International

(New York, NY) -- New York City is getting to ready to launch a municipal ID card program next week. The cards are called IDNYC and are meant to provide official identification for the city's tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants. The IDs will be good for five years and...
(New York, NY) -- Radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri will learn today whether he'll spend the rest of his life in prison. The 56-year-old imam is being sentenced in New York federal court. Abu Hamza was convicted of providing advice and a cell phone to Yemeni militants who...
(Paris) -- A French Interior Ministry spokesman says police are "almost certain" that the hostage takers surrounded in a small French town are the two brothers wanted in Wednesday's attack in Paris. Charles de Gaulle International Airport is now in lockdown, and residents of the...
(Ottawa) -- A national hero is being made Canada's ambassador to Ireland. Kevin Vickers is famous in Canada as the man who killed the gunman that attacked the Canadian Parliament in October. The 58-year-old House of Commons sergeant-at-arms is credited with shooting and killing...
(Undated) -- Republicans in Congress are moving to reintroduce legislation for new sanctions on Iran. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois told reporters Thursday that he expects the Senate Banking Committee to vote in the next few weeks on a bill he and Democratic Senator Robert...
(London) -- Britain's top security chief says al Qaeda militants in Syria are planning attacks in the West. Andrew Parker, the head of Britain's MI-5 Security Service, said Thursday that militants are planning to inflict mass casualties, possibly against transport systems or "...
(Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia) -- Indonesian search teams are hoping balloons will help raise the tail section of an AirAsia jet off the bottom of the sea. The lifting balloons were loaded onto helicopters ahead of an operation to aid in finding the black boxes that could reveal the...
(Paris) -- One of two brothers suspected in the deadly attack on a French satirical magazine trained in Yemen. Sources close to the investigation say Said Kouachi trained with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula for several months. He and his younger brother are the subject of a...
(Moscow) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree allowing foreign citizens to serve in the Russian military. Tom Barton reports. Play Clip