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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte continues his one-man anti-drug crusade, publicly linking more than 150 judges, mayors, lawmakers, police and military personnel to illegal drugs in a speech today. He says he doesn't care about due process. His war on drugs has already left more than 400 suspected dealers and pushers dead and more than 4,400 arrested in more than a month since he took office.

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand is voting today on a new constitution that critics say will entrench the military junta and dilute democracy. After drafting the new constitution, the government banned any criticism or campaigning against the charter.

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spent a second day heeding the advice of fellow GOP members to focus on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Yesterday, Trump again questioned Democrat Hillary Clinton's fitness to be president, saying "she's got problems" and that Americans "don't want someone who's going to short-circuit."

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This week is expected to be a wet one -- and maybe dangerous for residents of Florida's Big Bend and Panhandle. The Florida Division of Emergency Management is urging residents and businesses from Tampa to Pensacola to prepare for heavy rainfall and flooding potential. Forecasters say rainfall totals over five days could be 10-15 inches.

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama's seventh and final summer vacation at Martha's Vineyard has begun with hopes of getting in some relaxing time with the first family before the busy fall leading up to November's presidential election. Obama will fill the next two weeks with leisurely rounds of golf, beach outings, bike rides and hikes with his wife and daughters. Congress is also on an extended summer break.

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