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July 14, 2011

AMC's Breaking Bad returns this Sunday for its fourth season, and anticipation is high. The show's revered for its dark themes and punishing suspense, but it remains underrated as a comedy; Bob Odenkirk's Saul Goodman, the world's sleaziest criminal…

Lady Gaga can get away with wearing meat to the MTV Video Music Awards and giving birth to an alien race in a music video -- so what on earth did she do to get kicked off YouTube?

With summer here, and heat that's been unbearable, it's no wonder we're seeing celebs don the au natural look. A smiling Heidi Klum was seen

The Swedish DRM-based music streaming service is now available in America Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.

Alas, it's looking like Thursday as D-Day for Mac OS X Lion's official digital-only rollout was a bad call by the Apple news gossip club. As of today, July 14th, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Apple's homepage is still pimping the company's iCloud service,…

The diminishing returns of 3-D have prompted filmmakers as varied as Martin Scorsese and Michael Bay to come to its defense, but as seen with Avatar, sometimes all you need is just one movie to convince audiences that the technology is capable of re…

Fox News host Eric Bolling pulled a Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday, asserting that there were no terrorist attacks on "American soil" during President Bush's term in office. Giuliani famously made a similar assertion in early 2010, saying, "we had no do…

While buckled down society frowns on certain words, turns of phrases and bursts of charged, breathy ecstasy, Hollywood embraces it. Very often, in a hilarious fashion, too. Which is why the geniuses over at FilmDrunk surveyed their audience and put …

The mission: to pick apart Cosmopolitan articles from a satirical, chauvinistic point of view. This time, DM explains why the five “take it or leave it” ratings are incorrect.

The Hollywood Reporter exclusively visits producer SallyAnn Salsano and MTV’s Jersey Shore set in Florence as the mad genius behind the show bares her soul – and plays shrink, Mom and shoulder to cry on for her six figure per episode cast.

Today, the National Restaurant Association rolled out a new healthy eating initiative called Kids Live Well. Expect to see more healthy snacks like "apple fries" at places better known for the classic deep-friend potato version: Burger King, Friendl…

The country needs some cash. Fast. How are they gonna do that, you ask? Job creation? Oh, I'm sorry I didn't realize you were retarded. Obviously, we all already have jobs - where else are we sitting around streaming reruns of Newsradio and Woody Al…

Just in time for the midnight madness that's about to sweep movie theaters across the world, here is BoHarryan Rhapsody. It brings together Queen, Sock Puppets, and Harry Potter. What else do you want?

The women of the France are willing to go to great lengths to spark interest in women's soccer. They are rolling up their sleeves and going to work. In fact, they have rolled up their sleeves so far their shirts are off. And so is every other piece …

Kate Hudson's baby's name is Bingham Hawn Bellamy, dad Matt Bellamy reveals on Twitter!

With the final Harry Potter film hitting theaters July 15, test your knowledge of the cinematic saga -- onscreen and off! (27 Photos)

Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert sat down with Dan Savage, syndicated sex columnist and founder of the It Gets Better Project, who was recently profiled by Mark Oppenheimer in the New York Times Magazine.  In the article, the column…

Your wedding day is supposed to be the happiest day of your life. So what if your happiness depends on exploiting the historical persecution of black people? Last year, a white British couple staged an elaborate "colonial Africa"-themed destination …

It's not as though he has any distinguishing characteristics or anything. Patrick Brooks was arrested in Redding, California for burglary, forgery, and receiving stolen property. But how did police find this stealthy master of the normal and nondescript? Perhaps it's because his disdain for society was written all over his face. You see where I'm going with this? You see where I'm going with this.

Hope everyone is enjoying their local fly-by-night summer fairs!

Here's a joke for you: President Obama nearly bankrupts the country with his out-of-control deficit spending -- then demands responsible fiscal leadership from the Republicans.

True Blood hunks Alexander Skarsgard and Joe Manganiello have both lined up new movie roles!

"He said, 'It only took you seven years. What were you waiting for?" jokes Deeley to THR of their 5:45 a.m. phone call.

There are countless things to love about television: Don Draper's voice when he takes over a meeting on "Mad Men," Timothy Olyphant in a cowboy hat on "Justified," the way Anna Paquin becomes tolerable when she takes her shirt off on "True Blood." B…

This is creepy.

Now that Spotify has come to America, let's break down some celebrity playlists. From Mr. Demi Moore to Jonny Greenwood, what are they listening to?

Shiny! For several years, someone has been holding the name Alan_Tudyk on twitter with the message that should the real Tudyk ever join the social network, they would gladly relinquish the name. That day has finally come! While not sporting a blue verified badge (yet), Wash was introduced by none other than Nathan Fillion himself.

The gruesome discovery at suspect Levi Aron's apartment dashed the hopes of hundreds in the community who had spent desperate hours searching for 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, praying they'd find him alive.

It’s not bad enough that Teen Mom stars Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley use their Twitter accounts to flirt with each other, fight with each other, and sell stupid T-shirts: now they’re dragging their daughter Leah into the fray. This week they crea…

Starring in Brat Pack films like "Pretty in Pink," "St. Elmo's Fire," and "Less Than Zero," Andrew McCarthy was the Zac Efron of the '80s. Guess what he looks like now! ESPY Awards: Wild Red Carpet Style & Winners! The worlds of sport and ente…

Last year, an anonymous writer took over the advice column Dear Sugar at The Rumpus. Soon, she'll go public with her identity. Like many others, I've become obsessed with her advice. Her column isn't about etiquette. Sugar writes about being jealous…

Rebecca Black is gearing up for the release of her new single “My Moment” — her first song since her infamous viral hit “Friday” — on July 18 and has revealed the cover art for the ditty on Twitter. And perhaps even more exciting than the song itsel…

Like any card-carrying fan of “The Simpsons” (and yes, I do actually have a “Simpsons” card in my wallet), I also enjoy “The Critic.” The animated sitcom was created by “Simpsons” writers Al Jean and Mike Reiss and starred Jon Lovitz as film critic …

It's not a dog! It's not a dog! Remember when horror movies were subtle without the use of creepy Asian children? The Thing remembers in this prequel to the original story.

OVERALLS.

The famed producer and original "American Idol" judge, who left the show after the 2009-2010 season, is returning to TV in a big way with his own singing talent competition, the title-challenging British import, "The X Factor." Looking to make a maj…

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down by 5 points, or 0.04%, at 12,473. The S&P 500 was lower by 5 points, or 0.4%, at 1312, and the Nasdaq was off by 26 points, or 0.9%, 2771. In his second day of testimony on monetary policy before lawmaker…

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(Newser) – Planking is so over. The bizarre Facebook trend (blamed in the death of a man in May) of taking a picture w…

Mila Kunis gave everyone the warm-and-fuzzies when she graciously accepted Sgt. Scott Moore‘s touching video invite asking her to the Marine Corps Ball in November. But now there is buzz that Mila might have to break the heart of the soldier — who i…

This is what happens when you light off bootleg fireworks in your neighborhood. On the plus side, the commentary is perfect and they were able to see a burning bush, so there's that.

Here's the widely reported rhetorical smackdown that President Obama delivered to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor during yesterday's debt ceiling negotiations, conveniently presented in words and pictures. All of Obama's remarks are quotes provided by multiple sources who attended the meeting, including Cantor himself. All of Cantor's remarks are admittedly simplified paraphrases based on the same sources.

Is this real? Is it a doppelgänger? I'm not a big magazine guy, but it seems crazy to me that Sawyer would have been on the cover of a major magazine eight years before his first acting role? What do you think? Is it him?

The latest viral buzz from collegehumor.com

Doggy style is man’s best friend. Studies and polls verify what animals have known for millions of years: Men absolutely love getting it on from behind, and the ladies love it, too. “It’s a winner for everybody,” says Susan Crain Bakos, sexologist a…

Rihanna sure knows how to party! The “Rude Boy” singer was spotted drinking tequila and munching on snacks while relaxing poolside with a group of friends in Miami, Florida.

Reports are surfacing that News Corp. may also responsible for attempting to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.

When you start to notice a real pattern in your life, it’s probably time to take a look at yourself, you know? Like, if you are constantly getting in fights with your friends but none of your friends are getting in fights with each other, maybe you …

Sick over the task but afraid I'd be shipped home if I didn't come through, I managed to locate Tyson at a hotel, befriend him and his posse and take some photos of him with strippers with the pen cam. I passed the info on to a fellow reporter and c…

A source tells the new issue of Us Weekly (out Wednesday) that the Green Lantern star, 34, and Charlize Theron, 35, "have been dating -- for months! They're exclusive, and it's very hush-hush."

They may not be real, but they're still hilarious. Hear "Warren Klein" talk to the likes of Kim Cattrall, Andrew McCarthy, Kirk Cameron, and more. Trust us, you'll enjoy them.

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have chosen a date. Sources say they're getting married Aug. 20 in California, with a camera crew at the ready. We've also heard they're having separate bachelor/bachelorette parties at clubs Tao and Lavo in Las Veg…

Well hello there, Colin Farrell! The sexy actor was heating up the Total Recall set this afternoon in Toronto, as he strolled completely shirtless after shooting a scene from his new film.

Brooke Mueller is telling friends she's been "hanging out" with Charlie Sheen again, and there's even a possibility of a reconciliation. Brooke is saying, right after the last Goddess left Charlie's world, Brooke began hanging with Charlie at his …

Justin Bieber and his girlfriend Selena Gomez sit together in the audience at the 2011 ESPY Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday (July 13) in Los Angeles.

Since Google Earth hit the Web in 2005, besides instantly turning all office desk globes into decorative accessories, it has opened the world up to global exploration at the click of a mouse. But it's not just a neat toy; some extraordinary things h…

John Rolczynski, an 82-year old Grand Forks resident, discovered the error in 1995 and has been been campaigning to fix North Dakota's constitution ever since. The problem lies in the state constitution's omission in requiring the governor and other…

As Seth Meyers hosted the ESPY Awards last night and rocked countless jokes about the ailing L.A. Dodgers’ financial fiasco and the kissing couple in Vancouver, there were also other highlights from the night. Whether it was Lindsey Vonn’s request f…

The origins of “planking”—the hot new trend of approximately four months ago in which people lie face down on things for the Internet’s amusement—were claimed nearly two years back by a pair of British twentysomethings, who say they invented the gam…

Google+ has some clear advantages over Facebook in the K-12 arena, especially since students younger than 13 can't join Facebook. Some school districts even have policies prohibiting teachers from friending students of any age, period. There isn't (…

I, for one, welcome our new space adventure overlord.

Emmy voters, it's time we had a talk. Now I am somewhat impressed that you nominated Parks and Recreation and Friday Night Lights for Best Comedy and Drama respectively. Hell, you nominated Louis CK for Best Actor. That's awesome. But you still have a long way to go. And where you need to go specifically is to Hell. Did I say Hell? I meant Greendale. Here are 10 reasons why you need to stop ignoring Community.

Brooklyn loner Levi Aron gave people the creeps long before he was charged with slaughtering an innocent child.

I'm in love with the Kidz Bop Twitter account. FOLLOW ME PLEASE.

Because Friends, Family, and Co-Workers doesn't begin to cover the myriad of people in our lives.

The HBO Kate Winslet starrer earns 21 noms, AMC's "Men" gets 19. "Friday Night Lights" and "Big Bang Theory" get noms after years of snubs.

First off, full disclosure: I'm a streaming-only Netflix customer, and I've never been a mail-order video disc guy. I'm too impatient. If I want it, I'll just Redbox it. Or Blockbuster it. Or if it's available through an official replay-mode online,…

Three decades later, we know a lot more about HIV, how to prevent it, and how to figure out who has it. Modern tests used in the U.S. can detect HIV in donated blood within 12 days of the initial infection. Today, Americans are more likely to be kil…

Austrian atheist Niko Alm supports the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, a joke religion conjured up by atheists who say their make-believe stories are no better or worse than any traditional church's. In 2008, to make a point about his faith'…

In the USA.

Sure, some of these guys are pretty temperamental, but I'd still love it if they were real. If you can think of a mythical animal I've missed, add it in the comments!

Every once in a while a mythical beast of a YouTube video comes along where you can't tell if the people in it are kidding or being 100% serious. Thus is the case with this scooter-heavy musical number starring Zanger Rinus (or "singer Rinus" in Dut…

Serena Williams stole the sartorial show in a low-cut, hot pink skirt suit paired with sparkly Louboutins, and Lindsey Vonn didn't look too bad herself in an embellished mini dress. As for the men, basketballers Amar'e Stoudemire and Dirk Nowitzki c…

We all feel a little puffy now and then, but if it seems like you’re constantly bloated and nothing helps—even cutting back on salt or avoiding gas-causing foods—check with your doctor. He’ll probably screen you for conditions including irritable bo…

- HEY THANKS! WHAT ARE YOU GUYS MAKING? - HEY THANKS! THESE SHOES ARE FROM ALDO! DO YOU LIKE THEM? - HEY THANKS! I'M JUST GOING TO AU BON PAIN. YOU GUYS WANT A GAZPACHO? - HEY THANKS! AS SKILLED LABORERS, WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK ABOUT THE RECENT D…

You can go get your account right now. The free version still requires an invite, but premium subscriptions to the greatest music service in the history of the world (that's not hyperbole, is it?) can be yours as we speak. Here's a guide the Spotify people put together about some of the product's awesome features.

I love TLC.

Levi Aaron was arrested earlier today in the kidnapping and murder of 8 year-old Leiby Kletzky, The New York Post reports, after authorities raided his Kensington, Brooklyn home and discovered what they believe to be Kletzky's severed feet in the re…

Mila Kunis, don't let your country down!

Nicki Minaj and her assistant/boyfriend got into a heated shouting match that left her with a fat lip.The Pink Friday friends both jumped on Twitter to deny any fist-a-cuffs, but it turns out Nicki got his in the mouth with a suitcase.Nicki Minaj Da…

As Oxygen’s The Glee Project inches toward crowning a winner that will earn a seven-episode arc on Fox’s Glee, Ryan Murphy is optimistic that the series will continue to pick up steam. Despite early ratings woes when the reality competition show pre…

The DailyMail peppered this story with stills from Pulp Fiction, so who am I to say that it isn’t TOTALLY film-related? According to the story, Russian hairdresser Olga Zajac (pictured — doesn’t pixellating her face make her seem more guilty??), 28,…

Demi Lovato is being flooded with Tweets of congratulations after her new single Skyscraper reached No. 1 on iTunes after only debuting on Monday! OK!

The Best in Show Dog contest showcased our top 25 irresistible pooches. (Click above to go back and read all their stories). Our contest was inspired by the movie Beginners, which stars Cosmo, a Jack Russell terrier and rescue dog before he was adop…

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone is leading the push to form the new state of “South California.” Made up of 13 conservative-leaning counties, including Fresno, Orange, San Diego and San Bernardino, the 51st state would be the nation’s fifth-l…

Maybe it's the bulging tights that elevate these from campy to creepy. Maybe it's their eyes. Maybe it's the unshakeable feeling that these children never forgot the day these pictures will taken. (Many of these come from the website, Plaid Stallion…

Perhaps sensing the growing Internet skepticism over the prospect of an Evil Dead remake, Ghost House Pictures has now stepped up with an official press release confirming that the project does, in fact, exist in places besides Bruce Campbell’s imag…

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and the White House had what nearly every party is describing as a "tough" and "testy" meeting on the debt ceiling Wednesday afternoon, culminating in a stormy exchange between President Barack Obama and House Majority Leader…

It was when I was in a shantytown in Bangladesh, and a boy stopped me in the street and said, “You’re the girl from Harry Potter!” There’s nowhere in the world I can go, it feels, that isn’t somehow touched by this franchise. It’s absolutely amazing…

The search for the beloved 9-year-old Brooklyn boy ended at a gruesome scene at Levi Aron's Kensington apartment. Police chief Raymond Kelly held a pres

Still, Von D (real name: Katherine von Drachenberg) wouldn't trade her life with James for anything. "I feel like I'm the luckiest girl," the 29-year-old says. "I don't care what anybody thinks."

The world according to Dave Grohl: Fighting Foo: a decades long mission.

After calling Netflix 35 times, a Wall Street analyst excoriates the company for a lack of strategy in dealing with customer complaints.

NEW YORK (AP) — A young Brooklyn boy who vanished while walking home from a day camp in one of the safest parts of the city was killed and dismembered by a stranger who he had turned to for help after getting lost, police said Wednesday. An intens…

A man says he was kicked out of a Pizza Hut in Wallace, North Carolina because he was dressed as a woman. Reps for the chain said customers did complain about Vishon Murphy's attire, but he also came by three times and didn't buy anything. For good …

The latest viral buzz from thesmokingjacket.com

But so has fast food. As the Wall Street Journal notes, many quick-serve restaurants that pay piddling wages are hiring at a rapid rate. McDonald's alone added 62,000 jobs on one national hiring day in April. But limited service restaurants like McD…

Demi Lovato has been through a lot these past six months -- and she's ready to tell the world about it with her new single, "Skyscraper." First, however, she paid a visit to Ryan Seacrest's radio show, to open up about her recovery from a serious ea…

This morning, the UK’s Daily Mail published a story that is headlined “Make-up free Ashley Olsen is unrecognisable in casual jeans and a shirt as she shares a smoke break with mystery man.” However, the four pictures that accompany the article, each…

Pretty sure we’re going to get a hung jury with this one (NO PUNNO). I mean, if the dude really came into the Pizza Hut three times without buying anything, I’m not sure that you can claim this is a simple case of intolerance, although I do love how…

You know that moment: You spot an actor that you’re sure you’ve seen before, but you just can’t tell where you know him from. Waiting until the credits roll so you can Google the actor’s name is torture. You can’t even focus on what you’re watching …

For those fetching rocks we salute you.

Still steaming mad over the price increase unleashed by Netflix? Fret not, movie lover!

According to the Los Angeles Times, police arrived at the couple's home on Monday night to find the man tied to a bed and bleeding from his groin. In what the police described as a “spontaneous statement,” the woman, 48-year-old Catherine Kieu Becke…

Earlier this week the folk over at Pitchfork published a collection of their favorite music books. It’s a pretty comprehensive list, encompassing everything from Mötley Crüe’s tragicomic memoir The Dirt to Jon Savage’s erudite punk tome England’s Dr…

STORY: Royal Gala Guest Zooey Deschanel Blasts L.A. Times for Calling Her a 'Snobby Cow'

Those of us who feel that Queens Of The Stone Age lost a bit of its oomph after bassist Nick Oliveri was excused from the band should probably be glad that we don't have to deal with his live-wire unpredictability in normal everyday life. At least t…

The lovely ladies of Victoria's Secret stopped by Soul Cycle in New York for a cancer benefit yesterday in their workout gear and a bunch of different gym-friendly hairstyles.

During his testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, Bernanke was hardly allowed to speak as Paul grilled the head of the Fed. Paul: The price of gold today is $1,580 the dollar during these last few years the dollar was devalued almo…

Yesterday we told you that we'd keep out eye out for pictures of Mexican soccer player Andres Guardado having cybersex and today we're delivering on that promise. Not only that, we're also gonna tell you how the whole encuentro de amor went down. No…

Dan Abramson drew a map of the United States of America as seen by New Yorker over at Funny or Die. As far as I can tell based on my interactions with New Yorkers, it’s entirely accurate.

With hundreds of thousands of people attending San Diego Comic-Con every year and the July 20-24 event quickly approaching, The Hollywood Reporter chatted with the big names in television to discuss their favorite memories and tips for attending the…

Prince William and his new wife Kate Middleton took the U.S. by storm with their visit last week. The Duchess of Cambridge stunned not only with her fashion-forward wardrobe, but also for her skinny frame — as she looks to be shrinking down and losi…

In late June, an Oklahoma geek named Kaitlyn Iadevaia was the victim of nerdy crime when thieves stole the TARDIS bus stop Kaitlyn had built with her father (the TARDIS is the time-traveling phone booth employed by the protagonist in British dork fa…

Click through to see some more celebs who have rocked the Union Jack—some well, some not so much. Oy!

Been thinking of trying a yoga class but overwhelmed by the options? Here, the experts explain the differences between the 11 yoga practices that are cropping up around the country.

Chicago, New York, Austin, and Los Angeles may get all the glory for having the best-dressed inhabitants in America, but today GQ turns the spotlight on the other end of the spectrum--the worst dressed! See if your city made the list, after the jump…

Demi Lovato is the Disney star who went to rehab for doing a lot of drinking and cocaine and all that fun stuff. Well, she's apparently better and back with a new single that's probably not quite what you were expecting (no autotune). I like this one.

SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Authorities say a 14-year-old Northern California girl has died and three of her friends became ill after drinking an unknown substance mixed into their soda during a weekend sleepover. Sonoma County Sheriff's Lt. Steve Brown s…

In celebration of precocious schoolchildren everywhere, last year we brought you the funniest kids test answers the Internet had to offer. You wouldn't believe some of the answers kids gave on standardized tests, school exams, homework assignments a…

For the best couture beauty looks from Paris, look no further! Check out ELLE.com for all the details.

Sweet grapes and peaches balance the earthy curry spices in this light and summery chicken salad.

Do you ever find a bird image on your windows? Me, neither, but I don’t have any big picture windows. This eerie image of an owl was left when the bird crashed into Sally Arnold’s window in Kendal, Cumbria, UK.

This is one W cover we can get behind. W, like many glossies, has reported disappointing sales lately and while we’re not sure exactly what Tilda Swinton’s selling power is, we are always in support of her covering a magazine. Not to mention collabo…

Daniel Baldwin has filed for divorce, one day after getting a temporary restraining order against his wife, Joanne ... and he claims it's all over drugs and alcohol. Daniel says, "Due to recent events in our home and for the safety of my children…

Sarah Jessica Parker covers Vogue’s August 2011 issue.

Conan will cut your heart out and eat it for breakfast before we get back to this episode of Wipeout.

Our current movie trailer policy is that we are rounding them up on Fridays and doing a MEGA-TRAILER post but we have to talk about this right now it cannot wait because this is not just a movie trailer, this is a movie trailer for a movie in which …

Rosie Jones takes a huge lead in the race for best model Twitpic of 2011

“Everybody needs his memories,” Saul Bellow once wrote. “They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” These days, the same can be true of fame. It’s no surprise then that celebrity memoirs and autobiographies continue to flood the market — m…

We generally try to avoid rejoicing in others’ misfortune, but as music lovers, we couldn’t help but cry tears of joy this morning when we saw the news that the Black Eyed Peas are going on an indefinite hiatus. But even so, there was a tinge of sad…

Friday Night Lights is making yet another move, this time to ESPN. The critically-acclaimed, ratings-challenged drama will make the leap to the Disney-owned sports networks, ESPN and ESPN Classic, immediately after wrapping its fifth and final sea…

Glee regulars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer will not be back for the fourth season of the Fox musical hit. In an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, series co-creator Ryan Murphy said that the three regulars will be amon…

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have been on a PDA tour with their relationship recently, but are the teen dream couple headed for a split soon? We hope not, but Justin Tweeted a quote earlier that has caused quite a stir, and we want you to weigh in…

Daisy Lowe is gearing up to strip down. The 22-year-old model and daughter to rocker Gavin Rossdale is posing for Playboy. Daisy will pose for Playboy's

Justin Timberlake was the one who convinced Mila Kunis to accept Sgt. Scott Moore‘s video invitation to the Marine Corps Ball, and now Moore’s fellow Marine is asking JT to be her date. Cpl. Kelsey De Santis asked Mila’s Friends With Benefits co-sta…

Mila Kunis talked about calling in a butt double for her naked scenes opposite Justin Timberlake in new film "Friends With Benefits." She explained, "You got side boob out of me. That's a lot. I was compromising - you get side boob or you get butt.…

Our pilgrimage for The Wire continues, with stops at Hamsterdam and an infamous corner store.

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