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China backs Tanzania prison sentence for 'ivory queen' New! 2019-02-20 04:12:18BEIJING (AP) - China said Wednesday it backs Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese woman labeled the "ivory queen" to 15 years in jail for smuggling e

Ending the silence on sex abuse: Vatican holds New! 2019-02-20 03:47:10VATICAN CITY (AP) - If Pope Francis needed a concrete example to justify summoning church leaders from around the globe to Rome for a tutorial on cler

Saudi crown prince backs India's fight against terrorism New! 2019-02-20 01:34:54NEW DELHI (AP) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday offered intelligence sharing and other cooperation with India in fighting extremi

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit New! 2019-02-20 00:10:08TOKYO (AP) - With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim

Marine Le Pen sees France yellow vest protesters New! 2019-02-19 21:17:35PARIS — With anti-establishment yellow vests protesting in the streets in Paris and anti-immigration populists energized across Europe, French f

Kamala Harris' Jamaican father, Donald Harris, rips 2020 New! 2019-02-19 20:58:08When Sen. Kamala Harris said last week that she obviously supports marijuana legalization and has smoked the plant, she cited her ethnicity — "

U.S. Youtube video pits Iranian citizens against regime New! 2019-02-19 19:49:50The Trump administration on Tuesday made a direct appeal to the Iranian people to reject what it called the "corrupt religious mafia" running their

Mexico closes migrant caravan shelter in Piedras Negras, 2019-02-19 17:22:33MEXICO CITY — Officials in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila say an empty assembly plant used to house about 1,600 Central American m

Turkey confirms plans to buy Russian missile system 2019-02-19 16:58:00Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country is determined to buy and field a Russian-made missile-defense system, despite efforts by the W

Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands 2019-02-19 15:11:42CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan officials said Tuesday that the country is banning air and sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands -

Trump touches base with Asian leaders ahead of 2019-02-19 14:27:00President Trump spoke by phone with the South Korean president Monday to discuss his looming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam. M

Delegation: Shipyard, NH Natl Guard could suffer over 2019-02-19 14:07:38CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation says the Trump administration's plan to take funds from military constructi

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Trump aides ignored warnings on Middle East nuclear 2019-02-19 12:59:24Top White House aides ignored repeated warnings they could be breaking the law as they worked with former U.S. officials and a close friend of Preside

Venezuela's defence minister offers defiant response to Trump 2019-02-19 12:51:07Venezuelan troops will remain stationed along the country's borders to prevent territorial violations, the defence minister said Tuesday, ahead of th

Swiss rescuers find 4 people alive after avalanche, 2019-02-19 12:24:51Swiss mountain rescue teams have pulled out four people who were buried in a mid-afternoon avalanche at the popular ski resort of Crans-Montana and ar

Jewish cemetery vandalized in France on eve of 2019-02-19 11:40:31Vandals have daubed swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans on around 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials said on Tuesday, sh

Duelling concerts for Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro, Richard Branson 2019-02-19 10:34:01Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that i

Poland seeks apology over Israel foreign minister's Holocaust 2019-02-19 09:35:47Poland is still awaiting an apology from Israel over comments made by Israel's acting foreign minister regarding the role of Poles in the Nazi Holoca

Bernie Sanders announces 2020 White House bid 2019-02-19 07:01:14Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday he is running for president in

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's creative director, dead 2019-02-19 06:51:32German designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the haute-couture industry for over half a century, has died at age 85, the

Voices from a Haitian hospital: Bullet wounds, shortages 2019-02-19 04:00:52Since Feb. 7, protests have erupted across Haiti over billions of dollars in allegedly misappropriated government dollars and a devaluation of the Hai

Why Trump can take credit for his opponents' 2019-02-19 04:00:32Climate change should not be a left-right issue, but by refusing to tackle the issue, the U.S. president has given the Democrats plenty of room to man

Pakistan warns India against attacking over Kashmir bombing 2019-02-19 01:24:49Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan would retaliate if India were to attack in response to a bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, which India b

Coalition of 16 states sues Trump administration over 2019-02-18 21:04:26At least 16 states — led by California — have joined to sue the Trump administration over the U.S. president's declaration of a national

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Paris authorities investigate anti-Semitic remarks hurled at philosopher 2019-02-17 21:30:00An upsurge in anti-Semitism in France reached a climax over the weekend with a torrent of hate speech directed at a distinguished philosopher during a

As Islamic State’s caliphate withers, the fate of 2019-02-17 16:35:00Islamic State’s self-styled caliphate once spanned territory larger than South Carolina. The extremist group controlled the lives of more than 8

Israel’s Netanyahu stirs a hornets’ nest in Poland 2019-02-17 14:15:00Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s participation in the U.S.-sponsored Middle East conference in Warsaw ended on a discordant note. Ove

U.S. Air Force cargo planes land in Colombia 2019-02-16 19:55:00The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure Saturday on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, dispatching U.S. military planes filled with

Vatican defrocks former U.S. Cardinal McCarrick over sex 2019-02-16 18:45:00Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick for soliciting sex during confession as well as other sex crimes against minors and

Nigerians bewildered after presidential election is postponed at 2019-02-16 13:40:00Tens of millions of Nigerians ready to elect their next president woke up to some bewildering news on Saturday morning: Elections were off. Around 3 a

Russia looking to ratify Paris climate agreement as 2019-02-16 07:00:00Russia, the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, is inching closer to ratifying the Paris climate accord by the end of the year, placin

A specter hangs over Nigeria’s presidential election: Hunger 2019-02-15 23:40:00Salamatu Jibril takes one look at month-old Sufiyan, drowsy under a heavy blanket on a sweaty day in northern Nigeria, and knows there’s a probl

Another American is arrested in Moscow; prominent investor 2019-02-15 15:30:00A prominent American investor with business ties in Russia since the early 1990s has been detained on suspicion of fraud in a case that is likely to s

More U.S.-China trade talks set after 2 days 2019-02-15 13:10:00Talks between China and the U.S. will resume in Washington next week after both sides declared Friday that progress had been made in two days of high-

With each generation, the people of Taiwan feel 2019-02-15 07:00:00Within just one family, three generations' lives in three different versions of Taiwan have given them disparate views on what it means to be Taiwane

Myanmar sentences two men to death for murder 2019-02-15 04:00:00It took nearly two years, more than 100 witnesses, and often bizarre legal maneuvering by the defense. But on Friday a court in Myanmar handed down gu

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Police: 1 dead after avalanche hit in Switzerland New! 2019-02-20 04:42:41Swiss police say a 34-year-old Frenchman whose job was to check the safety of ski slopes has died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a p

Putin focuses on social issues in state-of-the-nation speech New! 2019-02-20 04:37:29President Vladimir Putin says in a state-of-the-nation address that Russia needs to focus on raising living standards.

Pakistan arrests provincial assembly speaker over corruption New! 2019-02-20 04:22:29Pakistan's anti-corruption body says it has arrested the speaker of a provincial assembly and member of an opposition party headed by former Presiden

China backs Tanzania prison sentence for 'ivory queen' New! 2019-02-20 04:12:18China says it backs Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese woman labeled the "ivory queen" to 15 years in jail for smuggling elephant tusks.

Ending the silence on sex abuse: Vatican holds New! 2019-02-20 03:47:10Pope Francis is summoning church leaders from around the world this week for a tutorial on how to deal with cases of sex abuse by clergy.

Budget carrier FlyDubai ends 2018 with $43.5M loss New! 2019-02-20 03:46:07FlyDubai says revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but the company ended the year with a loss of $43.5 million.

Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history New! 2019-02-20 03:36:50Pavel Otdelnov recalls how as a child he saw his mother boil his parents' bedding every day.

Swiss bank UBS may face massive fines in New! 2019-02-20 02:45:19Swiss bank UBS faces a potential multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade

Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a New! 2019-02-20 01:46:57As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer, scientists in Israel have discovered a rare glimmer of hope: The corals of the n

Saudi crown prince lauds centuries-old ties with India New! 2019-02-20 01:34:54Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says his visit to India will improve centuries-old ties, which he says are "in our DNA."

Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorial New! 2019-02-20 01:04:01The daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran who became a vocal critic of the regime has boycotted her father's funeral.

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit New! 2019-02-20 00:10:08With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to c

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Saudi prince sees 'useful returns' from expected $100 New! 2019-02-20 05:05:23Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday he saw investment opportunities of more than $100 billion in India over the next tw

Iran calls U.S. sale of nuclear technology to New! 2019-02-20 05:03:42Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States' sale of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia was hypocritical of Washington.

Netanyahu-Putin meeting delayed: Israeli official New! 2019-02-20 05:02:27A meeting scheduled between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Thursday in Moscow has been delayed, an

Comedian leads new poll in Ukraine presidential election New! 2019-02-20 04:57:58Comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy is the frontrunner in Ukraine's presidential election, according to the latest opinion poll published on Wednesday.

Rouhani says Iran- U.S. tensions are at 'a New! 2019-02-20 04:52:14Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that tensions between Tehran and Washington were at "a maximum" rarely seen in the decades-long c

North Korea's Kim to travel to Vietnam by New! 2019-02-20 04:51:28Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with U.S. President Donald Trump, two so

North Korea's Kim shuffles nuclear talks team after New! 2019-02-20 04:50:08Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and allegat

Egypt executes nine men over killing of public New! 2019-02-20 04:37:29Egypt has executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's top prosecutor, a prison source and a lawyer said on Wednesday.

Italy's League, 5-Star deny plans to join forces New! 2019-02-20 04:32:08Italy's far-right League party and its government coalition partner the populist 5-Star Movement denied on Wednesday reports they plan to join forces

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in New! 2019-02-20 04:20:54Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered hacking targeting democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' smuggler sentenced to 15 years New! 2019-02-20 04:18:13A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on Tuesday for smuggling the tus

French ski patroller killed in Crans-Montana avalanche: Swiss New! 2019-02-20 04:13:46A French ski patroller has died from injuries after being caught in an avalanche in Switzerland, but rescuers have called off their search after findi

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Mexico’s Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador favors drug legalization 2019-02-19 14:07:38 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Tuesday he favors initiatives to legalize some drugs if it can help rampant violent crimes drop.

Avalanche buries several skiers in Switzerland 2019-02-19 13:38:46 Several skiers have been buried under an avalanche in Switzerland, police said Tuesday.

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen seeks re-election in 2020 2019-02-19 13:23:55 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says she seeks re-election in 2020.

Twitter adds new policies for ads to protect 2019-02-19 13:19:17 Twitter announced Tuesday it'll make tools available in the European Union for transparency on who pays for political ads on its platform and how th

Vatican confirms secret guidelines for priests who father 2019-02-19 12:56:45 The Vatican has acknowledged it has secret internal guidelines to handle cases involving priests who father children outside of their celibacy vows.

OHCHR chief Michelle Bachelet alarmed by spike in 2019-02-19 12:16:57 The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called on the Syrian government Tuesday to protect civilians from bombings in the demilitarized buffer zo

Angolan family stranded at South Korea airport for 2019-02-19 12:06:44 An Angolan family has been stranded at a South Korean airport for 54 days while being unable to apply for asylum.

Pilot killed in India after midair crash involving 2019-02-19 11:56:37 Two airplanes that were practicing for an upcoming air show in India collided in midair Tuesday, killing one of the pilots, authorities said.

Father in Kim Jong Nam assassination case: ’Save 2019-02-19 10:47:32 Parents of the Vietnamese defendant in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam are calling on the North Korean leader to "save their daughter."

Politicians in Japan ‘embarrassed’ by Trump’s Nobel Peace 2019-02-19 09:39:53 Japanese politicians are reacting in disbelief following claims from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Anadarko signs 20-year LNG deal with Indonesia's Pertamina 2019-02-19 09:16:24 Anadarko said that all co-venturers of the Mozambique LNG1 signed an accord to sell LNG to the Indonesian state oil company, Pertamina, for 20 years.

Anti-Semitic vandals damage Jewish graves in France 2019-02-19 08:58:55 Vandals have spray painted and damaged graves at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, as organizers stage marches Tuesday to oppose anti-Semitism.

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US-backed Syrian forces seek to evacuate civilians from 2019-02-19 13:02:14US-backed forces Tuesday said they were trying to evacuate civilians from the Islamic State group's last dreg of territory in Syria and warned jihadi

French politicians unite to march against anti-Semitism 2019-02-19 12:34:59A series of attacks across France in recent days has alarmed politicians and prompted calls for action against what some commentators describe as a ne

Politicians and celebrities pay tribute to fashion legend 2019-02-19 12:15:17German designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, ha

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85 2019-02-19 07:25:10Karl Lagerfeld, who passed away on Tuesday at a hospital outside Paris, enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he s

Bernie Sanders announces 2020 White House bid 2019-02-19 07:06:41Senator Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday he is running for president, launching a second bid for the White House after a surprisingly strong run for t

Macron visits desecrated Jewish cemetery, Shoah memorial after 2019-02-19 06:31:43Vandals have daubed swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans on around 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials said on Tuesday, sh

Mali’s displaced herdsmen set up camp in a 2019-02-19 05:23:41

Lack of oversight at Senegal’s Arabic schools raises 2019-02-19 04:06:34While Senegal has so far successfully shielded itself from the threat of Islamist extremism, experts warn that gaps remain in the country's security

Brazil's Bolsonaro sacks close ally amid campaign financing 2019-02-19 02:33:34Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper cam

‘We can do it again,’ says Genesio as 2019-02-19 02:23:50Lyon’s performances against Manchester City in the group stage prove they can compete with mighty Barcelona in Tuesday's Champions League clash

US states sue Trump over border wall funding 2019-02-18 23:08:16A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to d

Two policemen killed in Cairo blast 2019-02-18 21:02:32Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian c

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Russia’s biggest automaker AvtoVaz negotiating exports to Iran New! 2019-02-20 04:23:10 Major Russian car producer AvtoVaz is in talks with Tehran over the sale and assembly of its cars there, Viktor Kladov, the director of international

Putin speaks to both houses of parliament at New! 2019-02-20 04:05:00 Russian President Vladimir Putin is addressing the Federal Assembly in Moscow. He is speaking about domestic affairs and foreign policy to MPs, membe

Belgian Nazi collaborators still receive pensions for ‘loyalty’ New! 2019-02-20 03:35:49 Almost 75 years after the end of World War II, a small number of Belgians who pledged allegiance to Hitler are still getting what the Nazi leader pro

Russian traffic policeman adored by social media as New! 2019-02-20 03:14:00 Even the most hardened and cynical internet users seem to have been touched by this viral video of a Russian policeman helping a limping dog through

Tesla’s 'secret weapon' disappears from website and fans New! 2019-02-20 03:09:00 The Model 3 was supposed to be Tesla’s secret weapon in the car market, but fans are panicking after it disappeared from the company’s we

Catholic religious orders apologize for role in sex New! 2019-02-20 02:10:48Read Full Article at RT.com

Coups are Peace, Censorship is Trust, Intolerance is New! 2019-02-20 01:56:00 Exactly 70 years after George Orwell’s 1984 came out, most fancy themselves smart to totalitarian doublespeak. But perverse lies need no torchl

Japanese fighter jet crashes into Sea of Japan, New! 2019-02-20 01:32:07Read Full Article at RT.com

Washington Post slapped with $250mn defamation suit by New! 2019-02-20 01:00:17 The boy who became the face of “white privilege” when an edited video of his confrontation with an indigenous protester went viral is sui

Trump accused of seeking to sell US nuclear New! 2019-02-20 00:19:00 House Democrats have launched a probe into the Trump administration’s alleged attempt to transfer ‘sensitive’ US nuclear technologi

‘No rush!’ US vows to keep sanctions on New! 2019-02-19 21:59:00 The US is not ready to lift any sanctions against North Korea, the State Department has announced, just as Donald Trump said he is in “no rush&

‘Nothing to do with aid or democracy’: Roger New! 2019-02-19 21:31:00 Pink Floyd ex-frontman Roger Waters is slamming Virgin tycoon Richard Branson’s aid concert for Venezuela as a sham, warning fans and performer

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Trump signs order to establish US space force New! 2019-02-20 02:25:44The space force will be organised, trained, and equipped to meet and protect the US national interests in space and the peaceful use of space for all

Democrats warn Trump may rush nuclear transfer to New! 2019-02-20 01:39:33US lawmakers said Tuesday they were probing whether President Donald Trump is rushing to sell sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia to please c

No rush to see North Korea denuclearize: Donald New! 2019-02-20 01:10:47

Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates New! 2019-02-20 00:31:16The Trump administration says it plans to cancel or claw back $3.5 billion in federal dollars allocated to California's high-speed rail project. It'

Venezuela 'on alert,' suspends links with Curacao to New! 2019-02-20 00:24:46 Opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido has vowed to bring aid in from various points Saturday "one way or another" desp

Vladimir Putin to give annual address as popularity New! 2019-02-19 22:31:58 It will be the 66-year-old leader's first address to both houses of parliament since he was elected to a fourth presidential term a year ago, extend

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries New! 2019-02-19 22:23:51March 10 is the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet, while anti-government riots occurred March 14, 2008, in t

Teenager who joined ISIS in Syria to lose New! 2019-02-19 21:51:53Shamima Begum, a teenager who left London when she was aged 15 to join Islamic State in Syria, has had her British citizenship revoked. She gave birth

Vatican admits having secret rules for priests with New! 2019-02-19 20:53:46

White House pushed Saudi nuclear power plan, report 2019-02-19 14:17:34

Netanyahu slams 'shocking' anti-Semitic vandalism in France 2019-02-19 12:55:21Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed the "shocking" anti-Semitic vandalism of a French cemetery, which prompted a cabinet co

Several people 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski 2019-02-19 12:42:58The avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in Crans-Montana in southern Valais canton occurred in the early afternoon and left "several people burie

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San Diego border wall construction begins, replacing up New! 2019-02-20 01:52:43This represents the second layer of barrier in San Diego.

David Icke, conspiracy theorist accused of anti-Semitism, has New! 2019-02-20 01:29:11David Icke said the government has "insulted every Australian man, woman and child" by cancelling his Australian tour.

Hanoi barber offers Trump, Kim hair stylings ahead New! 2019-02-19 23:56:49In a barbershop in an alley, Le Tuan Duong is offering free Trump or Kim hairstyles to about a dozen customers.

Time for Ku Klux Klan to ‘night ride New! 2019-02-19 22:55:04The editor doubled down in his remarks on the Ku Klux Klan, saying it could "clean up D.C."

Trump to nominate transport official Jeffrey Rosen as New! 2019-02-19 22:06:55Rosen would succeed Rod Rosenstein, who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign

Dog reunited with family 101 days after getting New! 2019-02-19 21:46:21A dog named Kingston is back with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire.

Climate change threatens to spark conflicts around the New! 2019-02-19 21:12:33The threat of worsening violence related to climate change also extends to countries and regions not currently thought of as insecurity hot spots, cli

MAGA hat-wearing Kentucky teen sues Washington Post for New! 2019-02-19 20:11:41Nick Sandmann has accused The Washington Post of bullying him in a $250-million lawsuit against the newspaper.

Eighth lawmaker resigns from U.K.’s Labour Party amid New! 2019-02-19 19:16:51Joan Ryan, a Labour member of parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain's main opposition party.

British teenager who joined Islamic State in Syria 2019-02-19 18:07:18Shamima Begum, a teenager who left London when she was aged 15 to join Islamic State in Syria, has had her British citizenship revoked, according to a

Suicide blast in Cairo tourist area kills 3 2019-02-19 13:43:03The death toll from a late-night suicide blast near Cairo's famed tourist market rose to three on Tuesday after a police officer died of his wounds,

Michael Flynn wanted to share nuclear technology info 2019-02-19 13:34:49According to the report, the effort to share nuclear technology with the Saudis was pushed by former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, who


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