Top 5 On the Go: Friday August 21

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Whether you're leaving work or out for a Friday night, here are the top stories to know right now.


1. US servicemen helped stop gunman on train
Two American soldiers subdued a gunman on Friday who opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris, French officials said.

2. Deadly shooting at NY federal building
Authorities said a man walked into a New York federal building and opened fire on Friday, fatally wounding a security guard before shooting and killing himself.

3. ISIS No. 2 leader killed
The White House on Friday said a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq earlier this week killed the Islamic State group's No. 2 leader.

4. Hurricane Danny getting stronger
What started out as tropical storm Danny earlier this week is now a Category 3 hurricane moving across the Atlantic, weather officials said on Friday.

5. Stocks plunge amid worries over China
Fears over economic troubles in China sent stocks plunging on Friday, with the Dow dropping 530 points and the S&P suffering its biggest daily percentage drop in nearly four years.

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