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  • Delta Strain Spreads; Europe Allows U.S. Tourists: Virus Update
    Bloomberg

    Delta Strain Spreads; Europe Allows U.S. Tourists: Virus Update

    (Bloomberg) -- The highly transmissible delta variant of the virus continues to spread, even in nations with advanced vaccination campaigns such as the U.S. and U.K. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the variant is expected to become the dominant strain in the U.S. and President Joe Biden urged unvaccinated Americans to get shots. The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen confirmed a case of the delta strain at its international airport.China has administered more than 990 m

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    Polls close in Iran's presidential election

    "Polling stations are obliged to accept ballots as long as there are people at polling stations," the Interior Ministry said in a statement, according to state TV.Iranians have a choice between four mostly hardline candidates in Friday's president election, a contest likely to reinforce the authority of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's strongly anti-Western Supreme Leader.Clerical officials who vetted the candidates rejected several prominent moderates and conservatives, initially resulting in a field of five hardliners and two low-key moderates.

  • Covid lockdown savings: how to make the most of spare cash
    The Guardian

    Covid lockdown savings: how to make the most of spare cash

    Covid lockdown savings: how to make the most of spare cashOptions if you have accumulated some money or want to start putting something aside Some Britons have picked up the saving habit in the Covid pandemic. Illustration: Antonio Sortino