#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 13, 2018

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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Wednesday, June 13, issued a statement condemning the killings of Father Richmond Nilo, Father Mark Anthony Ventura, and Father Marcelito Paez. The statement, however, was silent on calls for President Rodrigo Duterte to stop his tirades against the Catholic Church.

Meanwhile, Wednesday classes have already been suspended in several areas due to heavy rain from the southwest monsoon affecting Luzon.

In entertainment news, the rapper line of Korean pop group BTS released a "diss track" titled "Ddaeng" ahead of their 5th anniversary.

Here are today's top stories.

Malacañang condemns killings of priests

Roque said the Philippine National Police will pursue investigations until those responsible for the deaths are brought to justice.

Defending champ Germany all set for World Cup repeat

The intent is clear – Germany wants to become the first team in 56 years to retain the World Cup.

Rainy June 13 for Luzon due to southwest monsoon

PAGASA said in its monthly outlook that there could be up to two tropical cyclones in June, so it is possible that the Philippines would have another one this month.

Ateneo outlasts DLSU in FilOil OT thriller

The Blue Eagles stand at 9-0 while the Green Archers fall to 7-1 in the tournament.

LISTEN: BTS' RM, Suga, and J-Hope's ode to haters and doubters

In the song, rappers Suga, RM, and J-Hope poke fun and straight up brag about their achievements thus far.

Trump, Kim hail historic summit; questions over way forward

In a blockbusting press conference after the summit, US President Donald Trump said the US would halt military exercises with Seoul – something long sought by Pyongyang, which claims the drills are a rehearsal for invasion.

'Incredibles 2' set to break more records for Disney

The film – which comes out Friday, a full 14 years after The Incredibles – looks set to score the highest debut ever for an animated film at the North American box office.

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