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Aug 25, 10:42 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. EARLY RALLY FADES IN WALL STREET

The initial rise came after China lowered interest rates to try to boost its slowing economy, but by the end of the day the Dow had lost 200 points.

2. WHAT SUSPECT WAS DOING SHORTLY BEFORE FOILED ATTACK ON FRENCH TRAIN

Ayoub El-Khazzani watched a jihadi video on his cellphone minutes before he slung an assault rifle across his chest and barreled through the passenger car until he was tackled.

3. WHY A JUDGE TEMPORARILY HALTED LETHAL INJECTIONS IN MISSISSIPPI

The decision comes amid a lawsuit by inmates who say executions amount to cruel and unusual punishment.

4. HOW MUSLIM RADICALS ARE WIPING OUT HISTORIC RELICS

The Islamic State group has destroyed ancient buildings and artifacts - looting some for profit - all in the name of purging what it considers symbols of idolatry.

5. TRUMP RENEWS FIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY

The Republican presidential front-runner says the Fox anchor is "really off her game," prompting the TV channel's president to demand an apology.

6. FIREFIGHTERS KEEP WARY EYE ON RISING TEMPERATURES IN WASHINGTON

The smoke was so thick in the north of the state that firefighting aircraft were grounded.

7. COLOMBIANS FLEE VENEZUELA AFTER IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN

Wading knee-deep through a river separating the two countries, men, women and children abandoned their ramshackle homes after being told to leave.

8. COMPANY IN NAPA VALLEY APOLOGIZES TO BLACK WOMEN AFTER THEY WERE EXPELLED FROM TRAIN

The women, who belonged to a book club, said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race.

9. AFTER HACKING, USERS SUE ASHLEY MADISON WEBSITE

Eight subscribers of the infidelity site claim negligence, breach of contract and privacy violations.

10. JUSTIN WILSON'S DEATH THRUSTS PERILS OF CAR RACING INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

IndyCar heads into Sunday's season finale reeling from the loss, and facing questions on how to improve driver safety.

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