Philippines Scrambles to Soothe Tensions After Insult to Obama

By Roberta Rampton and Manuel Mogato VIENTIANE, Sept 6  – The Philippines scrambled to defuse a row with the United States on Tuesday and its new president, Rodrigo Duterte, voiced regret for calling President Barack Obama a “son of a b****”, comments that prompted Washington to call off a bilateral meeting. The tiff between the two

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