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White House blasts Republican senator's 'outrageous' criticism of Trump

White House blasts Republican senator's 'outrageous' criticism of TrumpSen. Bob Corker told reporters last week that Trump “has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence, he needs to … be successful.”



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China defends ally Pakistan after Trump criticism

China defends ally Pakistan after Trump criticismChina defended its ally Pakistan on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about Pakistan’s “safe havens” for militants and warned it had much to lose by continuing to “harbor terrorists”. Trump on Monday committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more troops to America’s longest war and vowing “a fight to win”.



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Criticism grows over Netanyahu's response to US neo-Nazism

Criticism grows over Netanyahu's response to US neo-NazismCriticism grew Thursday over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s limited response to a US white supremacist rally and President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks about it, with calls for him to speak out against anti-Semitism. The issue highlighted Netanyahu’s reluctance to be seen as criticising Trump, who has expressed strong support for Israel and whose rise to the presidency was welcomed by the Israeli premier, some analysts said. Netanyahu regularly speaks out against anti-Semitism in other countries, but the United States is Israel’s most important ally, providing it with more than $ 3 billion per year in defence aid and important diplomatic backing.



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'He's toxic!': Trump goes after 2 GOP senators for Charlottesville criticism

'He's toxic!': Trump goes after 2 GOP senators for Charlottesville criticismTrump attacked Sens. Jeff Flake, an outspoken critic, and Lindsey Graham, one of few Republicans to call out the president by name over Charlottesville.



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White House pushes back against criticism of Trump’s Charlottesville response

White House pushes back against criticism of Trump’s Charlottesville responseAfter the president’s initial remarks about Saturday’s violence were criticized as too vague, the White House issued a follow-up Sunday.



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Philippines president Duterte claims US has 'toned down' criticism of his human rights record

Philippines president Duterte claims US has 'toned down' criticism of his human rights recordThe controversial President of the Philippines claims representatives from the US and Australia “have considerably toned down” their criticism of his human rights record. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently met with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte at an Asian regional conference – the highest-level interaction between a member of Donald Trump’s administration and Mr Duterte to date. Mr Duterte, speaking about his meetings with Mr Tillerson and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, said the discussions revolved “mostly” around terrorism, and that human rights came up “only in passing”.



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'May you die in pain': Lawmakers face fierce criticism as they return home

'May you die in pain': Lawmakers face fierce criticism as they return homeAt a town hall in Chico, Calif., Rep. Doug LaMalfa faced anger over his vote to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood, and his denial of climate change.



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Trump warms to Sessions following stinging public criticism

Trump warms to Sessions following stinging public criticismUS President Donald Trump on Saturday had some warm words for Attorney General Jeff Sessions after weeks of publicly slamming him as weak. “After many years of LEAKS going on in Washington, it is great to see the A.G. taking action! For National Security, the tougher the better!” Trump wrote on Twitter from his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Sessions had been the public target of the president’s anger recently because he had recused himself from a probe into allegations that Trump’s aides coordinated with Russia to tilt last year’s election in his favor.



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Venezuela's new legislative superbody opens despite wide criticism

Venezuela's new legislative superbody opens despite wide criticismBy Eyanir Chinea and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela on Friday inaugurated a new legislative superbody that is expected to rewrite the constitution and give vast new powers to the ruling Socialist Party, defying worldwide condemnation that the new assembly undermines democratic freedoms. The 545-member assembly unanimously elected well-known allies of President Nicolas Maduro to its leadership in a show of unity, signaling that the socialists have put aside differences to focus on consolidating the all-powerful body. Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez, a close Maduro ally was elected to the presidency while former Vice President Aristobulo Isturiz will serve as vice president.



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China hits back at Trump criticism over North Korea

China hits back at Trump criticism over North KoreaBy Ben Blanchard and Elias Glenn BEIJING (Reuters) – China hit back on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted he was “very disappointed” in China following North Korea’s latest missile test, saying the problem did not arise in China and that all sides need to work for a solution. China has become increasingly frustrated with American and Japanese criticism that it should do more to rein in Pyongyang. China is North Korea’s closest ally, but Beijing, too, is angry with its continued nuclear and missile tests.



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