Wednesday August 17, 2016, Top 5 News Stories to Start Your Day


Here are your top 5 stories you for Wednesday, August 17, 2016 as you start your day.

  1. Another shake up at the Trump campaign-

Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign manager who has been feeling the heat when details of his employment with the Ukraine government has been demoted while Kellyanne Conway was promoted to campaign manager and Stephen Bannon, the co-founder of Breitbart News, was named campaign chief executive.


  1. Hillary Clinton appeared in Philadelphia Tuesday, with a kick off to register voters before the deadline in October. Clinton also spoke on the high education program which would allow more people to attend college as it would be more affordable.


  1. Louisiana is coping with the worst flooding since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. So far over 20,000 people have been displaced or rescued, and 11 have been killed. Today, some relief may be on the way as flood waters should start to rescind.


  1. Pennsylvania’s first woman elected Attorney General Kathleen Kane, has resigned from office, effective Wednesday, after being found guilty of perjury and other charges relating to leaking details of a grand jury investigation to the press.


  1. At the Rio Olympics, American gymnast, Simone Biles, won her 4 gold medal after a performance on the floor exercises that was nearly perfect. Biles also won the bronze on the beam, gold on the vault, women’s all round team, and women’s all round individual. Together the Women’s Gymnastics Team won a total of 9 Olympic medals.





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