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US President Donald Trump arrives for the NATO summit at the Grove hotel in Watford, northeast of London on December 4, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speak during a meeting in New York on September 25, 2019. Hanno Pevkur, Estonia's defense minister, emphasized that NATO allies did not interfere in each other's domestic politics and democratic processes. So when, when the choice of American people is Donald Trump, then it's Donald Trump. Then all the countries in the world, including Estonia, including the NATO allies, have to talk with this administration who will be put in place."
Persons: Donald Trump, Christian Hartmann, Trump, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Peter Nicholls, Jens Stoltenberg, Stoltenberg, Joe Biden's, , Volodymyr Zelensky, Saul Loeb, Donald Trump's, Keir Starmer, Starmer, we've, that's, Radosław Sikorski, CNBC's Steve Sedgwick, Hanno Pevkur, It's, France —, Balázs Orbán, Viktor Orbán Organizations: NATO, AFP, Getty, Republican, Ukraine, Eurasia Group, Trump, Ukrainian, Independent, CNBC, Hungary's Locations: Grove, Watford, London, Washington, Ukraine, China, North Korea, Iran, Britain, New York, Europe, Russia, Estonia, United States, Germany, Canada, France, Poland
The authorities in England were hunting on Wednesday for a man who was suspected of killing three women the previous night with a crossbow and possibly other weapons in a small, leafy town north of London, according to Hertfordshire Police. The police said they arrived at the scene just before 7 p.m. local time on Tuesday and found three women with serious injuries. The BBC reported that the victims were the wife and two daughters of one of its horse-racing commentators. “As we’ve just reported, the three women killed in a crossbow attack in Bushey, near Watford, are Carol Hunt, the wife of the BBC commentator John Hunt, and two of their daughters,” the broadcaster wrote. The police were searching for Kyle Clifford, 26, they said, warning people that “he may be in possession of a crossbow, do not approach.” It was not immediately clear on Wednesday what the relation was between Mr. Clifford and the three women.
Persons: we’ve, Carol Hunt, John Hunt, Kyle Clifford, Clifford Organizations: Hertfordshire Police, BBC Locations: England, London, Bushey, Watford
The ruling came on the final day of the Supreme Court's term that began in October. At issue in the case was whether Corner Post was too late when it brought its legal challenge. A group of small business associations had filed a brief urging the Supreme Court to maintain a strict statute of limitations that begins at the time a regulation is finalized. The Supreme Court in 2015 left in place a lower court's ruling backing the regulation. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Traynor's decision, setting up the Supreme Court appeal.
Persons: Dado Ruvic, Charles Koch's, Joe Biden's, Dodd, Frank Wall, Daniel Traynor, Traynor's, John Kruzel, Will Dunham Organizations: REUTERS, Companies, Mastercard, WASHINGTON, U.S, Supreme, Federal, U.S . Chamber of Commerce, Federal Reserve, of Governors, District, Circuit, Fed, Thomson Locations: North Dakota, Watford City, Corner, St, Louis
The case on time limits, Corner Post v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, No. 22-1008, arose from a challenge to a 2011 regulation of debit-card swipe fees brought by two trade associations in 2021. The amended suit said Corner Post could not have sued within the six-year period after the issuance of the regulation because it did not yet exist. “Has the Justice Department and the agencies considered whether there is any interaction between these two challenges?” Justice Kagan asked. The lawyer, Benjamin W. Snyder, responded, “I want to be careful here.”Then he added that the consequences could be enormous.
Persons: Elena Kagan, , ” Justice Kagan, Benjamin W, Snyder, Organizations: Governors, Federal Reserve, N.D, Chevron, Natural Resources Defense Council, Justice Department Locations: Watford City, Chevron
Click here to follow Copa America on The Athletic and get relevant stories in your personalized feed. AdvertisementMelanie Anzidei: Winning a second Copa America in a row would solidify Argentina’s place as one of football’s greatest teams. With both nations tied on a record 15 Copa America titles each, I’ve got my fingers crossed for a meeting in the final. Cardenas: Luis Diaz scored four goals at the 2021 Copa America, leading Colombia to the semifinals. GO DEEPER The Radar – The Athletic’s Copa America 2024 scouting guideTell us one thing you really want to see happen…Cardenas: The Copa America is such an important tournament for South American countries.
Persons: Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, Will Vinicius Junior, Paul Tenorio, I’m, Felipe Cardenas, Messi, Carl De Souza, Jeff Rueter, Melanie Anzidei, Joshua Kloke, Brazil —, Thom Harris, Marcelo Bielsa, I’ve, Tenorio, Lionel Messi Cardenas, Lionel Messi Rueter, Lautaro Martinez Anzidei, Julian Alvarez Kloke, Luis Diaz Harris, Darwin Nunez, Cardenas, Luis Diaz, Diaz, It’s Messi, Vinicius, Gustavo Pagano, Vinicius Jr’s, Harris, … James Rodriguez, Nestor Lorenzo, James Rodriguez, Josh, Jeremy Reper, Enzo Fernandez ’, Yaser, Colombian Phil Foden, Paul, I, Piero Hincapie, Bayer, That’s, Hincapie, Dario Osorio, Alexis Sanchez’s, He’s, Osorio, Santiago Gimenez, Jonathan David, Europe’s, Snagging, … Cardenas, Leon Bailey, Michael Miller, Osorio dazzles, holdovers, Eduardo Vargas, Peru’s Paulo Guerrero, Vargas, Ricardo Gareca’s Organizations: Copa America, The Athletic, Reigning, Argentina, Messi, Saudi, AFP, Getty, Brazil, Guatemala, Inter Milan, C, Uruguay, Group, Colombia, Tenorio, Watford, Bayer Leverkusen, Bundesliga, Premier League, The, Midtjylland, Feyenoord, Canada, Copa, South, U.S, Reggae, MetLife, United, London, Paraguay, Red Bull Arena Locations: United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, U.S, Saudi Arabia, Miami, , Uruguay, Mexico, Colombia, The U.S, Chile, Colombian, England, Asprilla, Ecuador, Chilean, Denmark, Lille, Rueter, Jamaica, Barcelona, Copa America, Spain, Cardenas, Italy, Venezuela, Senegal, France
Canada couldn’t beat Guadeloupe or Guatemala last summer, then lost to Jamaica and confidence has pretty much hit rock bottom. The Athletic followed Marsch and Canada to Rotterdam and Bordeaux to find out. In the 15 months he has been out of the game, Marsch has taken time to choose his next job. “There’s a long way to go.”GO DEEPER The Jesse Marsch debate: Underrated Premier League-level manager or master of failing up? Well, for a start, Canada do have a number of talented players to build a team around.
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Only six months ago, the Super Eagles skipper had been considering walking away from international football entirely following disagreements with coach José Peseiro. “[It] resulted in us not actually speaking for a few months,” the defender told CNN World Sport’s Amanda Davies in a recent interview. Captain William Troost-Ekong (center, number 5) celebrates after scoring a penalty during Nigeria's AFCON semi-final match against South Africa on February 7, 2024. After dispatching a penalty in regular time, Troost-Ekong made no mistake during the subsequent shoot-out to help send his side into the final in Abidjan. Once again, it was a lead that came courtesy of a Troost-Ekong goal; this time from a powerful header.
Persons: William Troost, José Peseiro, Ekong, Amanda Davies, I’ve, , , AFCON, , Issouf Sanogo, Sebastian Haller, Les Éléphants, Peseiro Organizations: CNN, Africa, of Nations, Super Eagles, The, Eagles, Equatorial, Guinea Bissau, South, Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, Nigerian Football Federation, English Premier League, Watford, Greek, PAOK Thessaloniki, PAOK Locations: Qatar, Portuguese, Dutch, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, AFP, Cameroon, Angola, Abidjan, , Holland, Belgium, Turkey, Italy
“The London Overground network has grown considerably over recent years. “Giving each of the six routes their own line name and colour will make travel on London Overground easier and simpler for our customers.”A London Overground train in orange livery. Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/hutterstockThe routes will be known as Lioness line, the Mildmay line, the Windrush line, the Weaver line, the Suffragette line and the Liberty line from autumn. The Mildmay line, which will appear as blue parallel lines, runs from Stratford to Richmond/Clapham Junction. The Suffragette line, which will be marked in green parallel lines, runs from Gospel Oak to Barking Riverside.
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NEW YORK (AP) — She was a teenaged aspiring R&B singer and rapper who had gotten an appointment at Jam Master Jay's recording studio. Concepcion was brought to tears as she testified Thursday in the trial of two men charged in the 2002 killing. “Where did Jay get shot?” she recalled asking one of the DJ's aides, Uriel Rincon, who himself had been shot in the leg. She said she asked him to help her check Mizell's pulse, so the two moved the 37-year-old rap star's arm. “I'm sorry — I can't talk about stuff like this,” Concepcion told jurors, fanning herself and tearing up, then duly going on to describe the graphic particulars of what they saw.
Persons: Yarrah Concepcion, Concepcion, , Jay, Jason Mizell, Karl Jordan Jr, Ronald Washington, Mizell, Jordan, Mizell's, Stephon, Washington —, , Hennessy Cognac, , Washington, Susan Kellman, ” Concepcion, Uriel Rincon Organizations: DJ, Prosecutors, Washington, ” Watford, Watford Locations: Washington, Stephon Watford, Watford
The 75-year-old Brit landed on Hua Hin, a beach town south of Bangkok, Thailand. south of Bangkok, Thailand. He spends his days swimming and sun bathing and said medical care is cheaper and faster. Choosing where I wanted to retire abroad was difficultI decided against a care home in the UK for myself. My family's reaction when I said I would retire in Thailand was, "We can't come to see you.
Persons: Jeffrey Ogden, Brit, Hua Hin, , I've, I'd, I'm, Chiang Mai, didn't Organizations: Service, Sunshine International Locations: Bangkok, Thailand, Watford, United Kingdom, Spain, Caribbean, America, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Asia, Pattaya, Hua
CNN —Soccer is set to trial sin bins at the higher levels of the game in a bid to improve player behavior towards match officials – a move that has drawn a mixed response. The International Football Association Board (IFAB), the sport’s lawmaking body, announced on Monday that sin bins should be trialed “for dissent and specific tactical offences” having been successfully implemented at a grassroots level. Richard Heathcote/Getty ImagesBut not everyone is in favor of sin bins. “Considering football can’t decide what is clear and obvious from one week to the next, sin bins and the threshold for being banished to one have no chance,” CNN Senior Sports Analyst Darren Lewis wrote on X. He continued: “The success of sin bins in the grassroots game has been prevention, rather than cure.
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CNN —The Osage Ballet overlooks a creek in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, on the Osage Indian reservation. The Osage Ballet hopes to continue to inspire a new generations of dancers in her honor. But Tallchief refused and insisted on dancing as Maria Tallchief, keeping her Osage name, according to a biography of the ballerina by the School of American Ballet. Ballerina Maria Tallchief WATFORD/Mirrorpix/Getty ImagesElise Paschen, Tallchief’s daughter and a poet, told CNN her mother took great pride in her heritage. Smith said she hopes the Osage Ballet will continue Tallchief’s pioneering legacy of dance and Native American representation in ballet.
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NBA roundup: Luka Doncic, Mavs overwhelm Clippers
  + stars: | 2023-11-11 | by ( )   time to read: +6 min
This was the Clippers' first in-season tournament game, while the Mavericks improved to 1-1. Tyrese Maxey racked up 29 points, 11 assists, six rebounds and four steals for Philadelphia, which has won seven straight games. Rockets 104, Pelicans 101Fred VanVleet drilled two late 3-pointers as Houston rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat visiting New Orleans in an NBA in-season tournament game. Jayson Tatum had 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics, who were playing in their first in-season tournament game. Anthony Edwards added 28 points for the Timberwolves, with Rudy Gobert racking up 11 points and 10 rebounds, Mike Conley scoring 11 points and Jaden McDaniels hitting for 10.
Persons: Luka Doncic, Dwight Powell, Kevin Jairaj, Kyrie Irving, Tim Hardaway Jr, Derrick Jones Jr, Kawhi Leonard, Joel Embiid, Embiid, Tyrese Maxey, Killian Hayes, Duren, Fred VanVleet, VanVleet, Brandon Ingram, Ingram, Zion Williamson, CJ McCollum, Herb Jones, Jordan Clarkson, Lauri Markkanen, John Collins, Keyonte George, Desmond Bane, Bismack Biyombo, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Boston's Jrue Holiday, Lonnie Walker IV, Trendon, Dennis Smith Jr, Karl, Anthony Towns, phenom Victor Wembanyama, Anthony Edwards, Rudy Gobert, Mike Conley, Jaden McDaniels, LeBron James, D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Davis, Cam Reddish, Austin Reaves, Kevin Durant, Bradley Beal, Devin Booker, Mark Williams, Charlotte, Gordon Hayward, LaMelo Ball, Kevin Huerter, Keegan Murray, Domantas Sabonis, Murray, Malik Monk, Shai Gilgeous, Alexander Organizations: Dallas Mavericks, LA Clippers, American Airlines Center, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Dallas, The Mavericks, Clippers, Mavericks, West Group B, 76ers, Pistons, Philadelphia, Detroit, Rockets, Pelicans, Houston, New, Jazz, Grizzlies, Memphis, Celtics, Nets, Boston, Brooklyn, Trendon Watford, Timberwolves, Spurs, Minnesota, Lakers, Suns, Phoenix, Wizards, Washington, Hornets, Charlotte, East Group, Thunder, Sacramento, Oklahoma City, Kings, Group, Thomson Locations: Dallas , Texas, USA, Detroit, New Orleans, Utah, Minnesota, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Washington
The World Is Becoming More African
  + stars: | 2023-10-28 | by ( Declan Walsh | Hannah Reyes Morales | )   time to read: +37 min
Old World Young Africa As the world grays, Africa blooms with youth. The World Is Becoming More African Part one of a series on how the youth boom is changing the continent, and beyond. But while a handful of African countries are poised to ride the demographic wave, others risk being swamped by it. In the West, racists and right-wing nationalists stoke fears of African population growth to justify hatred, or even violence. The age gap between geriatric leaders and restless youth is “a major source of tension” in many African countries, said Simon Mulongo, a former African Union diplomat from Uganda.
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The National Weather Service warned of hazardous travel on snowy mountain passes and ice on some highways when snow initially melts and then freezes as road temperatures drop. The snow was then forecast to spread across northern Idaho, Montana, northwestern Wyoming and North Dakota into Friday. Some higher elevations in the northern Rockies could see snow totals of 2 feet (61 centimeters) or more. Central Montana will see the worst of the snow, said Matt Ludwig, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Great Falls. Northwestern Wyoming, including Yellowstone National Park, was also under a winter storm warning, the National Weather Service said.
Persons: HELENA, — Snow, Matt Ludwig, , Ludwig, aren’t, Snow, Payton Lester, Joe Spieker, Helena, Ludwig said, that's, ” Ludwig, Nathan Heinert, Heinert, Bismarck Organizations: Rockies, National Weather Service, Helena Public Schools, Eagle Tire, Helena, Watford City Locations: Mont, Washington, Idaho , Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Canada, Cascade, Montana, Central Montana, Great Falls, Helena, Northwestern Wyoming, Yellowstone, Alberta, Bismarck, Williston, Watford, Minot, North
Here is a preview of the issues involved in the special session and what awaits Republican Gov. WHAT CAUSED THE SPECIAL SESSION? Last month, the North Dakota Supreme Court struck down a major budget bill as unconstitutional. The governor is preparing to detail his priorities for the special session in a State of the State speech Monday. The governor’s executive order included “strategic investments” in tax relief and infrastructure among the purposes for the special session, but no proposals along those lines advanced Friday.
Persons: Doug Burgum, Burgum, Mike Nowatzki, Nowatzki, Theodore Roosevelt, Mike Lefor, David Hogue, Lefor Organizations: N.D, Republican, North Dakota Supreme, of Management, Management, Watford, Burgum Locations: BISMARCK, North Dakota, Bismarck, Israel, Watford City, State, Burgum
Solskjaer has sympathy for under-pressure Ten Hag
  + stars: | 2023-09-20 | by ( )   time to read: +3 min
LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Former Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he sympathises with current incumbent Erik ten Hag who is under pressure after a poor start to the season. It's a dream job, but it's difficult," Solskjaer said in an interview with The Athletic. "It was a decision that was very difficult to turn down and I felt we had to take it, but it turned out wrong," Solskjaer said. Solskjaer never won a trophy as a coach at United, the closest being the 2021 Europa League final when they lost to Villarreal on penalties. His reign ended after a 4-1 drubbing at Watford nearly two years ago -- a performance Solskjaer said he knew would result in him losing his job.
Persons: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Erik ten Hag, Solskjaer, Alex Ferguson's, Jude Bellingham, Harry Kane, Declan Rice, Wayne, Rooney, Cristiano, Ronaldo, Evan Ferguson, Kane, Harry Maguire, Martyn Herman, Christian Radnedge Organizations: Manchester United, United, Premier League, Bayern Munich, Champions League, Old, The, Arsenal, Chelsea, Dortmund, Newcastle, Europa League, Villarreal, Watford, Thomson Locations: Old Trafford, COVID
In 2021, 64.3 million millennials made online purchases, compared to a projected 64.4 million in 2023, according to Insider Intelligence. By contrast, 37.2 million Gen Zers made online purchases in 2021 compared to a projected 45.5 million in 2023. "But in terms of bringing new customers into a brand, I'm not hearing conversations every week about getting more millennials — it's 'Gen Z, Gen Z, Gen Z.'" While Watford's mandate also includes non-Gen Z millennials, some in the advertising industry have shifted focus onto Gen Z, which is more open to brand messaging, particularly in environments like video games. So if you're targeting Gen Z, you're not just targeting Gen Z."
Persons: Gen Z, Gen, Zers, Sarah Engel, it's, Z, Zena Arnold, Jenny Lewis, Lewis, Comscore, Magna, Pandora, SiriusXM, Suzi, Ann Hand, they're, Barbie's Dreamhouse, Hand, Digital's Engel Organizations: Companies, Intelligence, Nielsen, Edison Research, Spotify, YouTube, Super League Gaming, Mattel, League Gaming Locations: Roblox
UK-filmed TV shows could go ahead despite SAG strike
  + stars: | 2023-07-14 | by ( Amy Woodyatt | )   time to read: +2 min
London CNN —As a host of Hollywood actors join film and TV writers in a strike against major studios and streaming services, filming and production of some popular shows – including “House of the Dragon” and “Industry” – could continue, due to UK strike laws. A source with knowledge of the productions confirmed to CNN that both are Equity contract shows. Actors are calling for increased pay as well as progress on residuals paid for when films or shows are shown again, particularly on streaming services. They join 11,000 members of the Writers Guild of America, who have been on strike for two months. Production of many movies and television shows has already been shut down by the current writers’ strike, and the actors’ strike threatens to bring most remaining productions to a halt, other than on some independent films not associated with studios.
Persons: , HBO’s, , Joseph Charlton, Paul Fleming Organizations: London CNN, Hollywood, , Equity, Screen Actors, American Federation of Television, Radio Artists, “ SAG, Leavesden Studios, HBO, Industry, CNN, Warner Bros ., SAG, Wednesday, Writers Guild of America Locations: British, England, Watford, London, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, United States
Jones had led Luton to automatic promotion from League Two and even a Championship playoff semi-final in two spells but left in November when they were ninth, leaving Luton in a predicament. The rest is history as Luton finished third in the Championship and qualified for the playoffs on the back of a 14-match unbeaten run. It's the best league with the best managers, the best players. With 367 appearances for Luton, the 29-year-old is now the first man to go from non-league to the Premier League with one club. "Here I am, a Premier League player."
Brighton sign Brazilian striker Pedro from Watford
  + stars: | 2023-05-05 | by ( )   time to read: +1 min
May 5 (Reuters) - Brighton & Hove Albion have signed Brazilian striker Joao Pedro from Watford on a five-year deal, with the 21-year-old set to join the club when the transfer window opens in the close season, the Premier League side on Friday. Finiancial details were not disclosed but British media reported that it was a record deal for Brighton worth 30 million pounds ($38 million). Pedro, who made his senior debut in 2019 for Brazilian side Fluminense, joined Watford in 2020 and has scored 24 goals in 80 appearances. Brighton are sixth in the standings and are on the verge of qualifying for European football for the first time in their history. ($1 = 0.7909 pounds)Reporting by Pearl Josephine Nazare in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh LawsonOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Joelinton scored Newcastle's second goal. Alex Dodd/CameraSport/Getty ImagesEvery attack seemed to yield a corner, an opportunity, a shot on goal and Newcastle continued to press while Tottenham’s defense continued to buckle. And then, barely two minutes after kickoff, there was another for Isak who made it five goals for the Tyneside club in 21 minutes. “It’s very embarrassing,” Lloris told Sky Sports afterwards. We didn’t show a good face and we could not match the performance of the Newcastle players.”
Rampant Newcastle hit Tottenham for six to go third
  + stars: | 2023-04-23 | by ( )   time to read: +2 min
NEWCASTLE, England, April 23 (Reuters) - Newcastle United obliterated Premier League top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur with a five-goal salvo in the opening 21 minutes on the way to a 6-1 rout at a rocking St James' Park on Sunday. A game billed as a crucial six-pointer in the race to secure Champions League qualification was effectively all over before the clock had reached 10 minutes as fifth-placed Tottenham collapsed like a pack of cards. It was the second-earliest a team had taken a five-goal lead in Premier League history after Manchester City scored five in the opening 18 minutes against Watford in 2019. The only question left was whether Newcastle would claim their biggest Premier League victory and whether Tottenham could avoid their heaviest top-flight defeat. Newcastle moved above Manchester United into third place with 59 points, six more than fifth-placed Tottenham who have also played a game more and whose hopes of a top-four finish now look to be all but over.
NBA roundup: Wolves take key step in play-in race with win
  + stars: | 2023-04-09 | by ( )   time to read: +3 min
Jazz 118, Nuggets 114Rookie Ochai Agbaji scored a career-high 28 points and Utah concluded its home slate with a win over Denver in Salt Lake City. Kris Dunn finished with 19 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Jazz. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 21 points and Jamal Murray netted 20 in the loss for Denver, which had already clinched the No. Kevin Knox led the Trail Blazers with game-high totals in points (30) and rebounds (11). Shaedon Sharpe scored 26 points and Trendon Watford added 24 for Portland.
NBA roundup: Suns secure No. 4 seed in West
  + stars: | 2023-04-07 | by ( )   time to read: +4 min
Deandre Ayton scored 16 points, and Devin Booker had 15 points and eight assists. Christian Braun scored 15 points, Jeff Green had 14 and DeAndre Jordan registered 12 points and 11 rebounds. Bam Adebayo supplied 14 points and eight rebounds, while Max Strus also had 14 points as Miami connected on 18 of its 39 shot attempts from beyond the arc. Joel Embiid paced the 76ers with 21 points, six rebounds and two blocks, while James Harden finished with 14 points, four rebounds and four assists. Kris Dunn finished with 22 points, eight assists and seven boards, while Kelly Olynyk totaled 16 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists to pace the Jazz.
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