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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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Primary roundup: Vermont governor gets backing

Primary roundup: Vermont governor gets backing

Primaries in four states on Tuesday are showing part of the political climate across the country. Read more ...

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes GOP primary to Secretary of State Kris Kobach

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Colyer said in a statement he hopes to see Kansas remain in Republican hands Read more ...

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Execution of Carey Dean Moore: The final moments

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Shooting reported at Walmart near Philadelphia

Shooting reported at Walmart near Philadelphia

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A man tried to grab a girl. Her sister hurled coffee at him to fight him off

A man tried to grab a girl. Her sister hurled coffee at him to fight him off

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Man who followed teen into restroom beaten to death by girl's father, police say

The father punched, kicked and stomped the man, according to authorities. Read more ...

Mother explains how she forgot infant son in hot car, leading to his death

Mother explains how she forgot infant son in hot car, leading to his death

EMPORIA, Va. - The mother of a 6-month-old boy who died after he was left in a car for hours says she forgot her baby was in the car while she was at work, according to WTVR... Read more ...

Pa. Supreme Court releases grand jury investigation into alleged child sex...

Pa. Supreme Court releases grand jury investigation into alleged child sex abuse by Catholic priests, clergy

The report is the result of a nearly two-year long investigation that spans seven decades. Read more ...

Woman steals ambulance from hospital, leads officers on 10-mile chase...

Woman steals ambulance from hospital, leads officers on 10-mile chase, officials say

A woman was arrested after she allegedly stole an ambulance and led officers on an 11-minute pursuit that reached speeds up to 90 mph. Read more ...