US denies Iran claims of prisoner deal; UK plays it down
US denies Iran claims of prisoner deal; UK plays it down

The United States has denied a report by Iran’s state-run television broadcaster that deals had been reached for the Islamic Republic to release U.S. and British prisoners in exchange for Tehran receiving billions of dollars

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Cafes, restaurants reopen in Greece for outdoor service
Cafes, restaurants reopen in Greece for outdoor service

Cafes and restaurants have reopened in Greece for sit-down service for the first time in nearly six months, as the country began easing coronavirus-related restrictions with a view to opening the vital tourism industry in the summer

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Impact of devastating Indian virus surge spreads to politics
Impact of devastating Indian virus surge spreads to politics

As a catastrophic surge of the coronavirus sweeps through India, the leaders of 13 opposition parties are urging the government to launch a free vaccination drive and ensure an uninterrupted flow of oxygen to all hospitals

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When Buffett is gone, Abel will take over as Berkshire CEO
When Buffett is gone, Abel will take over as Berkshire CEO

Vice Chairman Greg Abel will succeed billionaire Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway CEO, according to a report

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Apple's app store goes on trial in threat to 'walled garden'
Apple's app store goes on trial in threat to 'walled garden'

On Monday, Apple faces a trial that could upend its iron control over its app store, which brings in billions of dollars each year while feeding more than 1.6 billion iPhones, iPads, and other devices

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Employers, insurers push to make virtual visits regular care
Employers, insurers push to make virtual visits regular care

Some U.S. employers and insurers want you to make telemedicine your first choice for most doctor visits

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Pfizer ups expectations for the year
Pfizer ups expectations for the year

Pfizer is raising its revenue expectations for the year with a huge roll out of its COVID-19 vaccine as well as strong performances from other parts of its business

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Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced
Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced

Bill and Melinda Gates say they're divorcing

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CVS take on 2021 gets rosier, profit jumps 11%
CVS take on 2021 gets rosier, profit jumps 11%

CVS Health beat Wall Street expectations and after releasing projections earlier this year that disappointed analysts, a new outlook Tuesday exceeds those levels

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Vaccine sales power Pfizer through first quarter
Vaccine sales power Pfizer through first quarter

Pfizer is raising its 2021 revenue expectations amid the successful rollout of its COVID-19 vaccine and strong performances from many  other medicines

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Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal
Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal

Scientists say recent pledges by the United States and others could help cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century

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Vaccine sales power Pfizer through first quarter
Vaccine sales power Pfizer through first quarter

Pfizer is raising its 2021 revenue expectations amid the successful rollout of its COVID-19 vaccine and strong performances from many  other medicines

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UK announces plan for 'quantum leap' in relations with India
UK announces plan for 'quantum leap' in relations with India

Britain has agreed to increase cooperation with India in areas including trade, science and health as Indian authorities battle a surge in coronavirus infections that threatens to overwhelm the nation’s health care system

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