5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Pakistani security personnel stand alert outside the US consulate in Lahore, Aug. 9, 2013.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Heavy Rains Bring Deadly Midwest Flooding

Torrential rains continued in the Midwest causing flash flooding that killed a woman and a child and damaged homes.

2. New Threat Forces Staff Evacuation at US Consulate

The State Department has ordered the departure of all non-emergency U.S. Government personnel from the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan, due to threats against the post.

3. 2 Turkish Airlines Crew Kidnapped in Lebanon

Gunmen have kidnapped a pilot and co-pilot from Beirut International Airport, Lebanese officials say.

4. Florida Teenager Dies After Police Shock Him With Taser

Florida teenager Israel Hernandez died after police shocked him with a Taser in an attempt to arrest him for drawing graffiti on an abandoned building.

5. Powerball: NJ Workers Reportedly Have Ticket

Sixteen car garage workers from a coastal New Jersey community hit hard by Sandy have one of the three winning tickets in the $448 million Powerball jackpot, Ocean County officials say.

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