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Philly.com
At Reading Terminal Market, cultures come together more than anywhere else in the cityA mother from Syria filled a plate with Chinese dumplings for her and her son a
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
A mother from Syria filled a plate with Chinese dumplings for her and her son as nearby a family from Korea sampled collard greens and corn bread. Following a performance by a group of Mummers, who strutted and spun before the more than 150 diners... Read more
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Aliran Online
End the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyamost persecuted peoples. The ongoing crisis is one of many in a series of gove
Aliran Online / Posted 2 hours ago
most persecuted peoples. The ongoing crisis is one of many in a series of government persecution, at times brutal. Calls for an end to this ethnic cleansing are echoing across the globe from past Nobel Peace laureates, former heads of state,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Terror Laws Brand Journalists As TerroristsIn 2014, Cameroon enacted a broad anti-terror law as part of its effort to coun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
In 2014, Cameroon enacted a broad anti-terror law as part of its effort to counter the extremist group Boko Haram, but authorities are using it to arrest and threaten local journalists who report on the militants or unrest in the country's... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rohingyas flee Myanmar: How India can resolve the humanitarian crisisThe Rohingya issue is something that has been dominating the headlines, certain
Business Standard India / Posted 9 hours ago
The Rohingya issue is something that has been dominating the headlines, certainly in India, on the diplomatic front for the last few weeks. The reason for this perhaps is that the junior home minister had said all Rohingya in India would be... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's UN SpeechI listened to part of Trump's UN speech this morning. I was so embarrassed for
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 hours ago
I listened to part of Trump's UN speech this morning. I was so embarrassed for him and for my country that I had to turn it off. I wonder if whoever wrote the deplorable speech intended to embarrass Trump and inadvertently embarrassed America as... Read more
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KECI Missoula
5 dubious claims by Aung San Suu KyiTuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Roh
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the country. Speaking for over 30 minutes in English, it's the first time Suu Kyi has addressed the situation in northern Rakhine State or the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
5 dubious claims by Aung San Suu KyiTuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Roh
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the country. Speaking for over 30 minutes in English, it's the first time Suu Kyi has addressed the situation in northern Rakhine State or the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
5 dubious claims by Aung San Suu KyiTuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Roh
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the country. Speaking for over 30 minutes in English, it's the first time Suu Kyi has addressed the situation in northern Rakhine State or the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
5 dubious claims by Aung San Suu KyiTuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Roh
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the country. Speaking for over 30 minutes in English, it's the first time Suu Kyi has addressed the situation in northern Rakhine State or the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zannah Mustapha Wins UN Award for Educating Boko Haram VictimsUNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. "They are the best of friends," Zannah Mustapha sa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. "They are the best of friends," Zannah Mustapha said of his pupils. "This should be a template for world peace," he advocated. Mustapha is the founder of one of the few remaining primary schools in Nigeria's troubled... Read more
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New Kerala
Cong. skips question on Omar's tweet on Rohingya crisis - newkerala news #272983New Delhi , September 19 : Former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid ref
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi , September 19 : Former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid refused to give any comment on ex- Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's tweet on Rohingyas issue. Asserting that one who deals with the situation would know... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre says Rohingya refugees have links with Islamic State, Amit Shah testifies in Gujarat riots case: Top stories to bring you up to dateCentre says Rohingya refugees have links with Islamic State and ISI, tells SC t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Centre says Rohingya refugees have links with Islamic State and ISI, tells SC to not interfere with deportation Many Rohingya refugees have links with the Islamic State and Pakistan’s spy agency ISI, the government told the Supreme Court on Monday,... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Rohingya crisis: This is what genocide looks liketrafficking networks. Many drowned, died of starvation, or ended up in death ca
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
trafficking networks. Many drowned, died of starvation, or ended up in death camps on the Thai-Malaysian border. Rohingya refugees have their breakfast in Kutupalang Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept 17, 2017. Source:... Read more
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dna
Giving Chakmas and Hajongs same rights as an Arunachali is not acceptable: Kiren Rijiju gives Centre’s view of SC orderKiren Rijiju has said the Centre will urge the Supreme Court to modify its orde
dna / Posted yesterday
Kiren Rijiju has said the Centre will urge the Supreme Court to modify its order of granting citizenship to Chakma-Hajong refugees so that rights of indigenous people of Arunachal Pradesh are not diluted. "There is no decision of the Government... Read more
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New Kerala
SC to hear plea challenging decision to deport Rohingyas today - newkerala news #272704in the case. The plea filed by the two Rohingya immigrants, Mohammad Salimulla
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
in the case. The plea filed by the two Rohingya immigrants, Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir, who are registered refugees under the United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR), earlier stated that "this act (deportation) would be... Read more
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dna
Affidavit has been filed, Supreme Court to take a call on Rohingya Muslims: Rajnath Singhas quoted by PTI. The Centre on Monday made it clear to SC that Rohingya Muslim
dna / Posted 2 days ago
as quoted by PTI. The Centre on Monday made it clear to SC that Rohingya Muslims are 'illegal' immigrants and pose 'serious national security ramifications'. It also said that fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of the country is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rohingya refugees pose grave security threat, illegal: Centre to SCsaid the fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of the country is a
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
said the fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of the country is available to citizens only and illegal refugees cannot invoke the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to enforce the right. Earlier during the day, a bench headed by... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre to file reply on plea challenging Rohingyas deportationfiled today itself. The bench then fixed the PIL and several other interim app
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
filed today itself. The bench then fixed the PIL and several other interim applications, seeking to intervene in the case for hearing at 2 PM on October 3. The bench, meanwhile, did not issue notice to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC),... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rohingya refugees illegal, pose security threat: Centre to SCSupreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims are "illegal" immigrants in the country
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Supreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims are "illegal" immigrants in the country and their countinous stay posed "serious national security ramifications". The Centre's affidavit, filed in the apex court Registry, said the fundamental right to... Read more
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The Hindu
Rohingya refugees illegal, pose security threat: Centre to SCSupreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims are “illegal” immigrants in the country
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Supreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims are “illegal” immigrants in the country and their continuous stay posed “serious national security ramifications.” The Centre’s affidavit, filed in the apex court registry, said the fundamental right to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Brits lower alert after 2nd arrestthat so-called Islamic State, or Daesh, will reach in and claim responsibility,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
that so-called Islamic State, or Daesh, will reach in and claim responsibility," she told the BBC, using an Arabic acronym for the group. "We have no evidence to suggest that yet." Rudd cautioned that the investigation was ongoing. The second... Read more
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asianage
Rohingya refugees illegal, threat to security: Centre files affidavit in SCthe Centre said the Rohingya Muslims are "illegal" immigrants in the country an
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
the Centre said the Rohingya Muslims are "illegal" immigrants in the country and their continuous stay posed "serious national security ramifications". The Centre's affidavit, filed in the Supreme Court Registry, said the fundamental right to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre’s decision to deport Rohingya refugees in nation’s interest, says RijijuMinister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government’s
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government’s stand to deport Rohingya refugees was in the nation’s interest. “It is a sensitive matter. Whatever government will do, will be in nation’s interest,” Rijiju told... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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ABC News
Push for hate crimes law after ugly incident in North Dakotawas widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
was widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the women meeting in the police chief's office for hugs and a posed, smiling photo. Yet that incident and others have some people pushing for a comprehensive hate crimes... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
London Terror Attack Latest: Second Man Arrested Over Tube BombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning’s rush hour, injured 30 passengers. “He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Second suspect arrested in connection with London terror attackCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device expl
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station, when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning's rush hour, injured 30 passengers. "He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Push for hate crimes law after ugly incident in North Dakotawas widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
was widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the women meeting in the police chief's office for hugs and a posed, smiling photo. Yet that incident and others have some people pushing for a comprehensive hate crimes... Read more
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FOX News
Push for hate crimes law after ugly incident in North Dakotawas widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
was widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the women meeting in the police chief's office for hugs and a posed, smiling photo. Yet that incident and others have some people pushing for a comprehensive hate crimes... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Push for hate crimes law after ugly incident in North Dakotawas widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the
The Times and Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
was widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the women meeting in the police chief's office for hugs and a posed, smiling photo. Yet that incident and others have some people pushing for a comprehensive hate crimes... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Second Man Arrested in Connection With Bombing of London Undergroundthe bombing of a London Underground train on Friday, officials said Sunday. Po
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
the bombing of a London Underground train on Friday, officials said Sunday. Police stand guard during a search by a police forensics team in Stanwell, Surrey, near London on Sept. 17, 2017. (Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP / Getty Images) The... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Push for hate crimes law after ugly incident in North Dakotawas widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
was widely viewed, the dispute was papered over just a few days later, with the women meeting in the police chief's office for hugs and a posed, smiling photo. Yet that incident and others have some people pushing for a comprehensive hate crimes... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
London terror attack latest: Second man arrested over tube bombingCommand. The incident at Parsons Green station — when an improvised device exp
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
Command. The incident at Parsons Green station — when an improvised device exploded as a train pulled into the platform during Friday morning’s rush hour, injured 30 passengers. “He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Second man, 21, arrested over Parsons Green bombingin connection with the Hounslow arrest Home in Sunbury owned by Penelope and R
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
in connection with the Hounslow arrest Home in Sunbury owned by Penelope and Ronald Jones who have been honoured by Queen for fostering Neighbours of MBE couple said they are currently looking after two children one of whom is '18 and awful' At... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police admit ANOTHER 'Bucket Bomber' could be on the runto have been 'problematic foster child' who was allegedly arrested two weeks ag
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to have been 'problematic foster child' who was allegedly arrested two weeks ago near to where the attack took place before being freed. Police also revealed they are 'keeping an open mind' on whether there was more than one person responsible... Read more
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New Kerala
Muslims hold rally in Agartala against atrocities on Rohingyas in Myanmar - newkerala news #272222world as it is happening against the Rohingas and we hope that the justice take
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
world as it is happening against the Rohingas and we hope that the justice take place at the United Nations Human Rights Commission," said a protestor. "Rohingyas should get nationality and all those who have taken refuge in various nations... Read more
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Eye Witness News
At least 30 Burundian refugees die in clashes with Congolese security forces Police and soldiers opened fire as the refugees protested over the plan in th
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Police and soldiers opened fire as the refugees protested over the plan in the town of Kamanyola. FILE: Burundian refugees who voluntarily came back to Burundi from the... Read more
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Swissinfo
At least 30 Burundian refugees die in clashes with Congolese security forcesBy Patient Ligodi KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 30 Burundian refugees have bee
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Patient Ligodi KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 30 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces over plans to send some of them home, a Reuters witness and local activists said on Saturday. Police and soldiers... Read more
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Swissinfo
At least 30 Burundian refugees die in clashes with Congolese security forcesBy Patient Ligodi KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 30 Burundian refugees have bee
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Patient Ligodi KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 30 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces over plans to send some of them home, a Reuters witness and local activists said on Saturday. Police and soldiers... Read more
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