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Beaumont Enterprise
Poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several chargespoaching gangs in southern Tanzania in 2013 before moving his operations to nor
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 25 minutes ago
poaching gangs in southern Tanzania in 2013 before moving his operations to northern Mozambique, said the conservation group, which co-manages the Niassa National Reserve there. Niassa's elephant population has dropped from about 12,000 in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several chargespoaching gangs in southern Tanzania in 2013 before moving his operations to nor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 minutes ago
poaching gangs in southern Tanzania in 2013 before moving his operations to northern Mozambique, said the conservation group, which co-manages the Niassa National Reserve there. Niassa's elephant population has dropped from about 12,000 in... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
A legal rarity: Majority-minority attorney group moves to Riley Saferincludes banks BMO Harris, PrivateBank, Fifth Third, as well as McDonald's and
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 33 minutes ago
includes banks BMO Harris, PrivateBank, Fifth Third, as well as McDonald's and Sears. All but two of the lawyers in the group are African-American, a rarity in the world of elite law firms. As Riley Safer named partner Patricia Brown Holmes... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Majority-minority attorney group moves to Riley Safer - Law Newsincludes banks BMO Harris, Private, Fifth Third, as well as McDonald's and Sear
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 hours ago
includes banks BMO Harris, Private, Fifth Third, as well as McDonald's and Sears. All but two of the lawyers in the group are African-American, a rarity in the world of elite law firms. As Riley Safer named partner Patricia Brown Holmes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Restaurant Operator Seeks Aim Listing, Foreign Acquisitionit said on Monday. Simbisa listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in Nov. 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
it said on Monday. Simbisa listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in Nov. 2015 after being spun off from manufacturing group Innscor Africa . The company said its board of directors had approved the application to list on the Alternative... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Everest Award winners’ work reverberates throughout entire regionpeople being honored today at the sixth annual Everest Award have one thing in
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 hours ago
people being honored today at the sixth annual Everest Award have one thing in common — creating a significant impact on business, the community and quality of life along the I-75 Growth Corridor. The recipients — John Boehner, former Speaker of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trillian plans to sell 60% stakeunrelenting media allegations arising from Essa’s holding in the company have h
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
unrelenting media allegations arising from Essa’s holding in the company have had a negative impact on the ability of the group and its staff to reach their full potential. “Trillian has always maintained its innocence in the face of allegations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Students Call Ex-Finance Minister Gordhan a Sell-Outeconomic transformation, held at the University of Johannesburg on Wednesday af
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
economic transformation, held at the University of Johannesburg on Wednesday afternoon. Before he started speaking, a group of students dressed in EFF colours sang: "Gordhan tell us what [President Jacob] Zuma has done". The students were... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Performance picks: ‘Hoodoo Love,’ ‘American Archipelago,’ ‘Greensward,’ UMO’s ‘Strictly Seattle’(now in its vivid local premiere by Sound Theatre Company and the Lorraine Hans
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 hours ago
(now in its vivid local premiere by Sound Theatre Company and the Lorraine Hansberry Project) is steeped in antebellum African-American lore and in modern feminist convictions. Redolent with steamy blues and erotic imagery, it is less about a... Read more
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Salon.com
ALEC’s scary plan for electing your senatorshave looked to ALEC to shape their policy agendas. Since its founding in 1973,
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
have looked to ALEC to shape their policy agendas. Since its founding in 1973, it has served as a clearinghouse for pro-business legislation. ALEC writes the bills. Legislators introduce them. When similar bills are introduced nationwide and... Read more
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EuroNews
Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EUnew base for its European Union operations as Britain prepares to leave the blo
EuroNews / Posted 15 hours ago
new base for its European Union operations as Britain prepares to leave the bloc. Bank of America said in August that its businesses and results could be adversely affected and it may have to incur additional costs if Brexit limited the ability of... Read more
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Boston Globe
ICA faces controversy over painting that isn’t thereat New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art this spring, some artists and acti
Boston Globe / Posted 18 hours ago
at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art this spring, some artists and activistsprotested the depiction of Till, an African-American teenager who was beaten and lynched in 1955. They charged that Schutz, who is white, was part of “the long... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UJ students call Pravin Gordhan a sell-outeconomic transformation, held at the University of Johannesburg on Wednesday af
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
economic transformation, held at the University of Johannesburg on Wednesday afternoon. Before he started speaking, a group of students dressed in EFF colours sang: "Gordhan tell us what [President Jacob] Zuma has done". The students were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Will Defeat 'Baseless' Zille No-Confidence Motion - DAon for the third time now," Botha said. "The DA is not going to change... We w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
on for the third time now," Botha said. "The DA is not going to change... We will vote in confidence of the premier." The African National Congress in the Western Cape has mooted an application for a secret ballot during Thursday's debate. Wiley,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape Town hotel spearheads employment for deaf peopleFor Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, diversity and inclusion are two of the core pi
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
For Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, diversity and inclusion are two of the core pillars of its employee value proposition. When it took over the Deaf South Africa (DeafSA) building to construct the Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands, it saw a... Read more
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Reuters
Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EUnew base for its European Union operations as Britain prepares to leave the blo
Reuters / Posted 22 hours ago
new base for its European Union operations as Britain prepares to leave the bloc. Bank of America said in August that its businesses and results could be adversely affected and it may have to incur additional costs if Brexit limited the ability of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa - Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinocerosthe Departments of Defence, Environmental Affairs, Justice, Constitutional Deve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
the Departments of Defence, Environmental Affairs, Justice, Constitutional Development and Correctional Services, the South African Police Service (SAPS), Ministry of State Security and its Agency, South African National Parks (SANParks), the South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kabafest - a Gathering of Literary Giantsthe country. As obtained in such festivals, KABAFEST was headlined by a Sudanes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
the country. As obtained in such festivals, KABAFEST was headlined by a Sudanese author and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Leila Aboulela, who is also the author of 'The Kindness of Enemies', a book featured in one of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo Harps On Harmony Between Executive, Legislatureemotional remarks to Nigerians leaders, Deputy Speaker, National Assets of Came
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
emotional remarks to Nigerians leaders, Deputy Speaker, National Assets of Cameroon, Hon. Emila Monjowa Lifaka, said many African countries currently look up to the success of Nigeria and celebrated the "long time brotherly relationship between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
And They Killed the Nigeria Airwaysairline was an expatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basic objectiv
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
airline was an expatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basic objectives of the new airline were to carry on the business of air transportation, it was established to: serve as national flag carrier and promote the image of Nigeria, and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Refugees on the Pass of Death between Italy and Francethe concrete lane, disappearing into the mouth of a tunnel at the opposite end.
Aljazeera / Posted 23 hours ago
the concrete lane, disappearing into the mouth of a tunnel at the opposite end. "France, Inshallah," whispers one of the group looking on. Those from Francophone countries like Mali and Chad often seek asylum in France. Others, like the... Read more
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DW
IOM steps up opportunities of voluntary return program |and those who may have special requirements - such as unaccompanied minors, dis
DW / Posted yesterday
and those who may have special requirements - such as unaccompanied minors, disabled refugees and other vulnerable groups. Having assisted more than 40,000 migrants each year in the last five years teaming up with the EU, the IOM has... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We will defeat 'baseless' Zille no-confidence motion - DAon for the third time now," Botha said. "The DA is not going to change... We w
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
on for the third time now," Botha said. "The DA is not going to change... We will vote in confidence of the premier." The African National Congress in the Western Cape has mooted an application for a secret ballot during Thursday's debate. Wiley,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The big African leapto launch a new era by taking some bold and forward-looking decisions. Coupled
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
to launch a new era by taking some bold and forward-looking decisions. Coupled with the profile of the participants, the African Football Symposium, held under the patronage of Moroccan King Mohammad VI, saw heated debate under the theme ‘African... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EXCLUSIVE: Indian IT guru linked to fake WMC sitesof a web design company that has left its fingerprints in the codes of these we
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
of a web design company that has left its fingerprints in the codes of these websites. The sites appear to be South African and focus almost exclusively on attacking legitimate news sources like News24, Eyewitness News, Business Day and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elumelu Tasks African Leaders On Agriculture, Electricity and EntrepreneurshipThe Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu has urged African leaders and d
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu has urged African leaders and development institutions to address the deepening unemployment crisis in the continent. Elumelu, who is the Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) made the call... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mediclinic’s Meintjes to retire in July 2018Meintjes joined the group in 1985 as the hospital manager of Mediclinic Sandton
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Meintjes joined the group in 1985 as the hospital manager of Mediclinic Sandton and became a director in 1996. He rose through the ranks and was appointed chief executive of Mediclinic Middle East in 2007 and the group’s chief executive in 2010.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Tullow Oil reports operating loss of $309mincrease in sales revenue of 46 per cent to $788 million and a reduction in net
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
increase in sales revenue of 46 per cent to $788 million and a reduction in net debt of 19 per cent to $3.8 billion the group revised their three-year cash cost savings targets upwards by $150 million. Oil fields in West Africa, a key... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parly probe into Eskom to include state capture claims at Transnet, Denelalso investigate state capture allegations involving Transnet and Denel. The c
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
also investigate state capture allegations involving Transnet and Denel. The committee was briefed on Tuesday by the South African Council of Churches (SACC), lobby group Outa and the State Capacity Research group on their research and findings on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bank of Baroda dumps GuptasRelations Manager Kgomotso Amazu, staff were told about the India-based bank’s
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Relations Manager Kgomotso Amazu, staff were told about the India-based bank’s intention to cut ties with Gupta-owned businesses. One source said that after the briefing, “Kgomotso asked us to sign a petition because the Bank of Baroda have... Read more
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iol.co.za
Luxurious lodging without bordersThe first Town Lodge was opened by the group in 1990 in Bellville in the Wester
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
The first Town Lodge was opened by the group in 1990 in Bellville in the Western Cape and the brand has since developed a strong niche for itself in the business and leisure travel markets. Town Lodge was developed as a selected services two-star... Read more
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BBC News
Letters from Africa: Nigeria's art of flowery languageYour Say Latin America In our series of letters from African journalists, n
BBC News / Posted yesterday
Your Say Latin America In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity. My friends in the... Read more
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The Hill
Holder: voting commission's Kobach is a 'fact-challenged zealot'should be placed on the right to vote,” Holder said on Monday. “This commission
The Hill / Posted yesterday
should be placed on the right to vote,” Holder said on Monday. “This commission is up to no good.” In fiery remarks to the group's annual convention in Baltimore, Maryland, the former attorney general accused Republican supporters of voter ID laws... Read more
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FOX Business
GM earnings fall, outlook holds steadyquarterly net profit dropped more than 40%, partly the result of a $770 million
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
quarterly net profit dropped more than 40%, partly the result of a $770 million loss related to the sale of its European business. The company also booked $655 million in one-time charges from the sale of its South African unit and its... Read more
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FOX Business
GM earnings fall, outlook holds steadyquarterly net profit dropped more than 40%, partly the result of a $770 million
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
quarterly net profit dropped more than 40%, partly the result of a $770 million loss related to the sale of its European business. The company also booked $655 million in one-time charges from the sale of its South African unit and its... Read more
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Canberra Times
UK's Serious Fraud Office says investigating Rio Tinto's Guinea operationsRio Tinto Group faces a probe by Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over its
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Rio Tinto Group faces a probe by Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over its business dealings in Guinea, just months after Australia's federal police started an investigation into payments relating to the $US20 billion ($25 billion) Simandou iron... Read more
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Lowell Sun
10 things to know TuesdayIS THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
IS THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS FAMILIES... Read more
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New York Magazine
Betsy DeVos Knew How to Wield Power in Michigan. It’s Not Working in D.C.and pay for the band. In 1988, Edgar and Elsa were among the first big donors t
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
and pay for the band. In 1988, Edgar and Elsa were among the first big donors to the Family Research Council, the lobbying group affiliated with Focus on the Family whose stated mission is to “advance faith, family and freedom” in public policy.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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Darien News-Review
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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Eye Witness News
State capture extends beyond SOEs, SACC tells MPsPublic Enterprises Committee will also hear from the Organisation Undoing Tax A
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Public Enterprises Committee will also hear from the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) and the State Capacity Research Group. FILE: Atul Gupta at the New Age Business Briefing in Port Elizabeth. Picture: GCIS. CAPE TOWN - The South African... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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Connecticut Post
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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The New Canaan News
10 Things to Know for TodayTHRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement si
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
THRIVING Traffickers have responded to the surge in U.S. border enforcement since the 2001 terror attacks with a durable business model, backed by money and organizational muscle. 6. AP: US CHURCH GOES TO BRAZIL; INSTILLS FEAR, SPLITS... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
And They Killed the Nigerian Airways Along With Othersairline was an expatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basis objectiv
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
airline was an expatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basis objectives of the new airline were to carry on the business of air transportation, it was established to: serve as national flag carrier and promote the image of Nigeria, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Needs to Invest $267bn On Electricity By 2040Meanwhile, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Found
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has called on African leaders and development institutions to help address the deepening job and employment crisis bedevilling the... Read more
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