Obama: Russia A ‘Regional Power’ Losing Influence Because Of Crimea

Obama: Russia A ‘Regional Power’ Losing Influence Because Of Crimea

By Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- President Barack Obama disputed the idea that Russia is the United States' No. 1 geo ...

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Kerry Urges Ukraine Reforms, Russia Pullback

Kerry Urges Ukraine Reforms, Russia Pullback

Washington (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Moscow Sunday to pull back Russian forces to their bases in Crimea in return for constitutional reforms in Ukraine to p ...

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Ukraine Dispute Hasn’t Stalled Iran Nuclear Talks, U.S. Official Says

Ukraine Dispute Hasn’t Stalled Iran Nuclear Talks, U.S. Official Says

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A senior Obama administration official said Friday that U.S. frictions with Russia over Ukraine have not interfered with d ...

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Ambassador McFaul Looks Back At Stint In Russia

Ambassador McFaul Looks Back At Stint In Russia

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW -- Stanford political science professor Michael McFaul's two-year stint as U.S. ambassador to Russia coincided with a diplomatic chi ...

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U.S. Left With No Point Man In Syria After ‘Moderate’ Rebels Fire Their Commander

U.S. Left With No Point Man In Syria After ‘Moderate’ Rebels Fire Their Commander

By Roy Gutman and Hannah Allam, McClatchy Foreign Bureau REYHANLI, Turkey -- Caught off guard by the abrupt dismissal of the U.S. point man for moderate Syrian rebels, the Obama a ...

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Hillary Clinton’s Advice To Young Women: ‘Don’t Get Dragged Down’ By Critics

Hillary Clinton’s Advice To Young Women: ‘Don’t Get Dragged Down’ By Critics

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times In the span of a few weeks, Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself the target of insinuations about her husband’s liaison with a White House i ...

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Kerry Tells Senators That Obama Syria Policy Is Collapsing

Kerry Tells Senators That Obama Syria Policy Is Collapsing

Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Two prominent Republican senators say that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told them -- along with 13 other members of a bipartisan congressional delegati ...

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State Department Says Keystone XL Would Have Little Impact On Climate Change

State Department Says Keystone XL Would Have Little Impact On Climate Change

WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline released Friday by the State Department found the project would have a negligible impact on climate c ...

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Egypt Awaits Results On Key Post-Morsi Vote

Egypt Awaits Results On Key Post-Morsi Vote

Cairo (AFP) - Egypt awaited Thursday results of a referendum on a new constitution that could launch a presidential bid by the army chief, with initial tallies indicating overwhel ...

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