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Aug 30, 10:22 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. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP CHIEFTAIN REPORTEDLY KILLED IN SYRIA

If confirmed, the death of chief strategist Abu Muhammed al-Adnani would be a major blow to the extremist group, which has been on the retreat in Syria and Iraq.

2. EU ORDERS APPLE TO PAY NEARLY $15B IN BACK TAXES TO IRELAND

The move dramatically escalates the fight over whether America's biggest corporations are paying their fair share around the world.

3. WHY VICTORY FOR HILLARY WOULD CARRY DOWNSIDE FOR BILL

If his wife wins the White House, Bill Clinton says he will have no choice but to step aside from the foundation that has shaped so much of his post-presidential legacy.

4. MARCO RUBIO WINS GOP PRIMARY

The senator earns the support of Florida's Republican voters to seek a second term. He got into the race at the last minute after his failed presidential bid.

5. WHERE APPROACHING STORMS ARE CAUSING ANXIETY

A tropical weather system threatens to bring strong winds and heavy rains to North Carolina's Outer Banks, while a powerful hurricane could pass "dangerously close" to Hawaii.

6. CLASHES SUBSIDE BETWEEN US-BACKED FORCES IN SYRIA

Western officials had expressed alarm that the fighting between Turkey's military and Kurdish-backed fighters has diverted their attention from the battle against the Islamic State group.

7. WHICH ONE-TIME BUSINESS ALLIES APPEAR HEADED DOWN DIFFERENT ROADS

Google is set to expand a San Francisco carpooling program that could morph into a showdown with popular ride-hailing service Uber.

8. CHRIS BROWN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON

A woman alleges that the singer pointed a gun at her face in his home.

9. WHO'S DANCING HIS TROUBLES AWAY

Shamed Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is among celebs named for the new season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

10. VIKINGS QB SUFFERS FREAK INJURY IN PRACTICE

Teddy Bridgewater's torn ACL leaves a team that entered the season with designs on a Super Bowl run shaken to the core.

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