Oracle takes first win against Team New Zealand in America’s Cup

  • Skipper Jimmy Spithill cuts Kiwis’ lead over American boat to 4-1
  • Rival skipper Peter Burling says: ‘It’s great to see a bit of fight’

Jimmy Spithill skippered two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA to its first victory of the America’s Cup regatta, taking a thriller in race six to earn a split Saturday and slow the momentum of Emirates Team New Zealand.

Related: Ben Ainslie vows to bounce back after costly America’s Cup semi-final exit

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Police release transcripts of interviews with officers in Charleena Lyles shooting

  • Lyles, 30, was shot dead after reporting a burglary on 18 June
  • Two officers say mother of four, who was pregnant, attacked with a knife

Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each said in interviews they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them.

Related: Seattle woman killed by police while children were home after reporting theft

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‘Hi, Dad’: California father buries wrong man after coroner says his son is dead

Frank Kerrigan speaks to homeless son by phone 11 days after funeral, having been told of identification made through fingerprints

A southern California man who thought he had buried his son found out 11 days later his son was still alive, after local coroners misidentified a body.

On 6 May, a man was found dead behind a Verizon store in Fountain Valley. Frank J Kerrigan, 82, of Wildomar, said he called the coroner’s office and was told the body was that of his son, Frank M Kerrigan, 57, who suffers from mental illness and had been living on the street.

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Trump CIA director blames ‘worship of Edward Snowden’ for rise in leaks

Mike Pompeo said more needed to be done to stem what he called an increase in the leaking of state secrets to ‘undermine the United States and democracy’

Mike Pompeo, the director of the CIA, has blamed the “worship” of leakers such as Edward Snowden for a rise in the public disclosure of US intelligence.

Related: New details of Russia election hacking raise questions about Obama’s response

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