#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 13, 2016

Hello Rappler readers,

President Rodrigo Duterte's latest warning involves the possible suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, which he said could happen if the problem of drugs worsens. The death of a mayor linked to drugs, meanwhile, seems to be an extrajudicial killing, according to senators.

In the US, defeated presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reportedly blames the FBI chief for her loss.

Below are the big stories you shouldn't miss.


Duterte issues warning on writ of habeas corpus

President Rodrigo Duterte warned he could suspend the writ of habeas corpus if "forced." If that does happen, the state can arrest and jail anyone without trial.

Poorly-written script in Espinosa killing?

Senators looked into the highly suspicious death of detained Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr, and generally made the same conclusion: it was a case of extrajudicial killing. Check out a summary of the key findings, so far.

Issues still unresolved 3 years after Yolanda

The past week, Filipinos marked 3 years since the deadly and destructive Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Rappler takes a look at the unresolved issues, including the lack of permanent housing for typhoon survivors.

Did the FBI chief ruin Clinton's chances?

Reports say Hillary Clinton blames FBI director James Comey for her crushing defeat in the White House race. Comey's move to revive the probe into Clinton's email scandal – just days before the November 8 elections – supposedly gave Donald Trump a boost.

Colombia strikes new peace deal with FARC

Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels reached a new deal to end the 52-year armed conflict. President Juan Manuel Santos described it as a "better agreement."

FEU coach Racela: Fix UAAP officiating

FEU Tamaraws head coach Nash Racela isn't happy with how referees handled his team's game against the DLSU Green Archers on Saturday, November 12. Racela said the refs should be consistent about how they make calls throughout a game.