Donald Trump invites Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte to Washington for talks

US President Donald Trump has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington in a "friendly" call in which the leaders discussed Duterte's war on drugs and their countries' alliance. The White House said the two leaders, who were both elected to office last year, had "a very friendly conversation" that included discussion about the Philippine government's efforts to "rid its country of drugs" and the regional security threat posed by North Korea. A