Champs-Élysées Attacker Dead After Driving into Police Car: Here’s What We’re Reading

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Here’s what we’re reading today.

1. Man dies after driving explosives-filled car into Champs-Élysées police

“Police sources told French media the attacker was a 31-year-old French national from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil whose name was on a terror watchlist because of his known links with suspected extremists.”

The Guardian

2. Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy in her system when she died

“According to the report, Fisher may have ingested the cocaine as early as three days before the flight, adding to the uncertainty about the cause of death. The report also notes a likely exposure to heroin, which could have suppressed her breathing as she went into cardiac arrest.”


3. Governor General David Johnston apologizes for referring to Indigenous people as immigrants

“Let me apologize for not expressing myself correctly on this matter recently,” Johnston told Monday’s gathering, which followed an apologetic tweet of his own earlier in the day. “Indigenous Peoples are the original peoples of this land.”

The Toronto Star

4. Trump awkwardly brags about Panama Canal to Panamanian President

“We have many things to discuss,” said Trump in an Oval Office seated next to Varela. “We’re going to spend quite a bit of time today. The Panama Canal is doing quite well, I think we did a good job building it.””

NBC News

5. The dude who got famous for his porn face tats is finally free of his porn face tats

“Although he looked like a horny Batman villain and frequently terrified little old ladies in Anchorage grocery stores, Hostgator M. Dotcom (his legal name since 2010) wanted me to know that he was actually a good dude who gave his kidney to a stranger he met online before he ever became a human billboard.”