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Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (sanmateocountynews.wordpress.com/Creative Commons)

Bay Area Assyrians Call For More International Military, Humanitarian Involvement In Iraq

The Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.

08/08/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Federal Aviation Administration’s 24-Hour Flight Ban To Tel Aviv, Includes SFO

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv’s airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.

07/22/2014

Kevin Spacey in "House Of Cards" (credit: Netflix)

Russians Nix Filming Of Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ At U.N. Security Council Chamber

The show’s producers approached the United Nations, and the 15 council members were asked whether they would allow the use of the chamber when the council wasn’t in session, but Russia said “no,” the diplomats said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the discussions were private.

07/03/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bomb Hoax Suspect Arrested After Scare At United Nations Plaza In San Francisco

A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bomb hoax at a college near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza that prompted the evacuation of the school and shut down part of Market Street, police said Thursday.

05/08/2014

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

American UN Delegate Warns Of ‘Internet Snub’ Over Internet Rules

The chief American delegate at a U.N. conference weighing possible Internet rules says the U.S. may snub the final document over proposals interpreted as giving governments greater oversight over the Web.

12/13/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

(CBS)

Tech Report: U.N. Internet Governance Forum Wraps Up

The U.N. Internet Governance Forum has brought together both public and private participants to share views on highly technical issues as well as political changes brought on by an increasingly wired world.

09/30/2011

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Schwarzenegger Touts California’s Record On Climate Change At U.N.

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting the Golden State to the U.N. as a leader for its climate change initiatives.

09/20/2011

japan nuclear reactor meltdown

Low-Level Radioactive Particles To Reach California By Friday

Wind patterns will bring a radioactive plume from the crippled Japanese nuclear reactors to the Aleutian Islands by Thursday and to the West Coast by Friday, according to projections.

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