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When Trump met NATO: Blunt talk and meaningful silences

By Simon Reich

Donald Trumps electoral campaign was notable for his abrasive statements and blunt assessments about a variety of issues. Among his more unforgettable claims was his suggestion that NATO was obsolete. This comment was...

Poor and middle-income families need a better way than 529s to save for college

By Robert H. Scott III Et Al

A college education is increasingly necessary for success in todays economy. Its also increasingly expensive. Americans with a college degree earn, on average, US$1 million more over the course of their lives than those...

How would engineers build the Golden Gate Bridge today?

By Maria Martinez de Lahidalg Et Al

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, its been an iconic symbol on the American landscape. By 1870, people had realized the necessity of building a bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait...

Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

By Patrick Sturgis Et Al

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017. It is fair to say that, although perhaps...

Montana just elected Greg Gianforte, a man charged with assault, to Congress

By Lee Banville

Until just about 24 hours before the polls closed, the race for Montanas sole Congressional seat seemed to be focused on health care, Donald Trump and gun rights. Republican businessman Greg Gianforte appeared to be headed...

What the Manchester attack leaks mean for the UK-US intelligence-sharing relationship

By Colin Murray

Just a few hours after the British home secretary, Amber Rudd, issued a stern warning to the US government and intelligence officials about leaking sensitive information, they were at it again. US news outlets had...

Vital Signs: Trump's innumerate budget makes Australia's look plausible

By Richard Holden

Vital Signs is a weekly economic wrap from UNSW economics professor and Harvard PhD Richard Holden (@profholden). Vital Signs aims to contextualise weekly economic events and cut through the noise of the data affecting...

Manchester bombing: don’t blame the New York Times for printing leaked information

By Tom Collins

An editors first instinct is always to publish. And the news executives at the New York Times will not have had to think too long and hard about the ethical issues when images from the investigation into the Manchester...

Political chaos in Libya makes it a haven for radical terrorist groups

By Natasha Ezrow

Salman Abedis suicide bombing in Manchester on May 22 was immediately met with speculation that he may have been working with a jihadist group or network, perhaps even the Islamic State (IS). Sources linked to IS soon took...

The truth behind the ‘migrant work ethic’

By Benjamin Hopkins Et Al

The European Union was expanded back in 2004 to include the eight nations of Central and Eastern Europe, known as the A8. Immediately afterwards, the United Kingdom was one of only three member states to allow full access...

Iraq and Afghanistan: The US$6 trillion bill for America's longest war is unpaid

By Linda J. Bilmes

On Memorial Day, we pay respects to the fallen from past wars including the more than one million American soldiers killed in the Civil War, World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam. Yet the nations longest and most...

How electric car racing could one day challenge the spectacle of Formula One

By Bruce Grant-Braham

Motor racings most glamorous event, the Formula One Grand Prix in the glittering tax haven of Monaco is just around the corner. It is 67 years since drivers first took on the famous, twisty roads through the principality...

In Brussels, leaders wait defiantly and nervously for Trump

By Richard Maher

President Donald Trump meets in Brussels today with leaders from the European Union and NATO, two pillars of the postwar transatlantic security order that he openly and routinely disparaged during his presidential election...

Globalisation isn't dead, it's just shed its slick cover story

By Ariadna Estévez

The penultimate instalment in our two-week Globalisation Under Pressure series questions the concept of globalisation, suggesting that the so-called backlash against it is merely neoliberalism unmasked. With the...

The economics behind Uber’s new pricing model

By Jordi McKenzie

Uber is changing the way it calculates fares, moving to a system that charges what customers are willing to pay, based on factors like whether you are travelling to a wealthy suburb. But while this change has been met with...

Manchester attack: now is the time to properly talk about 'radicalisation'

By Hilary Pilkington

It can be hard to know what to say at a time like this. In these hours when the same words terrorism, security, threat, radicalisation will be repeated over and over again, it can often feel like its better to just keep...

Big alcohol is poised to expand into Africa. Why this is bad news for health

By Charles Parry Et Al

The alcohol industry is doing exactly what the tobacco industry did several decades ago to ensure growth and increase profits: expanding into Africa as an underdeveloped market. As a result, exposure to alcohol in African...

Why Italian courts are struggling to protect people's freedom in public spaces

By Anna Di Ronco

Public spaces are by definition open to everyone, regardless of age, gender and social status. But in Italy, national security measures are placing ever-tighter restrictions on what people can and cant do in public. All of...

Manchester attack: an 'arms race' against ever adapting terror networks

By Kris Christmann

The Manchester attack illustrates how Western society is locked in an arms race with an ever adapting group of terrorists who keep changing their tactics and targets. Winning the battle depends on a number of complex...

Cannabis isn't the health problem - it's the tobacco you mix with it

By Ian Hamilton Et Al

Europe may seem like an increasingly divided continent, but there is one thing that unites its people: an obsession with using tobacco to smoke cannabis. Up to 90% of Europeans combine tobacco with cannabis, according to...

What is terrorism? What do terrorists want?

By Frederic Lemieux

Editors note: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack at the Manchester Arena that claimed at least 22 lives and hospitalized 59 more people. One victim was just eight years old. The mayor of Manchester...

video Manchester attack: as bombs return, what can be done to make venues more secure?

By David Lowe

The bomb attack on Manchester Arena comes at a time when the whole of the UK is on high terror alert. Across Europe, there recently have been a number of attacks using vehicles and knives and that has focused many peoples...

Time travel: a conversation between a scientist and a literature professor

By Simon John James Et Al

Literature professor Simon John James and physicist Richard Bower were both involved in the curating the exhibition, Time Machines the past, the future, and how stories take us there. Their conversations quickly revealed...

The global market for wine: China leads the emergence of a new world order

By Jacques-Olivier Pesme

The latest piece in our ongoing series Globalisation Under Pressure, first published by The Conversation France, looks at wine consumption around the world and how it moves from the local to the global. Recent figures...

Why thinking beyond money is vital for solving the poverty puzzle

By Steven J Lade Et Al

According to the OECD, development aid recently reached a new peak of $US142.6 billion a year. But international assistance that aims to alleviate poverty can have undesirable, and often unintended consequences on both...

China and the US vie for friendship with the Philippines, while Duterte hedges

By Alessandro Uras

The rapprochement between China and the Philippines has ostensibly avoided the prospect of a confrontation in the South China Sea. On the sidelines of a two-day summit about Chinas global development project, held in...

Nineteen dead, 59 injured so far: Carnage at a British pop concert a suspected terrorist attack

By Tony Walker

The pattern has become all too familiar. Young people gathered for a musical event find themselves subjected to what British Prime Minister Theresa May has described as an appalling terrorist attack. While there is no...

Meet the linguists: the new French government is packing some pretty intimidating skills

By Philip Bullock

One of the most striking features of the recent French presidential elections and the subsequent nomination of a new prime minister and his cabinet has been the attention paid by the French media to the linguistic...

Teaching students to survive a zombie apocalypse with psychology

By John A Parkinson Et Al

Playing games is ubiquitous across all cultures and time periods mainly beacuse most people like playing games. Games involve rules, points, systems, as well as a theme or storyline and can be massively fun and...

Female entrepreneurs and the curse of 'male-only' business attributes

By Lianne Taylor

In theory, the world of entrepreneurship should be gender-blind. Start-up businesses are judged on whether they survive or die, and you might have thought that the same stark definition was applied to entrepreneurs...

Arthur: Legend of the Sword – a film obsessed with effect rather than substance

By Marco Nievergelt

Cinematic adaptations of the King Arthur story have frequently assigned a central place to the love triangle between Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot most famously in the saccharine Hollywood remake, First Knight (1995)....

Progressive politics can win in a post-truth world by making myths of its own

By Timothy Stacey

Much has been made of Donald Trumps wanton deployment of myths in the place of facts in recent months. To the dismay of his opponents, challenging these myths with rational evidence or fact checking simply does not cut...

After the 'Facebook Files', the social media giant must be more transparent

By Nicolas Suzor

Most people on Facebook have probably seen something they wish they hadnt, whether it be violent pictures or racist comments. How the social media giant decides what is and isnt acceptable is often a mystery. Internal...

From Bulgaria to East Asia, the making of Japan's yogurt culture

By Maria Yotova

Yogurt has travelled from Bulgaria to Japan and back, channelling identities and national pride as it goes. The the sixth article of our series Globalisation Under Pressure charts its course. Japan has a new food fad:...

Explainer: how the internet knows if you're happy or sad

By Lewis Mitchell

Think about what you shared with your friends on Facebook today. Was it feelings of stress or failure, or perhaps joy, love or excitement? Each time we post on social media, we leave traces of our mood. Our emotions are...

What is positive psychology and how can you use it for yourself?

By Peggy Kern

Many people have probably heard the term positive psychology, but know little about what it means in practice. Positive psychology aims to find ways to make life better for people, and ensure theyre the most mentally...

6 reasons why stopping terrorism is so challenging

By Eileen Trauth

A January 2017 PEW survey showed that Americans rate terrorism as the top priority for the Trump administration and Congress. They put the issue ahead of the economy, education, jobs and health care costs. For the past...

Breaking down their own stereotypes to give veterans more career opportunities

By Eileen Trauth

Military veterans have a higher unemployment rate than nonveterans, according to federal statistics. One reason may be that when veterans seek civilian jobs, they often face stereotypes from hiring managers. But another...

How data are transforming the music industry

By Brian Moon

Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music. Less understood are the ways that raw information accumulated via...

Let cities speak: what sounds define us now?

By Jordan Lacey

This is the first of two Let Cities Speak articles. While Western city soundscapes are increasingly homogeneous, these articles seek to explore the sounds that still define us and the ways in which we might discover new...

Let cities speak: reclaiming a place for community with sounds

By Jordan Lacey

This is the second of two Let Cities Speak articles. While Western city soundscapes are increasingly homogeneous, these articles seek to explore the sounds that still define us and the ways in which we might discover new...

Africa must reboot its health systems to cope with non-communicable diseases

By Neo Tapela

When it comes to killer diseases in Africa many people think of infectious diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, or even Ebola. But the reality is that diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease known as...

Resistance to hydropower is evaporating as science takes centre stage

By Mike Muller

Big dams have a bad reputation. Theyre often associated with social disruption and environmental damage. That perception is now shifting. The challenges of climate, urbanisation and economic growth in countries and...

Why augmented reality is triggering cultural conflict and religious controversy

By Robert Seddon

A Russian man was recently given a three-and-a-half year suspended sentence for inciting religious hatred. His crime? Playing the popular augmented reality (AR) game Pokémon Go on his smartphone in a...

Hag, temptress or feminist icon? The witch in popular culture

By Chloe Germaine Buckley

You would have thought that Western society might have grown out of the habit of portraying powerful women as witches, but a trope that usually ended badly for women in the Middle Ages is still being used in the 21st...

How Big Tobacco is losing the fight to stop plain packaging of cigarettes

By Enrico Bonadio

You may already have seen the tobacco packs currently sold in the UK: a dark, murky green colour with large graphic health-warning images and scary messages aimed at informing current and potential smokers about the...

An ethical hacker can help you beat a malicious one

By Georg Thomas

The recent spate of cyber attacks on computer systems across the world shows how some organisations are not doing enough to protect their systems against malicious hackers. But if organisations had engaged the services...

Hassan Rouhani's economic legacy may be his key to winning a second term

By Shahram Akbarzadeh

Todays presidential election in Iran had turned into a vote of confidence for President Hassan Rouhanis four years in office. Irans economic recovery and reintegration into the global economy have become key electoral...

The road to the great regression

By Donatella Della Porta Et Al

In 1980, the novelist Martin Amis attended a meeting in Texas with Ronald Reagan, then in the midst of the campaign that would put him in the White House. Reagan liked to end his electoral activities with some audience...

The BHP rebrand might be a success even if it doesn't drive sales

By Chris Baumann

Mining giant BHP Billiton has finally launched its rebrand - dropping Billiton, removing the four-blobs from its logo; leaving only an upper-case BHP behind. Research shows that rebrands rarely improve...

How the Aramco IPO will make history and transform Saudi Arabia's economy

The US and Saudi Arabia have signed hundreds of billions of dollars worth of business deals following Donald Trumps trip to the oil-rich state. The biggest deal was for nearly US$110 billion worth of weapons (extending to...

Oil in Global Economy Series

Oil in Global Economy Series: What's now for oil price amid OPEC/N-OPEC agreement?

08:59 AM| Commentary

In an article published before the OPEC/N-OPEC meeting earlier this week, named Oil in Global Economy Series: Oil might suffer buy the rumor, sell the news, available at...

German bunds climb on safe-haven demand amid quiet trading session

09:08 AM| Commentary Economy

The German bunds climbed at the close of the trading week on Friday as investors poured into safe-haven instruments amid a quiet trading session that witnessed data of less economic significance. The yield on the...

Global Geopolitics Series

Global Geo-political Series: UK resumes information sharing with US as Trump vows to punish leakers

07:19 AM| Commentary

The diplomatic rift between the UK and the United States that was triggered by the announcement of the name of the suicide bomber involved in the Manchester attack by US broadcaster CBS citing unnamed intelligence...

JGBs flat post slightly lower-than-expected April core consumer inflation

06:32 AM| Commentary Economy

The Japanese government bonds traded flat on the last trading day of the week after reading the countrys slightly lower-than-expected core consumer price inflation for the month of April. The benchmark 10-year bond...

Central Banking Series

Fed likely to raise interest rate three times in 2018, says Lloyds Bank

05:46 AM| Commentary Central Banks Economy

The United States Federal Reserve is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate three times in 2018 while adopting two more hikes through this year. The central bank left monetary policy unchanged after the Federal Open...

Asian markets mixed, gold marginally higher at $1,257

04:33 AM| Commentary

All the major Asian indices were trading on a mixed note on Friday. Gold was trading around $1,257 mark while silver was trading around $17.16 marks. Japans Nikkei was trading 0.41 pct lower at 19,731.50...

Australian bonds rally tracking strength in U.S. Treasuries after rise in initial jobless claims

04:04 AM| Commentary Economy

The Australian bonds rallied on the last day of the week, tracking strength in the U.S. counterpart after reading the slightly higher initial jobless claims release later yesterday. The yield on the benchmark 10-year...

U.S. consumer sentiment likely stayed elevated in April, construction spending to have recovered

23:00 PM| Commentary

The U.S. Conference Boards consumer confidence index had dropped a bit in April. The index for May is set to be released next week, shedding light on whether the confidence has topped, albeit at the highest levels since...

Indian economy likely to have grown sub-7 pct in Q1 2017, says Scotiabank

22:59 PM| Commentary

India is set to release its first quarter economic growth data next week. According to a Scotiabank research report, the Indian economy is likely to have continued to ease from 8.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter...

U.S. consumer spending likely to have risen decently in April, says Scotiabank

22:58 PM| Commentary

The recovery of the U.S. economic growth in the second quarter over the first quarters miserly growth pace relies mainly upon consumers. The U.S. consumer spending figures are set to be released next week. According to a...

South Korean composite consumer sentiment index rises in May

22:43 PM| Commentary

The composite consumer sentiment index (CCSI) of South Korea rose in May. The index was up by 6.8 points to 108 from April. Consumer confidences about current living standards and their future outlook were two and five...

Japan’s headline and core inflation likely to have accelerated slightly in April

22:03 PM| Commentary

The April consumer price inflation data for Japan is set to be released on Friday. Based on the available data, the country wide headline and core inflation are expected to have accelerated a bit in April. According to a...

Singaporean economy likely to expand 2.5 pct in 2017, manufacturing likely to drive growth

20:29 PM| Commentary

The first quarter Singaporean economic growth was upwardly revised earlier today to 2.7 percent year-on-year, as was expected, from the earlier estimate of 2.5 percent year-on-year. The upward revision was mainly due to...

U.S. Treasuries gain following steep losses in energy prices, less hawkish FOMC minutes

11:26 AM| Commentary Economy

The U.S. Treasuries gained Thursday, following steep losses witnessed in global benchmark energy prices after Saudi Arabia hurdled in the wake of too deeper oil production cuts in the near term. Also, the slightly less...

Top Stories

Here Is The Fossil Fuel Power Plant That Doesn’t Produce Carbon Emissions

09:58 AM| Technology

For the longest time, the world has lived with a simple truth; power plants using fossil fuels contribute to carbon emissions, period. However, a trio of trailblazers decided that this didnt have to be the case and that...

SpaceX Tests Falcon Heavy, Huge Rocket For Manned Space Missions

09:58 AM| Technology

For the most part, rocket launches by SpaceX were so far involved in delivering goods such as satellites into space. That was with the Falcon 9. With the Falcon Heavy rocket, things are a bit different as the rocket is...

Driverless Car Tests Can Be 99.99% Faster And Cheaper, Researchers Claim

09:58 AM| Technology

Testing self-driving technology is an important step to developing cars that can drive themselves with an acceptable level of control. Unfortunately, such tests can take a lot of time. According to researchers from the...

Digital Currency Revolution

Bitcoin Hits $2,800 In Value, Surges To The Top Of Google Searches

09:57 AM| Technology

It seems cryptocurrency is having a fantastic month, with Bitcoin reportedly hitting a high of $2,800 in terms of value this May. As a result of this increased appreciation, word of the digital currency has spread enough...

T-Mobile To Launch Digits, One Number To Rule All Devices And It’s Free

09:57 AM| Technology

When T-Mobile announced its Digits service back in December, a lot of people were excited about the prospect of having just one phone number to use with all of their devices. At the time, it was still in beta but not...

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Facebook Replaces Church, Work And Communities

09:53 AM| Technology

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg recently gave a commencement speech at Harvard, which is ironic since he dropped out of the school upon creating the social media site. During the speech, Zuckerberg noted how people are...

Our 'selfish' genes contain the seeds of our destruction – but there might be a fix

By John Baird - 13:39 PM| Insights & Views Health

The human race is in so much trouble that it needs to colonise another planet within 100 years or face extinction. So says the physicist Stephen Hawking in an upcoming BBC documentary, Stephen Hawking: Expedition New...

T-Mobile Is Stealing Verizon’s Customers By Paying Out Their Devices

11:35 AM| Technology

Looks like the Uncarrier is at it again as T-Mobile moves to disrupt Verizons business by paying off the smartphone plans of its customers if they switch. The offer only applies to iPhones and Pixel phones of their...

Stem cells show promise – but they also have a darker side

By John Baird - 13:47 PM| Science

Everyone seems to be excited about stem cells. Their excellent promise as a treatment for a range of diseases and injuries mean almost guaranteed coverage for research. While some types of stem cells are already being used...

Facebook Signs Up Buzzfeed To Create Original Video Content For Millennials

11:34 AM| Technology

Its been known for some time that Facebook intends on creating original video content for its users and has even acquired A-list celebrities to achieve this goal. In a recent development, it would seem that the social...

Intel Gives Thunderbolt 3 Away For Free, No Royalties

11:26 AM| Technology

Normally, when a company develops a new technology that might make them a lot of money, they dont just give it away. In a rare example of apparent altruism, this is exactly what Intel is doing with its new Thunderbolt 3...

How Google Street View became fertile ground for artists

By Chris Ingraham Et Al - 15:25 PM| Insights & Views Technology

On May 25, Google Street View celebrates its 10th birthday. A feature of Google Maps, it lets users explore cities and towns around the world and even peer inside businesses and government institutions (including the...

Econotimes Series


Chinese authorities announce new formula to fix yuan exchange rate

On Friday, Chinas authorities announced another change to the formula to fix the yuan exchange rate. The China Foreign Exchange Trade System stated that the Peoples Bank of China is changing the method of fixing rate that...

Japan's underlying inflationary pressures remain subdued, highlight difficult task ahead for the BoJ

In Japan, data from the Internal Affairs Ministry showed on Friday that Japans core consumer inflation gauge rose for a fourth month in April, the longest run of gains since mid-2015, but remains far below the central...

U.S. Treasuries gain ahead of Q1 GDP data; slightly higher initial jobless claims lend support

The U.S. Treasuries gained Friday as investors await the countrys first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP), scheduled to be released later in the day. Further, the slightly higher reading of the initial jobless claims,...

EUR/HUF likely to remain steadily higher over the coming year, says Commerzbank

MNB remained dovish at its May Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting this week, but there was the absence of any fresh dovish signals, which made markets wonder whether or not MNB was going to reconsider its ultra-dovish...

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 26th May 2017

Not many economic data and events scheduled for today and some with high volatility risks associated. Upcoming: The 43rd G7 summit begins today in Italy. United States: Feds Bullard is scheduled to speak at...


How World War I changed the weather for good

Culture has rarely tired of speaking about the weather. Pastoral poems detail the seasonal variations in weather ad nauseam, while the term pathetic fallacy is often taken to refer to a Romantic poets wilful translation of...

Beyond Brexit: ‘Global Britain’ looks to the emerging Anglosphere for new opportunities

What lies beyond Brexit? This is not just a question for the United Kingdom and the European Union, but also one that will reverberate around the world. One answer is the Anglosphere. Often spoken of as an...

Electioneering in the social media age

Britain is engaged in a General Election contest and once again political parties are investing money, time and energy in their online presence. The Tories are ploughing cash into Instagram adverts and Labour is doing its...

How UKIP’s decline could provide a major boost for Theresa May

The British prime minister Theresa May called a snap general election in the expectation that it will deliver her a substantially increased parliamentary majority. This in turn would give her the strong and stable...

US under Trump Series: Appointment of Mueller as special counsel is good news for policies

Last week, the US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein appointed the former FBI director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to the investigation to Russias meddling with the US election and alleged collusion between the...


There Are Now Tattoos That Can Say It Was Stupid To Get A Tattoo Out Loud

Humans have had a long history with tattoos, going back to the hunter-gatherer days when primitive tribes would mark themselves after a successful hunt or winning a war. These days, tattoos have become a fashion statement,...

Gas Station On The Moon Planned, Mars Mission Jump Point

There are several developments in the space sector right now, one of which is the effort to colonize Mars. However, this project has quite a few obstacles with energy burnout being a major factor. This is where a Caltech...

Arms Early Impressions Favorable, Nintendo Switch Motion Control Seems Good

When it was announced that Nintendo was going to be released a fighting game with motion controls called Arms, many were concerned that the response wouldnt be up to par. Based on early impressions, however, both the game...

Scientific Proof That Vegans Are Right, Going Meatless Will Save The World

In developed communities, particularly in the US, Vegans have earned unfortunate reputations for being a little annoying. However, new scientific research suggests that they may actually have the right standpoint on the...

Inoculation theory: Using misinformation to fight misinformation

As a psychologist researching misinformation, I focus on reducing its influence. Essentially, my goal is to put myself out of a job. Recent developments indicate that I havent been doing a very good job of it....


Another Private Rocket Company Competes With SpaceX, Successful Test Reaches Space

Theres no denying that Elon Musks SpaceX is the most popular private space company in the business right now. However, its not the only one. Another American company successfully launched a rocket from a New Zealand site,...

Free ‘The Witcher’ Game Available To Players Of ‘Gwent’ Closed Beta

CD Projekt Red has opened the doors to the open beta of the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, so everyone can finally try out the spin-off card game found in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt title. This isnt the end of the surprises,...

Fallout 4 Is Free-To-Play This Weekend, But Only This Weekend

Theres no doubt that Bethesdas Fallout 4 video game has been a financial success, but it seems the company wants to increase the exposure of the title years after its release. This weekend, players will be able to download...

Far Cry 5 Details Revealed; Cults And Inbred Characters?

After confirming a few details about Far Cry 5 last week, Ubisoft promised that it will do the official announcement of the game in a few days. In the meantime, the company released an official artwork for the game that...

DJI Introduces ‘Spark’ Its Smallest Drone Yet, Only $499

Chinese tech company DJI is undeniably dominating the drone market, but in order to stay on top, it needs to provide more variety to its lineup. Introducing the new Spark, the companys smallest drone that comes with an...
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