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Latin American nations plan to join COVAX vaccine facility after deadline
BRASILIA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Brazil and Argentina, Latin American nations seeking more time to commit to the global COVID-19 vaccine facility known as COVAX, said they intend to so as soon as possible after missing Friday's deadline.
Iran's Zarif says world should oppose U.S. sanctions or expect same
DUBAI (Reuters) - The world community should oppose the United States' use of sanctions to impose its will as a "bully," or expect to face sanctions itself, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.
UK's Johnson to levy 10,000 pound fine on COVID-19 rule-breakers
LONDON (Reuters) - People in England who break new rules requiring them to self-isolate if they have been in contact with someone infected with COVID-19 will face a fine of up to 10,000 pounds ($12,914), Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday.
McIlroy fights back to stay in contention at U.S. Open
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) - Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy clawed his way back up the leaderboard at Winged Foot on Saturday, carding a two-under par 68 after a second round slump had threatened to derail his latest U.S. Open campaign.
Djokovic overcomes Koepfer to set up Ruud semi-final in Rome
(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic overcame a mid-match wobble against Dominik Koepfer before securing a 6-3 4-6 6-3 win over the unseeded German and a semi-final spot at the Italian Open on Saturday.
UPDATE 2-Soccer-Aspas double downs Valencia, Emery gets first win with Villarreal
MADRID, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The evergreen Iago Aspas scored in either half to give Celta Vigo a 2-1 win at home to Valencia in La Liga on Saturday.
Soccer-Truffert enjoys dream debut as Rennes sink Monaco
Sept 19 (Reuters) - Teenage midfielder Adrien Truffert capped a memorable Ligue 1 debut as he scored a stoppage time winner for Rennes which gave his side a comeback 2-1 victory at home to Monaco on Saturday and sent them top of the table.
BoE's Haldane says UK recovering 'faster than anyone expected'
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is recovering faster than anyone had expected from the economic impact of COVID-19, but businesses need better incentives and access to finance to invest in technology, Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said.
Wolff, Reed in share of early third-round U.S. Open lead
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) - A laser-focused Matthew Wolff took a surprising bite out of Winged Foot with a blistering front nine to move into a share of the early third-round U.S. Open lead with overnight leader Patrick Reed on Saturday.
Yemen's Houthis launch military projectile towards Jazan, five civilians injured -SPA
CAIRO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Five civilians were injured and three cars damaged when a military projectile launched by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis fell in Saudi Arabia's region of Jazan, Saudi state news agency (SPA) reported on Saturday. (Reporting by Hesham Abdul Khalek Editing by Chris Reese)
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