Things you need to know this morning, August 7

Things you need to know this morning, August 7

To keep you updated with the latest news here and abroad, Yahoo Philippines is giving you a roundup of morning headlines. Here are things you need to know today:

Peace deal in jeopardy as MILF cries foul
The historic peace settlement in Mindanao is at risk of breaking down as the Moro Islamic Liberation Front accuses the government of going back on its word over the proposed Bangsamoro Law.

For the first time, spacecraft sent to orbit comet
The space probe Rosetta made a historic rendezvous with a comet Wednesday, climaxing a 10-year, six-billion-kilometer chase through the Solar System, the European Space Agency said.

Nova Villa scores first lead role as movie actress
After seeing her debut movie as lead actress for the first time, veteran actress Nova Villa, was on cloud nine. The movie might have been 50 years overdue, but she believes it’s never too late to land a lead role.

Kiefer Ravena’s game-winner lifts Ateneo over UST
The Blue Eagles made sure that they would come out victorious as Kiefer Ravena nailed a game-winning floater with 3.7 seconds left in the game to give Ateneo a 63-61 victory, Wednesday afternoon at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Aspirin reduces risk from some cancers, says study
Daily, long-term doses of aspirin can slash the risk of cancer of the digestive tract, according to a new research. Aspirin greatly reduces the risk of developing and dying from bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer, its authors said.

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