Things you should know today: 8/31/2017


Wells Fargo says 3.5 million accounts involved in scandal

Rogelio V. Solis
FILE – This April 11, 2017, photo shows a Wells Fargo bank in northeast Jackson, Miss. Wells Fargo said Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, that 3.5 million customers were impacted by its fake accounts scandal, a dramatic increase from the 2.1 million accounts it originally estimated. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Wells Fargo’s fake accounts scandal ballooned on Thursday, with the bank now reporting that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers’ permission between 2009 and 2016.

Frankfurt to evacuate over 60,000 people to defuse WWII bomb

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany, a police officer passes a blue tent that was set up over a 1.8 -ton bomb of a type dropped by British bombers during World War II. City authorities in Frankfurt plan to evacuate more than 60,000 people from their homes on Sunday to defuse the bomb found during construction work this week. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)

Frankfurt city officials plan to evacuate over 60,000 people on Sunday in order to diffuse a WWII bomb that was found during construction work.

Floral tributes laid at London palace for Diana anniversary

Alastair Grant
Floras tribute to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, are placed near an ornamental gate outside Kensington Palace in London, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. The tributes are to mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, in a car crash in Paris on Aug. 31, 1997. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Mourners placed dozens of flowers, photos and personal messages at the gates of London’s Kensington Palace on Thursday in remembrance of the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death.

Construction crew unearths 66-million-year-old dinosaur skull

A Colorado construction team discovered a series of fossils that the Denver Museum of Nature & Science confirmed to be a 66-million-year-old triceratops skeleton and skull.

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