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Inquirier.net
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to start US-based opposition to Marcosto represent Marcos. He also revealed a telegram dated April 25, 1973 which he
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
to represent Marcos. He also revealed a telegram dated April 25, 1973 which he received from the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) containing a list of over 100 Filipinos in the United States whose activities... Read more
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The Manila Times
AFP verifies existence of new armed groupThe Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will verify reports that a new armed
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will verify reports that a new armed group had been formed in Mindanao. Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP public affairs chief, said it is possible that the Meranao Victims Movement could be backed by people who are... Read more
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The Manila Times
Military to back up police in ensuring peaceful ‘National Day of Protest’as part of its assistance to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in securing t
The Manila Times / Posted 8 hours ago
as part of its assistance to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in securing the “National Day of Protest” on Thursday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said Wednesday. Col. Edgard Arevalo, AFP public affairs chief, said the military would... Read more
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Sun Star
Thousands to join pro, anti-Duterte rallies in Metro Manila on September 21the Regional Public Safety Battalion, intelligence officers, Special Weapons an
Sun Star / Posted 9 hours ago
the Regional Public Safety Battalion, intelligence officers, Special Weapons and Tactics teams, and augmentation teams from the Armed Forces of the Philippines. He said policemen on the ground will not be allowed to bring their firearms but armed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PNP: No report of terror threat on National Day of ProtestPolice District at the US Embassy, 100 policemen in Mendiola and another 50 in
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
Police District at the US Embassy, 100 policemen in Mendiola and another 50 in the gates of Malacanang for the protests. The Armed Forces of the Philippines will assign 100 of its forces to augment the PNP. The police chief said they have not... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Four ASG members surrender to goverment forces in SuluPetinglay told Zamboanga Today. Petinglay added the total number of ASG surren
Zamboanga Today / Posted 15 hours ago
Petinglay told Zamboanga Today. Petinglay added the total number of ASG surrenderees in Sulu area is already 23. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Sulu has intensified its military operation in the entire province to... Read more
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Minda News
Who will pay for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi?asking: Who is responsible for the destruction of Marawi City? The answer could
Minda News / Posted yesterday
asking: Who is responsible for the destruction of Marawi City? The answer could be divisive but what I’m sure is that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) dropped tons of bombs into the City and the militants destroyed homes to create... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Stories23 to October 30. These checkpoints shall be manned by uniformed members of th
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
23 to October 30. These checkpoints shall be manned by uniformed members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) or the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) led by an official with a rank of at least an Inspector or Lieutenant,... Read more
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Minda News
Fr. Chito Soganub: “God bless you all, pray for my healing and recovery”by combat operations, although we cannot give you the details” for now, said Ge
Minda News / Posted yesterday
by combat operations, although we cannot give you the details” for now, said General Eduardo Ano, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Ano said that as early as September 13 or two days after President Rodrigo Duterte... Read more
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Sun Star
Estremera: Useless fretting and social mediato doubt the news broke out by Presidential Assistant on the Peace Process Jesu
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
to doubt the news broke out by Presidential Assistant on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza the day after he did after the Armed Forces of the Philippines refused to confirm the information. Thus, newsrooms were churning out titles like Palace... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Priest freed by AFP, not negotiators’Duterte said the military operation would “not end until the last terrorist is
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Duterte said the military operation would “not end until the last terrorist is taken out.” “[T]hat is my order to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the police,” he said. ADVERTISEMENT Soganub, 51, was flown to Manila on Monday,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army unit probes disbursement messFort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija province, where it is based. Maj. Gen. Angelito
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija province, where it is based. Maj. Gen. Angelito de Leon said he also asked Camp Aguinaldo, the Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters, to undertake a parallel investigation to prove or disprove the claims of... Read more
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Sun Star
Fr. Chito Soganub: I am physically strong. Pray for me.pray for you. God bless you. Pray for me also for my healing and recovery," he
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
pray for you. God bless you. Pray for me also for my healing and recovery," he said when he was presented to the media at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) headquarters in Camp Karingal, Quezon City. Soganub, the vicar general of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2 MILF members killed in latest encounter with BIFF factionGeneral Cessation of Hostilities with Malacañang. The interim truce obliges th
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
General Cessation of Hostilities with Malacañang. The interim truce obliges the MILF, the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines to cooperate in maintaining law and order in conflict flashpoint areas in southern... Read more
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Inquirier.net
3 Maute brothers killed; Omar still alive, says AFPThe Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday said that three Maute brothers ha
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday said that three Maute brothers have been killed in Marawi City but leader Omar is still alive. ADVERTISEMENT “Based on the debriefing of those captured and surrendered, si Omar Maute na lang ang... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Rescued Marawi priest still in high spirits after Maute ordealvicar general of the Prelature of St. Mary in Marawi, was presented to the medi
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
vicar general of the Prelature of St. Mary in Marawi, was presented to the media at around 2.30pm Monday afternoon at the Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters in Metro Manila. To reporters clamouring for his attention, the priest... Read more
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Sun Star
AFP claims number of Maute fighters in Marawi back to 80Maute militant group currently engaged in a firefight with the government troop
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Maute militant group currently engaged in a firefight with the government troops in Marawi City has risen to 80 gunmen, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Monday. AFP spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla said the number... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP verifying reports of Maute surrender feelersMANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines has yet to verify rep
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines has yet to verify reports that some members of the Maute group have expressed their intent to surrender. Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla, spokesperson of the AFP, said that such information is... Read more
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Minda News
Fr. Chito Soganub’s family: “God answered our prayers”troops. In a statement on Sunday, the Prelature of Marawi said it welcomed the
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
troops. In a statement on Sunday, the Prelature of Marawi said it welcomed the news that the priest “has been rescued by the Armed Forces of the Philippines together with one other undisclosed companion.” The Duyog Marawi team, the prelature’s... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
AFP's reported rescue of Fr. Suganob hailedof the Maute terrorists. Suganod is the vicar general of the Cathedral of Our
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
of the Maute terrorists. Suganod is the vicar general of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Help of Christians in Marawi City. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has not officially confirmed the rescue of Suganob on Saturday night near Bato... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Maute terror base overrun; priest rescuednot only of our soldiers but more so that of the hostages,” said Col. Edgard Ar
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
not only of our soldiers but more so that of the hostages,” said Col. Edgard Arevalo, chief of the public affairs office of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. would not confirm the reported rescue of Soganub and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Troops seize Maute command centerwill provide information on the war in Marawi City “as soon as conditions on th
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
will provide information on the war in Marawi City “as soon as conditions on the ground allows.” “As per guidance from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, we [will]refrain from making comments on the latest developments in the main battle area... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Priest rescued as Army captures Maute basethe buildings in the periphery of the mosque and the JIMF,” said Col. Edgard Ar
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
the buildings in the periphery of the mosque and the JIMF,” said Col. Edgard Arevalo, chief of the Public Affairs Office of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). The military though has yet to confirm if Suganob was among the hostages rescued... Read more
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Minda News
Fr. Chito Soganub ends 117-day ordeal as Maute captiveof St. Mary’s in Marawi welcomes the news that Fr. Teresito ‘Chito’ Soganub, it
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
of St. Mary’s in Marawi welcomes the news that Fr. Teresito ‘Chito’ Soganub, its Vicar General, has been rescued by the Armed Forces of the Philippines at around 11 p.m. last night, September 16, 2017 near Bato (Ali) Mosque in Marawi City... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippine troops rescue abducted Catholic priestthe seizure of the mosque as an “enormous” military gain because it served as a
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
the seizure of the mosque as an “enormous” military gain because it served as a battle command centre of the militants. “The Armed Forces of the Philippines will press on relentlessly until conclusion,” Gen Ano said. ”We urge the remaining... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Stray’ NPA bullet kills student in Masbatepeace talks. Since the peace panel was dissolved following the attacks against
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
peace talks. Since the peace panel was dissolved following the attacks against state forces in the countryside, Año said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) awaits formal notification of the official cancellation of the peace talks from the... Read more
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Gulf News
Priest held captive by Maute recovered aliveby soldiers near the Bato Ali Mosque at around 11pm on Saturday.An official ann
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
by soldiers near the Bato Ali Mosque at around 11pm on Saturday.An official announcement is expected to be released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), but Dureza, in his post, said Suganob had been “rescued”.According to the Mindanao... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marawi bishop ‘happy’ over rescue of abducted prieston Sunday expressed delight after learning about the rescue of Catholic priest
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
on Sunday expressed delight after learning about the rescue of Catholic priest Teresito “Chito” Suganob. Dela Peña praised the Armed Forces of the Philippines for its efforts to rescue Suganob and other hostages held by the ISIS-inspired terror... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bayan Muna to House: Fund hospitals and rehab, not drug warUnit (Cafgu) under the Department of National Defense, saying the group had inc
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Unit (Cafgu) under the Department of National Defense, saying the group had incurred “grave human rights violations” and the Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program would merit its demobilization. The Department of Budget and... Read more
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Sun Star
AFP still verifying alleged rescue of Fr. SuganobTHE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has yet to confirm the rescue of Fath
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has yet to confirm the rescue of Father Teresito "Chito" Suganob, the parish priest who was taken as one of the hostages by the Maute terror group since they launched attacks in Marawi City on May 23. AFP... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace refuses to comment on latest Marawi developments to avoid 'jeopardy'on the latest updates in the battlefield of Marawi as ongoing operations might
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
on the latest updates in the battlefield of Marawi as ongoing operations might be jeopardized. “As per guidance from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, we refrain from making comments on the latest developments in the main battle area of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Relatives of abducted Marawi priest ‘relieved’ over his rescueon the circumstances of Suganob’s reported release. Dureza said in his post to
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
on the circumstances of Suganob’s reported release. Dureza said in his post to wait for official announcements from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Malacanang. A reported of INQUIRER Mindanao Bureau quoted a Navy official who said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace refrains from commenting on developments in Marawidevelopments in the main battle area of Marawi City so the operations would not
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
developments in the main battle area of Marawi City so the operations would not be jeopardized. “As per guidance from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), we refrain from making comments on the latest developments in the main battle area... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lorenzana wants Año’s AFP service extendedPeople’s Army leader Leoncio Pitao, better known as Commander Parago. He was a
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
People’s Army leader Leoncio Pitao, better known as Commander Parago. He was also commander of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines when fugitive general Jovito Palparan was arrested in 2014. ‘Very good officer’ “He is... Read more
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The Manila Times
RP-US military rebuild schools in Auroraaffairs office said the US service members with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Bri
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
affairs office said the US service members with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB) and their counterparts in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have joined together in this engineering and construction projects at three... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Lakbayan 2017 | ‘There is no Jollibee in Marawi, but we were peaceful and happy’The company has announced it will push through with the project. Even the mili
Bulatlat.com / Posted 4 days ago
The company has announced it will push through with the project. Even the military has laid claim on Marawi. In August, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has dug up a 1953 presidential decree which classified 6,000 hectares of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Joma tags P1k outlay as ‘killing budget’budget of the CHR to just P1,000 and then giving ‘tokhang’ this scheme of mass
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
budget of the CHR to just P1,000 and then giving ‘tokhang’ this scheme of mass murder, P900 million plus other funds of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and a huge intelligence fund of Duterte—this is a budget for fascist dictatorship and for... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pag-asa runway construction to pursueit, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Friday. Lorenzana said part of
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
it, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Friday. Lorenzana said part of the fund will be sourced from the budget of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Modernization Program. The project will cost P1.6-billion and contracts are now... Read more
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The Manila Times
Troops advance into ISIS-held areas in Marawi CityStates also deployed the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to Mindanao
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
States also deployed the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to Mindanao for additional surveillance in support of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counter terrorism efforts. Compared to current surveillance platforms used in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Troops continue to advance into IS-held areas in MarawiStates also deployed the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to Mindanao
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
States also deployed the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to Mindanao for additional surveillance in support of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterterrorism efforts. Compared to current surveillance platforms used in the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Barangay, SK election gun ban to start September 23or not such security personnel or bodyguards are regular members or officers of
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
or not such security personnel or bodyguards are regular members or officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), other law enforcement agency of the government of from a private security service... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Why is PNP getting bigger budget hike than AFP?Lacson said the subcommittee would take up Trillanes’ proposal to realign some
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Lacson said the subcommittee would take up Trillanes’ proposal to realign some of the intelligence funds for the PNP to the Armed Forces of the Philippines when the proposed national budget reaches the Senate floor. Lacson advised Trillanes,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Defense chief supports call for sufficient CHR fundingP678 million for criticizing President Duterte’s bloody war on drugs. AFP-CHR
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
P678 million for criticizing President Duterte’s bloody war on drugs. AFP-CHR relations Asked what the CHR had done for the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Lorenzana said it was keeping the police and military cautious about going about their... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao civic groups welcome P1,000 budget for CHR, NCIPKapayapaan. Meanwhile, the CHR has been covering up the human rights violation
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
Kapayapaan. Meanwhile, the CHR has been covering up the human rights violations allegedly perpetrated by the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, among other state forces in the region. "Ang... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Trillanes wants PNP intel funds realigned to AFPto push for the realignment of intelligence funds from the proposed 2018 budget
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
to push for the realignment of intelligence funds from the proposed 2018 budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). During the hearing on the proposed P195.47-billion budget of the Department of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Gun ban starts Sept. 23or not such security personnel or bodyguards are regular members or officers of
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
or not such security personnel or bodyguards are regular members or officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), other law enforcement agency of the government of from a private security service... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Funeral protest slams youth killings, impunityparamilitary Alamara, and Joven’s cousin, Ben Salangai, from the CAFGU. The lat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
paramilitary Alamara, and Joven’s cousin, Ben Salangai, from the CAFGU. The latter shot at Bay-ao several times. However, the Armed Forces of the Philippines quickly denied the CAFGU’s involvement in the shooting. To the administrators of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trillanes wants ‘Tokhang’ budget realigned to military intel fundit a “misplaced priority” for the government to increase the PNP’s budget to P5
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
it a “misplaced priority” for the government to increase the PNP’s budget to P500 million for its anti-drug drive while the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will only get around P200 million increase to fund its intelligence. “Mataas ‘yung... Read more
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Sun Star
China donates P65-M for wounded Marawi soldiersRodrigo Duterte witnessed the turnover of the check from Chinese Ambassador to
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the turnover of the check from Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at the Malacañang Palace. The Commander-in-Chief was accompanied by Defense... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Lakbayan 2017 | Maranao youth hopes to find brother who went missing in Marawiworsening human rights situation and oppression of national minorities. The fi
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
worsening human rights situation and oppression of national minorities. The fighting in Marawi began on May 23, between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Dawlah Islamiyah, which government calls as the Maute group, after the name... Read more
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