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UPDATE 8-Israel blames Iran for attack on tanker off Oman that killed two
DUBAI, July 30 (Reuters) - A Briton and a Romanian were killed when an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker came under attack on Thursday off the coast of Oman, the company said on Friday, in an incident that Israel's foreign minister blamed on Iran and said deserved a harsh response.
UPDATE 5-Monte dei Paschi capital would be wiped out by slump, EU bank stress test shows
LONDON July 30 (Reuters) - All of Monte dei Paschi's capital would be wiped out by a long slump, a European Union stress test of banks showed on Friday, as the Italian lender headed for government-sponsored merger talks with domestic peer UniCredit.
UPDATE 3-U.S. Vice President Harris to visit Vietnam, Singapore
WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - Kamala Harris will become the first U.S. vice president to visit Vietnam next month during a trip that will also include Singapore and is aimed at rallying international support to counter China's growing influence.
BRIEF-U.S. CDC Says Delivered 399,090,105 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine As Of July 30
July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. CDC:
GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks slip on Amazon disappointment, dollar bounces
NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped on Friday to pull further from record highs as an underwhelming earnings report from Amazon.com Inc dampened the market mood, while the dollar rose a shade but hovered near a one-month low.
Israel blames Iran for attack on ship, seeks harsh response
JERUSALEM, July 30 (Reuters) - Israel on Friday accused Iran of having carried out an attack off Oman on a tanker managed by an Israeli-owned company and said a harsh response was needed.
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.
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.
'War has changed', CDC says, calling for new response to Delta variant
(Reuters) - The "war has changed" against COVID-19 because of the highly contagious Delta variant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking.
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