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Two New York police officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men and a vow to put "wings on pigs." After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a Brooklyn subway station and committed suicide.
Two late wickets enabled Sri Lanka to share the first-session honours with New Zealand on the opening day of the first Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Friday. Tom Latham led a steady New Zealand start before the Sri Lanka quicks Suranga Lakmal and Shaminda Eranga took a wicket each before lunch. At the break New Zealand were 84-2 with Kane Williamson, eyeing his 14th Test half century, not out 34 and Ross Taylor on three with Latham out for 27.