Rodrigo Duterte

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Paul Manafort indicted in Russia probe, Puerto Rican authorities cancel energy contract, Saudi Arabia to allow women to attend sporting events, and more.
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GOP healthcare bill is dead (for now), fiancé of Australian killed by police demands answers, billions in student loan debt could be erased, and more.
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It's Super Dangerous to Be a Journalist in the Philippines

But a brave few are working hard to maintain an independent press.
Gianna Toboni
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Check Out the Fifth Episode of 'The VICE Magazine Podcast'

We discuss gang violence in Long Island, the threat to free press in the Philippines, and the life of an iconic protester.
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White House takes travel ban to Supreme Court, business leaders quit Trump council over Paris pullout, death toll rises in Philippines attack, and more.
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Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Talk About Trump's Bizarre Phone Call with Duterte

The US president reportedly congratulated the Filipino leader on "the unbelievable job" he's done leading the country's drug war.
Sarah Bellman

Trump Says Mass Murder of Drug Users Is 'Great,' and That's Terrifying

The president's endorsement of what looks like a genocidal campaign in the Philippines should scare you.
Maia Szalavitz

Every US President Cozies Up to Dictators

Trump's praise of foreign strongmen is unusually effusive, but America has a long history of alliances with authoritarians.
Mike Pearl
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FBI reportedly denied request to push back on Russia/Trump stories, Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam killed by toxic nerve agent, White House signals federal crackdown on weed, and more.
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Philippine President Walks Back on Comment That He Once Threw Someone from a Helicopter

"If you are corrupt, I will fetch you using a helicopter to Manila and I will throw you out," Duterte said in Filipino during a speech about typhoon-relief efforts. "I’ve done it before; why can’t I do it again?"
Rex Santus

Philippine President Claims to Have 'Made Up' Story of Abusing Fentanyl

Last week's announcement that President Rodrigo Duterte once abused the opioid comes amidst international concern for the number of drug users, dealers, and innocent bystanders being executed in the Philippines.
Maddison Connaughton