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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has embarked on a five-day trip across Southeast Asia. In the Philippines, he is expected to address President Rodrigo Duterte’s ongoing war on drugs, in which over 2,500 people have been killed. Lindsey Ford, the…
In the our news wrap Monday, President Trump directed new criticism at Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Russia probes. In a tweet, he called Sessions "our beleaguered A.G." and asked why he wasn't investigating Hillary Clinton. Also, a diplomatic…
By Erica R. Hendry, Kristen Doerer, Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith
After another week and another series of Trump tweets that stole the media’s attention, these important stories may have gotten lost in your news feed.
In our news wrap Wednesday, fighting raged for a second day in the southern Philippines, where Islamist militants have seized control of Marawi City. Thousands of residents fled amid tight security. Also, word has leaked that President Trump told Filipino…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart warned that it’s inevitable North Korea will develop a nuclear missile that can reach the U.S. mainland unless something is done to prevent it. Also, President Trump reportedly retained Wall Street…
In a "very friendly" phone call, President Trump extended a surprise White House invitation to Filipino President Duterte, prompting outcry from human rights advocates. Thousands of people have been killed under Duterte in an anti-drug crackdown. Former State Department official…
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press
U.S. President Donald Trump has called Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing "a warm, working relationship."…
The Philippines have been gripped by violence amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drug dealers and users. More than 7,000 people have been killed in the last nine months, according to Human Rights Watch. But who is actually responsible…
By Laura Santhanam
In the Philippines, police and unidentified gunmen have murdered thousands of people in recent months, but President Rodrigo Duterte says these death squads have more work to do.
In our news wrap Friday, Russia extended the “humanitarian pause” in Aleppo for a third day, after the United Nations said that planned evacuations of the rebel-held Syrian city had not actually begun. The UN blamed a lack of security…
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