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DW
Indonesia goes after Islamists - finally |forms of government. Instead, the Hizb ut-Tahrir wants to establish a global ca
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forms of government. Instead, the Hizb ut-Tahrir wants to establish a global caliphate with Shariah (or Islamic law) as its legal foundation. The group itself does not get involved in violent attacks but instead works to radicalize members of... Read more
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Breitbart
Donald Trump Declares Importance of ‘One Citizen, One Vote’ at First Election Integrity Commission Meetingand Manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative, Hans von Spakovsky, Presiden
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
and Manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative, Hans von Spakovsky, President and General Counsel of the Public Interest Legal Foundation J. Christian Adams, and Jefferson County, Alabama Probate Judge Alan King. Trump said this commission is... Read more
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The News & Observer
Police: Robbery was motive for fatal shooting at Raleigh Northhead of household. The curfew was lifted days after an attorney with the Ameri
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
head of household. The curfew was lifted days after an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation in Raleigh, sent a June letter to the property manager of the complexes saying the organization had received... Read more
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Roll Call
House Democrats Focus on Ethics, Political Moneyespecially in minority districts, supporters of the election commission, includ
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
especially in minority districts, supporters of the election commission, including the conservative-leaning Public Interest Legal Foundation, argue that the effort would help rid election systems of fraud and voting irregularities. Meanwhile, a... Read more
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The Columbian
Trump’s voter commission is now facing at least 7 federal lawsuitsto investigate his unfounded claims. The complaint also points to the “virulen
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
to investigate his unfounded claims. The complaint also points to the “virulently racist rhetoric” of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a group associated with two of the commission’s members, Hans von Spakovsky and J. Christian Adams. In May... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Duterte to push creation of genuine political entity for Moro in Mindanaoas proof of our resolve to set aside our differences and stand united to achiev
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
as proof of our resolve to set aside our differences and stand united to achieve a common goal of peace.” The BBL is the legal foundation of the future Bangsamoro government in Mindanao that will replace the existing Autonomous Region in Muslim... Read more
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The Washington Times
Concerned about fraudulent voting? Watch thisvon Spakovsky, a Heritage Foundation legal fellow, and J. Christian Adams, pres
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
von Spakovsky, a Heritage Foundation legal fellow, and J. Christian Adams, president and general counsel of Public Interest Legal Foundation. “At present, only 14 states and the District of Columbia have refused the Commission’s request for... Read more
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The Register
Guess who's here to tell us we're all totally wrong about net neutrality? Of course, it's Comcastregulation. As such, imposing "Title II" classification – which is what the Ope
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
regulation. As such, imposing "Title II" classification – which is what the Open Internet Order does in order to give it a legal foundation – risks damaging what is a really good system. "As Chairman Pai recently put it, this bipartisan,... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
New BBL submitted to DuterteThe Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) had submitted the new version of the
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
The Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) had submitted the new version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which is the legal foundation for the establishment of the future Bangsamoro government in Mindanao, to President Roa Rodrigo Duterte in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
HC to pronounce verdict on Nagaland floor test tomorrowa floor test, and the governor of his own volition chose to “impose” the impugn
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
a floor test, and the governor of his own volition chose to “impose” the impugned decision upon the petitioner “without any legal foundation and against constitutional norms”, the petition added. The state’s Nagaland People’s Front government is... Read more
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TribLIVE
Federal judge to hear transgender case, international robotics event & teachers sue over union dues: 5 things to know todayfees as a requirement of their jobs. The teachers and the Fairness Center have
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
fees as a requirement of their jobs. The teachers and the Fairness Center have signed an amicus brief led by the Pacific Legal Foundation urging the high court to hear the case. Don't forget to follow the TribLIVE Education Team on... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
LETTERS:Virginia bills aimed at preventing illegal voting and fraud. Virginia has a pro
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Virginia bills aimed at preventing illegal voting and fraud. Virginia has a problem. A 2016 report by the Public Interest Legal Foundation, sampling eight counties in Virginia, claimed to have found hundreds who registered illegally to vote. How... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump’s “Election Integrity Commission” gets another vote-suppression superstarright-wing legal group Judicial Watch before landing at the American Civil Righ
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
right-wing legal group Judicial Watch before landing at the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) and then the Public Interest Legal Foundation, where he has worked to threaten states and counties with lawsuits if they do not purge their voter rolls.... Read more
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New York Post
The vote fraud that Democrats refuse to seeJanuary 2012 that 953 people “were deceased at the time of their participation
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
January 2012 that 953 people “were deceased at the time of their participation in recent elections.” The Public Interest Legal Foundation recently discovered that Virginia removed 5,556 non-citizens from its voter rolls between 2011 and last May.... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
West Marin: Legal filing raises property rights issueown the property, you should be able to build a home for a family member.” (Fra
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
own the property, you should be able to build a home for a family member.” (Frankie Frost/Independent Journal) The Pacific Legal Foundation filed a challenge Friday to a new Marin County regulation that it asserts could limit the ability of Marin... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nagaland crisis: Breather for CM Liezietsu as high court stays assembly floor testsaid Acharya – without obtaining the views of the council of ministers – chose
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
said Acharya – without obtaining the views of the council of ministers – chose to impose the trial of strength “without any legal foundation and against constitutional norms” at a time when he was preparing for a by-election. Liezietsu, who is not... Read more
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The News & Observer
Curfew lifted at two low-income apartment complexes in RaleighRaleigh Boulevard near Lions Park. But Irena Como, an attorney with the Americ
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Raleigh Boulevard near Lions Park. But Irena Como, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation in Raleigh, sent a letter to the property manager of the complexes saying the organization had received... Read more
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Breitbart
More Soros-Funded Groups Pile on Lawsuits Against Voter Fraud Commissionthe group, unlike the ACLU, has not received Soros money since 2005. Nonethele
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
the group, unlike the ACLU, has not received Soros money since 2005. Nonetheless, attorneys with the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) — a conservative public interest law firm that has launched its own lawsuits trying to compel local... Read more
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Newsmax
Net Neutrality Deliverance Sought on Internet-Wide Day of Actionour free speech on the Internet,” stated the online protest. “’Title II’ of the
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
our free speech on the Internet,” stated the online protest. “’Title II’ of the Communications Act is what provides the legal foundation for net neutrality and prevents Internet Service Providers like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T from slowing down... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
KESQ's I-Team finds out what's causing all the delays in the Scandal at City HallSegal, said the counts are improperly charged which violates Pougnet right to d
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
Segal, said the counts are improperly charged which violates Pougnet right to due process, and the perjury counts have no legal foundation. To that, prosecutors said the case should move forward, saying the California Supreme Court has authorized... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog casethat Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the high court to overturn lower court rulings that have upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog casethat Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the high court to overturn lower court rulings that have upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog casethat Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the high court to overturn lower court rulings that have upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog casethat Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the high court to overturn lower court rulings that have upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Internet-Wide Day of Action to defend Net Neutralityjoining today’s massive Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality and
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
joining today’s massive Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality and oppose the FCC’s plan to slash Title II, the legal foundation for Net Neutrality rules that protect online free speech and innovation. Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon,... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Green Valley Hospital Wants Medicaid Assessment To Be Declared A TaxCare Act. Green Valley Hospital is breaking ranks with other hospitals by sidi
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 9 days ago
Care Act. Green Valley Hospital is breaking ranks with other hospitals by siding with the conservative group, Pacific Legal Foundation, in asking the high court to declare that the "assessment'' it pays is actually a "tax.'' That distinction... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Republican lawmakers express no confidence in Gov. Wolf’s refusal to help president’s election integrity commissionCommittee held a hearing on improving the integrity of elections in October 201
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
Committee held a hearing on improving the integrity of elections in October 2016. A testifier from the Public Interest Legal Foundation presented evidence obtained through public records requests to the Committee that a number of foreign... Read more
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Breitbart
J. Christian Adams to Serve on Presidential Advisory Commission on Election IntegrityFormer DOJ Civil Rights Division Attorney and head of the Public Interest Legal
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
Former DOJ Civil Rights Division Attorney and head of the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), J. Christian Adams, is slated to join President Donald Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, it was announced Monday. One of the... Read more
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CNET
AT&T is joining online net neutrality protest. Say what?join the mass online protest Wednesday to support net neutrality. But the compa
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
join the mass online protest Wednesday to support net neutrality. But the company says it doesn't support the "80-year old" legal foundation the previous FCC used to write its rules. AT&T says it supports net neutrality and to prove it, it plans to... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Trump begins shifting courts rightward as Republicans hopedand wouldn't allow his personal views to color his work as a judge. Schiff, an
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
and wouldn't allow his personal views to color his work as a judge. Schiff, an attorney with the conservative Pacific Legal Foundation, is a nominee for a spot on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, a specialized body that hears certain lawsuits... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump begins shifting courts rightward as Republicans hopedand wouldn’t allow his personal views to color his work as a judge. Schiff, an
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
and wouldn’t allow his personal views to color his work as a judge. Schiff, an attorney with the conservative Pacific Legal Foundation, is a nominee for a spot on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, a specialized body that hears certain lawsuits... Read more
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Boston Herald
Booting Up: Free speech in dangerhas said he wants to preserve net neutrality, just not in its current form. Yet
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
has said he wants to preserve net neutrality, just not in its current form. Yet the FCC plans to slash Title II, the legal foundation for net neutrality. In 2015, former President Barack Obama asked the FCC to classify ISPs as utilities that... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Advocates Worry Trump Administration Wants To Revamp Motor Voter Lawproblem by making it difficult to take ineligible people off the rolls. Christ
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
problem by making it difficult to take ineligible people off the rolls. Christian Adams, president of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative group that's sued numerous election offices for not cleaning up their voting lists,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Advocates Worry Trump Administration Wants To Revamp Motor Voter Lawproblem by making it difficult to take ineligible people off the rolls. Christ
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
problem by making it difficult to take ineligible people off the rolls. Christian Adams, president of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative group that's sued numerous election offices for not cleaning up their voting lists,... Read more
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FOX News
Will new gender-neutral licenses fly with TSA?prior making the changes, but neither received feedback from the TSA. Hayley G
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
prior making the changes, but neither received feedback from the TSA. Hayley Gorenberg, general counsel for the Lambda Legal Foundation, said there shouldn’t be issues since the U.S. recognizes foreign passports with multiple gender categories.... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump DOJ Urges Court to End Texas Voter ID Lawsuitto the drawing board in a non-discriminatory process if it wishes to mess with
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
to the drawing board in a non-discriminatory process if it wishes to mess with the right to vote.” The Public Interest Legal Foundation, a supporter of Texas’ voter ID law, praised the DOJ move via Twitter on Thursday, giving additional... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Encinitas Sea Wall Battle: CA Supreme Court rules against property ownerssaid John Groen, who represented the plaintiffs. Groen, executive vice preside
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
said John Groen, who represented the plaintiffs. Groen, executive vice president and general counsel of the Pacific Legal Foundation, said the ruling is particularly bad for small property owners. His clients had an urgent need to rebuild... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Supreme Court Rules On Encinitas Seawall Casesaid John Groen, who represented the plaintiffs. Groen, executive vice preside
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
said John Groen, who represented the plaintiffs. Groen, executive vice president and general counsel of the Pacific Legal Foundation, said the ruling is particularly bad for small property owners. His clients had an urgent need to rebuild... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why some Californians aren’t thrilled about wolf pack discovery“This is natural habitat for them.” Ranchers say this is no homecoming, howeve
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
“This is natural habitat for them.” Ranchers say this is no homecoming, however. In a case filed by Sacramento’s Pacific Legal Foundation, the California Cattlemen’s Association and California Farm Bureau sued the California Fish and Game... Read more
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Slate
Senators Need to Ask Judicial Nominees One Thing: How Much Power They Think Trump Should Haveof judicial temperament and explicit hostility to constitutional rights. Damien
Slate / Posted 16 days ago
of judicial temperament and explicit hostility to constitutional rights. Damien M. Schiff, a senior attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation and nominee for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, has called Justice Anthony Kennedy “a judicial... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bears Ears monument changes have precedentcan bind the nation in perpetuity. It doesn’t make any sense,” said William Per
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
can bind the nation in perpetuity. It doesn’t make any sense,” said William Perry Pendley, president of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, a nonprofit group that battled the federal government in court over President Clinton’s creation of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Left’s inability to win elections leads to hatred attackswere removed but the damage was done and the information is available upon requ
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
were removed but the damage was done and the information is available upon request. Next, Liberty Counsel, a Christian legal foundation, filed a defamation lawsuit on June 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia... Read more
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The Washington Times
Kris Kobach: Voter information refusal ‘idiotic’state collects date of birth, but some redact that data too before releasing an
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
state collects date of birth, but some redact that data too before releasing anything to the public. The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which has been pursuing records of voter fraud in Virginia and released a report last month on noncitizens... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pickseeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
seeking religious exemptions to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to women in the workplace." But the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative voting watchdog group, accused Obama's Justice Department of selectively enforcing voting... Read more
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