While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, July 3 edition

Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI over private e-mail use

The FBI interviewed Hillary Clinton about her use of personal e-mail while serving as secretary of state, an issue that has dogged her campaign to become America’s first female president.

Questions over Clinton’s use of a private account and homebrew server during her time as America’s top diplomat have fuelled voter concerns that she is not trustworthy.

An aide said the interview at FBI headquarters in Washington lasted about 3.5 hours, following previous such interviews with Clinton aides, including close confidante Huma Abedin.


Australia’s ruling coalition sees heavy election losses in early counts

Australia’s ruling Coalition has suffered heavy losses at a general election in a surprising result that could leave it without a parliamentary majority.

As counting continues, Australia’s Prime Minister, Mr Malcolm Turnbull, appeared likely to retain his position but this was not guaranteed and a result may not be known until Sunday.

Official electoral data for the House of Representatives showed a 3.2 per cent swing away from the Liberal-led coalition government as officials clocked off for the evening with almost 10 million votes counted.


Bangladesh may be confronting a more fearsome militant foe

Bangladesh, faced with the worst militant attack in its history, is probing deeper for possible ties between the men who murdered around 20 people in a restaurant and trans-national Islamist extremist groups, security officials said.

Until Friday's attack in an upscale part of the capital Dhaka, the government had blamed two home-grown groups for mounting violence, but these were attacks on individuals, most of them with crude machetes and knives, and never a coordinated mass killing.

So, the storming of the restaurant, taking diners hostage, apparently singling out foreigners for death and then fighting a gunbattle to the finish, marked a new level of sophistication and scale, anti-terrorism officials and security experts said.


Tennis: Wimbledon sensation as Djokovic crashes out to Querrey

Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by big-serving Sam Querrey, shattering his dreams of securing the first calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.

The world number one, bidding for a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th major, suffered his earliest loss at a Slam since the 2009 French Open.

The 7-6 (8/6), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5) third round defeat also ended Djokovic’s Open era record run of 30 successive wins at the majors and his streak of having reached 28 consecutive Grand Slam quarter-finals.


Euro 2016: Germany beat Italy 6-5 in shootout to reach semis

Germany defeated old rivals Italy 6-5 in a penalty shootout at Euro 2016 with a winning spot kick from Jonas Hector after the game finished 1-1 following extra time to reach the semi-finals.

They will now face the winners of the other quarter-final between hosts France and Iceland, who play on Sunday.

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, who had experienced a quiet tournament so far, was in the right place to open the scroring in the 65th minute when he turned in Jonas Hector's cutback after good work from Mario Gomez down the left.