It's the evening of Friday, October 30 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on AOL.com.
1.GOP suspends partnership with NBC News for February debate
The Republican National Committee said today it is suspending its partnership with NBC News after it felt this week's debate questions were aimed at embarrassing the presidential candidates.
2. Mass release of US prisoners spells deportation for hundreds
Thousands of federal prisoners are scheduled to be released from now through Tuesday, and hundreds will immediately be turned over to immigration authorities for deportation.
3. Convicted prep school grad had nixed lighter sentence deals
Owen Labrie, who was convicted of sexually assaulting a younger student at his New Hampshire prep school, rejected a string of plea deals that would have meant far less jail time.
4. Judge says McDonald's must give employee emails to U.S. labor board
A U.S. judge gave McDonald's 30 days to hand over employee emails to a federal labor agency that says the company should be held liable for labor violations by its franchises.
5. Company recalls peanut butter because of metal shavings
Hormel Foods is recalling 153 cases of Skippy peanut butter jars from seven states because they could potentially have metal shavings.
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