• Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions
Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

Following through on an election promise, Trump signed an order to review some of his predecessor Barack Obama's climate legacy, declaring an end to "job-killing regulations". Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce president, supported Trump's action to "make regulatory relief and energy security a top priority". To put the miners "back to w...

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  • It's over: Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union
It's over: Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

Leader of the ALDE Guy Verhofstadt speaks during a media conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. For the EU, already reeling from successive crises over debt and refugees, the loss of Britain is the biggest blow yet to 60 years of efforts to forge European unity in the wake of two world wars.

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  • Oil lower as U.S. inventories reach record high 533.1 million barrels
Oil lower as U.S. inventories reach record high 533.1 million barrels

On one hand, the rise in USA refinery utilization rate indicates the annual maintenance season is now past and refiners will lap up more crude, said Societe Generale. Brent crude was trading around $51 a barrel at 10.26am in Dubai. "Last week's increase in USA production and stocks will do little to assuage fears that the OPEC output cuts will...

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  • Massachusetts gas prices inch up a penny per gallon
Massachusetts gas prices inch up a penny per gallon

As a state, IL is averaging $2.30 per gallon. Meanwhile, a new AAA survey found that a quarter of all motorists believe existing gas prices are already too high. Of course, prices traditionally climb steeply in the spring through the summer, so we should be happy with this year's trend. They might drive at a more steady pace, at a lower speed...

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  • New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier
New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

While the European-based All Whites will be in action well into May, the Phoenix-based New Zealand contingent will likely have their feet up in a matter of weeks. I think when you play against bigger teams they sort of come out a bit more so over the two games it's been hard to really carve them open. The Kiwis sit top of their group, with an u...

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  • Comcast to Expand Streaming Service
Comcast to Expand Streaming Service

Xfinity Instant TV, as the service is known, will be priced somewhere between $15 and $40 per month, and will include major broadcast networks and offer add on options for sports and other channels. Some reports have argued that this requirement is grounds for violating basic net neutrality principles, as the service would be getting preferred trea...

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  • Oklahoma officer killed after trying to take suspect down with taser
Oklahoma officer killed after trying to take suspect down with taser

The officer made a traffic stop late Sunday when a man ran from the officer, Tecumseh Assistant Police Chief J.R. Kidney told CNN. The officer and the suspect later traded fire, Kidney said. Fallin grew up in the east-central community of Tecumseh and graduated from high school there. A woman who was driving the vehicle the suspect was in is ...

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  • Easter Bunny bringing the fun
Easter Bunny bringing the fun

The egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. sharp and attendees are advised to be there in advance and be ready to go because the eggs are grabbed up quickly. Easter Hoppenings. The dealership believes that involvement is the key to building strong community, which is why this Easter Egg Hunt has become an annual tradition.

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  • AMA urges members of Congress to oppose the American Health Care Act
AMA urges members of Congress to oppose the American Health Care Act

Last week, the AMA launched a new website, patientsbeforepolitics.org, aimed at encouraging physicians and patients to join the effort to increase access to affordable, meaningful coverage for all Americans. John's Well Child and Family Center, which operates more than a dozen health facilities across Los Angeles. "This health care bill is a bad ...

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  • US Marshals Sent To Protect Judge Who Blocked Latest Travel Ban
US Marshals Sent To Protect Judge Who Blocked Latest Travel Ban

Since this ruling Watson has received threatening messages and Michele Ernst, an Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman, told CNN that the agency had been alerted and was willing to offer him more protection. Iraq was left out of the new ban and changes were made to allow current visa and green-card holders to enter the country. The ban wo...

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  • Verizon, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson Join YouTube Boycott
Verizon, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson Join YouTube Boycott

J&J said on Thursday it wanted to ensure that its product advertising did not appear on channels that promote "offensive content", a day after AT&T, Verizon , and several other major advertisers suspended their digital ads after discovering their brands had been appearing alongside videos promoting violence and hatred.

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  • Wall Street suffers worst day this year
Wall Street suffers worst day this year

Market participants are watching the outcome largely for clues to the fate of other elements of President Donald Trump's agenda, including corporate tax cuts. The S&P 500 is trading at about 18 times forward earnings estimates against the long-term average of 15, according to Thomson Reuters data. At the close, the Dow Jones was 1.14% off at ...

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  • Brazil cements its place in next year's World Cup finals
Brazil cements its place in next year's World Cup finals

Experienced goalkeeper Fernando Muslera was also banned and replaced by Martin Silva. Gabriel unfortunately is injured. To all this, it is the Pentakampeon that is the most successful national team in history, with five world championship titles on its account.

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  • Westminster terror attack: Mayor of London's statement
Westminster terror attack: Mayor of London's statement

Mr Trump linked to a report of the interview in a tweet , saying "You have to be kidding me?!" "Part and parcel of living in a great global city is you've got to be prepared for these things, you've got to be vigilant, you've got to support the police doing an incredibly hard job", said Mr Khan, who was in NY at the time .

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  • Fall in the pound makes London a cheaper city
Fall in the pound makes London a cheaper city

In 3rd place overall, Zurich is the most expensive European city, while NY is the sole North American city in the top ten. The Greek capital Athens, ranked 92nd, was the cheapest city in Western Europe, on a par with the cost of living in the Philippines capital Manila.

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  • Mercosur deal: Brussels pressed over Brazilian meat scandal
Mercosur deal: Brussels pressed over Brazilian meat scandal

One of the world's leading producers, Brazil exports $12 billion of meat to about 150 countries. Investigator Mauricio Moscardi Grillo said the meatpackers used chemicals to improve the appearance and smell of expired meats. "The commission is in the process of ensuring that any of the establishment implicated in the fraud are suspended from the ...

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  • Oil ends lower as rising United States rig count, G-20 statement unnerves
Oil ends lower as rising United States rig count, G-20 statement unnerves

As of 8am GMT (4 pm Singapore time), prices for benchmark Brent crude futures were down 34 cents, or 0.66 per cent, at US$51.42 (S$72) per barrel. Russia, the largest of the 11 outside producers working with OPEC, has not publicly said whether it supports extending the supply cut, but is wary about the revival of US shale output due to higher o...

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  • Ontario man sought in murder of stepson
Ontario man sought in murder of stepson

Authorities said they will be issuing a Canada-wide warrant for a St. Catharines man in connection with a first-degree murder and an attempted murder on Friday. Police say Whitney Dumas "is co-operating with [the police] and [they] have taken security measures to ensure her safety". "We haven't discussed what happened or why it happened, we can j...

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  • Stocks rise ahead of Fed, Dutch vote result
Stocks rise ahead of Fed, Dutch vote result

Rate rises lead to higher bond yields, which increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion and tend to boost the dollar, in which gold is priced. GO HIGHER: GoPro, which makes wearable cameras, surged 16.3% to $8.55 after it announced a cost-cutting plan and said it's sticking by its forecast for 2017 profits.

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  • European Shares Seen Up After Dutch Vote Result
European Shares Seen Up After Dutch Vote Result

USA producer prices rose more than expected last month, marking the most robust year-on-year gain in almost five years. Economists had been expecting growth of 0.75 percent while the central bank tipped growth of 1.0 percent on quarter. The S&P 500 Index jumped by the most in two weeks while contracts on Australian, Korean and Taiwanese stock index...

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  • To-the-point: Tesla raising United States dollars 1.15bn in stock, notes offerings
To-the-point: Tesla raising United States dollars 1.15bn in stock, notes offerings

Tesla has announced plans for another public stock offering in which it hopes to raise about £1.15bn to strengthen its balance sheet as it ramps up production of its Model 3 electric vehicle. According to a document filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the California-based manufacturer sold its stock at $262 per sha...

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  • Amgen Says Repatha Reduces Risk Of Hard Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events
Amgen Says Repatha Reduces Risk Of Hard Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events

On the safety side, Amgen spotted no new risks of taking the drug. Investors might not agree, however; Amgen shares dropped in pre-market trading by 6%. Dr. Seth Baum, president of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology, said records from IMS Health, an information services company, show 83 percent of patients had claims rejected in the f...

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  • Asian shares weaker with Fed rate views weighing
Asian shares weaker with Fed rate views weighing

Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.5 percent to 24,146.81 and Seoul's Kospi rose 0.6 percent to 2,146.33. G-20 POWWOW: Finance leaders from the G-20 industrial and emerging economies are meeting Friday-Saturday in the southern German resort town of Baden-Baden.

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  • US Charges 2 Russian FSB Officers, 2 Alleged Hackers Over Yahoo Attack
US Charges 2 Russian FSB Officers, 2 Alleged Hackers Over Yahoo Attack

The Department of Justice announced on Wednesday an indictment of four men, including two Russian intelligence officers , for hacking into Yahoo and stealing data on 500 million users. What do you think of Wednesday's news from the Department of Justice? The DOJ says the two Russians being charged, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, are o...

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  • Cruise Ship Comes Within Feet Of Colliding With Jet Skiers
Cruise Ship Comes Within Feet Of Colliding With Jet Skiers

As the ship moved through the water, Skylar Penpasuglia, 19, and Allison Garrett, 20, both of Princeton, West Virginia, were riding a jet ski in Port Canaveral. The incident occurred Saturday as the Carnival Magic was departing Port Canaveral harbor. "If someone gets too close to one of these cruise ships when they're not supposed to, there's no ...

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  • Pandora Premium Music Streaming Launched For $10 A Month
Pandora Premium Music Streaming Launched For $10 A Month

Pandora Premium is an on-demand music streaming service in the same vein as Spotify and Apple Music . Even though Pandora , may be late to the streaming game, the company now has a monthly user base of 80 million with the hope of increasing it with new on-demand services.

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  • Ackman bails on Valeant, losing $3 billion
Ackman bails on Valeant, losing $3 billion

In after-hours trading Monday, it dropped nearly 10 percent further to $10.91. We make no recommendation that the securities of the companies profiled or discussed in on our website should be purchased, sold or held by investors. The company priced a secondary stock offering of 30 million shares at $0.50 a share this morning. The company said on ...

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  • US Treasuries trade cautiously ahead of FOMC policy meeting
US Treasuries trade cautiously ahead of FOMC policy meeting

Benchmark Brent crude settled down 0.8 percent at $50.92 a barrel. It's the seventh straight decline in the price of oil. Most Fed policymakers say such data gives them increasing confidence that inflation will eventually reach the Fed's goal after years of undershooting.

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  • United Kingdom minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit
United Kingdom minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit

With British Prime Minister Theresa May now free to trigger article 50 , Guy Verhofstadt insisted that MEPs must have their say if a deal between the bloc and Britain is to be reached. She said May had failed to engage with her call for Scotland to remain in the European single market after Brexit, and that Scotland risked being taken out of the...

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  • OPEC vs. US Oil
OPEC vs. US Oil

Rosneft said the only guaranteed route to balance the market was for all producers to limit supplies, but acknowledged this would not happen because USA shale producers would not join any such pact. As for crude inventories on their own, they are up 49.4mn bbls, or 800,000 bpd: last quarter's drop is being completely offset by the rise in US crude ...

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  • Department store chain Gordmans files for bankruptcy, plans to liquidate
Department store chain Gordmans files for bankruptcy, plans to liquidate

Wegner of Kutak Rock. CEO Andy Hall says the chain will operate "as usual without interruption". The company released a news release saying it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska.

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  • North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'
North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'

The South Korean leader, Park Geun-hye, "had one more year left as "president" but, now she's been ousted, she will be investigated as a common criminal", North Korea's state KCNA news agency reported. Huge barriers, manned by dozens of police officers, separate the two protest camps. -It was a striking end for South Korean President Park Geun-hy...

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  • Traders Sell Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) on Strength After Analyst Downgrade
Traders Sell Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) on Strength After Analyst Downgrade

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 3.03 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 7.17 and sector's optimum level is 7.02.

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  • Tesla boss weighs in to fix Australian power crisis
Tesla boss weighs in to fix Australian power crisis

Mike Cannon-Brookes, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, got hold of the article and tweeted it out, asking Musk how serious he is about the claim. Would you bet against Elon Musk? Lyndon Rive, who heads Tesla's battery division, said in an interview with Australia's AFR that the company was capable of delivering the battery packs thanks to incr...

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  • Facebook to stream Major League Soccer matches this season
Facebook to stream Major League Soccer matches this season

Facebook is kicking at least 22 live Major League Soccer matches this season across its video platforms, under a pact with the league and Univision Communications' Univision Deportes, which owns US broadcast rights to the games. The terms of agreement haven't been disclosed yet. Dan Reed, head of Facebook's global sports partnerships i...

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  • Westwood Holdings Group Inc. Has $3255000 Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)
Westwood Holdings Group Inc. Has $3255000 Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)

Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV purchased a new position in Marathon Petroleum Corp during the third quarter worth about $105,000. The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending March 2017 is $1.34B by 7 brokerage firms. During the same quarter in the previous...

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  • Analyst Sights on Price Reaction History: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
Analyst Sights on Price Reaction History: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 7 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 14 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Last session Ford Motor Company RSI was seen at 46.02. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/ford-motor-company-f-given-new-11-00-price-target-a...

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  • Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life agree all-share merger
Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life agree all-share merger

Under the terms, which remain the same since talks were first revealed on March 4 , Standard Life shareholders will own 66.7 percent of the combined group, according to a joint statement from on Monday. While cost-cutting after the merger threatens the loss of valuable financial sector jobs at a hard time for the Scottish economy, many in Scotla...

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  • Deutsche Bank says to raise EUR8 bn with new share issue
Deutsche Bank says to raise EUR8 bn with new share issue

The Corporate & Investment Bank group division comprises corporate banking and securities activities and is divided into Corporate Banking & Securities (CB&S), comprising Markets and Corporate Finance businesses, and Global Transaction Banking (GTB) corporate divisions.

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  • Following Ambassador, Peugeot set to acquire Opel, Vauxhall
Following Ambassador, Peugeot set to acquire Opel, Vauxhall

Both GM and PSA, which owns the Peugeot and Citroen brands, declined to comment. Around 4,500 employees work in Vauxhall UK production sites of Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Luton. Detroit-based GM, which came close to selling Opel to Magna (MG.TO) in 2009, has faced investor pressure to offload its struggling European arm and focus on raising p...

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  • Janet Yellen's room for manoeuvre is shrinking
Janet Yellen's room for manoeuvre is shrinking

The US Federal Reserve would probably raise its benchmark interest rate this month, Evercore ISI said , switching its call from May previous year. Already, though, traders in futures markets have put the probability of a rate hike at 75%, according to data tracked by the CME Group.

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  • TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD)
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD)

The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 16.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13 percent. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.18. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.80%. T...

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  • Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Highest EPS Projection At $1.02
Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Highest EPS Projection At $1.02

Net income also dropped from £46.97 million to £39.74 million, along with a share price drop of 14 cents per share. Analysts expected revenue of $1.05 billion for the quarter. Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE: ANF ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 18th. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were be...

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  • Snap Inc soars in stockmarket debut, shares up 47%
Snap Inc soars in stockmarket debut, shares up 47%

Snap began trading on Thursday morning, with its shares surged from their offer price of $US17 to $US24, giving the company a market cap of more than $US33 billion ($A44 billion). Facebook stock, of course, has done well, while Twitter shares have fizzled. Unlike Spiegel, he's not entitled to a generous CEO Award. The firm also sold more than 10 mi...

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  • Get ready for the Nintendo Switch
Get ready for the Nintendo Switch

Chief among the joys is the great design of the Switch . For those who haven't already seen, the Switch is a "hybrid" console, allowing different modes of play with the main unit shaped like a tablet computer which can be used portably as-is, or connected to a television display through a detachable docking station.

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  • Dow Jones Hits Record 21000 as Wall Street Cheers Trump's Speech
Dow Jones Hits Record 21000 as Wall Street Cheers Trump's Speech

USA stocks powered to fresh records on Wednesday (March 1), with the Dow topping 21,000 for the first time , after President Donald Trump struck a more conciliatory note in a major address Tuesday night. Oil prices fell more than 1.7 percent following a report that showed USA crude oil stocks hit an all-time high. "Nonetheless, this only rein...

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  • Kazakhstan over fulfills obligations on oil output cut
Kazakhstan over fulfills obligations on oil output cut

OPEC reached a deal to cut oil production in December 2016, the first deal that both OPEC and non-OPEC producers, led by Russian Federation, agreed to since 2001. In December, Saudi Arabia's refinery output reached 2.96 million barrels per day, the highest level in nearly 15 years. Actual cuts total around 1 million bpd, by historical standar...

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  • What is the Sell-side Saying About Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC)?
What is the Sell-side Saying About Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC)?

ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON) topped its 52-week high price of $16.06 on Feb 22, 2017 and 52-Week Low Price of $8.11 on Jul 6, 2016. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 181,606 shares in the company, valued at $2,148,398.98.

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  • Best Buy shares tumble 8 percent as revenue, outlook fall short
Best Buy shares tumble 8 percent as revenue, outlook fall short

The company guided for per-share earnings of $1.62 to $1.67. Best Buy shares slipped more than 8 percent before the market opened on Wednesday, as the electronics retailer reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and a first-quarter forecast that missed Wall Street's expectations.

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  • Wells Fargo withholding top executive bonuses following scandal
Wells Fargo withholding top executive bonuses following scandal

Ltd. raised its position in Wells Fargo & Company by 2.2% in the second quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 2,594 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 247 shares in the last quarter.

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