10 Things to Know for Friday

Kimberly McBroom, Leo Hirsbrunner
WDBJ-TV7 news morning anchor Kimberly McBroom, left, hugs meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner after their early morning newscast at the station, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Roanoke, Va. Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were killed during a live broadcast Wednesday, while on assignment in Moneta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. MAN WHO KILLED FORMER CO-WORKERS ON LIVE TV HAD TURBULENT PAST

Ex-colleagues describe Vester Flanagan as a man whose hair-trigger temper was increasingly set off by slights that were more often imagined than real.

2. WHERE RESILIENCE HAS TRIUMPHED OVER CALAMITY

New Orleans was held out by President Obama as an example of renewal 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

3. DEAD MIGRANTS FOUND IN ABANDONED TRUCK NEAR AUSTRIAN CAPITAL

At least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — decomposing bodies were found piled inside, the latest tragedy in a year that has seen tens of thousands of people risking all to seek a better life in Europe.

4. ANOTHER UPSWING IN WALL STREET’S WILD RIDE

Investors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second straight day.

5. LAWYER SAYS FORMER FRANCHISEE ALERTED ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE FOR SUBWAY ABOUT JARED FOGLE

The attorney for Cindy Mills says she warned the ad man in 2008 that the ex-company pitchman had talked about paying for sex with minors.

6. WHY TRUMP’S IDEAS ON IMMIGRATION ARE WORRYING THE GOP

Republicans thought they could improve their image with Hispanic voters, but the outspoken billionaire’s summer surge has reinforced the power of white conservatives.

7. WHAT TROPICAL STORM ERIKA IS UNLEASHING ON A CARIBBEAN ISLAND

Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars and caused landslides that killed at least four people.

8. CALIFORNIA TAX DONATIONS LOST IN BUREAUCRACY

Millions of dollars are unspent or unaccounted for in bureaucratic mazes established by lawmakers looking to help worthy causes without committing state dollars, the AP learns.

9. SCIENTISTS GET DIFFERENT RESULTS FROM THE SAME EXPERIMENT

A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 studies published by leading psychology journals to see how often they would get the same outcome. The answer: Less than half the time.

10. BASKETBALL LEGEND DARRYL DAWKINS DIES

Known for his powerful dunks, the 76ers’ ‘Chocolate Thunder’ was 58.

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