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PHILIPPINES: Catholic Church Calls For Three Days Of Fasting In Repentance For President’s “Blasphemy”

The South China Post reports: Philippine Catholic bishops on Monday called for fasting and prayers after President Rodrigo Duterte called God “stupid” and questioned God’s existence in profane remarks that set him on a collision course with Asia’s largest Catholic Church. Archbishop Romulo Valles and the association of bishops that he heads called for a day of prayers on July ...

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Duterte: Prove God Exists And I’ll Resign Immediately

The Philippine Star reports: President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday vowed to immediately resign if Christians can prove that their God exists. “If there is anyone of you there, the noisy ones, who would say that you have been to heaven, talked to God, saw him personally, and that He exists, the God that is yours, and if He does is ...

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Glorious Leader Calls For Twitter To Delete “Fake” Accounts For New York Times And Washington Post

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday floated the idea of Twitter dumping major national news publications including The New York Times and The Washington Post as the social media platform removes “fake” accounts. Twitter has stepped up its efforts to remove accounts on the platform in recent months amid criticism over harassment and fake accounts. The platform suspended more ...

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Trump Tells Huckabee: The Media’s Coverage Of My Summit With Kim Was “Almost Treasonous” [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: President Trump told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in an interview that mainstream media’s coverage of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was “almost treasonous.” He also revealed that evangelicals are more thankful than Jews for moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. On his show on Trinity Broadcasting Network that aired Saturday, Huckabee ...

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Trump: End Due Process For Undocumented Migrants

The New York Times reports: President Trump asserted on Sunday that immigrants who crossed into the United States illegally should be sent back immediately without due process or an appearance before a judge, an escalation of his attacks on the judicial system. It was another twist in an already head-spinning series of developments on immigration after the president reversed a ...

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POLL: GOP Voters Favor Dictator Kim Over Nancy Pelosi

The Daily Beast reports: The poll of roughly 1,000 adults aged 18 and over was conducted June 14-15, shortly after President Trump’s historic summit with the North Korea dictator. According to the results, 19 percent of Republicans indicated they had a favorable view of Kim with 68 percent saying they had an unfavorable view (12 percent of voters overall had ...

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Hair Furor: When Kim Speaks, His People Sit Up At Attention, I Want My People To Do The Same [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump declared in a spur-of-the-moment interview with “Fox and Friends” Friday morning that he wants people to sit at attention for him like they do for North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Kim stands accused of leading a murderous regime that starves its own people. But Mr. Trump has heaped praise on Kim since meeting with ...

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NORTH KOREA: State TV Shows Trump Saluting A North Korean Military Officer Because Of Course [VIDEO]

And again we say “OMG if Obama had done this?” North Korean state media early Tuesday broadcast the first video of President Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un in the country, including footage of Trump saluting a North Korean officer. In parts of the lengthy, 42-minute long video from North Korea’s KCTV news channel, Kim can be seen shaking ...

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Kim Accepts Trump’s Invitation To Visit White House

The Associated Press reports: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has accepted President Donald Trump’s invitation to visit the United States, according to Korean Central News Agency. After Kim and Trump signed what Trump called a “pretty comprehensive” document, Trump was asked about a possible invitation. Trump said “absolutely, I would” invite Kim. Before Tuesday’s summit in Singapore, Trump had dangled ...

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VENEZUELA: US Slams “Sham” Reelection Of President

The Associated Press reports: Embattled incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding. The National Election Council announced that with more than 92 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won ...

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Philippine Government Books Trump DC Hotel For Independence Gala As US Considers New Trade Deal

The Manila Mail reports: This year’s Independence Day celebration on June 12 will be held at the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC, a go-to establishment favored by foreign delegations from Brazil to Turkey and lobbyists seeking to build ties with the Trump administration. No doubt this is all thanks to our new Ambassador Jose Manuel ‘Babe’ Romualdez. He assumed ...

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THE PHILIPPINES: President Rodrigo Duterte Reverses, Backs Same-Sex Marriage, Vows To Protect LGBT Rights

Reuters reports: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country. Speaking at a gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in his hometown Davao City, Duterte vowed to protect the rights of homosexuals ...

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PHILIPPINES: Murderous Strongman Duterte Sings For Trump, Who Hails “Great Relationship” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday praised his “great relationship” with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after the two leaders met in Manila as part of Trump’s five-nation tour of Asia. “But we’ve had a great relationship. This has been very successful. We have many meetings today with many other leaders,” Trump said during joint remarks with Duterte. “And the ...

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WHO Removes Mugabe As “Goodwill Ambassador”

That didn’t take long. The New York Daily News reports: The head of the U.N. health agency has revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” after the choice drew widespread criticism. World Health Organization director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus last week told a conference in Uruguay on non-communicable diseases that Mugabe had agreed to be a “goodwill ...

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NOT THE ONION: Anti-LGBT Zimbabwe Dictator Robert Mugabe Named WHO’s Global “Goodwill Ambassador”

The Associated Press reports: Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a “goodwill ambassador” for the World Health Organization by the agency’s first African leader. The 93-year-old Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, has long been criticized at home for going overseas for medical treatment as Zimbabwe’s once-prosperous economy falls apart. Mugabe also faces ...

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UGANDA: Parliament Erupts Into Brawl Over Attempt To Extend Reign Of Dictator Yoweri Museveni [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: As lawmakers debated one of the country’s most important bills, Uganda’s parliament turned into an ultimate fighting ring. Parliamentarians hurled chairs at each other and swung microphone stands like swords. Men were torn from the room by their blazers and women by their dresses. Some people wailed and cried. That fight exposed the bitter rift between ...

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PHILIPPINES: President Says He’ll Have His Son Killed By Police If Drug Trafficking Accusation Proves True

The Guardian reports: The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has said he would have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician were true, and that the police who carry out the hit would be protected from prosecution. Paolo Duterte, 42, appeared this month before a senate inquiry to deny accusations made by an opposition lawmaker that he ...

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PHILIPPINES: President Calls Human Rights Head A “Gay Pedophile” For Objecting After Police Kill Teenagers

The Guardian reports: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday asked the head of the country’s Commission on Human Rights (CHR) if he was a paedophile for focusing on the killing of teenagers in the government’s bloody war on drugs. Duterte also suggested to lawmakers using CHR’s proposed 678 million pesos budget to buy the police body cameras if they do ...

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REPORT: Trump Praised Filipino Leader’s “Unbelievable Job” In Murdering Thousands Of Suspected Drug Users

Politico reports: President Donald Trump congratulated his Filipino counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, during a phone call last month for doing “an unbelievable job on the drug problem” in the Philippines, where the government has sanctioned the extrajudicial killing of suspects. A transcript of the April 29 conversation published online by The Intercept and reported by multiple media outlets, including The New ...

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