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Apr 21, 2019 6:55 AM ET Migrant Farm Workers, the Main Victims of Slave Labour in Mexico iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2019 - By Emilio Godoy    This is part of a series of features from across the globe on human trafficking. IPS coverage is supported by the Riana Group. Teenage girls harvest tomatoes on a farm in the state of Sinaloa, in northern Mexico. It is in this part of the country. (more...)

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Apr 20, 2019 6:52 AM ET Safeguarding The Health of People and Planet Through Food iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Mothers and their children gather at a community nutrition centre in the little village of Rantolava, Madagascar, to learn more about a healthy diet. Credit: Alain Rakotondravony/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Apr 6 2019 (IPS) - Food sustainability, both in production and consumption, is at the heart. (more...)

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Apr 20, 2019 6:27 AM ET How Accurate Information About the Weather is Yielding Resilience for Zambia’s Smallholders iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2019 - By Friday Phiri      Fainess Muzyamba of Pemba district, Zambia, ending up ditching her traditional maize crop for sweet potatoes in the last farming season. It proved a successful strategy for her. She is pictured here with the clay flower pots that she also makes and sells at Zambia’s. (more...)

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Apr 18, 2019 5:52 AM ET U.S. Needs to Shift to More Sustainable Agriculture—As Do All Countries iCrowdNewswire - Apr 18, 2019 - By James Jeffrey     A pair of combines harvesting soybeans in the US. Courtesy: World Resources Institute. WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr 17 2019 (IPS) - Water supply has long been a key issue in California. Today it is no less critical, especially given the years of drought that California is experiencing,. (more...)

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Apr 18, 2019 5:50 AM ET Q&A: Building Resilience through Waste Diversion and Reduction iCrowdNewswire - Apr 18, 2019 - By Alison Kentish     Jua Kali founder Laurah John. Jua Kali is a social enterprise tackling waste management and helping to reduce reliance on St. Lucia’s only landfill. Courtesy: Laurah John CASTRIES, Apr 12 2019 (IPS) - Jua Kali is a social enterprise tackling waste management and helping to reduce. (more...)

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Apr 14, 2019 5:40 AM ET Missing Data & Inefficient Drug Distribution Tops List of Micronesia’s Leprosy Challenges iCrowdNewswire - Apr 14, 2019 - By Stella Paul     Dexter, a 25-year-old fisherman from Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia, received treatment for Hansen’s disease, also known as leprosy, for over a year. He has been cured of the disease. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS POHNPEI, Apr 8 2019 (IPS) - It’s a good day. (more...)

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Apr 13, 2019 5:51 AM ET “Don’t Tell My Husband I Have Leprosy”: Social Stigma Silences Marshall Islands’ Women iCrowdNewswire - Apr 13, 2019 - By Stella Paul     Meretha Pierson, a nurse in the leprosy clinic of Majuro, Marshall Islands, shows the medication to cure leprosy that are provided for free. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS MAJURO, Mar 28 2019 (IPS) - Meretha Pierson has been a nurse for the past seven years, working in. (more...)

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Apr 12, 2019 5:49 AM ET Q&A: 607 Island Atolls Means it Hard to Distribute Leprosy Healthcare to All Micronesians iCrowdNewswire - Apr 12, 2019 - By Stella Paul   IPS Correspondent Stella Paul interviews MARCUS SAMO Assistant Secretary in Micronesia's Department of Health Services Marcus Samo, Assistant Secretary in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Department of Health Services, is concerned that the country has been unable to reduce the prevalence of Hansen’s disease. Credit:. (more...)

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Apr 10, 2019 6:25 AM ET Finding a Way to Food Sustainability iCrowdNewswire - Apr 10, 2019 - By James Jeffrey   Food waste and loss is of increasing concern due to the wide implications ranging from health care to the environment. Finding a solution requires everyone to look at how they eat. Central Texas Food Bank distributing food. Photo courtesy Central Texas Food Bank. AUSTIN, United States,. (more...)

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Apr 9, 2019 6:32 AM ET As Marshall Islands Integrates Healthcare Services, Experts Offer a Word of Caution iCrowdNewswire - Apr 9, 2019 - By Stella Paul     Jack Niedenthal, the secretary of Health and Human Development in the Republic of Marshall Islands stands in front of the poster that records the dark past of the Pacific island nation and the need for good healthcare. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS MAJURO, Apr 5 2019 (IPS). (more...)

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Apr 9, 2019 6:22 AM ET Greater Skills Equals Greater Ability to Combat Leprosy iCrowdNewswire - Apr 9, 2019 - By Stella Paul      Dr Ken Jetton (left) and Dr Arturo Cunanan (centre) with a patient who has been cured of leprosy in the Majuro leprosy clinic in the capital of the Marshall Islands. The patient is now seeking further help due to post-treatment complexities. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS MAJURO,. (more...)

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Apr 6, 2019 5:18 AM ET Canada Implements New Food Guidelines, But What About the Food Waste? iCrowdNewswire - Apr 6, 2019 - By Stephen Leahy      Even with a metre of snow outside in Ottawa, Canada, a wide variety of imported apples and other fruits are available in Canadian food markets. Credit: Stephen Leahy/IPS ONTARIO, Canada, Feb 8 2019 (IPS) - Canada introduced a new healthy eating food guide January 2019. (more...)

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Apr 5, 2019 5:31 AM ET Experts Urge Lawmakers to Focus on Food-Migration Nexus iCrowdNewswire - Apr 5, 2019 - By Daan Bauwens     Pulses are good for nutrition and income, particularly for women farmers who look after household food security, like those shown here at a village outside Lusaka, Zambia. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS BRUSSELS, Jun 8 2018 (IPS) - Lawmakers at the highest levels urgently need a “revolution. (more...)

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Apr 5, 2019 5:27 AM ET Local Communities in Mexico Show Ways to Fight Obesity iCrowdNewswire - Apr 5, 2019 - By Emilio Godoy      A farmer harvests amaranth in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. This grain, of which two of the varieties originated in Mexico, is part of the country's traditional diet and can help boost nutrition among Mexicans, who have been affected by skyrocketing consumption of junk. (more...)

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Mar 31, 2019 7:10 AM ET Fighting the World’s Largest Criminal Industry: Modern Slavery iCrowdNewswire - Mar 31, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   This is part of a series of features from across the globe on human trafficking. IPS coverage is supported by the Riana Group. An estimated 40 million people were living in modern slavery around the world in 2016, and women and girls are disproportionately affected. Credit:. (more...)

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Mar 30, 2019 5:33 AM ET Safe Menstrual Practices Important for Progress iCrowdNewswire - Mar 30, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     In Bangladesh a large number of girls said they felt uncomfortable to go to school or travel during their period due to abdominal pain and the fear of leakage from rags. Credit: Shafiqul Alam Kiron/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Mar 28 2019 (IPS) - As menstruation continues. (more...)

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Mar 27, 2019 6:50 AM ET Q&A: 17 Percent of the Problem, but 30 Percent of the Solution iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   IPS Correspondent Tharanga Yakupitiyage interviews United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Coordinator of Freshwater, Land, and Climate Branch TIM CHRISTOPHERSEN If forest loss continues at the current rate, it will be impossible to keep warming below two degrees Celsius as pledged in the Paris Agreement. Credit: José. (more...)

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Mar 27, 2019 5:59 AM ET Q&A: Guyana’s Roadmap to Become a Green State iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2019 - By Desmond Brown     With approximately 90 percent of Guyana’s population living below sea level, the country says it needs to adapt and build resilience. But Janelle Christian, head of the Office of Climate Change in Guyana says unlocking needed financial support is a major challenge. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS. (more...)

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Mar 27, 2019 5:45 AM ET Bringing Greener Pastures Back Home iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Drone visual of the area in Upper East Region, Ghana prior to restoration taken in 2015. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), inaction on land degradation in Africa costs 286 billion dollars annually as 280 million tons of cereal crops are lost each. (more...)

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Mar 27, 2019 5:41 AM ET Q&A: The Nature of Value vs the Value of Nature iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   IPS Correspondent Tharanga Yakupitiyage interviews UNAI PASCUAL, one of the co-chairs of Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Grazing rhino picks out grass from thorny, pink-flowered mimosa weed. The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is collecting perspectives from science to indigenous. (more...)

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Mar 27, 2019 5:34 AM ET Doing Business with Nature iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Large tracts of land in the Sinhapura area of Sri Lanka’s North Central Polonnaruwa Province. Globally, 80 percent of such land degradation is caused by agriculture. Credit: Sanjana Hattotuwa/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Mar 2 2019 (IPS) - As the environment continues to degrade and natural resources. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:56 AM ET Getting to the Heart of Irregular Migration in Nigeria’s Markets iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Sam Olukoya     Returnee migrants volunteering for the International Migration Organisation (IOM) are campaigning in Nigerian markets against irregular migration by sharing their own stories of strife. Credit: Sam Olukoya/IPS BENIN CITY, Nigeria, Jan 8 2019 (IPS) - Thousands of migrants mainly from Sub-Saharan Africa have died or. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:46 AM ET For Love of the Game: Using Football to Educate Nigerians About the Dangers of Irregular Migration iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Sam Olukoya     The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is using football as a means of achieving behavioural change towards safe migration. Credit: Sam Olukoya/IPS BENIN CITY, Nigeria, Dec 20 2018 (IPS) - Hundreds of desperate young Nigerians die yearly in the Sahara Desert or at sea while. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:42 AM ET – From Irregular Migrant to Graduate Lawyer: One Woman’s Journey to Success iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Mikaila Issa      Masters of Laws student Khoudia Ndiaye is expected to qualify from Senegal’s University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) in 2019. Ndiaye is a returnee migrant. Credit: Samuelle Paul Banga/IPS DAKAR, Dec 17 2018 (IPS) - Masters of Laws student Khoudia Ndiaye will graduate from Senegal’s University. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:17 AM ET Q&A: Why Treating Leprosy as a Special Disease Violates the Rights of the Person Affected by It iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Stella Paul   IPS Correspondent Stella Paul interviews DR ARTURO CUNANAN, one of the world’s leading experts on leprosy and Medical Centre Chief of Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital in the Philippines. Dr. Arturo Cunanan is the Medical Centre Chief of Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital in the Philippines. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:11 AM ET Hope Springs Once Again for Nigeria’s Returnee Migrants iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Sam Olukoya     Many returned migrants in Nigeria are involved in an IOM sponsored initiative aimed at sensitising potential migrants about the dangers of irregular migration. Credit: Sam Olukoya/IPS    BENIN CITY, Mar 4 2019 (IPS) - Nigeria accounts for some of the largest number of irregular migrants trying. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:06 AM ET Mexico Opens Its doors to Central American Migrants iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Daniela Pastrana      Members of the so-called "caravan of the hungry", coming from Honduras, receive their humanitarian visitor's cards on Jan. 22 in the border city of Tapachula, Chiapas state, which will allow them to live and work in Mexico for at least a year, in what represents. (more...)

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Mar 26, 2019 5:00 AM ET Experience With Irregular Migration is the Best Teacher iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2019 - By Sam Olukoya     Students of the Itohan Girls Secondary School in Benin City, Nigeria sing during their morning assembly. Courtesy: Sam Olukoya BENIN CITY, Nigeria, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) - The International Organization For Migration (IOM) has taken its campaign against irregular migration to schools in Nigeria. The. (more...)

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Mar 24, 2019 5:53 AM ET People Affected by Leprosy Still Face Stigma in Latin America iCrowdNewswire - Mar 24, 2019 - By Mario Osava     Kiyomi Takahashi of the independent Nippon Foundation explains the international movement for the rights of the victims of leprosy during the opening session of the First Latin American and Caribbean Meeting of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen's Disease, held in the Brazilian city of. (more...)

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Mar 23, 2019 4:25 AM ET Call for Returnee Migrants to Join Forces to Fight Irregular Migration iCrowdNewswire - Mar 23, 2019 - By Issa Sikiti da Silva     The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a project called Migrants as Messengers (MaM), which aims to make future candidates aware of the dangers of irregular migration. In Guinea, migrants who have returned home are involved in awareness-raising activities with logistical support. (more...)

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Legal Newswire

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of Zogenix, Inc. Investors (ZGNX)

Apr 21, 2019 6:40 AM ET

LOS ANGELES, -- Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces an investigation…

California Judge Fines Jewish Rabbi Over $6,000 for Reporting Vandalism Against Synagogue to Police

Apr 21, 2019 6:30 AM ET

VAN NUYS, Calif.,  -- A California judge today fined an Orthodox Jewish…

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Disclosure Newswire

Blue Sky Uranium Files NI 43-101 Report for the First Preliminary Economic Assessment at Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project, Argentina

Apr 21, 2019 2:07 AM ET

VANCOUVER,- Blue Sky Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: BSK, FSE: MAL2; OTC: BKUCF), ("Blue Sky"…

Eyecarrot Sponsoring and Attending the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) 2019 Annual Meeting in Kansas City

Apr 21, 2019 2:03 AM ET

TORONTO,- Eyecarrot Innovations Corp., (Eyecarrot) (TSX-V: EYC |OTCQB: EYCCF) was proud to sponsor…

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP: Securities Fraud Class Action Filed Against Amyris, Inc. – AMRS

Apr 21, 2019 1:59 AM ET

RADNOR, Pa.-- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP…

TransAlta: ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Shareholders Vote FOR All TransAlta Director Nominees and Management Proposals

Apr 21, 2019 1:55 AM ET

CALGARY,- TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta" or the "Company") (TSX:TA) (NYSE: TAC) today announced that leading…

Markel Issues Statement on Markel CATCo

Apr 21, 2019 1:51 AM ET

RICHMOND, Va.-- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) (the "Company") previously reported that the U.S.…

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Artificial Intelligence Newswire

AT&T may have just signaled the end of Hulu as you know it today

Apr 21, 2019 6:40 AM ET

Hulu might look very different a year from now. AT&T has sold its roughly…

Get destroyed by OpenAI’s masterful Dota 2 bots this weekend

Apr 21, 2019 6:30 AM ET

OpenAI achieved a historic milestone in the world of artificial intelligence this weekend when…

Sony reveals PlayStation 5 details: 8K graphics, ray tracing, SSDs, and PS4 backwards compatibility

Apr 21, 2019 6:30 AM ET

We’ve known for a while that Sony is working on its next-generation PlayStation…

Sony launches S.Ride taxi-hailing service in Tokyo

Apr 21, 2019 6:20 AM ET

A joint venture spearheaded by Sony has launched a taxi-hailing service in…

Apple’s latest iMacs are fast and familiar: The design is still the same, but the performance jump is real

Apr 21, 2019 6:20 AM ET

The design is still the same, but the performance jump is real…

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Cryptocurrency Newswire

HoryouToken, the First Digital Currency for Inclusion and Advancement of the UN SDGs, Presented at the WSIS 2019 Forum

Apr 21, 2019 7:10 AM ET

HoryouToken was introduced by Yonathan Parienti, founder and CEO of Horyou, the social…

OKEx, Top Crypto Exchange, Expands Fiat-to-token Trading to European Markets with Euro, Lira and Ruble

Apr 21, 2019 6:50 AM ET

OKEx, a Malta-based world-leading digital asset exchange, announced the launch of Euro (EUR), Turkish…

Why Merging Cryptocurrency With Today’s Payment Platforms Should Generate Rising Revenue Streams

Apr 21, 2019 6:20 AM ET

A report by McKinsey & Company on global banking, projected that global payment market…

Crypto.com Lists ENJ and Welcomes Enjin Coin’s 20 Million Users

Apr 21, 2019 6:20 AM ET

 Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has…

WAAM Takes Another Step Into the World of Fashion by Partnering Up With FashionTV

Apr 21, 2019 6:10 AM ET

2018 was the year where the issue of users' privacy took the…

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Cybersecurity Newswire

Apr 21, 2019 6:52 AM ET

First Danish Healthcare Region to Fully Digitize Pathology Selects Sectra’s Solution

LINKÖPING, Sweden and ODENSE, Denmark,-- International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed...

Apr 21, 2019 3:49 AM ET

Ponemon Institute and DomainTools Report Finds Security Automation Surges Worldwide, Complicates Hiring Needs

SEATTLE,-- Today, DomainTools announced the results of its annual "Staffing the IT Security Function in...

Apr 21, 2019 3:46 AM ET

Urgent Need to Support Prompt Cost Recovery for Cybersecurity Investments in Electric Grid: Vermont Law School Study

WASHINGTON,-- Cost recovery for electric sector cybersecurity investments is a critical component...

Apr 21, 2019 2:53 AM ET

Cameron LNG Reaches Final Commissioning Stage Of First Liquefaction Train

SAN DIEGO,-- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that Cameron LNG has begun pipeline feed...

Apr 21, 2019 2:49 AM ET

Palo Alto Networks Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced...

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The Civil Society Newswire

Apr 21, 2019 6:55 AM ET

Migrant Farm Workers, the Main Victims of Slave Labour in Mexico

By Emilio Godoy    This is part of a series of features...

Apr 20, 2019 6:52 AM ET

Safeguarding The Health of People and Planet Through Food

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Mothers and their children gather at a...

Apr 20, 2019 6:27 AM ET

How Accurate Information About the Weather is Yielding Resilience for Zambia’s Smallholders

By Friday Phiri      Fainess Muzyamba of Pemba district, Zambia, ending...

Apr 18, 2019 5:52 AM ET

U.S. Needs to Shift to More Sustainable Agriculture—As Do All Countries

By James Jeffrey     A pair of combines harvesting soybeans in...

Apr 18, 2019 5:50 AM ET

Q&A: Building Resilience through Waste Diversion and Reduction

By Alison Kentish     Jua Kali founder Laurah John. Jua Kali...

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Capital News Brief

Apr 21, 2019 10:27 PM ET

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ADVA shares are top of today's trading list among SDax shares. 369,269...

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The most traded stock among Dax shares currently is Wirecard AG (as...

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Today, Wirecard shares are leading current trading among all shares (as of...

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The stocks of Apple Inc are the most actively traded among NASDAQ-100...

Apr 21, 2019 10:27 PM ET

Tradegate-US-BlueChip – Top 5 Executed Orders | Apr 21, 2019 22:27 GMT

The stocks of Apple Inc are top of today's trading list among...

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