News October 13

Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down Wells Fargo announced Wednesday that its longtime chief executive and chairman, John G. Stumpf, is stepping down, the latest turn for the embattled megabank after it admitted that thousands of low-level employees had set up sham accounts to meet sales quotas. Wall Street’s well-honed playbook for surviving public scandals appears to have been torn to pieces, upended by the type of populist anger that has fueled the rise of Sanders on this year’s presidential campaign trail, The Washington Post reported.


Yemen The U.S. military launched Tomahawk cruise missiles against radar sites in Yemen early Thursday, a senior defense official said, NBC News reported. The strikes followed two incidents this week in which missiles were fired at a U.S. Navy ship from a rebel-controlled area of the country. 


Women Accuse Trump Four women accused Donald Trump of groping or kissing them without their consent in news reports published Wednesday, just days after the Republican presidential nominee insisted in a debate that he had never engaged in such behavior, The Washington Post reported.


I-89 Crash A Burlington mental health organization that was asked to screen Steven Bourgoin — the man who, according to police, later caused a quintuple-fatal car crash, stole a police cruiser and slammed into numerous other vehicles — is commenting publicly on the incident for the first time, The Burlington Free Press reported.