Top 5 On the Go: Wednesday October 14

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It's the afternoon of Wednesday, October 14 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on AOL.com.



1. Brothel owner Dennis Hof on Lamar Odom: 'He was in bad shape'
The owner of the Nevada brothel where Lamar Odom was found unconscious said today the former NBA star "looked terrible" when they found him and first responders "thought he might not make it."

2. US El Niño forecast: California, East to bear brunt of impacts this winter
Scientists say this year's El Nino could be one of the worst in 50 years, with California and the East Coast getting the hardest hit.

3. Dole recalls spinach because of possible salmonella contamination
Produce company Dole recalled bagged spinach being sold in 13 states this week because they may be tainted with salmonella.

4. Condition of hospitalized Ebola nurse in UK worsens
A London nurse is now critically ill after suffering complications from Ebola following a trip to Sierra Leone last year, hospital officials said in a statement today.

5. Exploited children recovered in nationwide sex trafficking sting
The FBI announced it completed one of the most successful human trafficking busts in the U.S. after it arrested 12 people and rescued 19 underage victims in Detroit.

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A dose of the VSV-EBOV vaccine against the Ebola virus sits on March 10, 2015 at a health center in Conakry during its first clinical trial on humans. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on March 5 that clinical trials launched on March 7 in Guinea marked the last step before the vaccine is available on the market. AFP PHOTO / CELLOU BINANI (Photo credit should read CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015, file photo health workers wash their hands after taking a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia. Deputy Health Minister and head of the Ebola response, Tolbert Nyenswah, told The Associated Press the woman in her early 20s who died on July 12 was linked to the 17-year-old boy who died last month. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh,File)
FILE-In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015, file photo, health workers take a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia. Samples taken from the 17-year-old boy who died from Ebola in Liberia last week show the virus is genetically similar to viruses that infected many people in the same area more than six months ago, the World Health Organization said Friday, July 10, 2015. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh, File)
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 13: FBI officials announced that 20 underage victims were recovered and 7 pimps arrested in Colorado and Wyoming as part of a national Operation Cross CountryIX. At the Denver FBI headquarters on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler (third from left) cranes around to see the video display of sex traffickers and their recent sentences. In the background left to right: Second Judicial District Attorney Mitch Morrissey, Dawn Weber Chief Deputy District Attorney in charge of Cold Case Unit & Human Trafficking Unit Brauchler , and 18th Judicial District Deputy District Attorney Cara Morlan. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images )
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 13: FBI officials announced that 20 underage victims were recovered and 7 pimps arrested in Colorado and Wyoming as part of a national Operation Cross CountryIX. At the Denver FBI headquarters Special Agent in Charge Thomas Ravenelle, left, talked about the sex traffickers on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Denver ranked first in the number of juveniles recovered from trafficking. In the background left to right: Second Judicial District Attorney Mitch Morrissey, Dawn Weber Chief Deputy District Attorney in charge of Cold Case Unit & Human Trafficking Unit and 18th Judicial District Deputy District Attorney Cara Morlan. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images )
Bagged spinach for sale in a grocery store in Kearney, Nebraska, USA.
Roofer Joel Camberos with Hull Brothers Roofing & Waterproofing resurface townhomes roofs at the Marina del Rey seaside community of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Roofers are reveling in the uptick in business as homeowners ready for the prospect of downpours after four years of dry weather. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
This June 19, 2015 aerial photo shows the drought affected lakeshore of La Plata reservoir in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico expanded water rationing across several municipalities as it continues to confront a drought of potentially historic proportions. Thanks to El Nino, a warming of the tropical Pacific Ocean that affects global weather, and a quieter-than-normal hurricane season that began in June, forecasters expect a shorter wet season. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
CRYSTAL, NV - OCTOBER 14: Signs for the Dennis Hof's Love Ranch is seen October 14, 2015 in Crystal, Nevada. Former NBA player Lamar Odom was found unconscious during a visit at the brothel and has been hospitalized at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 12: Lamar Odom leaves the Golden Globe After Party at The Bverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 13: A general view shows Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, where Lamar Odom is being treated, on October 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
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