'Dump Trump' protest erupts ahead of Philippines summit

A protester confronts anti-riot police officers during a protest against U.S. President Trump's visit in Manila

She said: "The conversation focused on ISIS, illegal drugs and trade".

Then, looking around, he turned to the leaders that flanked him - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to his right, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to his left - and simply extended his arms outward, only to find that wasn't quite right either.

That appeared to conflict with the Filipino version of the meeting.

A spokesman for Duterte, however, said "there was no mention of human rights" and "no mention of extralegal killings". There was no mention of extralegal killings. Previously, Trump also praised Duterte's handling of the war on drugs, saying that Duterte was doing an "unbelievable job".

The pair also avoided talking about something they sincerely do not give a fuck about: human rights.

Their meeting was one of the most anticipated of the summit of East and Southeast Asian leaders in Manila, with human rights groups pressing Mr Trump to take a tough line on Mr Duterte over his bloody war on drugs, in which thousands of people have been killed. He has encouraged citizens in Philippines to bring drug peddlers to justice in the country as part of his crackdown on suspected drug dealers and users.

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US President Donald Trump has attended the opening ceremony of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Manila, where he is set to discuss security issues with his fellow leaders.

Despite their apparent disagreements about what actually went on in the meeting - or, at least, the disagreements between Trump's people and Duterte's people - the two also seem to have a similar stance on the media.

He jointly met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with whom he had a contentious phone call last winter, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who hosted the president in Tokyo earlier in the trip. The White House has suggested the president may designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. Trump raved about his accomplishments during the five-nation journey, including on trade and North Korea, but said he would wait until his return to Washington on Wednesday to elaborate with a "major statement". Modi says relations between the US and India are "growing very rapidly" and "getting deeper and more comprehensive".

"Aside from his horrendous military and economic policies, President Trump is also a patent sexist that he continues to spew anti-women remarks and attacks women's rights", he said.

"To try to paint it in any other way is, I think, astounding and, in fact, poses a peril to this country", Clapper said on "State of the Union". "And that really is a sign of respect, perhaps for me a little, but really for our country".

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