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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.
U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuba's police following crackdown on protests
WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on Cuba's National Revolutionary Police and two of its leaders, according to the department's website, following a crackdown on anti-government protests this month.
BRIEF-U.S. CDC Says Delivered 399,090,105 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine As Of July 30
July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. CDC:
Nicaragua grants nationality to former Salvadoran president accused in corruption probe
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Nicaragua said on Friday it granted nationality to former Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren and some family members, following an arrest order by El Salvador as part of a money laundering and corruption probe.
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.
Tunisian president says 'there will be no dictator'
TUNIS, July 30 (Reuters) - Tunisia's President Kais Saied said on Friday that "there will be no dictator" after having seized governing powers on Sunday in a move he said was justified by a national emergency but that his critics have called a coup. (Reporting by Tarek Amara, writing by Angus McDowall, editing by Chris Reese)
Guatemalans protest for second day to demand president resigns
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters blocked intersections across Guatemala for the second day in a row on Friday, as calls intensified for President Alejandro Giammattei and the attorney general to step down after the ousting of a top anti-corruption official.
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.
Quake strikes Peru-Ecuador border region, minor damages reported
(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 jolted the Peru-Ecuador border region on Friday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said, but only minor reports of damage were registered immediately following the tremor.
U.S. administers 344.93 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC
July 30 (Reuters) - The United States had administered 344,928,514 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and distributed 399,090,105 doses as of Friday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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