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US Withholds Aid, Calls Duterte Killing Boasts 'Troubling'

The United States said Thursday it is withholding a major aid package to the Philippines and is deeply troubled by a boast from the nation's leader that he used to drive around looking for criminals to kill.   It's the latest sign of strain in U.S.-Philippine relations since President Rodrigo Duterte launched a crackdown on illegal drugs has led to thousands of deaths in police gun battles.   Courting new controversy, Duterte said in a speech Monday that as a former...

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