Top 5 On the Go: Wednesday October 7

It's the evening of Wednesday, October 7 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on AOL.com.



1. Clinton opposes Pacific trade deal in major break with Obama
Hillary Clinton issued a major blow to the president today by announcing her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal. She joins the rest of the Democratic field in challenging the pact, leaving Obama in a very uncomfortable position.

2. Nuclear black market seeks ISIS extremists
An investigation by the Associated Press revealed an underground black market in Eastern Europe has been supplying radioactive materials to extremist groups -- including ISIS.

3. Oregon police struck college gunman with one bullet before his suicide
Authorities hailed two plainclothes officers who helped stop the Oregon college shooting as heroes today, revealing they ran toward the firing gunman without bulletproof vests. One of the bullets struck the shooter in the side before he shot himself.

4. VW'S top US executive learned of emissions issues in 2014
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive is expected to testify before Congress tomorrow about when he first learned of the emissions problems in the automaker's four-cylinder diesel cars.

5. Flood slams South Carolina's already shoddy infrastructure
South Carolina faces a massive tab in the hundreds of millions -- or even billions -- to fix its already poor infrastructure that has been ruined by heavy rains and flooding.

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US President Barack Obama speaks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement at the Agriculture Department in Washington, DC, on October 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 15: Anti TPPA protestors march down Queen Street on August 15, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a proposed regional free trade deal between 12 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 06: A Volkswagen dealership stands at night on October 6, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Volkswagen has admitted that 8 million cars and light trucks in Europe alone are affected by the software the company deliberately installed in order to manipulate diesel emissions results under testing conditions. Since news of the issue broke two weeks ago Volkswagen's share price has dropped by over 40% and the company faces investigations and fines in countries across the globe. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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