Top 5 On the Go: Friday October 16

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It's the evening of Friday, October 16 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on AOL.com.



1. Spokeswoman for Lamar Odom's aunt says he woke up and spoke
A spokeswoman for Lamar Odom's aunt said the former NBA star has regained consciousness and is speaking just days after he was found in critical condition at a Nevada brothel.

2. Third Republican presidential debate to be capped at 2 hours
A day after Donald Trump and Ben Carson threatened to boycott the next GOP debate, CNBC agreed to cap the debate at two hours.

3. 6 pulled from rubble after scaffolding collapse in Houston
Scaffolding collapsed at a seven-story building in Houston, Texas, leaving six workers injured. Authorities are still investigating the cause.

4. Clinton backs Obama's move to keep US forces in Afghanistan
Hillary Clinton made a bold statement today, saying she supports President Obama's decision to keep troops in Afghanistan.

5. Oklahoma agrees to hold off executions until at least 2016
No executions will be scheduled in Oklahoma until at least next year as the attorney general's office investigates why the wrong drug was used in previous lethal injections.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12: Professional basketball player Lamar Odom attends HBO's Official Golden Globe Awards After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
CRYSTAL, NV - OCTOBER 14: Sign for the Love Ranch Las Vegas brothel are shown on 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 & Medical Center in Las Vegas since Tuesday. (Photo by Steven Lawton/Getty Images)
Republican presidential hopefuls Ben Carson (L) and Donald Trump look on during the Republican Presidential Debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, September 16, 2015. Republican presidential candidates collectively turned their sights on frontrunner Donald Trump at the party's second debate, taking aim at his lack of political experience and his sometimes abrasive style. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican presidential hopefuls Ben Carson and Donald Trump participate in the Republican Presidential Debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California on September 16, 2015. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump stepped into a campaign hornet's nest as his rivals collectively turned their sights on the billionaire in the party's second debate of the 2015. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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