10 Things to Know for Friday

Staff Writer

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

1. HURRICANE HERMINE MAINTAINS SOGGY TRACK: After slamming Florida, the storm is forecast to push into Georgia, the Carolinas and up the East Coast with the potential for drenching rain and deadly flooding.

2. SPACEX SUFFERS SEVERE BLOW: A massive explosion at the company's main launch pad destroys a rocket as well as a satellite that Facebook was counting on to spread internet service in Africa.

3. WHO'S SAYING THEY FEEL BETRAYED BY TRUMP: Hispanic leaders who have been advising the GOP leader react with disappointment after he definitively rules out a path to legal status for people living in the U.S. illegally.

4. DEMONSTRATORS FLOOD STREETS OF CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition vows to keep pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after its biggest show of force in years.

5. HOW GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY IS MAKING AMENDS: The school will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people.

6. VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO SHOWS NO SIGN OF EASING: The city saw its deadliest month in two decades in August, recording 90 homicides for the month, the police department says.

7. WHAT'S CAUSING GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION CHAOS: Hanjin Shipping, a South Korean container ship company, has filed for bankrupcty. Gigantic container ships are getting stuck and merchants are worried goods they ordered may not reach store shelves.

8. INVESTIGATOR: ELITE BOARDING SCHOOL BECAME 'PRIVATE HELL': Dozens of students in the 1970s and '80s at St. George's in Rhode Island were manipulated and sexually abused by faculty and staff, according to an independent investigation.

9. GENE WILDER FILMS TO BE SHOWCASED: AMC Theaters is bringing "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Blazing Saddles" — among the late actor's most-beloved movies — back to theaters across the U.S. this weekend.

10. TEAMMATE JOINS QB IN PROTEST BEFORE GAME IN SAN DIEGO: Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem, continuing the quarterback's preseason protest of American racial injustice.