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Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus

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Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus

- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of raspberry mousse cakes after it was discovered the desserts contained norovirus. The agency issued anon Wednesday, specifying the products have been distributed in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador. The notice also said that some of the product may have been distributed "possibly nationally." Initially, the agency only issued a recall warning for products sold in Quebec
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Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cake recipes |  Mousse Cakes |  Breads |  Quick breads |  Cakes | 
Places: Americas |  North America |  Canada |  Quebec | 

Music to commuters’ ears: Pointe-Claire students bring classical sounds to the metro

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Music to commuters’ ears: Pointe-Claire students bring classical sounds to the metro

- Metro riders were treated to a dose of classical music this afternoon.Lindsay Place High School students and graduates of the Pointe-Claire school’s musical program played a free concert at Place des Arts metro station on Wednesday.The initiative is a part of Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations.The mini-concerts are a lead-up to Montreal Symphonique, a free concert performed by a giant orchestra that brings together the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitaine and the McGill Symphony Orchestra at Mount-Royal Park on August 19
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Tags: Music |  Students |  Concerts | 
Places: Americas |  North America |  Canada |  Montreal | 

Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

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Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

- LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month. Nevada boxing regulators on Wednesday gave the two fighters an exemption to a rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for fights at 154 pounds, approving 8-ounce gloves for the Aug
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Tags: Boxing |  Bout | 
Places: Canada | 

Drake teasing fans with new T.O. restaurant?

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Drake teasing fans with new T.O. restaurant?

- Can Toronto have too much Drake? He has two retail locations selling Drizzy-themed swag, a private club at the Air Canada Centre, gets his own “Drake Night” at a Raptors home game once a season and hosts his own festival over the August long weekend every summer. Now, it looks like he could be getting ready to open his first OVO-branded restaurant – Pick 6
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Zimbabwe’s first lady accused of attacking model, seeks diplomatic immunity

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Zimbabwe’s first lady accused of attacking model, seeks diplomatic immunity

- Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has sought diplomatic immunity inAfrica, where she is under investigation over the assault of a 20-year-old model in an upmarket hotel, South African police said on Wednesday. Police also confirmed that Mugabe, the 52-year-old wife of Zimbabwe’s leader Robert, had failed to appear at a court hearing on Tuesday relating to allegations she attacked Gabriella Engels with an electric extension chord
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Big government makes us small citizens

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Big government makes us small citizens

- The headlines come and go but the long-term challenges the Western world faces continue to fester, like worms in an apple, slowly entrenching their rot below the shiny surface. Governments continue to expand their mandates into previously unthought of domains. This creeping socialism creates a bloated state and looming debt crises, such as we’ve seen in Greece. Massive, unfunded pension liabilities bubble below the surface in too many countries
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Baby dolphin dies after ‘selfish’ tourists rush to take pictures with it

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Baby dolphin dies after ‘selfish’ tourists rush to take pictures with it

- A baby dolphin died after being surrounded by tourists in southern Spain.The female dolphin, who was still of breast-feeding age, had gotten lost or been stranded by its mother, turning up on a beach in Mojacar that was full of tourists on August 11.Equinac, a local NGO, said hundreds of people rushed to take pictures. It said that dolphins are likely to become highly stressed when people crowd it to take pictures
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French first lady Brigitte Macron says husband’s only fault is he’s younger than she is

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French first lady Brigitte Macron says husband’s only fault is he’s younger than she is

- PARIS—France’s first lady says President Emmanuel Macron’s only fault is “being younger than me,” addressing their atypical love story in a rare interview. Brigitte Macron told the French edition of Elle magazine that if she hadn’t pursued their romance, “I would have let my life pass me by.” She also spoke of her childhood, her passion for her profession as a teacher, and her relationship with the new French president
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Three Haitian boys needing life-saving heart surgery require host families in Toronto

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Three Haitian boys needing life-saving heart surgery require host families in Toronto

- Haiti Cardiac Alliance is searching for people to take in three preschoolers as they recover from complex heart surgeries at SickKids hospital.
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Woman Loses Engagement Ring, Finds it 13 Years Later Wrapped Around a Carrot

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Woman Loses Engagement Ring, Finds it 13 Years Later Wrapped Around a Carrot

- ALBERTA, Canada – An 84-year-old woman found her long-lost engagement ring wrapped around a carrot 13 years after she lost it while working on her family’s farm. Mary Grams told CBC News she lost the ring in 2004. She was 71 when she lost the ring she had worn since 1951. The woman’s daughter-in-law found the lost ring. Not knowing whom it belonged to, she asked her husband who eventually determined it belonged to his mother
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Woman loses engagement ring, finds it 13 years later wrapped around a carrot

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Woman loses engagement ring, finds it 13 years later wrapped around a carrot

- ALBERTA, Canada – An 84-year-old woman found her long-lost engagement ring wrapped around a carrot 13 years after she lost it while working on her family’s farm. Mary Grams told CBC News she lost the ring in 2004. She was 71 when she lost the ring she had worn since 1951. The woman’s daughter-in-law found the lost ring. Not knowing whom it belonged to, she asked her husband who eventually determined it belonged to his mother
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Tags: Weddings |  Engagement |  Engagement ring | 
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French first lady says husband's only fault is being younger

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French first lady says husband's only fault is being younger

- PARIS - France's first lady says President Emmanuel Macron's only fault is "being younger than me," addressing their atypical love story in a rare interview. Brigitte Macron told France's Elle magazine that if she hadn't pursued their romance, "I would have let my life pass me by." Excerpts of the interview were released Wednesday. The couple of about 20 years met when he was a student at the high school where she taught
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Chicago pastor wants presidents' names dropped from parks

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Chicago pastor wants presidents' names dropped from parks

- A pastor in Illinois believes former U.S. presidents George Washington and Andrew Jackson shouldn't be honoured because they were slave owners. Bishop James Dukes, a pastor of the Liberation Christian Center in Chicago is asking the city's administration to remove the names of the presidents from two parks in the metropolitan's south side. According to CBS Chicago, Dukes wants the names of Jackson Park and Washington Park changed
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Donald Trump’s manufacturing, business councils crumble after CEOs quit

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Donald Trump’s manufacturing, business councils crumble after CEOs quit

- U.S. President Donald Trump says he’s ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. Since Saturday, seven CEOs resigned from the president’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative panel after Trump blamed both sides for the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., between white supremacists and counter protesters. On Wednesday afternoon, Trump tweeted that he is now shutting down the manufacturing and business panels
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SpaceX Dragon arrives at Space Station with scientific bounty, ice cream

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SpaceX Dragon arrives at Space Station with scientific bounty, ice cream

- CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, delivering a bonanza of science experiments. The SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up following a two-day flight from Cape Canaveral. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer used the space station’s hefty robot arm to grab the Dragon 250 miles (400 kilometres) above the Pacific, near New Zealand. The Dragon holds 3 tons of cargo, mostly research
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Donald Trump disbands business and manufacturing councils as CEOs begin to jump ship

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Donald Trump disbands business and manufacturing councils as CEOs begin to jump ship

- President ends two panels after a number of CEOs resign from advisory roles Related Stories U.S. President Donald Trump announced he is disbanding two advisory panels full of business executives after a number of high-profile CEOs either quit the panels or criticized his response to last weekend's tragic events in Charlottesville, Va. Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both
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Stripper allegedly stabs beau, shoves wood down his throat

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Stripper allegedly stabs beau, shoves wood down his throat

- A Florida stripper is getting comfortable in a jail cell after being arrested for allegedly stabbing their boyfriend in the eyes with a pen and shoving a piece of wood down his throat. Key West, Fla. cops say they responded to a domestic dispute call at a home early Monday morning. Upon arrival, they found Mark Brann, 67, with a piece of wood lodged in his throat and stab wounds to his eyes
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  • Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus
    Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus

    , cbc.ca

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of raspberry mousse cakes after it was discovered the desserts contained norovirus. The agency issued anon Wednesday, specifying the products have been distributed in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador. The notice also said that some of the product may have been distributed "possibly nationally." Initially, the agency only issued a recall warning for products sold in Quebec
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cake recipes |  Mousse Cakes |  Breads |  Quick breads |  Cakes | 
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Politics & Government

  • Donald Trump’s manufacturing, business councils crumble after CEOs quit
    Donald Trump’s manufacturing, business councils crumble after CEOs quit

    , globalnews.ca

    U.S. President Donald Trump says he’s ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. Since Saturday, seven CEOs resigned from the president’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative panel after Trump blamed both sides for the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va., between white supremacists and counter protesters. On Wednesday afternoon, Trump tweeted that he is now shutting down the manufacturing and business panels
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Sports

  • Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves
    Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

    , torontosun.com

    LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month. Nevada boxing regulators on Wednesday gave the two fighters an exemption to a rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for fights at 154 pounds, approving 8-ounce gloves for the Aug
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    Tags: Boxing |  Bout | 
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Business

  • Donald Trump disbands business and manufacturing councils as CEOs begin to jump ship
    Donald Trump disbands business and manufacturing councils as CEOs begin to jump ship

    , cbc.ca

    President ends two panels after a number of CEOs resign from advisory roles Related Stories U.S. President Donald Trump announced he is disbanding two advisory panels full of business executives after a number of high-profile CEOs either quit the panels or criticized his response to last weekend's tragic events in Charlottesville, Va. Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both
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Technology

  • Insecure, Curb Your Enthusiasm among upcoming shows leaked by HBO hackers
    Insecure, Curb Your Enthusiasm among upcoming shows leaked by HBO hackers

    , cbc.ca

    Network acknowledged hacking in July, which caused release of several unaired shows including Game of Thrones Related Stories Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn't release any material related to the network's hit show Game of Thrones in their latest leak. The hackers, who broke into HBO's computer network and have been doling out stolen information for the past several weeks, released more unaired episodes, including several of the highly anticipated return of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which debuts in October
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Health

  • New Brunswick makes publicly funded rotavirus vaccine available for children
    New Brunswick makes publicly funded rotavirus vaccine available for children

    , globalnews.ca

    The New Brunswick government is now making publicly funded rotavirus vaccines available for young children.It is one of the last provinces to publicly fund the vaccine.Rotavirus causes severe diarrhea and vomiting which can lead to serious illness and hospitalization.It usually affects children between the ages of six months and two years.WATCH: Alberta considers Rotavirus vaccine. The vaccine is administered orally and is a two-dose series given to infants when they are two and four months old
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Family & Parenting

  • New Brunswick makes publicly funded rotavirus vaccine available for children
    New Brunswick makes publicly funded rotavirus vaccine available for children

    , globalnews.ca

    The New Brunswick government is now making publicly funded rotavirus vaccines available for young children.It is one of the last provinces to publicly fund the vaccine.Rotavirus causes severe diarrhea and vomiting which can lead to serious illness and hospitalization.It usually affects children between the ages of six months and two years.WATCH: Alberta considers Rotavirus vaccine. The vaccine is administered orally and is a two-dose series given to infants when they are two and four months old
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Society & Culture

  • Baby dolphin dies after ‘selfish’ tourists rush to take pictures with it
    Baby dolphin dies after ‘selfish’ tourists rush to take pictures with it

    , globalnews.ca

    A baby dolphin died after being surrounded by tourists in southern Spain.The female dolphin, who was still of breast-feeding age, had gotten lost or been stranded by its mother, turning up on a beach in Mojacar that was full of tourists on August 11.Equinac, a local NGO, said hundreds of people rushed to take pictures. It said that dolphins are likely to become highly stressed when people crowd it to take pictures
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Trump administration denounces Daesh for ‘genocide’ of Christians, Yazidis, Shiite Muslims
    Trump administration denounces Daesh for ‘genocide’ of Christians, Yazidis, Shiite Muslims

    , thestar.com

    WASHINGTON—The Trump administration denounced Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, on Tuesday for carrying out “genocide” against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the group is “clearly responsible for genocide” against Christians and Yazidis in Iraq and Shiite Muslims in Syria and elsewhere. His comments were made as the State Department released its annual report on international religious freedom
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Music to commuters’ ears: Pointe-Claire students bring classical sounds to the metro
    Music to commuters’ ears: Pointe-Claire students bring classical sounds to the metro

    , globalnews.ca

    Metro riders were treated to a dose of classical music this afternoon.Lindsay Place High School students and graduates of the Pointe-Claire school’s musical program played a free concert at Place des Arts metro station on Wednesday.The initiative is a part of Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations.The mini-concerts are a lead-up to Montreal Symphonique, a free concert performed by a giant orchestra that brings together the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitaine and the McGill Symphony Orchestra at Mount-Royal Park on August 19
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Education

  • Music to commuters’ ears: Pointe-Claire students bring classical sounds to the metro
    Music to commuters’ ears: Pointe-Claire students bring classical sounds to the metro

    , globalnews.ca

    Metro riders were treated to a dose of classical music this afternoon.Lindsay Place High School students and graduates of the Pointe-Claire school’s musical program played a free concert at Place des Arts metro station on Wednesday.The initiative is a part of Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations.The mini-concerts are a lead-up to Montreal Symphonique, a free concert performed by a giant orchestra that brings together the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitaine and the McGill Symphony Orchestra at Mount-Royal Park on August 19
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Farming

  • Rains, then flooding, killing crops for many Ontario farmers
    Rains, then flooding, killing crops for many Ontario farmers

    , thestar.com

    This summer, when it rains, it pours — and the wet conditions have left many Ontario farmers struggling. Beginning with a rainy spring that in some areas delayed planting and then flooded crops, the full extent of the damage won’t be fully known until the fall harvest — but the Ontario Federation of Agriculture estimates it will easily be in the “hundreds of millions” across the province, especially in eastern Ontario and the Holland Marsh area
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Travel & Recreation

  • Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus
    Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus

    , cbc.ca

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of raspberry mousse cakes after it was discovered the desserts contained norovirus. The agency issued anon Wednesday, specifying the products have been distributed in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador. The notice also said that some of the product may have been distributed "possibly nationally." Initially, the agency only issued a recall warning for products sold in Quebec
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cake recipes |  Mousse Cakes |  Breads |  Quick breads |  Cakes | 
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Law & Crime

  • Florida man jailed for firing gun while taking selfie
    Florida man jailed for firing gun while taking selfie

    , ottawasun.com

    TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to six years and five months in prison for accidentally shooting a gun while taking a selfie in a strip club restroom. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa announced 34-year-old Rorn Sorn’s sentencing Monday. The Asian Pride Gang member pleaded guilty in April to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Court documents say Sorn was at Club Lust in St
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Life & Style

  • Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring on a carrot in garden
    Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring on a carrot in garden

    , torontosun.com

    CAMROSE, Alta. — A woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. Mary Grams, 84, said she can’t believe the lucky carrot actually grew through and around the diamond ring she had long given up hope of ever finding again
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Real Estate

  • Enforcing short-term rental bans is time consuming for Alberta resort communities
    Enforcing short-term rental bans is time consuming for Alberta resort communities

    , globalnews.ca

    A great house or condo in a highly desirable area can fetch a princely sum on short-term rental websites like Airbnb and VRBO. However, if you live in Banff or Canmore, listing your home is against local laws and both communities are investing time and energy to ensure property owners are in compliance. “Unauthorized use of residential property as commercial accommodation is contrary not only to the town of Banff’s land use bylaw, but also to Parks Canada leases,” said Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen
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Science & Nature

  • SpaceX Dragon arrives at Space Station with scientific bounty, ice cream
    SpaceX Dragon arrives at Space Station with scientific bounty, ice cream

    , ottawasun.com

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, delivering a bonanza of science experiments. The SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up following a two-day flight from Cape Canaveral. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer used the space station’s hefty robot arm to grab the Dragon 250 miles (400 kilometres) above the Pacific, near New Zealand. The Dragon holds 3 tons of cargo, mostly research
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Media & Information

  • Shame the Charlottesville white supremacists on social media: Teitel
    Shame the Charlottesville white supremacists on social media: Teitel

    , thestar.com

    Shame away, because carrying Tiki torches in the name of white supremacy, as Unite the Right racists did this weekend, is not a mistake or a lapse in judgment. It’s not a slip-up akin to laughing at the wrong joke or living for a brief moment on the “wrong side of history.” No, it’s a loud and proud commitment to hatred, and a direct threat to the way of life of every decent person on this earth
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