day eating lunches provided by a local kebab joint.

09/22/2011

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Abbas Backs Down, Won’t Call For Immediate Vote On Palestinian Statehood

President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.

09/21/2011

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Photo Exhibit Opens At Planned Islamic Center Site Near Ground Zero

Organizers of an Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero will hold its first event Wednesday evening.

09/21/2011

Flags of Israel, Palestine and U.S.

Israel Floats ‘Interim Solution’ Proposal At UN To Stem Palestinian Statehood Tension

The Israeli proposal would allow the Palestinians to establish a state within existing borders in Gaza and the West Bank and deal with all the tough stuff later.

09/20/2011

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