Top 5 On the Go: Friday August 14

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Whether you're on your way home from work or heading out for Friday night, here are the top stories you need to know about right now.



1. Female ISIS hostage was sexually abused
Kayla Mueller, the American volunteer who was held hostage and killed by ISIS, was repeatedly raped and sexually abused by the leader of the group, her family revealed on Friday.

2. Scandal-tainted Secret Service is hiring
The Secret Service is planning to hire more than 1,000 new staff members, law enforcement sources said Friday, as it tries to clean up its scandal-ridden image.

3. Fires raging across the West
High winds in the West are making blazes in the region bigger, and they're expected to get even worse in some areas, as the federal government says it will exhaust its firefighting budget next week.

4. Single juror blocked James Holmes' death sentence
The lead prosecutor in the Colorado shooting trial said on Friday, one single juror blocked James Holmes from getting the death penalty.

5. Pentagon looking to relocate Guantanamo detainees
The Defense Department is looking at a military prison in Kansas along with other locations to move Guantanamo Bay detainees as part of President Obama's controversial plan to close the detention center in Cuba.

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