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UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus

* Saudi says outbreak does not qualify as an epidemic (Adds new cases and comments from Health Minister)

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RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Spring fever brings hope for U.S. earnings

NEW YORK, April 20 - Earnings season shifts into high gear this week, and with nearly one-third of S&P 500 names set to post results, investors hope the news provides a catalyst to buy stocks and leave the market's recent weakness in the dust.

UPDATE 1-Pfizer considers $100 bln bid for AstraZeneca - report

LONDON, April 20 - U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported.

Regulatory News, M&A 3:00pm BST

Pfizer mulls $100 bln bid for AstraZeneca - report

LONDON, April 20 - U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday.

M&A, Regulatory News 11:44am BST

Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus

RIYADH, April 20 - Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure.

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