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Olympics-Baseball-'Best ball in the world' gets mud bath, gloved treatment
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - They hail from Sri Lanka, enjoy 30-second rubs in U.S. mud, get top-notch service in Japan because of the pandemic and are called the best in the world by Joe Ryan, an Olympian who played the game of his life on Friday.
U.S. condemns attack on U.N. compound in Herat by militants -State Dept
WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States condemned the attack in Afghanistan on a U.N. compound in the western province of Herat on Friday, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said, calling for an immediate end to ongoing violence in the country.
Florida governor to order schools to allow parents to decide on masks
(Reuters) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said on Friday he planned to issue an executive order giving parents the right to decide whether their children will wear a mask at school, a move that would thwart mandates put in place in two of the state's counties.
UPDATE 1-Most COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts outbreak among vaccinated, says CDC
July 30 (Reuters) - Three quarters of people infected with COVID-19 at public events in a Massachusetts town were fully vaccinated, a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed.
PREVIEW-Debt ceiling, issuance cuts in focus for Treasury refunding
July 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury is unlikely to make any major changes when it announces its funding plans for the coming quarter next week, though investors will be looking for details on how it plans to navigate the reintroduction of the U.S. debt ceiling and any hints of future cuts to issuance.
U.S. concerned by reports of attack on Israeli-managed tanker
WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned by reports of an attack on an Israeli-managed tanker off Oman, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Friday, and is working with international partners to establish the facts surrounding the incident.
UPDATE 4-In one-two punch to Trump, Justice Dept OK's release of taxes, memo
WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - Former President Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Friday when the Justice Department cleared the way to release his tax records and disclosed a memo showing he urged top officials last year to falsely claim his election defeat was "corrupt."
Royal Caribbean says six guests onboard ship test positive for COVID-19
(Reuters) - U.S. cruise liner Royal Caribbean Group said on Friday six guests on its Adventure of the Seas cruise ship had tested positive for COVID-19 during routine testing.
UPDATE 1-U.S. approval of COVID-19 shots could boost vaccination numbers, Fauci says
July 30 (Reuters) - Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Friday he hopes regulators could as soon as next month start granting full approval for the use of COVID-19 vaccines, a move he said could spur unvaccinated Americans to get the shots.
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