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Has U.S. Foreign Policy Been Too Focused on Counterterrorism?

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A group of experts weighs in on whether U.S. foreign policy has focused too much on counterterrorism over the past decade.
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Lebanon wants UN to facilitate return of Syrian refugees

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BEIRUT - Lebanon's caretaker foreign minister threatened Thursday to increase pressure on the U.N. refugee agency if it does not change its policies, which he says discourage Syrian refugees from returning to their country.
Gibran Bassil made his comments in Geneva following a meeting with Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, days after the Lebanese official ordered a freeze on the renewal of residency permits for UNHCR staff.
Bassil said he is ready to lift the measures “if I see tangible steps,” but is also ready to take further action if things continue as they...
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Lebanon wants UN to facilitate return of Syrian refugees

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Lebanon's caretaker foreign minister is threatening to increase pressure on the U.N. refugee agency if it does not change its policies, which he says discourage Syrian refugees from returning to their country
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Did America Get China Wrong?

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Experts from both the United States and China weigh in on Kurt Campbell and Ely Ratner's March/April article about U.S. China policy.
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Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

The 25-year-old rider, who was wearing a protective vest, suffered a massive chest injury and damage to his heart. Read more ...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits tree stump instead

A would-be vandal was stumped after they tried to run over a 9-foot snowman in Kentucky, only to find it had been built over a large tree stump. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

Federal authorities said Wednesday a Georgia man is accused of threatening to attack the White House and other federal buildings. Read more ...

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Stop & Shop says it plans to launch 'driverless grocery vehicles' in the Greater Boston area beginning this spring. Read more ...

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

Because Disney nostalgia never ends. Read more ...

Verdict Expected For Chicago Cops Charged In Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald...

Verdict Expected For Chicago Cops Charged In Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald Shooting

The three officers were charged with conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and official misconduct for allegedly exaggerating the threat the 17-year-old posed to officers. Read more ...

Couple who called 911 says Wisconsin teen, not them, should get $50,000 reward

Couple who called 911 says Wisconsin teen, not them, should get $50,000 reward

The couple who dialed 911 says they don't want the $50,000 reward. They say Jayme Closs should get it because "She got herself out." Read more ...

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

One in three families struggles to provide enough diapers for their children. Nonprofit ShareBaby wants to change that. Read more ...

Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign

Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign

Gillette's new ad campaign is trending on youtube, but has more than twice as many dislikes than likes. Some are threatening a boycott, offended by the company's call for a new... Read more ...