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Refugees 'safe' in Nauru - Australia

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 0:01
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Aruba Aruba

Australia insists Nauru is "safe" for refugees, playing down fears that they could face attack once allowed to leave an Australian-owned detention centre on the island.
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Taiwan's troubled HTC in net loss

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 0:29
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's troubled smartphone maker HTC reports a net loss of £90.8m for the three months to September.
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Libya parliament extends mandate

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 0:58
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's parliament votes to extend its term, in a move that could complicate talks with a rival assembly backed by different militias.
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VIDEO: Floods kill nine in South Carolina

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 1:53
related countries: United States United States

At least nine people have been killed by fast-moving floodwater in the US state of South Carolina.
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VIDEO: Can yoga bring peace to Caracas slums?

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 2:19
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

A yoga scheme has been set up in the slums of Caracas to improve the quality of life for the people that live there.
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UK end-of-life care 'best in world'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 4:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.
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VIDEO: How Hamburg is making space for refugees

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 5:02
related countries: Germany Germany

There are reports that Germany could expect up to 1.5 million refugees and migrants this year, nearly double what the government officially estimates.
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VIDEO: California passes right-to-die bill

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 5:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

California is to be the fifth American state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives, legally.
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New rat discovered in Indonesia

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 5:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Scientists working in remote jungle on Sulawesi island, Indonesia, say they have discovered the previously undocumented "hog-nosed rat".
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Court helps US transgender man go home

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 5:55
related countries: India India, United States United States

A court in India directs the police to help a transgender man who was allegedly tricked by his parents into coming to the country to return home to the US.
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VIDEO: IS threatens Irbil's ancient Citadel

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 6:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Citadel of Erbil in northern Iraq is under threat from Islamic State militants, who are threatening to drain the funds needed for its preservation.
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China in cautious welcome of TPP

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 6:19
related countries: United States United States

China cautiously welcomes a US-led wide-ranging Trans-Pacific free trade deal, that covers about 40% of the world economy.
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Pacquiao to run for Philippine senate

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 6:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao announces plans to run for a seat in the Philippines senate in 2016.
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Farrell defiant on England selection

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 6:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England backs coach Andy Farrell denies wielding undue influence over the team's tactics and line-ups at the World Cup.
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Parents of truants to have benefits cut

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 6:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Parents in England who refuse to pay fines after their children play truant will have their child benefit docked, David Cameron warns.
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VIDEO: Newly-discovered rat 'like no other'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 7:27
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A team of international scientists have discovered a new species of rat in Indonesia.
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Rare Tintin art sells for $1.2m in HK

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 7:47
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A rare drawing of comic book adventurer Tintin has sold for 9.6 million Hong Kong dollars ($1.2m; £0.8m) at an auction in Hong Kong.
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Fifa sabotaging my campaign - Chung

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 7:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean Chung Mong-joon says he is under investigation by Fifa which has "sabotaged" his presidential candidacy.
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Ruling threatens Facebook data transfers

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 7:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Justice

The EU's top court rules that a data transfer pact with the US did not do enough to protect people's privacy, causing problems for Facebook.
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VIDEO: Emily Blunt: Hollywood can be pretty brutal

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 8:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

It has been almost 10 years since Emily Blunt's breakout role as the sharp-tongued assistant in The Devil Wears Prada. But the British actress's latest role could not be more different.
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General Mills in Cheerios cereal recall

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 8:50
related countries: United States United States

US food giant General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios that may, in fact, contain traces of gluten.
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Accused Ghanaian judges suspended

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 10:23
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana suspends seven High Court judges following allegations of bribery stemming from a documentary made by a renowned investigative journalist.
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Diner balks at $200 prawn bill

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 10:25
related countries: China China

A customer in China is left with a bad taste in his mouth after a restaurant charged him over $200 for a plate of prawns that he thought would cost $6.
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Guatemala mudslide area 'uninhabitable'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 10:51
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

The Guatemalan neighbourhood which was buried in a mudslide on Thursday is declared uninhabitable by the authorities.
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VIDEO: Edward Snowden on life as 'a marked man'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 11:00
related countries: United States United States

Whistle-blower Edward Snowden tells the BBC's Panorama he is a "marked man", after leaking details of extensive internet and phone surveillance by his former employer, the US National Security Agency (NSA).
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US woman charged over 'thrown baby'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 11:03
related countries: United States United States

A charity worker who prosecutors say threw her newborn baby from the seventh-floor window of a New York City apartment is charged with murder.
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Oregon gunman 'left behind manifesto'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 11:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

The man accused of killing nine people at a community college in Oregon had left behind a manifesto detailing his grievances, US media report.
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New search for Duffy's Cut remains

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 11:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United States United States
related places: New, Duffy, Cut

New searches are under way in the US to try to find the remains of 51 Irish migrants who died - or were murdered - while building a stretch of railway.
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Edgy Nadal through in China Open

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 12:01
related countries: China China

Rafael Nadal has his serve broken four times by wildcard Wu Di before victory in the China Open first round.
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Dead pilot had heart condition

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 12:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Heart, Phoenix, Boston

A heart attack appears to have caused the death of an American Airlines pilot during an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston, his wife says.
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Settled squad for Scotland's women

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:08
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Belarus Belarus, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Defender Chloe Arthur is the only change in Scotland's squad for the Euro 2017 qualifiers against Belarus and Macedonia.
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UK prisoners 'could challenge vote ban'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:09
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK prisoners could challenge the blanket ban on them voting in European elections after a European Court of Justice ruling on a case in France.
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EU lawyer backs UK on migrant benefits

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A top EU legal adviser backs the UK government in a court battle with the European Commission over the UK's right to reside test for EU migrants.
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Spain drops tax charges against Messi

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:26
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Prosecutors in Spain drop tax charges against Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi but will pursue a case against the star's father.
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Knife attack on Bangladesh pastor

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:48
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi pastor survives an attempt to slit his throat by men who visited his home pretending to want to learn about Christianity.
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Shakespeare cycle to run at Barbican

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

David Tennant is to reprise his award-winning Shakespearean role as Richard II as part of a Cycle of Kings season at London's Barbican theatre in 2016.
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Outcry as Austria jails Jewish writer

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 13:52
related countries: Austria Austria

Holocaust historians condemn Austria jailing of Jewish writer
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Ukraine rebels 'delay disputed poll'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have agreed to postpone disputed elections until February - a key issue that has hindered the peace process.
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VIDEO: Life as a South African hawker

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

On the streets of Johannesburg hawkers sift through items of waste to sell for recycling.
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Yemen PM escapes Aden hotel attack

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:22
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Islamic State claims attacks in the Yemeni city of Aden - including one on a hotel used by the prime minister - that killed 15 Gulf and Yemeni troops.
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Fifa fines HK over China anthem booing

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:32
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) is fined HK$40,000 ($5,160; £3,400) by Fifa after its fans booed the Chinese national anthem during a match.
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VIDEO: Why did HK fans boo their anthem?

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:39
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has been fined $40,000 Hong Kong dollars ($5,160; £3,400) by Fifa.
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Afghan hospital 'mistakenly struck'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan says that a hospital in the city of Kunduz was "mistakenly struck" by an air strike.
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Lord Sugar missed out on US Apprentice

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 14:56
related countries: United States United States

Sir Alan Sugar reveals he missed out on fronting the US version of The Apprentice because he wasn't well known enough in the States.
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May pledges asylum rules reform

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 15:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Home Secretary Theresa May unveils a reform of the UK's asylum rules in an uncompromising speech to the Conservative conference.
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Burgess left out of England squad

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 15:38
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sam Burgess is left out of England's 23 for their final World Cup match against Uruguay, while Henry Slade starts in midfield.
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Ex-president of Hungary dies at 93

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 15:39
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary's first democratically elected president Arpad Goncz, a former dissident who was jailed under communist rule, dies aged 93.
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Footballer's mother killed in Hajj crush

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 15:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The mother of Stoke City footballer Mame Diouf is understood to have died in a stampede during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
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TV channel under fire over Merkel image

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 16:33
related countries: Germany Germany

German TV channel ARD denies broadcasting "anti-Islamic propaganda" after it aired a mocked-up image of Angela Merkel wearing Islamic dress.
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Pistorius family angry over ruling

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 16:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The refusal to free South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius from prison on parole "flies in the face" of justice, his family says.
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EU offers Turkey aid in migrant plan

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 17:13
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

The EU is offering new incentives to Turkey - including financial aid and easing of visa restrictions - for help to solve the migrant crisis.
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Former UN head charged with corruption

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 17:28
related countries: China China, United States United States

US authorities charge a former UN General Assembly president with taking bribes from a Chinese billionaire in return for help gaining contracts.
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UAE activist wins human rights award

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 17:39
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

An activist from the United Arab Emirates, Ahmed Mansoor, wins the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.
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Boy, 11, held for killing girl of eight

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 17:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tennessee

An 11-year-old boy in the US state of Tennessee is held on suspicion of shooting dead an eight-year-old girl in a row over a puppy.
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Carolina flood death toll rises to 17

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 18:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: North

The death toll from the severe flooding in the US states of North and South Carolina rises to 17, say authorities.
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Python nearly kills US pet store worker

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 18:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kentucky

A man working at a Kentucky pet store has been seriously hurt after a massive python he was feeding nearly crushed him to death.
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Saudi blogger wins free-speech prize

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 18:43
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for "insulting Islam", wins the Pen Pinter prize for championing free speech.
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Injured Stones to miss England games

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 18:45
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, Estonia Estonia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

John Stones will miss England's final two Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania with a knee injury.
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Canada 15-17 Romania

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 19:05
related countries: Canada Canada

Romania recover from 15-0 down to beat Canada 17-15 and complete the biggest comeback in World Cup history.
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Goodyear to definitely shut factory

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 19:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wolverhampton

Tyre company Goodyear will definitely close its only UK manufacturing plant in Wolverhampton.
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Russia airspace incursion 'no accident'

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 19:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Russia Russia

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia's violation of Turkish airspace over the weekend "does not look like an accident".
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Korean leader for UN climate panel

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 20:26
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

Hoesung Lee of South Korea is elected as the new chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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Muller has treatment for Alzheimer's

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 20:28
related countries: Germany Germany

Bayern Munich and Germany legend Gerd Muller is receiving treatment for Alzheimer's disease, say the Bundesliga club.
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Fiji 47-15 Uruguay

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 20:56
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Fiji end an encouraging Pool A campaign with a seven-try win over Uruguay, who score their first World Cup try in 12 years.
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Liverpool close to Klopp deal

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 20:58
related countries: Germany Germany

Liverpool are close to agreeing a deal to appoint German Jurgen Klopp as their manager on a three-year contract.
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VIDEO: Sending baby carriers to Syria migrants

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 21:24
related countries: Syria Syria

People are donating carriers for the smallest refugees
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PM 'could intervene' over Saudi case

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 21:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

David Cameron says he will "look to see if there is an opportunity" to intervene personally on behalf of a protester on death row in Saudi Arabia.
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VIDEO: Blair: Curtail Russian clout in Syria

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 22:17
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former British PM Tony Blair tells the BBC that the West must counter Russia's attempts at gaining leverage in Syria, to bring about a desirable outcome to the crisis
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US commerce secretary visits Cuba

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 22:20
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Havana

US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker arrives in Havana for two days of talks focusing on measures to ease the impact of the US embargo.
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Yemen's Houthis commit to UN peace plan

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 22:38
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing to the UN secretary general their commitment to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.
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The rebirth of a natural treasure

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 23:03
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

The rebirth of Mozambique's natural treasure
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The question US parents hate to ask

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 23:13
related countries: United States United States

Should parents ask about weapons before a playdate?
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VIDEO: The Assassination of Egypt's President Sadat

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 23:14
related countries: Egypt Egypt

On 6th October 1981, President Sadat of Egypt was assassinated by gunmen at a military parade.
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Russia's Muslims divided over Syria air strikes

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 23:54
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Syria strikes threaten to feed tensions among Russia's Muslims
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'Delhi I Love You': Can you love India's most reviled city?

Tuesday 6th of October 2015, 23:57
related countries: India India

Can you love India's most reviled city?
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