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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'They will re-appear': Top terror cop warns of IS threat despite Raqqa's fallIslamic State terrorist threat will not disappear despite defeat in Raqqa, poli
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Islamic State terrorist threat will not disappear despite defeat in Raqqa, police say One of Australia's most senior counter-terrorism officers has warned the Islamic State group will be a threat for years to come, even after its defeat in Syria and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Syrian Kurdish commander says Raqqa freed of IStimes local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branc
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 hours ago
times local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branch has described the liberation of the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Islamic State militants as a "game- changer" for humanitarian efforts in Syria. World Food Program... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Syrian Kurdish commander says Raqqa freed of IStimes local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branc
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
times local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branch has described the liberation of the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Islamic State militants as a "game- changer" for humanitarian efforts in Syria. World Food Program... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Syrian Kurdish commander says Raqqa freed of IStimes local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branc
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 hours ago
times local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branch has described the liberation of the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Islamic State militants as a "game- changer" for humanitarian efforts in Syria. World Food Program... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Syrian Kurdish commander says Raqqa freed of IStimes local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branc
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 hours ago
times local): A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branch has described the liberation of the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Islamic State militants as a "game- changer" for humanitarian efforts in Syria. World Food Program... Read more
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New York Post
Scandal-plagued de Blasio catches break Ed Koch never didHall was rocked by prosecutions and another got a free pass. With Mayor de Bla
New York Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Hall was rocked by prosecutions and another got a free pass. With Mayor de Blasio apparently coasting to reelection, it is useful to look back at his brush with the law — and how things might be very different today if prosecutors were as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US-backed forces celebrate fall of ISIS ‘capital’ of RaqqaMembers of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, cel
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, celebrate in Raqqa, the erstwhile stronghold of ISIS. AFP BEIRUT, Lebanon — U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa on Tuesday after gaining... Read more
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Gulf News
400 Daesh members surrender in RaqqaUS official says majority have given up in last week, as Syrian Democratic Forc
Gulf News / Posted 6 hours ago
US official says majority have given up in last week, as Syrian Democratic Forces took former stronghold Fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces ride atop of an armoured vehicle after Raqqa was liberated. Washington: About 400 Daesh members —... Read more
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BBC News
A soldier revisits a brutal battlefieldIndian major-general who served there. The main hospital in the northern city
BBC News / Posted 6 hours ago
Indian major-general who served there. The main hospital in the northern city of Jaffna is a clean, white building, bustling with activity. At first glance there is little to suggest that it was the site of a terrible human rights tragedy in... Read more
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Daily Star
ISIS out for REVENGE: Sleeper cells 'to launch terror attacks in West' after fall of RaqqaREVENGE: ISIS has vowed to attack the West after its stronghold Raqqa fell US-
Daily Star / Posted 6 hours ago
REVENGE: ISIS has vowed to attack the West after its stronghold Raqqa fell US-led coalition forces managed to drive the terrorists out of the city in Syria after intense fighting raged there since June. The Fall of Raqqa is being touted as a... Read more
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Perth Now
The mass graves of IS fightersmass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its “caliphate” collapses. Flies b
Perth Now / Posted 6 hours ago
mass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its “caliphate” collapses. Flies buzz around human remains poking through the dusty earth in the Iraqi town of Dhuluiyah, 90 kilometres north of Baghdad, at a hastily-dug pit containing the bodies of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
After years of bombing and death, Raqqa is free from IS. But the cost of victory is devastatingSyria war: Raqqa free, devastated and empty The Islamic State group has now lo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
Syria war: Raqqa free, devastated and empty The Islamic State group has now lost its last stronghold in Raqqa, once the de-facto capital of its so called caliphate. In the final battle for a stadium complex and hospital, the US-backed Syrian... Read more
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metro
Man behind one of world's deadliest bombings 'was soldier wanting revenge'Reuters) The man behind one of the most deadliest bombings in recent history w
metro / Posted 9 hours ago
Reuters) The man behind one of the most deadliest bombings in recent history was a soldier whose home town was raided by US special forces two months ago, officials have said. At least 300 people were killed after a truck bomb was detonated in... Read more
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CNET
Intel's Nervana chips will bring AI to more parts of your life, CEO Krzanich sayslanguages, recognizing your friends on Facebook, delivering search results, scr
CNET / Posted 10 hours ago
languages, recognizing your friends on Facebook, delivering search results, screening out spam and many other chores. It usually uses an approach called neural networks that works something like a human brain, not a sequence of if-this-then-that... Read more
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Channel 4 News
IS loses power in one-time stronghold of Raqqa After a five-month onslaught backed by US airstrikes, the Syrian Democratic F
Channel 4 News / Posted 10 hours ago
After a five-month onslaught backed by US airstrikes, the Syrian Democratic Forces say they have taken full control of Raqqa from the Islamic State. The western backed troops drove IS fighters from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Why Kenya’s Odinga pulled out of electionon Tuesday. Odinga was due to face President Uhuru Kenyatta on 26 October in a
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
on Tuesday. Odinga was due to face President Uhuru Kenyatta on 26 October in a repeat of a presidential vote held in August but he withdrew his candidacy, saying the electoral commission had failed to institute reforms to guarantee... Read more
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Canberra Times
Islamic State defeated in de facto Syrian capital RaqqaBeirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Beirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa on Tuesday, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Battle 'over' against Islamic State in RaqqaMilitary operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold o
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
Military operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, say the Syrian Democratic Forces. Clearing operations were continuing to flush out the remaining fighters and locate landmines and booby traps. Dozens of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Military wants stronger laws to prevent IS returnreceive funding from their supporters overseas through the banking system, spec
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
receive funding from their supporters overseas through the banking system, specifically FCDU accounts, which are mostly US dollar deposits kept in the country’s thrift and commercial banks. “So, it’s up to our lawmakers and security officials... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Engelhardt, Nixon's Children14 years, but now we have an answer. It was March 2003, the invasion of Iraq w
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 hours ago
14 years, but now we have an answer. It was March 2003, the invasion of Iraq was underway, and Major General David Petraeus was in command of the 101st Airborne Division heading for the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Rick Atkinson, Washington Post... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Richard Spencer coming to town? What UF can learn from other schoolssecurity is too much? Where is the balance between free speech and safety? Ten
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
security is too much? Where is the balance between free speech and safety? Tensions were running high on the Berkeley campus, once a center of the free speech movement in the 1960s, now regarded as a stronghold of left-wing activism. Protests had... Read more
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Business Standard India
backed Syrian democratic forces confirm having captured IS-held RaqqaThe US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said today they had fully captured the I
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said today they had fully captured the Islamic State group's former Syrian stronghold Raqqa, after more than four months of fighting. "Everything is finished in Raqqa, our forces have taken full control of... Read more
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Reuters
Kenya's Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat: deputy presidentsaid on Tuesday. Odinga was due to face President Uhuru Kenyatta on Oct. 26 in
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
said on Tuesday. Odinga was due to face President Uhuru Kenyatta on Oct. 26 in a repeat of a presidential vote held in August but he withdrew his candidacy, saying the electoral commission had failed to institute reforms to guarantee... Read more
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WA Today
Islamic State defeated in de facto Syrian capital RaqqaBeirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic
WA Today / Posted 15 hours ago
Beirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa on Tuesday, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the... Read more
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The Age
Islamic State defeated in de facto Syrian capital RaqqaBeirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
Beirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa on Tuesday, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Islamic State defeated in de facto Syrian capital RaqqaBeirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Beirut: US-backed forces in Syria claimed they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa on Tuesday, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the... Read more
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Gulf News
Site of Daesh beheadings in Raqqa seizedParadise Square became synonymous with the group’s reign of terror BEIRUT: Raq
Gulf News / Posted 16 hours ago
Paradise Square became synonymous with the group’s reign of terror BEIRUT: Raqqa’s infamous public square where Daesh militants used to perform brutal executions and beheadings has been captured Monday by the US-backed Kurdish-led force fighting the... Read more
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International Business Times
Syria's Raqqa 'liberated' from Isis in recent months after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) – an alliance of Kurd
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
in recent months after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) – an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias supported by a US-led coalition – started a campaign to recapture the Isis stronghold. Earlier reports suggested coalition forces were... Read more
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The Manila Times
US-backed forces take Raqa hospital from IS holdoutsRAQA, Syria: US-backed forces said Tuesday they had retaken the main hospital i
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
RAQA, Syria: US-backed forces said Tuesday they had retaken the main hospital in Syria’s Raqa from the Islamic State group, leaving the jihadists to make a last stand around the city’s stadium. The capture of the state hospital brought the Syrian... Read more
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DW
Masoud's list revisited — 'IS' victim turns terrorist hunter in Germany |Masoud Aqil's longest incarceration in one place was in a soccer stadium in Raq
DW / Posted 20 hours ago
Masoud Aqil's longest incarceration in one place was in a soccer stadium in Raqqa, Syria, the Islamists' stronghold at the time. He spent around 100 days there. Aqil survived a total of 280 days in six torture chambers. After being released as part... Read more
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International Business Times
Wives and children of French militants found near Raqqa as Isis defeat looms the de-facto capital of its self-declared Caliphate. In its pursuit to expand i
International Business Times / Posted 20 hours ago
the de-facto capital of its self-declared Caliphate. In its pursuit to expand its dominion, the group called on fellow Muslim men and women around the world to join their fight, leading to hundreds of "foreign fighters" to travel to the Middle... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Chicago presence increases for MarsMars Food hopes its new home in Chicago will prove fertile ground for growing a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
Mars Food hopes its new home in Chicago will prove fertile ground for growing a relatively small sliver of the global Mars business, known more for chocolate and pet care. And in making the move from Los Angeles to Chicago, the new North American... Read more
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Games Radar
Rogue Trooper Redux review: 'A shooter that somehow manages to feel both strategically minded and gloriously mindless'its unique cover mechanics in 2006, which at that point were almost unheard of
Games Radar / Posted 22 hours ago
its unique cover mechanics in 2006, which at that point were almost unheard of in shooter games, but this remaster reminds us that being one of the first cover shooters doesn't necessarily make you one of the best. These are understandable flaws... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte declares liberation of Marawion all fighters to cease further resistance and violence and return to the road
Sun Star / Posted 22 hours ago
on all fighters to cease further resistance and violence and return to the road of peace. This is also the call of our Muslim leaders, our imams, Armm [Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao], MNLF [Moro National Liberation Front], MILF [Moro... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Who are the Haqqanis, Afghanistan’s most feared insurgents?The rescue of an abducted US-Canadian family in Pakistan last week has spotligh
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The rescue of an abducted US-Canadian family in Pakistan last week has spotlighted their captors the Haqqani network, former CIA assets now considered one of the most dangerous factions fighting US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan. Led by Sirajuddin... Read more
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The Hindu
US strikes kill 'dozens' at IS training campsThe US military said on Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters at th
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
The US military said on Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters at the group's training camps in central Yemen, in the first such strikes in the country's conflict. Witnesses said villagers were prevented by tribal leaders from approaching... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christian Parents Rejoice As 16-Old Daughter Kidnapped By Islamic Extremists Is Returned Homedaughter after she was kidnapped by Islamic extremists. According to World Wat
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
daughter after she was kidnapped by Islamic extremists. According to World Watch Monitor, Marilyn was kidnapped in June just outside Cairo by Islamic extremists and it is feared she would have been married or sold off against her will if the... Read more
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Gulf News
Syrian Democratic Forces take Daesh 'Roundabout of Hell'US-backed fighters assume control of Raqa land infamous for beheadings and cruc
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
US-backed fighters assume control of Raqa land infamous for beheadings and crucifixions Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, celebrate at the frontline in the crumbling Daesh stronghold of Raqa on October 16,... Read more
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Herald Sun
The mass graves of IS fightersmass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its “caliphate” collapses. Flies b
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
mass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its “caliphate” collapses. Flies buzz around human remains poking through the dusty earth in the Iraqi town of Dhuluiyah, 90 kilometres north of Baghdad, at a hastily-dug pit containing the bodies of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Maute, Hapilon Deadof the buildings in the war-torn city. It was a symbolic blow to regional mili
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
of the buildings in the war-torn city. It was a symbolic blow to regional militancy, considering Hapilon was also on the US “most wanted” list of terrorists, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters. The Maute Group overran Marawi, the... Read more
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express
Wipe them out! French army chief says anti-ISIS coalition must show jihadists FRENCH defence minister Florence Parly says that US-backed forces fighting Is
express / Posted yesterday
FRENCH defence minister Florence Parly says that US-backed forces fighting Islamic State (ISIS) in Raqqa, the terror group’s crumbling Syrian stronghold, had to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S.-backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory soon"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city,
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city, a spokesman for the force said Monday. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, also said that fierce street battles were underway near the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US-backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory in 'a few days'"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city, a spokesman for the force said Monday. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, also said that fierce street battles were underway near the... Read more
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ABC News
US-backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory in 'a few days'"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city,
ABC News / Posted yesterday
"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city, a spokesman for the force said Monday. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, also said that fierce street battles were underway near the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Runoff Lobbying Under Way - Weah, VP Look to Build Alliancesof polling places from ballot stations across Liberia reporting, it is looking
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of polling places from ballot stations across Liberia reporting, it is looking increasingly likely and mathematically obvious that this year's Presidential race is headed to a run-off conclusion. With 95.6 percent of votes counted, George Weah of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US-backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory in 'a few days'"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city,
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city, a spokesman for the force said Monday. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, also said that fierce street battles were underway near the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
IS a threat to SE Asia despite leader's deaththreat, with battle-hardened fighters set to return from the Middle East. The
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
threat, with battle-hardened fighters set to return from the Middle East. The military said the leader - who was on the US "most wanted terrorists" list - died in a dawn offensive alongside Omarkhayam Maute, who allied with Hapilon to plot the... Read more
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The Middletown Press
US-backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory in 'a few days'"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city,
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city, a spokesman for the force said Monday. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, also said that fierce street battles were underway near the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory in 'a few days'"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
"within a few days" after attacking the last militant-held pocket of the city, a spokesman for the force said Monday. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, also said that fierce street battles were underway near the... Read more
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Gulf News
Key leaders of Marawi attack killed in Philippinesof the Philippines ground commanders in Marawi City that the operation conducte
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
of the Philippines ground commanders in Marawi City that the operation conducted to retake the last remaining Daesh-Maute stronghold has resulted in the death of the last terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute and that their bodies were... Read more
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