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U.S. oil & gas rig count falls for first week in eight -Baker Hughes
July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. energy firms cut the number of oil and natural gas rigs operating for the first time in eight weeks, even though the rig count rose for 12 straight months, amid an industry stampede to reward investors with share buybacks instead of boosting production.
UPDATE 2-Bombardier reaches deal in hopes of ending strike at Toronto plant
July 30 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said on Friday it expects work to resume at a Toronto business-jet assembly plant soon, after reaching a preliminary deal with a union representing striking workers.
UPDATE 2-Canada says Delta variant 'formidable foe' at start of fourth wave
OTTAWA, July 30 (Reuters) - Canada must vaccinate as many people as possible and cautiously relax public health measures as COVID-19 case numbers creep higher at the start of what could be a fourth wave, the country's top health official said on Friday.
UPDATE 1-Olympics-Volleyball-Poland hand Japan second loss, Brazil hold off U.S.
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - World champions Poland fended off a spirited Japan in men's volleyball to beat the hosts in straight sets while Brazil survived an early scare to triumph over the United States on Friday.
Canada says fourth COVID surge can be limited with vaccinations, slow reopening
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's COVID-19 cases are creeping higher at the start of what could be a fourth wave, which can be kept under control if vaccinations continue and there is a cautious relaxation of public health measures, the country's top health official said on Friday.
UPDATE 3-Olympics-Soccer-U.S. and Canada set up semi-final date with shootout wins
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States and Canada set up a mouth-watering semi-final in the women's Olympic soccer tournament with both teams having prevailed in penalty shootouts on Friday.
UPDATE 3-Pipeline operator Enbridge beats profit estimates as oil volumes rebound
July 30 (Reuters) - Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc reported second-quarter profit which beat expectations on Friday, as oil volumes transported on its Mainline system rose from a year ago due to a rebound in fuel demand.
UPDATE 2-Olympics-Hockey-Argentina, Spain march into men's quarters, India's women win
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - Reigning Olympic champions Argentina reached the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 men's hockey tournament on Friday, sending New Zealand packing with a convincing 4-1 win.
FOREX-Dollar higher but still set for biggest weekly loss since May
NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - The dollar rose on Friday as upbeat economic data helped reverse some of the losses from earlier this week when dovish remarks by the Federal Reserve scuttled a month-long rally in the U.S. currency.
UPDATE 1-Olympics-Swimming-McKeon sets Olympic record, Dressel braced for battle
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - Australian Emma McKeon set an Olympic record in the women's 50 meters freestyle heats on Friday and Caeleb Dressel advanced fastest in the men's sprint, as he braces for a brutal morning of racing in Tokyo where two gold medals could be up for grabs.
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