• California considers historic plan to require solar panels on new homes
California considers historic plan to require solar panels on new homes

As it happens, there are policy steps that would both reduce energy consumption and lower the cost of housing-and also give people more living options not fewer. A key element in crafting the new standards was to ensure that the efficiency upgrade and solar systems would be affordable to all Californians. The Times estimates that the re...

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  • Sensex, Nifty continue to trade steady; banking stocks see a surge
Sensex, Nifty continue to trade steady; banking stocks see a surge

Global crude oil prices hovered above the $75 per barrel mark on uncertainties over the U.S. re-imposing sanctions on Iran , fanning fears of a supply disruption. Sectoral indices, led by bank, healthcare, consumer durables, power, FMCG, capital goods and PSU, were in the positive zone, rising by up to 0.88%.

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  • Disney-Fox Deal Could Get Derailed By Potential Cash Offer From Comcast
Disney-Fox Deal Could Get Derailed By Potential Cash Offer From Comcast

A decision in the AT&T-Time Warner case is expected June 12. Comcast is preparing a $60 billion hostile bid, while Disney is ready to offer a $52 billion stake exchange according to an agreement reached at the end of December 2017. Disney brass has stated they would intend to consolidate Sky ownership under the House of Mouse, which would be ...

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  • Day's strong finish seals Wells Fargo win
Day's strong finish seals Wells Fargo win

But that relative indifference has changed in recent years. A return to an old stomping ground could not come at a better time for McIlroy in his first start since he finished in a share of fifth place at Augusta National where he went out in the final pairing eyeing the final leg of the career grand slam.

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  • Cybersecurity uncharted territory, risks to get worse: Warren Buffett
Cybersecurity uncharted territory, risks to get worse: Warren Buffett

Apple developers products that Buffett describes as being "extremely sticky, meaning that customers become attached to these products and in turn support Apple as a company". Last week, the so-called "Oracle of Omaha" argued that investing in bitcoin is a gamble, not an investment. Do cryptocurrency investors care what Warren Buffett has to s...

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  • Elon Musk Apologizes for Dismissing Finance Questions; Tesla Stocks Fall Anyway
Elon Musk Apologizes for Dismissing Finance Questions; Tesla Stocks Fall Anyway

Many expect that its need for cash will require the company to again turn to markets to raise more capital. But Model 3 production still isn't near the level of 5,000 per week that Musk promised previous year. However, Musk said in Tesla's earnings call that the Model Y would be a "manufacturing revolution". The first few questions went ...

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  • Employers Added a Modest 164000 Jobs in April
Employers Added a Modest 164000 Jobs in April

Healthcare continues to hire more people, adding 24,000 jobs last month and 305,000 over the a year ago. "So, there was a lot of slack in the economy", said Dr. Walmart's minimum wage hike to $11 an hour has contributed to the same kind of dynamic early this year. In April, only 3.9 percent of Americans who were looking for work couldn't find ...

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  • New home secretary #Javid opposes 'hostile environment' approach to immigration
New home secretary #Javid opposes 'hostile environment' approach to immigration

Asked if Mrs May allowed Ms Rudd "to fall on her sword" to protect herself, she replied: "Amber resigned because of information that she had given to Parliament which proved to be inaccurate". It's also notoriously known as something of a political minefield - May's six-year survival there being an exception. Those affected are known as the "Wind...

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  • The Fed keeps the guys but sees inflation closer to the target
The Fed keeps the guys but sees inflation closer to the target

The revival of the USA currency after more than a year on the wane is already causing mayhem in emerging markets from Turkey to Argentina and Indonesia, while tightening global financial conditions in a way that could eventually make even the Fed consider a pause for thought.

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  • Twitter finds password bug, tells users to change password
Twitter finds password bug, tells users to change password

The company says it has fixed the internal glitch and has seen "no indication of breach or misuse" but recommends precautionary steps of changing the login password . I have felt strongly that we should. Social media platform Twitter warned its users that a recent glitch on its system has left passwords vulnerable, and recommended that users...

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  • Flipkart board clears 75% stake sale deal with Walmart for $15 billion
Flipkart board clears 75% stake sale deal with Walmart for $15 billion

As it is, right ahead of the blockbuster deal, Flipkart has bought back over 1.8 million shares worth more than $350 million from minority investors valuing the company at $17.69 billion as per information filed by Flipkart with Singapore's Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority.

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  • Christian addiction specialist welcomes new ban on cheap alcohol
Christian addiction specialist welcomes new ban on cheap alcohol

The law, which sets a floor price for drinks depending on how many units of alcohol they contain, was passed in 2012 but has faced legal challenges. The law stipulates that a standard 700 ml 40 percent bottle of whisky cannot be sold for less than £14 ($19.12, about 1,200 rubles), a 750 ml 13 percent bottle of wine - for less than 4.88 pounds ($6...

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  • Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Stands By Redesign Despite Rocky Q1 Results
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Stands By Redesign Despite Rocky Q1 Results

Revenue came in at $231 million, 25 percent higher than a year ago but well below Wall Street's expectation for $244 million. User growth at the company's disappearing-message app have repeatedly fallen short of Wall Street's expectations since its heavily hyped IPO in March previous year.

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  • Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) Weekly Ratings as of May 1, 2018
Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) Weekly Ratings as of May 1, 2018

Vanguard owns 927,587 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys accumulated 431,520 shares. Ameriprise Financial reported 0% in FirstEnergy Corp. The Company is organized into operating units based on its service lines and has six segments: Capital Markets, Post Trade Services-CC&G and Monte Titoli, Post Trade Services-LCH, In...

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  • EU's chief Brexit negotiator calls for agreement on Irish border
EU's chief Brexit negotiator calls for agreement on Irish border

The DUP and leading Tories have branded the land grab "unacceptable" while Theresa May has said no British Prime Minister would ever agree to it. "It is increasingly apparent that the Irish government does not seem to care about securing a sensible and pragmatic outcome from Brexit which can work for both Northern Ireland and the Republic"....

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  • Australia to Allocate $500Mln to Protect Great Barrier Reef From Climate Change
Australia to Allocate $500Mln to Protect Great Barrier Reef From Climate Change

The Turnbull government has committed $500 million to a protection package for the Great Barrier Reef - the largest of its kind in Australian history. "We'll be improving the monitoring of the reef's health and the measurement of its impacts", he said from Cairns in Far North Queensland. Climate change also affected the creatures that live in...

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  • ME cop killer John Williams captured after four-day nationwide manhunt Video
ME cop killer John Williams captured after four-day nationwide manhunt Video

The search for John Williams, suspected of shooting and killing Somerset County Sheriff's Corporal Eugene Cole, has ended. "We did use Cpl". Williams, 29, was found alive at 12:43 p.m. "MANHUNT IS OVER. PUBLIC IS SAFE", Maine State Police tweeted Saturday afternoon . Williams will be detained during the weekend and will make his initial co...

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  • Genealogy websites help California police find Golden State Killer suspect
Genealogy websites help California police find Golden State Killer suspect

The daughter of an OR man who was misidentified as a possible suspect in the so-called Golden State Killer case wasn't informed authorities were taking a DNA sample from her father, but later helped in the investigation. The girls, who were about 8 or 9 years old at the time , were supervised by DeAngelo's daughter. Investigators also reve...

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  • Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) Quarterly Sentiment Change Reported at 0.79
Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) Quarterly Sentiment Change Reported at 0.79

Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 20,805 shares. Cypress Funds Llc reported 147,000 shares. Burt Wealth Advisors owns 269 shares. BA outperformed by 70.80% the S&P 500. Capital World Investors, which manages about $461.25 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) by 5.96M shares to 221.49 milli...

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  • Amazon Prime Membership Prices Are Increasing. Here's Everything You Need to Know
Amazon Prime Membership Prices Are Increasing. Here's Everything You Need to Know

The new price is effective May 11 for new members. Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. The announcement of a price increase is unlikely to put anyone off. What is quite interesting about the timing of this announcement is that Amazon just released their first quarter numbers for 2018 and they made $1.6 billion in profits (more...

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  • Ford dropping all but 2 cars to focus on trucks, SUVs
Ford dropping all but 2 cars to focus on trucks, SUVs

The automaker says it made $1.74 billion, or 43 cents per share, compared with $1.59 billion, or 40 cents per share a year ago. Ford's revenue worldwide increased 7 percent to $42 billion for the quarter. "Although passenger auto segments have declined over the last number of years, they are still very important", GM's Stevens said, according...

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  • Draghi Faced Nowotny Plea to Discuss ECB Policy
Draghi Faced Nowotny Plea to Discuss ECB Policy

In the press conference Mario Draghi announced the governing council's message was for "caution tempered by an unchanged confidence that inflation will converge to our inflation target over the medium-term but that confidence is conditional on an accommodative monetary policy framework being in place".

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  • Stocks fall hard amid rising interest rates and earnings fears
Stocks fall hard amid rising interest rates and earnings fears

S&P 500 futures were recently down 0.2% after the index. This Tuesday S&P 500 rose by 0.3 percent. The 10-year bond note yield traded at highest level since January 2014, breaking above 3 percent for the first time in more than four years.

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  • Sky reconsiders Fox offer after Comcast bid
Sky reconsiders Fox offer after Comcast bid

Comcast said it would make a legally binding commitment to fund the rolling news channel at at least its current level for a decade. The proposed combination has been further complicated by Fox's agreement to sell many of its TV and film assets to Disney, including its 39 percent stake in Sky.

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  • Europe's minimum age limit for WhatsApp is 16 years
Europe's minimum age limit for WhatsApp is 16 years

Those who fail to get permission from a guardian will be shown "a more generic version of Facebook " that is less reliant on personal data, the tech news site says . According to WhatsApp , all users will be required to comply with a new data and privacy policy where users will be asked to explicitly mention they are at least 16 years of ag...

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  • Trump sees
Trump sees "very good chance" of US-China trade deal

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the US would likely reach a trade agreement with China and that officials from both sides would sit down for negotiations in a few days. Trump has authorised tariffs on about US$50 billion (S$66 billion) in Chinese exports in response to China's alleged theft of American intellectual property.

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  • Aluminum stocks fall as U.S. considers easing sanctions on Russian
Aluminum stocks fall as U.S. considers easing sanctions on Russian

Moscow has said it is considering various ways to help RUSAL after the US Treasury blacklisted the company and its billionaire major shareholder Deripaska. economic sanctions on Tehran, which would be a severe blow to the pact. Mnuchin said "impact on our partners and allies" factored into the reprieve.

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  • FAA orders tests on airplane engines after April 17 fatal explosion
FAA orders tests on airplane engines after April 17 fatal explosion

The blast shattered a window, killing a passenger, in the first U.S. passenger airline fatality since 2009. The maker of a jet engine that ruptured during a recent Southwest Airlines flight, leaving one passenger dead, called Friday for rapid inspections of all of its engines powering Boeing 737 aircraft.

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  • Herberger's store closing sales start Friday
Herberger's store closing sales start Friday

The move impacts several local employees, who learned of the closure on Tuesday. The winning bid for the retailer was about $777 million, Dow Jones reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The group had requested $500,000 out of the bankruptcy estate for due diligence costs, but the judge denied the request, Patino said. The departme...

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  • Amazon Prime has more members than Costco, Bezos reveals
Amazon Prime has more members than Costco, Bezos reveals

In fact, the 100 million number exceeds estimates from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, which suggested that the loyalty program had 90 million subscribers in October 2017 . It was also the company's best yet for hardware sales, showing "tens of millions of Echo devices, and Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick with Alexa" as best-selling products.

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  • China imposes preliminary anti-dumping duties of 179 percent on USA sorghum
China imposes preliminary anti-dumping duties of 179 percent on USA sorghum

Beijing launched the sorghum investigation on February 4 in what some business people saw as a warning shot as President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese-made washing machines and solar modules. China on Tuesday elaborated on when it would scrap foreign ownership limits for automakers, shipbuilders and aircraft producers. It was unclear w...

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  • Facebook shares rise as tech giant details data collection of non-users
Facebook shares rise as tech giant details data collection of non-users

Facebook receives all of this data as well, Baser said , as well as information on which website or app is being used. The post ends by stating Facebook's commitment to transparency. "It's not clear what Facebook is doing with that information", said Chris Calabrese, vice president for policy at the Center for Democracy & Technology, a W...

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  • Syrian Chemical Weapons Sites Before And After Missile Strikes
Syrian Chemical Weapons Sites Before And After Missile Strikes

The attacks, launched in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack a week ago, destroyed facilities in Homs and the Barzah Research Centre. Others like Mandel agree that though, chemical weapons are heinous, Trump had other options to prevent Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime from using them.

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  • Scientists accidentally create plastic-eating mutant enzyme
Scientists accidentally create plastic-eating mutant enzyme

PETase is thought to have evolved in a waste recycling centre in Japan , which allowed a bacterium to degrade plastic as a food source. So they mutated the PETase active site to make it more like cutinase , and unexpectedly found that this mutant enzyme was even better than the natural PETase at breaking down PET .

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supports US-led strikes in Syria, UN calls for restraint
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supports US-led strikes in Syria, UN calls for restraint

Israel on Saturday lauded the joint airstrikes on Syria by the U.S., Britain and France as an "appropriate" response to the alleged gas attack in Syria . "America does not seek an indefinite presence in Syria under no circumstances". "A short time ago, I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated...

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  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom wins gold
Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom wins gold

England won both the men's and women's 4×100-meter relays on the final day of track, while Botswana took the men's 4×400 and Jamaica the women's 4×400. This time, though first rusher Rohidas successfully blocked the drag-flick, but on rebound Ward used a strong back hand shot to once again find the right corner of the post that helped England re...

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  • Jets dominate Wild to take 2-0 series lead
Jets dominate Wild to take 2-0 series lead

We'll be ready on Sunday. "Said it coming in, nobody is really giving us a serious chance in this series", Hakstol said. Media: "What happened after the first period?" Eric Staal and his line of course must be better than they were in game one, but again, that is an easy finger point situation.

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  • Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) raised 8.92% in less than 24 hours
Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) raised 8.92% in less than 24 hours

Its down -88.88% in the last 100 days since when traded at $0.1402 and the annual trend is up. "Serious money is now entering the market for the first time", Jeffrey Van de Leemput, an analyst at Cryptocampus, a business that offers trading courses, said in a email."A couple days ago I helped set up a 200k btc transaction for Chinese buyers".

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  • Uber adds passenger safety features with emergency button to call 911
Uber adds passenger safety features with emergency button to call 911

Jump and Uber were previously partners and 250 red bikes - which could be picked up or dropped off anywhere using built-in Global Positioning System - have been available through the Uber app in San Francisco since the start of the year.

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  • Volkswagen names new chief executive in boardroom revamp
Volkswagen names new chief executive in boardroom revamp

Excessive spending and poor budget discipline were eroding profit margins even before the carmaker's diesel-emissions scandal erupted in September 2015. But Diess, a lanky, cool-headed Bavarian, never got ruffled and ultimately secured a landmark deal that paved the way to cut as many as 30,000 jobs and save 3.7 billion euros ($4.6 billion).

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  • Looking at the Big Picture for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
Looking at the Big Picture for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

About shares traded. Dolly Varden Silver Corporation (OTCMKTS:DOLLF) has 0.00% since April 11, 2017 and is. (NASDAQ: NFLX ). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mgmt has 64,000 shs for 0.11% of their capital.

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  • Will Rusal default on some liabilities due to new sanctions?
Will Rusal default on some liabilities due to new sanctions?

Although the supply pipeline of the metal, more than two-fifths of which is sourced in Russian Federation, has not been directly hit by the sanctions, the market has been rattled by the inclusion of Deripaska on the blacklist. to benefit American producers most. Glencore PLC said Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg had resigned as a director of Unite...

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  • US Approved Bayer's Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
US Approved Bayer's Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)

Monday is uptrending and has moved 3.06% since April 10, 2017. It has outperformed by 5.67% the S&P500. Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc increased its stake by 1289.46% in Monsanto Co ( MON ), according to 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange filling.

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  • VW board to decide on new HR chief at Friday meeting
VW board to decide on new HR chief at Friday meeting

In a statement released today, the company said only that it was considering "personnel changes in the board of management [which] could also include a change in the position of the chairman of the board of management". Diess, 59, has focused his reforms at the VW brand on procurement and process management to bring its cost structure and efficienc...

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  • The Whispers about LendingClub Corporation (LC) and Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
The Whispers about LendingClub Corporation (LC) and Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Its stake in Five Point Holdings Llc was reduced by 263,042 shares to 4.84 million shares valued at $68.18 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Eqis Management Inc has 2,918 shares. (NASDAQ: TSLA ). Panagora Asset Management Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 2,567 shares. Howland Cap Mngmt Lc has 2.85% invested in Visa Inc.

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  • Apple beats Microsoft to reach 100 per cent renewable energy target
Apple beats Microsoft to reach 100 per cent renewable energy target

Apple said its deals with utilities had resulted in 25 operating renewable projects totaling 625MW, part of a portfolio that will eventually total 1.4GW across 11 countries. Last week, Google said it now holds contracts to purchase 3GW of output from renewable energy projects, allowing it to reach its 100% clean energy target.

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  • Boeing Co (BA) Beats Out Airbus In Key American Airlines Deal
Boeing Co (BA) Beats Out Airbus In Key American Airlines Deal

Strs Ohio boosted its holdings in Boeing by 5.4% in the 4th quarter. The Boeing Company , together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sales, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide.

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  • YouTube Headquarters Shooter Identified As User Nasim Aghdam
YouTube Headquarters Shooter Identified As User Nasim Aghdam

Her father, Ismail Aghdam , told the Bay Area News Group that he warned police the day before the attack that his daughter was upset with how YouTube handled her videos and might be planning to go to its offices. she in no way met any reason for us to speak with her further or possibly detain her". "I'm being discriminated and filtered on You...

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  • Moscow promises 'tough response' to new American sanctions on Russian oligarchs
Moscow promises 'tough response' to new American sanctions on Russian oligarchs

The measures were taken under a USA law passed to punish Russian Federation for its alleged bid to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, engage in cyber-warfare and intervene in Ukraine and Syria. Both Miller and Kostin are longtime key members of Putin's team. The state-owned Russian weapons trading company, Rosoboronexport and Russi...

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  • Dow Triumphs Amid China's Tariff Retaliation
Dow Triumphs Amid China's Tariff Retaliation

At 12:54 a.m. the Dow Jones Industrial Average (. DJI ) was down 320.42 points, or 1.31 percent, at 24,184.8. The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Thursday was Micron Technology, Inc. The S&P 500 sectors were entirely positive. Friday's downdraft also came amid a jobs report for March that produced ...

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