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Oct 16, 2019

In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Turkish forces fire rockets towards targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria.

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A fire broke out at NuStar Energy LP facility in Crockett, California. The Contra Costa Health Department posted on Twitter that there was a "hazardous materials emergency" in the towns of Crockett, and Rodeo. The department urged residents to stay inside and close all windows and doors.

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A Lebanese fireman extinguishes a fire near Beirut, Lebanon. Strong fires spread in different parts of Lebanon forcing some residents to flee their homes in middle of the night as the flames reached residential areas in villages south of Beirut.

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Firemen and officials inspect a damaged chemical plant in Luchuan county in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. An explosion at a chemical plant in southern China killed at least four people and injured six, the local government said, in the latest of a string of such accidents.

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This photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities shows recently discovered ancient colored coffins with inscriptions and paintings, in the southern city of Luxor, Egypt.

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Turkey's forces advance towards Manbij, Syria. U.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left Kurdish-held town of Manbij, part of withdrawal from northeast Syria.

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Pakistani firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the site of bomb explosion in Quetta, Pakistan. The roadside bomb went off near a police vehicle in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing a police officer and wounding a few people.

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Firefighters search for people who are trapped after a building collapsed in Fortaleza, Ceara state, Brazil. A seven-story building collapsed in the northeastern city of Fortaleza, killing at least one person. City authorities informed several others are under the debris, and some of them are communicating with relatives and rescue teams by telephone.

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Policemen in riot gear charge against protestors in Barcelona, Spain. Spain's Supreme Court convicted 12 former Catalan politicians and activists for their roles in a secession bid in 2017, a ruling that immediately inflamed independence supporters in the wealthy northeastern region.

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A protestors raises his fist at police across a burning barricade during clashes between protestors and police in Barcelona, Spain.

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Policemen in riot gear move past a burning barricade during clashes with protestors in Barcelona, Spain.

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From left, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, businessman Tom Steyer, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and former Housing Secretary Julian Castro participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., center, and former Vice President Joe Biden all speak at the same time during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, in Westerville, Ohio.

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A mural of opposition community leader Josemano "Badou" Victorieux, 26, who was shot dead, covers a wall during a memorial for him, as mourners seek shelter from the rain as anti-government protesters honor those killed and injured in a month of demonstrations in the Delmas area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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A snow cone vendor pushes his cart past a burning barricade placed by anti-government protesters after President Jovenel Moïse said he would not resign in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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In this undated photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a white horse to climb Mount Paektu, North Korea.

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In this undated photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a white horse to climb Mount Paektu, North Korea.

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Britain's Camila The Duchess of Cornwall poses for photographs with 2019 Booker prize joint winners Margaret Atwood, right, and Bernardine Evaristo, left, during a reception for the Booker Prize Foundation at Clarence House in London.

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Sri Lankan presidential candidate and former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, center, waves as he leaves after addressing a news conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Rajapaksa, who's a front-runner in next month's presidential election says if he wins he won't recognize an agreement the government made with the U.N. human rights council to investigate alleged war crimes during the nation's civil war.

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrive in a traditionally painted motorized rickshaw to attend a reception in Islamabad, Pakistan. They kicked off a five-day tour of Pakistan on Tuesday amid much fanfare and tight security.

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate interact with students during their visit to a school outside Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Britain's Prince William, right, and his wife Kate meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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This July 16, 1945, file photo, shows an aerial view after the first atomic explosion at Trinity Test Site, N.M. Western governors say atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government recognizes. The Western Governors' Association sent letters to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House urging passage of proposed changes to a law involving "downwinders" that would add all of Nevada, Arizona and Utah, and include for the first time downwinders in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico and the island territory of Guam.

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A model wears a creation from the AO Estufa Project collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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A model wears a creation from the Reinaldo Lourenco collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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A model wears a creation from the Bobstore collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Model wear creations from the AO Estufa Project collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Model wears creations from the Fabiana Milazzo collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Rebel Wilson, from left, Scarlett Johansson and Thomasin McKenzie arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jojo Rabbit" at the Hollywood American Legion Post 43.

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Maria Conchita Alonso arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jojo Rabbit" at the Hollywood American Legion Post 43.

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NASA image shows large-scale stubble burning in areas surrounding Delhi. Many areas in the Delhi-National Capital Region recorded air quality in the "very poor" category on Wednesday morning, with particulate matter less than 10 micrometres in diameter being the primary pollutant.

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NASA image shows red dots indicating stubble burning in areas surrounding Delhi.

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Italy's Giovanni Di Lorenzo, left, against Liechtenstein's Max Goeppel, during their Euro 2020 Qualifying, Group J soccer match between Liechtenstein and Italy, in Vaduz, Liechtenstein.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman (L) speaks on 'Indian Economy: Challenges and Prospects' at Columbia University in New York.

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Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the launch of 'Team Cashless India', a nationwide initiative to accelerate and adoption of digital payment, in New Delhi.

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Depositors of crisis hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank hold placards during a protest over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curbs on the bank, outside a court in Mumbai.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during 'Assocham Dilli ki Soch', a discussion of stakeholders on governance and development, in New Delhi.

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Former Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) leader, Dushyant Chautala during a joint press conference ahead of Haryana Vidhan Sabha elections, in New Delhi.

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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Depositors of crisis hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank display placards and photographs of depositors whom they say have lost lives following the crisis during a protest over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curbs on the bank, outside a court in Mumbai.

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A depositor of crisis hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank holds a placard during a protest over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curbs on the bank, outside a court in Mumbai.

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, arrives at she she prepare to deliver her policies at chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Chanting pro-democracy lawmakers have interrupted the start of a speech that Lam was giving laying out her policies.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the launch of 'AK app' in New Delhi.

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Members of Left parties raise slogans during a protest against the alleged economic downturn, in Patna.

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(L- R) Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari, Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Rajiv Bajaj, and NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant unveil the all-new Bajaj Chetak Electric Vehicle, in New Delhi.

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A North MCD water tanker sprinkles water at Ram Leela ground to control dust pollution in New Delhi.

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Karnataka State Cooperative Bank Chairman and ex-MLA KN Rajanna arrives at ED office after being summoned in a money laundering case, in New Delhi.

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A woman shows her hands adorned with mehendi ahead of Karwa Chauth festival, in Jammu.

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Customers of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC) display placards and shout slogans during a protest over the bank's crisis, outside the Reserve Bank of India building, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waves at the crowd during an election campaign rally, ahead of Haryana Assembly elections, in Faridabad.

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Workers busy in making firecrackers for the upcoming Diwali festival, at a factory on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.

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A worker engaged in making firecrackers for the upcoming Diwali festival, at a factory on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.

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Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni shakes hands with Co-President for Asia Pacific at MasterCard Ari Sarker during the launch of 'Team Cashless India', a nationwide initiative to accelerate and adoption of digital payment, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar interacts with media at BJP Headquarters in Mumbai.

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Security guards stand guard at the gate of Banaras Hindu University after a clash between students and shopkeepers, in Varanasi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma and party spokesperson Pawan Khera at a press conference, at HPCC headquarters in Chandigarh.

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Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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A farmer burns paddy stubble in a field, on the outskirts of Amritsar. Many areas in the Delhi-National Capital Region recorded air quality in the "very poor" category on Wednesday morning, with particulate matter less than 10 micrometres in diameter being the primary pollutant.

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Left party leaders Sitaram Yechuri, D. Raja and others raise slogans as they protest against deepening economic crisis and various other issues, in New Delhi.

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Babri Masjid Action Committee convenor and senior advocate Zafaryab Jilani addresses the media, at Supreme Court premises in New Delhi. SC grants 3 days to contesting parties to file written note on moulding of relief in Ayodhya land dispute case.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in Dera Baba Nanak. The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will only have to obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in Pakistan side.

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A Su-30 MKI of India Air Force lands at Dimapur airport during a routine training exercise in Dimapur, Nagaland.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in Pakistan side.

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This frame from video shows a farmer burning paddy stubble in a field in Amritsar. The Indian capital's air quality levels have plunged to "poor," a day after the government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution.

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This frame from video shows shows paddy stubble burning in a field in Amritsar. The state-run Central Pollution Control Board's air quality index for New Delhi stood at 299 on Wednesday, about six times the recommended level.

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A thin layer of smog is seen on Delhi's skyline in New Delhi. The Indian capital's air quality levels have plunged to "poor," a day after the government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution.

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India's Presidential Palace, in the backdrop, is covered with smog as as a roadside vendor crosses Rajapth, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi.

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Smog engulfs the sky in New Delhi. Many areas in the Delhi-National Capital Region recorded air quality in the "very poor" category with particulate matter less than 10 micrometres in diameter being the primary pollutant.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Water spraying tankers to curb air pollution launched by Delhi MPs Manoj Tiwari and Gautam Gambhir for EDMC, in New Delhi.

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BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly seated in his chamber at Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) office, in Kolkata.

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Children carry water after collecting it from a cracked water pipeline in Aligarh district. The water line exploded during an operation by municipal corporation Aligarh late Tuesday night.

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Netherlands King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima interact with students at ‘Tiny Miracles’ – an organization founded by Dutch entrepreneur, Laurien Meuter, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with RPI leader Ramdas Athawale waves at the crowd during an election rally ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.

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A police personnel checks a rider as other stand guard, in Ayodhya. The Supreme Court Wednesday concluded hearing in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya and reserved the judgement. The bench heard for 40 days the arguments of the Hindu and the Muslim sides.

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People commute through a street in Ram Ki Paidi area in Ayodhya.

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Mahant Ramdas of Nirmohi Akhara with Jamaat Ulama-e-Hind president Molana Suhaib Qasmi at Supreme Court premises, in New Delhi. SC has granted 3 days to contesting parties to file written note on moulding of relief in Ayodhya land dispute case.

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Media personnel outside the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Women show their hands adorned with mehendi ahead of Karwa Chauth festival, in Jabalpur.

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Former Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda during his election campaign in Garhi Sampla-Kiloi constituency in Rohtak district.

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Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad with BJP MP Ravi Kishan in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Married women show their hands decorated with 'menhdi' on the eve of Karwa Chauth festival, in Ahmedabad.

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Women get their hands decorated with henna ahead of Karwa Chauth festival, in Prayagraj.

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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray addresses a public meeting in support of BJP-Sena candidates Vaibhav Naik and Satish Sawant ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Kankavali.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee exchanges greetings with Nirmala Banerjee, mother of Indian-American Nobel Prize winning economist Abhijit Banerjee, in Kolkata.

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A woman potter prepares clay lamps ahead of Diwali festival at her residence in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses an election campaign rally in support of BJP candidates, ahead of Haryana Assembly elections, in Gurugram.

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Noida policeman hands over a phone to Nigerian woman, who had forgotten it on an autorickshaw, in Noida.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in India's side. The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will only have to obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.

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Netherlands King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima pose in front of Gateway of India themed with Dutch display, in Mumbai.

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Paramilitary soldiers patrol near the site of a gunbattle in Bijbehara, south of Srinagar. Police officer Parvaiz Ahmed said security forces killed three militants in an exchange of gunfire in southern Kashmir, following intelligence that a group of militants was hiding in Bijbehara town.

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Villagers offer funeral prayers near the body of local rebel Nasir Ahmed, south of Srinagar.

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