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.
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.
UPDATE 2-Florida governor to order schools to allow parents to decide on masks
July 30 (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.
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.
In one-two punch to Trump, Justice Dept OK's release of taxes, memo
WASHINGTON (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."
Mali's interim government is mindful of fixed election timeline - PM
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's transitional government is conscious of its commitment to a fixed deadline for arranging elections to restore democracy after last year's coup, Prime Minister Choguel Maiga said on Friday.
Bosnian Serbs defy international envoy's decree against genocide denial
BELGRADE (Reuters) - The Bosnian Serb entity in Bosnia decided on Friday to defy the recent decision of the international peace overseer in the Balkan country to ban the denial of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.
Biden to meet Cuban-American leaders amid calls for tougher action in Havana
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden plans to meet Cuban-American leaders on Friday at the White House to discuss protests against the communist government in Havana, sanctions on Cuban leaders and his attempt to provide internet access to the island.
Philadelphia election officials reject 'forensic' audit request
(Reuters) -Philadelphia election officials on Friday voted to reject a Republican lawmaker's request for access to the city's voting machines as part of a "forensic investigation" into the 2020 election, setting the stage for a possible legal battle.
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