Here’s what we’re reading today.
1. How ISIS built its terror machine under Europe’s gaze
“The day he left Syria with instructions to carry out a terrorist attack in France, Reda Hame, a 29-year-old computer technician from Paris, had been a member of the Islamic State for just over a week.
“His French passport and his background in information technology made him an ideal recruit for a rapidly expanding group within ISIS that was dedicated to terrorizing Europe. Over just a few days, he was rushed to a park, shown how to fire an assault rifle, handed a grenade and told to hurl it at a human silhouette.”
2. Donald Trump’s campaign manager arrested for battery of reporter
“Florida police have charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski with simple assault in connection with an incident earlier in the month involving a reporter.”
Here’s the footage which implicated Lewandowski.
3. What we know about the Tesla 3
Bloomberg breaks down 17 things we think we know about the new Tesla set to be unveiled Thursday.
4. Egyptian plane hijacked and flown to Cyprus
“The plane was flying from Alexandria to Cairo when it was hijacked and diverted to Larnaca in Cyprus. All passengers, excluding three ‘foreigners’ and four crew members, were released within an hour of the plane landing. The remaining people left the plane about six hours after it landed and the hijacker was arrested.”
+1: Why airplane hijackings have become relatively rare.
5. Government collapsing in Brazil
“Brazil’s largest party announced on Tuesday it is leaving President Dilma Rousseff’s governing coalition and pulling its members from her government, a departure that cripples her fight against impeachment proceedings in Congress.”