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  • 3 hours School shames student for charity act TheMercury |LS
    A Queensland private school has come under fire for allegedly telling a student to “wear a hat at all times” after she shaved her head for charity. ... more
  • 3 hours Cops fulfil 104yo’s wish by arresting her TheMercury |LS
    At the ripe old age of 104, Anne Brokenbrow had just one more wish — to be arrested by the police. ... more
  • 3 hours Retired Uniting Church Reverend accused of historical sex offences granted bail TheMercury
    A former Uniting Church Reverend accused of historical sex offences has been granted bail on the Gold Coast. Maurice Wildish, 73, was charged with five counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16, alleged to have occurred between 1995 and 1997. Gold Coast detectives began investigating Wildish in 2015, and he was arrested by Victoria Police on Sunday before being extradited to Queensland to face court on Thursday morning. Wildish was granted conditional bail and will be allowed to return home to Victoria before fronting court on 2 April. ... more
  • 3 hours Fast News: Today’s top stories TheMercury
    A Hobart woman has been granted the right to launch an appeal against her murder conviction, New Zealand bans military-style semi-automatic rifles in the wake of Christchurch terror attack, and the Northern Territory declares a state of emergency. ... more
  • 3 hours Scott Morrison and Waleed Aly face off on The Project TheMercury
    Scott Morrison and Waleed Aly go head-to-head tonight on The Project after a feud over the PM's reported remarks on Muslims ... more
  • 3 hours Theresa May in Brussels calling for Brexit delay TheMercury
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted she will miss her own Brexit deadline, writing to the European Union for an extension of three months. Theresa May has blamed the delay on MPs playing ' political games', and says she was determined to get on with delivering Britain's exit from the European Union. Ms May told the House of Commons that she is unwilling to extend departure any longer than June 30. ... more
  • 3 hours Motorcyclist injured in Labrador crash TheMercury
    A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital following a crash in Labrador this evening. ... more
  • 3 hours Five Ways the Beer Industry Is Trying to Bounce Back TheMercury
    Americans are losing their taste for beer, with consumption sinking about 8.5% between 2010 and 2017. WSJ's Spencer Macnaughton takes a look at how U.S. beer makers are fighting back for a share of the market. Photo: Bud Light ... more
  • 3 hours Disability taxi voucher scheme extended TheMercury
    More than 1200 people with a disability who were expecting their taxi voucher entitlement would be cut off from the end of June will continue to have access to the subsidy for a further six months, Transport Minister Stephan Knoll has announced. ... more
  • 3 hours Dog left to starve to death TheMercury
    An Adelaide couple has been banned from owning animals after they left their dog to starve to death in a backyard bird aviary. Video RSPCA SA ... more
  • 3 hours Queensland Palm Tree Is No Match for Cyclone Trevor TheMercury
    A palm tree was put to the test when Cyclone Trevor ripped through Lockhart River, Queensland, on March 20, as seen in this video by a local. In the video, wind and rain batter the palm tree, before the cyclone proves too strong and sends the tree toppling, much to the dismay of onlookers who can be heard shrieking in the background. Cyclone Trevor left a trail of damage in far north Queensland communities before it began its journey across the Gulf of Carpentaria towards the Northern Territory, where it was expected to hit as a Category 4 cyclone on ... more
  • 3 hours Presenters make history with first deep sea TV bulletin TheMercury
    Presenters have descended hundreds of feet below the Indian Ocean to broadcast the world's first live TV news bulletin from under the sea. The launch of Deep Ocean Live saw presenter Anna Botting and Nekton mission pilot Randy Holt explore underwater life in a mini-submarine fitted with cameras to draw attention to the plight of the world's oceans. ... more
  • 5 hours Giant cost of Meghan’s maternity wardrobe TheMercury |Ent
    That’s one pricey pregnancy. ... more
  • 5 hours Scrapped Forrest Gump sequel revealed TheMercury |Ent
    One of the most iconic movies of the 1990s very nearly got a sequel. ... more
  • 5 hours Hamish Blake explains his bonkers new TV show TheMercury |Ent
    Hamish Blake is happy to admit that he was a tad … apprehensive when he was asked to host a new show about people building LEGO. ... more
  • 5 hours Queen sends message to Meghan TheMercury |Ent
    Who thinks a morning out with their grandmother-in-law sounds like fun? Most 92-year-olds need sit downs and cups of tea and regular reminders the Korean War is over. However, if your name is Kate Middleton, the answer is a resounding YES. ... more
  • 5 hours Waleed and PM to face off on The Project TheMercury |Ent
    Scott Morrison and Waleed Aly will go head-to-head tonight on The Project after a feud over the TV star repeating claims about Prime Minister’s reported remarks on Muslims. ... more
  • 5 hours TV legend’s diva demands revealed TheMercury |Ent
    WARNING: Graphic content ... more
  • 5 hours NRL SuperCoach Countdown Show Round 2 TheMercury |Sport
    The Countdown Show is back! ... more
  • 5 hours TAB market update: ROSEHILL GUINEAS TheMercury |Sport
    TAB market update: ROSEHILL GUINEAS. ... more
  • 5 hours Trainer keeps keen eye on clock TheMercury |Sport
    Mornington trainer Logan McGill has spent five months sweating on the times of every 955m race run under lights at The Valley. For him, $55,000 is at stake. ... more
  • 5 hours TAB market update: GOLDEN SLIPPER TheMercury |Sport
    TAB market update: GOLDEN SLIPPER. ... more
  • 5 hours UFC beef: Aussie star ‘off limits’ TheMercury |Sport
    UFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa has suddenly become an ‘off limits’ topic for arch rival Justin Willis -- with the American this week refusing to speak with any Australian journalists. ... more
  • 5 hours Cruel blow strikes down superstar TheMercury |Sport
    Live: AFL Round 1 teams ... more
  • 5 hours TAB market update: GEORGE RYDER TheMercury |Sport
    TAB market update: GEORGE RYDER. ... more
  • 5 hours Finch open to moving down order for World Cup TheMercury |Sport
    Aaron Finch says it “doesn’t matter” where he bats in the Australian line up, and is willing to demote himself down the order if it means him contributing to Australia’s World Cup defence in England. ... more
  • 5 hours Raceday focus: Best bets at Albury, Port Macquarie TheMercury |Sport
    Big Harry is back and he’s ready to give Friday’s $180,000 Albury Gold Cup (2000m) a shake. That’s the opinion of Nothin’ Like Harry’s trainer Garry Worsnop, who says his four-year-old has bounced back well from a flop in a Highway Handicap (1800m) in February when sent out a $2.50 favourite with Hugh Bowman on board. ... more
  • 5 hours TAB market update: RANVET STAKES TheMercury |Sport
    TAB market update: RANVET STAKES. ... more
  • 7 hours NRL SuperCoach Countdown Show Round 2 TheMercury
    The Countdown Show is back! ... more
  • 7 hours Local buyer splashes millions on stunning Isle house TheMercury
    The prestige location and skyline views were enough to make a local buyer splash more than $3 million on an Isle of Capri property. ... more
  • 7 hours $3.045m for house with ‘curve’ appeal TheMercury
    An opulent Bella Vista home with a unique circular floorplan, fetched $3.045m after just one open inspection. ... more
  • 7 hours Rare Hume lifestyle properties up for auction TheMercury
    Family buyers wanting more room to roam are expected to pounce on two rare lifestyle properties up for auction in the Hume region on Saturday. ... more
  • 7 hours RAW: Daley inspects light rail works in Sydney TheMercury
    March 21, 2019. NSW Opposition Leader Michael Daley inspects the light rail construction sight at Devonshire Street in Surry Hills in Sydney. (AAP Video/Luke Costin) ... more
  • 7 hours Interstate Highway Becomes ‘Island’ Strip Amid Iowa Floods TheMercury
    Interstate 29 in Iowa was surrounded by water on Wednesday, March 20, as severe flooding continued to affect parts of Nebraska and Iowa. This video shows Iowa State Patrol officers driving down the strip of highway, which is littered by debris. The Missouri River overflowed in March due to heavy rain and snowmelt, causing flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas. Three deaths were reported and hundreds of homes destroyed. Credit: Iowa State Patrol via Storyful ... more
  • 7 hours Final countdown to NSW state election TheMercury
    Almost 850,000 NSW residents have already made their decision in the state election after voting early, but Sky News host David Speers notes this is only about 16 per cent of eligible voters in the state. The figure means around 84 per cent of the electorate is voting after Michael Daley's campaign took a turn for the worse, following his remarks about Asian migrants and a muddled performance on Wednesday night's leaders' debate. Mr Daley defended his presentation at the debate, saying on Thursday he believes voters in NSW are more interested in his big ideas for the state rather ... more
  • 7 hours Bus driver assaulted in Townsville TheMercury
    Police investigating an assault on a Townsville bus driver this week have released CCTV of two people who may be able to assist with their inquiries. ... more
  • 7 hours Sunken City of Bellevue, Nebraska, Captured From the Air TheMercury
    Drone footage published by local police on Wednesday, March 20, showed the extent of flooding in Bellevue, Nebraska. A bomb cyclone a week earlier contributed to historic flooding across parts of Nebraska and surrounding states. Governor Pete Ricketts called the event “the most widespread destruction we have ever seen in our state’s history.” Credit: Bellevue Police Department via Storyful ... more
  • 7 hours Health Dept admits it fails to give adequate support to care providers and aged people TheMercury
    Supplied video obtained March 21, 2019 of Dr Lisa Studdert, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health giving evidence to the Royal Commission in Aged Care Quality and Safety in Adelaide. Commissioner Mr Richard Tracey AM RFD QC asks Dr Studdert to explain the lack of adequate care to clients and the lack of support to care providers. "We're talking about assessment of care provided by an individual provider, and they're not giving them care to these people..to adequate an level through no fault of theirs," Commissioner Tracey asks. "I would have to accept that premise, yes," Dr Studdert responds. ... more
  • 11 hours Millionaire offers ‘job of a lifetime’ TheMercury |LS
    Self-made millionaire Matthew Lepre is looking for a personal assistant to travel the world with him as his e-commerce and coaching businesses continue to expand globally. ... more
  • 11 hours Infuriating detail in this lounge room TheMercury |LS
    Katrina hunted high and low for the perfect fit. ... more
  • 11 hours Dad’s horror at photo of slain jogger TheMercury |LS
    Before her murder, her smile was “perfect”, the father of tragic jogger Karina Vetrano told jurors in poignant testimony at her accused killer’s retrial on Wednesday. ... more
  • 11 hours Pell caught up in flu outbreak TheMercury |LS
    Nineteen cases of flu have been confirmed across three Victorian prisons as a deadly influenza outbreak sweeps the state. ... more
  • 11 hours Flat Earth International Conference promo TheMercury |LS
    Take a look at what's ahead of the Flat Earth International Conference in 2019! ... more
  • 11 hours Hoppers Crossing girl shaves her head for charity TheMercury |LS
    Myaah Raponi raised more than $2400 for the Leukaemia Foundation by shaving her head. ... more
  • 11 hours CCTV clue in sinister hotel death TheMercury |LS
    Sydney police are trying to track down two men they believe were inside an inner city hotel room where a man died in suspicious circumstances two years ago. ... more
  • 11 hours Olympic walker Dane Bird-Smith opens up TheMercury |LS
    Olympic walker Dane Bird-Smith opens up about his mental health. ... more
  • 11 hours Urgent egg recall across Australia TheMercury |LS
    Shoppers at Coles, Woolworths and independent stores across the country are being warned not to eat Bridgewater Poultry eggs they recently bought. ... more
  • 11 hours Unvaccinated student contracts measles TheMercury |LS
    Two people have contracted the deadly measles virus in Sydney, one of whom was an unvaccinated girl. ... more
  • 11 hours Trailer: Stranger Things Season 3 TheMercury |Ent
    Stranger Things has dropped their official trailer for season three, premiering July 4, 2019. ... more
  • 11 hours Why Dan’s actor brother refused to join him on MAFS TheMercury |Ent
    Reports have surfaced that the Neighbours star 'refused' to be seen on Married at First Sight. ... more
  • 11 hours Question that made PM blow up TheMercury |Ent
    Scott Morrison fired up in a press conference as his feud with The Project over his alleged comments about Muslims escalates into a full-blown crisis. ... more
  • 11 hours Kyle ends decade-long feud with TV star TheMercury |Ent
    Kyle Sandilands has ended his long-running feud with one of Australia’s best known TV stars. ... more
  • 11 hours Kylie Jenner FIRES Assistant & Hailey Bieber Calls DIVORCE LAWYERS! DR TheMercury |Ent
    BIG NEWS in Kylie Jenner’s friend group.. No Jordyn woods is NOT back in the circle… actually someone else got the boot! ALSO… Kylie’s fans think she’s pregnant thanks to an Old Wive’s tale…. Yeah we are talking dissecting this hippy dippy theory! And the marital problems plaguing Justin and Hailey Bieber are seemingly getting worse.. are they bringing in a divorce lawyer? Finally, we’ve got some good marital news… Shane Dawson and Ryland Adams are engaged!!! Let’s get into this piping hot tea right now on Hollyscoop’s Daily Rewind! ... more
  • 11 hours Lego Movie 2 the review TheMercury |Ent
    It has a hidden message you wouldn't expect ... more
  • 11 hours Jess’s outrageous claim about TV affair TheMercury |Ent
    Married At First Sight mean girl Jessika has claimed both Mick and Tamara gave her the go ahead to have an affair with Dan. ... more
  • 11 hours Star’s ‘insane’ body transformation TheMercury |Ent
    Veteran television presenter Carol Vorderman has been one of Britain’s best-known celebrities for over 35 years — but was near-unrecognisable when she debuted a jaw-dropping new look this week. ... more
  • 11 hours That Bill & Ted is sequel is finally happening TheMercury |Ent
    Bill and Ted’s guitar strumming was good enough to create a utopia and play on Mars, but it’s not enough for the Hollywood Bowl. ... more
  • 11 hours Looming disaster amid crazy $8m NRL punt TheMercury |Sport
    Paul McGregor isn’t just putting his team’s season on the line — he’s risking his whole career with a bold move that’s stumped the rugby league community. ... more
  • 11 hours Incredible story behind mystery soccer star TheMercury |Sport
    Lauren Isackson was mooted as a soccer star in the making when she arrived at American college UCLA. ... more
  • 11 hours Why aren’t the Socceroos playing? TheMercury |Sport
    Remember the hysteria about no A-League breaks during the FIFA window? ... more
  • 11 hours Secret report’s stadium bombshell TheMercury |Sport
    Allianz Stadium could hve been fixed for as little as $18 million, a secret report for the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust has revealed. ... more
  • 11 hours Stuart whacks ‘irrelevant’ Bennett over ‘drama queens’ feud TheMercury |Sport
    Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has delivered a blunt retort to Wayne Bennett’s “drama queen” accusation. ... more
  • 11 hours Photo saga has officially gone bonkers TheMercury |Sport
    To say the Tayla Harris photo controversy caused a storm in Australia would be a severe understatement. ... more
  • 11 hours Ray Thomas gives his top picks for the 2019 Golden Slipper TheMercury |Sport
    Daily Telegraph Racing Editor, Ray Thomas gives his top picks for the 2019 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens. ... more
  • 11 hours PM unleashes: ‘They’re cowardly grubs’ TheMercury |Sport
    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ripped into trolls who made vile comments about AFLW star Tayla Harris after a photo of her was posted on social media. ... more
  • 11 hours Brutal side of tennis exposed as player collapses TheMercury |Sport
    It was hard to watch. ... more
  • 11 hours Wallabies winger joins post-World Cup exodus TheMercury |Sport
    Queensland Reds winger Sefa Naivalu has joined Australia’s post-World Cup European exodus, with French club Stade Francais announcing he has signed a three-year deal. ... more
  • 11 hours Boom times bring housing stress TheMercury
    King Island is on the cusp of a boom driven by a new abattoir, golf tourism and a potential resumption of mining at Grassy but Labor says the small Bass Strait community needs help to cope. ... more
  • 11 hours PM unleashes: ‘They’re cowardly grubs’ TheMercury
    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ripped into trolls who made vile comments about AFLW star Tayla Harris after a photo of her was posted on social media. ... more
  • 11 hours More burials for NZ mosque attack victims TheMercury
    New Zealand is expected to announce changes to its gun laws hours after school students gathered to farewell another young friend killed in the Christchurch mosque attacks. ... more
  • 11 hours Ray Thomas gives his top picks for the 2019 Golden Slipper TheMercury
    Daily Telegraph Racing Editor, Ray Thomas gives his top picks for the 2019 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens. ... more
  • 11 hours Puppy power list: White and fluffy dogs TheMercury
    When The Courier-Mail and Quest Community News asked to for photos of Queensland’s cutest dogs, we were inundated with more than 8000 photos. ... more
  • 11 hours Turkish President Erdogan makes vile comments following the Christchurch terror attack TheMercury
    Scott Morrison has condemned comments made by Turkish President Erdogan that accuse Australia of being anti-Islamic. ... more
  • 11 hours Sports Now: Around the grounds TheMercury
    Jarrad McVeigh thinks Sydney teammate Buddy Franklin will be fit to face the Western Bulldogs on Saturday, Waratahs coach Darryl Gibson backs star flyhalf Bernard Foley to regain his form while Sam Stosur gets off to a winning start at the Miami Open. ... more
  • 11 hours Morrison cherry picking housing data: Bowen TheMercury
    March 21, 2019. Shadow federal treasurer Chris Bowen speaks to media at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices in Sydney about Labor’s proposed housing affordability reforms. Bowen says prime minister Scott Morrison is cherry picking analysis by investment research SQM to attack Labor’s reforms. Bowen says SQM have argued they support Labor’s negative gearing reforms. (AAP Video/David Sigston) ... more
  • 11 hours ‘Sydney’s gone mad’: Absurd festival ban TheMercury
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  • 15 hours You won’t believe how this home looks inside TheMercury
    From the outside this heritage-listed home looks like any other. ... more
  • 15 hours Sydney a victim of its own success TheMercury
    It’s Australia’s most stable jobs market and its beaches and harbour sights draw in people around the world — but Sydney may have become a victim of its own success. ... more
  • 15 hours The dramatic moments of the Christchurch shooter’s arrest TheMercury
    Watch the moment brave New Zealand police officers arrest Brendon Tarrant after he killed 50 people in a Christchurch mosque. ... more
  • 15 hours Cyclone Trevor could hit NT as category 4 TheMercury
    Cyclone Trevor is heading for the Northern Territory, after leaving a trail of destruction behind in north Queensland. ... more
  • 15 hours Truck loses load over the road TheMercury
    COMMUTERS have been warned to expect delays after a truck lost its load, spilling debris across a road. ... more
  • 15 hours Maori reject PM’s ‘This is not us’ line TheMercury
    Some Maori leaders are recalling ancient colonial atrocities as they reject Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's "this is not us" response to the killing of 50 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch. ... more
  • 15 hours NT communities brace for Cyclone Trevor TheMercury
    Some isolated communities in the Northern Territory have been evacuated as Cyclone Trevor approaches. The cyclone is gaining strength as is expected to hit the NT as a category 4 on Saturday. ... more
  • 15 hours Why Dan’s actor brother refused to join him on MAFS TheMercury
    Reports have surfaced that the Neighbours star 'refused' to be seen on Married at First Sight. ... more
  • 15 hours Trump says China trade deal ‘coming along’ TheMercury
    President Donald Trump says a deal with Beijing to end a trade dispute between the two countries was "coming along nicely", with US negotiators poised to be in China next week for more talks. ... more
  • 15 hours Vic criminal offences record slight rise TheMercury
    The number of criminal offences recorded in Victoria rose slightly last year, new figures show. ... more
  • 17 hours Jessica Simpson’s bizarre baby name TheMercury |Ent
    Johnson, party of five! ... more
  • 17 hours Kylie Jenner Fans CONVINCED She Is PREGNANT Thanks To THIS Theory! TheMercury |Ent
    Is Kylie Jenner pregnant with baby number 2?! After she posted this picture with Stormi her fans IMMEDIATELY started thinking that she was and now I don’t know what to think. Get your investigation caps out party people because we’re about to dive into the theory as to WHY Kylie’s fans believe she’s pregnant again RIGHT NOW. ... more
  • 17 hours Hailey Bieber Calls DIVORCE LAWYERS After Postponing Wedding Ceremony With Justin Bieber! TheMercury |Ent
    ONE DAY after we hear Justin and Hailey Bieber have postponed their wedding ceremony indefinitely…there’s word that Hailey is calling DIVORCE LAWYERS. Have the trust issues and personal problems FINALLY taken their toll? We’re getting into that right now…whether you SHIP Jailey or NOT…you’re going to want to hear this news. ... more
  • 17 hours Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood TheMercury |Ent
    Your first look at Quentin Tarantino's next film. ... more
  • 17 hours What Meghan’s handwriting reveals TheMercury |Ent
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made a surprise visit to the New Zealand embassy where they paid their respects to the victims of the Christchurch terror attack. ... more
  • 17 hours First look at Margot’s new movie TheMercury |Ent
    The first teaser trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s next film is here, giving fans their first glimpse of Aussie Margot Robbie as doomed actress Sharon Tate. ... more
  • 17 hours Kylie Jenner FIRES Long Time Assistant After LIKING Jordyn Woods Post! TheMercury |Ent
    Kylie Jenner is finding it REAL CHALLENGING to trust Travis Scott while he’s on tour…While he tries to show her his loyalty on her latest SCANDALOUS post. PLUS…get this you guys…sources close to Hollyscoop are saying Kylie FIRED her assistant Victoria and I have a theory as to WHY. FINALLY…Tristan Thompson may be the biggest douchebag in the world…but Khloe Kardashian says their time together was worth it because of THIS REASON. We’re talking all the latest KarJenner tea right now so stay right here. ... more
  • 17 hours AFLW photo controversy goes global TheMercury |Sport
    It certainly wasn’t her intention but Tayla Harris has taken AFLW global. ... more
  • 17 hours Mark Waugh slams NRL bunker (Unibet) TheMercury |Sport
    Mark Waugh slams NRL bunker. Source: Unibet. ... more
  • 19 hours Pregnant vegan’s fury at hubby’s demand TheMercury |LS
    When you fall pregnant, it can sometimes feel like your body is no longer yours. Sure, it’s the most amazing thing to grow human life, but with pregnancy comes a lot of changes and sacrifice. ... more
  • 19 hours Fugitive jeweller Modi denied bail in UK TheMercury
    Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted by Indian authorities over a $US2 billion ($A2.8 billion) loan fraud has been remanded in custody after appearing before a British court. ... more
  • 19 hours Kylie Jenner FIRES Long Time Assistant After LIKING Jordyn Woods Post! TheMercury
    Kylie Jenner is finding it REAL CHALLENGING to trust Travis Scott while he’s on tour…While he tries to show her his loyalty on her latest SCANDALOUS post. PLUS…get this you guys…sources close to Hollyscoop are saying Kylie FIRED her assistant Victoria and I have a theory as to WHY. FINALLY…Tristan Thompson may be the biggest douchebag in the world…but Khloe Kardashian says their time together was worth it because of THIS REASON. We’re talking all the latest KarJenner tea right now so stay right here. ... more
  • 19 hours No more room to move on Brexit: Juncker TheMercury
    The European Union has done a lot to accommodate Britain over Brexit and can go no further, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker says. ... more
  • 19 hours Large Cloud of Smoke Rises From Islamic State Encampment in Baghuz TheMercury
    The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) released a video said to show fighting with Islamic State in Baghuz on March 18. Lorenzo Orsetti, an Italian fighter with the group, was killed in clashes with Islamic State in Baghuz, the group said on March 19. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on March 19 that they were in control of the Islamic State “encampment area” in Baghuz. The SDF said this was “significant progress” but not outright victory, as a group of IS fighters “confined into a tiny area” were continuing to resist. Credit: YPG Press Office via Storyful ... more
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