Cebu Daily Newscast: Drunk farmer attempts to kill younger brother, was killed instead in Cebu City
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Here’s what you need to know on Thursday, August 24.
A 40-year-old farmer was killed after he was allegedly struck on the head with a piece of wood by his younger brother whom he allegedly attempted to stab with a broken bottle.
This was on Tuesday, August 22 in Barangay Adlaon, Cebu City.
Police Corporal Mart Tolero, in his report, identified the victim as Ramil Leyson, who was reportedly drinking liquor when he attacked his brother, who passed by at that time.
The younger brother was able to run, but the victim allegedly gave chase, and it was at this point that the younger brother, got hold of a piece of wood, and struck the victim on the head.
Police said the impact of the strike fractured the victim’s head, who died on the spot.
The NBA has fined Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden $100,000 for public comments he made about his status with the team.
Harden made public comments on Aug. 14 and Aug. 17 saying he would not perform the services called for under his player contract unless he was traded to another team.
The league talked to Harden as part of its investigation and confirmed that his comments referenced Harden’s belief that the 76ers would not grant his trade request.
Harden picked up his player option for next season in June, but the 76ers have not found a deal, prompting Harden’s anger.
Among other things, he called 76ers president Daryl Morey a liar at a promotional event in China and vowed that he would never be a part of an organization that Morey would be part of.
The National Basketball Players Association issued a statement supporting Harden.
The state weather bureau has not ruled out on Wednesday, August 23, the possibility of the low-pressure area, which was spotted 570 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan, to develop into a tropical cyclone.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said that the LPA, sighted on Tuesday, may still become a tropical cyclone in the coming days.
Pagasa also said that the southwest monsoon or habagat would also bring rains over northern and southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Vice Ganda has set the record straight, stressing that he still manages Awra Briguela as his talent and that he will not leave the latter especially now that she needs guidance after the Makati bar brawl incident.
Yes, she still is my talent, Vice Ganda told ABS-CBN reporter MJ Felipe in an exclusive interview for “TV Patrol” on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
Vice Ganda lamented how others would use the incident for clout chasing and clickbait by making false claims.
He stressed that he never said that he would leave Awra, not this time when the young actress would need guidance.
He admitted though, that he opted not to discuss the issue with Briguela right after the incident because he was also displeased at the time.
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