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Your week in review: Aug. 23

Bradley Manning's sentencing and request to become a woman, a former Egyptian president's removal from prison and the San Diego's mayor potential resignation all made headlines this week. Bradley Manning's sentencing and request to become a woman, a former Egyptian president's removal from prison and the San Diego's mayor potential resignation all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison and was dishonorably discharged.

A military court convicted Manning on espionage charges for leaking thousands of documents to the website WikiLeaks. On Thursday, Manning said he wants to spend the rest of his life as a woman.

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left prison but is under house arrest in a military hospital, according to Egyptian media. He is facing a retrial on charges of inciting violence during the 2011 uprising.

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner may resign soon if the San Diego City Council accepts a proposed mediation agreement, according to San Diego media outlets. The mayor is accused of sexually harassing at least 18 women.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom news in review.

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