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2019 Horse Racing - 2019 Kentucky Derby

President Trump Tweets Out Endorsement Of His Philly Golf Course

In 2016, the same political party won the US Presidential and Senate Election in the same state.

James Comey: No 'accident' Trump tweeted about tapes

Tyson recalls additional 11.7 million pounds of chicken strips

'Investigate the investigators' is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report

muse w/Brian Johnson - back in black (live - 2017 - reading) - kickass ...

Lawsuits allege Cenikor sent rehab patients to work at Louisiana chemical plants, LSU without pay

Some groups providing HIV/AIDS services in Baton Rouge may see funds cut in grant dispute

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree.

George Papadopoulos doubts FBI was behind woman probing for Trump-Russia intelligence

Pelosi worries Trump wont leave office if election totals are close.

The Bodhisattva Trump

SCIENCE & TECH: Cannabis Can Make You More Creative--But It's Complicated

while we were honoring world press freedom day...this happened

Guaid says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising

🔥 Bernie Announces Plan to Revitalize Rural America

Georgia professor barred from campus amid complaints

🔥 Bernie Hosts Town Meeting in Spencer, Iowa

Marvel What If TV Series Imagines Peggy Carter As Captain America

🔥 Rally with Bernie in Sioux City, Iowa

*Mayor Pete on MSNBC now.

For those who miss Saturday Night Politics (Donny Deutsch) at 8 ET - rerun at 11 ET

Health gap

Joe hits voter suppression laws, states we're seeing a return to Jim Crow.

Chicken-Fried News: Good poo

legal in il on jan 1. gov's tweet.

Residents protest killing of unarmed teen in Edmond

Russia's lasting grip on Christian conservatives

Widespread calls from Sierra Leone a scam to get you to call back, authorities warn

Veto delays action on overtime: Measure would have applied to workers making $31K or less

Attack on transgender woman in downtown Denver under investigation

A crane accident took his arm, and he was denied millions in settlement money. Now, his case has

Competing studies to look at Oklahoma state retirees' pensions

Got to a doctor, finally.

Anti-abortion measure stalls in Oklahoma House

Bank Calls Police on Black Mayor in His Own City

Oklahoma poised to build own execution device

Biden the 'clear front runner' among Democratic contenders: FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver,,🎨🖍

Anti- Semitism Is Thriving In America, The Atlantic

May the Fourth Be With You!

CNN opinion: "Democrats are facing a huge problem"

I'm watching the NBA game with Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson calling the game.

If you're on Twitter, DU this DCCC poll

Trump Re-tweets "51% Approval Rating." Gosh, Wonder Where THAT Number Came From?

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.... what???

This is what happens when you do nothing...

Rachel Maddow interviews Senator Harris May 03, 2019

'It's not helping us. It's helping Biden,' adviser says of Trump's nonstop attacks

NYTimes: Pelosi worries Trump won't give up power if he loses re-election by small margin

Twit re-tweets son's endorsement of his own golf course

Update: Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks

Country House finishes second, wins Kentucky Derby after objection

Putin installed Trump and wants to keep him there. Republicans will do everything to help that

John Starling, founding member of the Seldom Scene died this week.

Joe Biden Calls Trump A Clown While Campaigning In South Carolina 🤡

Just learned that Rachel Held Evan's died today at 37

Klobuchar proposes $100 billion plan for addiction and mental health

How much can Beto O'Rourke fit into a 24 hour period...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is knocking Trump as being too soft on Putin

SNL cold opening

Just puttin' this here...

Thailand has the best king ever

trump is so wonderful, he can see putin's smile through the phone

Elizabeth Warren's plan to cancel 42 mil Americans' student-loan debt could give her a huge boost

Pete speaks to a Dreamer

This Is The Last Surviving Pitbull From Michael Vick's Fighting Ring

Raging Waters, Al Jarreau: Car Chase, Miami Vice

Senator Cory Booker will make Charlotte stop to talk gun laws

Bury me in a mushroom 🍄 suit please

O.K.history is disgusting. Seriously/disclaimer, YouTube disgusting at the pretty Versailles BEWARE.

Just Gotta Say This

A pregnant inmate came to term in jail. Lawyers say she was forced to give birth there -- alone.

SNL: Family Feud Cold Open

So. Iced tea with ginseng - not for diabetics, is it caffeine? Am gearing for hot weather beverage

Los Angeles names stretch of road 'Obama boulevard'

SNL: War Zone Reporter

Judge says Alabama failed to protect prisoners from suicide

Florida man in werewolf mask allegedly burned, shocked 2-year-old girl

Allow no U.S. intervention in Venezuela

Allow no U.S. intervention in Venezuela

SNL: Weekend Update

First black student at University of Alabama who was expelled in 1956 gets honorary doctorate

Ray Dalio says MMT, the controversial theory endorsed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is a lot closer t

Cedar Park council race will see recount after 1-vote win

SNL: Chris Farley Song

Texas State identifies 4 students arrested; Wednesday fracas exposes campus rift

Democratic Leadership, Stop All The Talk, Use Your Power

Despite Bernie, Beto and Julian, Election Day in Fort Worth belongs to Betsy Price

Former Miss Uruguay found dead at a Mexico City hotel

This is what happens when you hit the snooze bar one too may times..............

Beneath the Surface -- Drinking Water Inside Appalachia

Medicaid expansion won't come to Kansas this year after last-ditch effort fails

So for sure Chelsea HANDLER is going to be made to apologize as homophobic to Lindsey GRAHAM

Senate to Amtrak: Explain What You're Doing To Rail Passenger Service In Kansas

Lindsey Graham: If Gay Marriage Is A Constitutional Right, Why Not Polygamy?

Rep. Rui Xu concerned by alleged offensive gesture

Minnesota Republican arrested Saturday for trespassing.

Brown v. Board of Education: Topeka's other Brown landmark deteriorating

Former Salina senator pads state salary with travel, food vouchers

Kansas taxpayers stuck with fallout from Brownback's assault on Docking building

Kansas lawmakers send Gov. Kelly a new bill lowering taxes. Will she veto it?

Reynolds signs health care budget bill with controversial policies

Kansas tax revenue surges $81 million above April projections

It's been a hard day's night, and I've been workin' like a dog.

Lawsuit alleges four major packers colluded to fix prices for fed cattle, inflate profits

@VP-As Democrat Governors in NY & VA advocate for late term abortion & even infanticide -

Illinois Senate Approves Graduated Income Tax

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Fancy Party Edition

Columbia woman caught in federal child porn case

Andrew Yang Policy on THE PENNY MAKES NO CENTS

Andrew Yang Policy on THE PENNY MAKES NO CENTS

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting

Nebraska Supreme Court reverses decision to cancel Heidelberg's liquor license

Queen innuendo and shrimp and grilled cheese for breakfast

Ricketts, senators draw battle lines on tax reform proposal

Beto O'Rourke makes his pitch in the Bluffs, talks climate change, health care and more

Beto O'Rourke makes his pitch in the Bluffs, talks climate change, health care and more

Keep em ignorant, right? But there is stupid and then there is STUPID.

Russian Embassy: Trump Initiated Putin Call, And It Was 90 Minutes, Not 60

Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen to report for prison on Monday

The Radicalization of White America: How the vile MAGAcretin Weaponized Whiteness

Just another white man: privilege and queer erasure

Erie Canal advocates seek extension of waterway's new lease on life

"Fascism" by Madeline Albright

Workers' Compensation Board employee pleads to defrauding system

One thing that all Republicans need to hear:

well, I'm back up to 54 FB 'friends', most i've had in several years.

Donald Trump does not believe our election system was attacked by Russia in the last election.

''Pity The Nation''

Landlord's caught-on-tape bigotry costs $675,000: 'Discrimination is expensive'

2021 Could Be a Nightmare for Democrats -- Even If Trump Loses

California high school newspaper runs article about student's porn career after battle with district

Heh

Bill seeks to end 'country club loophole' for tax assessments

"How Cable News And The Polls Reacted To 2020 Campaign Announcements"

They hate 'liberals" more than foreign interference in our elections

Scalding: Salt Lake Tribune editorial slams Republicans in congress for "surrender[ing] their duty,

Ha! Just saw Warren's Twitter bio

He's a mean uncaring being with no concept of empathy

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum

Nurse in trousers told her London Marathon record would not count

Donald Trump and the rule of law...

Alberta's Captive Fossil Fuel Regulator Underestimates Tar Sands Emissions By 64%

Sanders on North Korea (from ABC News)

Beto O'Rourke makes his pitch in the Bluffs, talks climate change, health care and more

New Sunday NBC poll has Trump approval at 46%

New Weekly Record High for Carbon Dioxide Established at Mauna Loa.

CNN: IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns

My nephew's new album on You Tube

If the same political party wins the 2020 US Presidential and Senate Elections in each state,

Dems see GOP effort to drive them to impeach Trump

I haven't watched Sunday morning blab fests in decades. Literally.

The cartoonists always know.

133 Years Ago Today; The Bay View Massacre

The new Point system for the Kentucky Derby has made it a slow pace race, an unfair race.

Trump notes 'remarkable achievements of Mexican Americans' in Cinco de Mayo message

Jon Cryer FTW: Dude, you of all people should be cool with people who come in second...

74 Years Ago Today; The War hits home in Oregon

You raised $75.00 on May 4, 2019 DU ActBlue POTUS donation links

Want To Know The Reason NY TRansit Systems Don't Get Fixed?

April 2019 Atmospheric CO2 Content 413.52; April 2018 410.24; April 2017 409.04

If it all ends up in the Courts...?

58 Years Ago Today; "Light this candle!"

"Can a Woman Win? 2020 Candidates Offer an Easy Answer: 'I Have'"

Here's my view on President Joe Biden and healthcare

The unbelievable connection between the great race horse Secretariat and World War Two.

Liberal Mega-Donors Plan $100 Million Swing-State Blitz

Minor Candidates at the Back of the Pack in the Democratic Primaries Are Irritants.

Why is trumps campaign manager being paid by Romania?

Troll level-Kremlin Best: Russian Embassy: Trump Initiated Putin Call, & It Was 90 Minutes Not 60 60

Pelosi Warns Democrats: Stay in the Center or Trump May Contest Election Results

Profiles in Crazy, LXXX. . . . Please come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!

Please watch this. It may scare the hell out of you: "How Facebook broke democracy."

A wild question here! OK what if the sergeant at arms was sent to arrest BARR and

Mueller agrees to "tentative date" to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Make Elizabeth Warren Hate Again

Make Elizabeth Warren Hate Again

Bernie has praised Trump and criticized Biden

How stupid and dangerous are drunks?

U.S. Joe Biden Gives Donald Trump 'Clown' Nickname, Says 'S.O.B.' Had Better Not Insult His Family

muse - hysteria (live-2010-rock am ring) - it's never too early in AM to get your face rocked off

Why Biden can be attacked more than any other candidate, but should not be

made me laugh...

Early-stage detection of Alzheimer's in the blood

The economy is fine,

Do Democrats regain control of the US Senate in 2020 or 2022?

House Democrat says Mueller representative and Judiciary Committee tentatively agree on May 15

Quote from Vannevar Bush's 1945 Report to Harry S. Truman on Basic Research.

Dogs Who Grab Things When They're Excited 😂

Trump tweets support for far-right figures banned by Facebook

Any thoughts on this?

Happy Cinco de Mayo, y'all

Last night, at dusk, in one of our Palo Verde trees I saw a bug. It's antenna was black, but all of

The Failures of the Mueller Report's Campaign Finance Analysis

How fucked up is the USA when the word "socialism" is a candidate killer

Yemen death toll to surpass 230,000 by end of 2019: UN report

I just switched from "undecided" to Kamala Harris.

UPDATE: Trump taps Mark Morgan, former Obama official who supports border wall, to head ICE

Truth Hits Everybody

radiohead - bones (live-1998-paris) experience suggests this song is about kicking dope ...

People Move Into House And Find A Pit Bull In The Basement

Dying Alone: What Can Happen & The Hermit Millionaire

Biden says the Trump administration is an aberration,

Couple Sunday morning thoughts...

I don't think we should put too many chips on Robert Mueller.

e.mail from Joe B:

Update: Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks

Dahlia Lithwick: Mueller Can't Get Away With Silence Anymore

On second thought...Maybe the word "snitty" fractured the Mueller armor. Maybe

April 30 Quinnipiac poll found 56% of Dems & Dem-leaning thought Biden most likely to defeat Trump.

Trumpy the Clown

What Fiction are you reading this week, May 5, 2019?

Johannes Brahms Double Concerto

The Blue Magoos got to get away

Update: Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks

Regarding Pompeo"s remarks this morning on FTN.

Update: Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks

Mike Pompeo: a bully boy calls at No 10

Trump says he will increase tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday as he complains about pace of talks

Update: Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos

i think barr told mueller he couldnt indict.

Farmers spot the world's tiniest kitten

How Democrats regain control of the US Presidency and the US Senate in 2020?

London media agency carries Viktor Orban's nativist message

Wow, this SNL sketch cuts deep. Real deep. Deeper than the writers even know.

State Dept. allowed foreign govts to lease luxury condos at Trump World Tower without Congress OK

Gavin Williamson accuses No 10 of anonymous smears

The rethugs in the senate stated before, they want Mueller to FINISH his investigation BUT

Brexit: John McDonnell pours cold water on May's customs union plan

Stable Genius shares his thoughts on the beautiful, wet, sloppy, unfair "Kentuky Derby."

Sooner or later the shit is going to hit the fan.

Measles Case Found In King County, Health Officials Say

How the hustle and gig economy is choking the middle class

My neighbor, who is in his seventies hit the exacta in the Derby, $3000 on a $2 bet.

'One Ring' robocall scam targeting New York and Arizona area codes, FCC warns

Trump Will Increase Tariffs on China on Friday

Campaigns Will Have to Pay for DNC Voter File

Here's who will lose their insurance if Obamacare is overturned

Hey Gyp new and old versions

Bernie Sanders on 'Medicare-for-all,' Joe Biden and wanting to take on Trump in 2020

Venezuela tests Trump-Bolton relationship

Farting & Talking, Robotic Trump Statue Will Greet the President Next Month in London

Everytime I hear Kamala Harris speak, I become more convinced she's the candidate for me!

Dying Alone: What Can Happen & The Hermit Millionaire

Republican senator calls for hearing on military intervention in Venezuela

Enough with Barr's filter; let's hear from the source

Barr's worst move had nothing to do with Mueller

Trump tweeted that the best horse did not win the race well....

Revitalizing Rural America

Are there really any left who insist that "It can't happen here"?

Documents provide glimpse into Buttigieg's military service

"Lightning Round" Bullshit by M$M

"Will Black Voters Still Love Biden When They Remember Who He Was?"

Forbes - Unemployment is down because more people have left the workforce

Trump Unleashes Tweetstorm Defending White Nationalists Booted From Facebook

I just switched from UNDECIDED to BIDEN...

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 6 May 2019

Campaigns Will Have to Pay for DNC Voter File

Dr. Eddie Glaude tells Chuck Todd the inconvenient truth about Trump, Reagan, & complicit centrists

Pompeo says he believes there is a 'path forward' in North Korea talks

Klobuchar: I don't think Trump should conduct 'foreign policy by tweet'

Seattle is one of the top U.S. metro areas for millennials. It's also the priciest.

Brunei reverses on death by stoning for gay sex after international outcry

Avengers: Endgame Officially Crosses $2 Billion at Box Office

Cartoons 5/5/19

Star Trek Star Leonard Nimoy's Widow Says He Asked for Nurses' Assistance to End His Life

Trump changes his tune..."NO OBSTRUCTION. Bob Mueller should not testify. No redos for the Dems!

Tell these people the economy is better

trump tweets that Mueller should NOT testify....

SNL - Opera Man's Return

Clandestino

So...Firefox...AdBlock Plus...what happened?

Can you imagine Kim beclowning Obama the way he is beclowning Trump ?

The Michael Cohen Press Conference Tomorrow

Because you need a little Black girl on your timeline with an Afro laughing &

Senate passes bill limiting local CAFO rules

Andrew Yang Policy on MAKE ELECTION DAY A HOLIDAY

Andrew Yang Policy on MAKE ELECTION DAY A HOLIDAY

Barr just landed the plane in Russia

Another FL teacher quits the 'toxic profession'.

Abramson: Did Mueller find 'clear and convincing' proof of conspiracy?

Moscow plane fire: At least 41 killed on Aeroflot jet

"I'm very disappointed that my chairman let that happen." -Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia,

Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto #3

The Alt-Right Playbook: Always a Bigger Fish

Game of Thrones' Most Epic Battles, Ranked

Ted Lieu to Donald--North Korea HAS: -Increased nuclear fuel -Hidden missile bases -Just launched a

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 5, 2019

Trump Lambasts Fox News Judge Andrew Napolitano as 'Unacceptable'

Pelosi did not say Democrats need to be more centrist

If William Barr won't answer Kamala Harris' questions, maybe the Inspector General will

Can anyone think of an instance where Christianity has benefited

It's Day 79 of a national emergency and the President spends his day tweeting about sports.

Trump Goes Totalitarian: Retweets Demand For Fox News To Pull Judge Napolitano Off The Air

Anatomy of a smear: How far-right websites spread a fake story about Pete Buttigieg

Beto O'Rourke's impeachment rhetoric shifts as Mueller report sinks in

Beto O'Rourke's impeachment rhetoric shifts as Mueller report sinks in

In Venezuela, White Supremacy is a Key to Trump's Coup

Uh-oh. I don't think I was supposed to see this. 😁

Bernie Sanders rolls out "Roosevelt style trust-busting" agriculture plan

PROBABLE CAUSE is the standard for federal indictment - NOT "beyond a reasonable doubt" !!

Barr lied to the Senate about Mueller's phone call

Russia's state media offers their theory on "Why did Trump call Putin?"

We're visiting Ashland, OR

Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors

MSNBC right now - Ben Stein

Trump uses Russian Made Equip in WH to communicate directly with Putin!

It is a disgrace that 400,000 people are in jail for the crime of being poor.

2020 US Senate Election Prediction.

CALL TO ACTION! Remove Internet Connectivity From Election Systems!

Buttigieg, husband attend Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class

Trump is extremely vulnerable - but we can't take him lightly.

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa

What do these terms mean at DU

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate set to win presidential vote-early results show

Donate by mail to Elizabeth Warren for President

Bernie Sanders is an accomplished, effective leader

Donate by mail to Elizabeth Warren for President

Boeing says safety review corroborated its findings on a 737 MAX sensor

Trump re-tweets Fallwell Jr. demand of adding 2 years to his 1st term as "reparations" for Mueller

2022 AZ US Senate Election matchups.(who wins)

Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill creating University of Houston medical school

Biden attends services at South Carolina church, where voters say they want a fighter

Trump furiously demands Mueller not appear before House Judiciary Committee in Twitter meltdown

Never give up, never surrender.

Video of the burning airliner at Moscow: 40 dead and a number of passengers are missing ...

U.S. may review ties with countries deemed anti-Israel: envoy

Five high-profile Democrats descend on Texas as 2020 spotlight on state grows

Pete and Chasten Buttigieg attend Jimmy Carter's Sunday School Class

Uncertain future for 'super' seaweed after court ruling

Venezuela: The Trump Coup And Our Next Oil War

At least 3 pets were aboard a plane that skidded into a river. Now they're presumed dead.

Well, even the Kentucky Derby has Trump upset!

Photo: Ro Khanna with Bernie in Iowa

What I would like to hear Bob Mueller say:

After Supreme Court ruling, Texas bills would bring in $850 million in online sales tax

Murphy Versus Norcross: Duel for the New Jersey Democratic Party

ABC News: Bernie Sanders says he doesn't 'fault Trump' on North Korea

Democrats will end up with 48 US Senate seats after 2020.

Bad Day For Trump

Laurence Tribe to Ted Lieu: "This is Wishful Thinking."

Don't talk to strangers (DIO) covered by Prisoners from #Bangladesh ?

Tribe: "only a dictator with a lot to hide would try to invoke such power."

Brunei halts plan to punish gay sex with death by stoning

Trump: "They have stollen two years of my (our) Presidency (Collusion Delusion)..."

Venezuela: Russia urges US to abandon 'irresponsible' plan to topple Maduro

Venezuela: Russia urges US to abandon 'irresponsible' plan to topple Maduro

Beto O'Rourke Creston Iowa town hall video (Many conservatives asking questions in second half)

OMG

Roque accuses Rodriguez of misusing police

Pete Buttigieg Turns The Tables And Hits Trump Hard On Moral Leadership

Ramadan Mubarak

Case Dropped Against Accused Pork Chop Attacker

Stephen moore surprised that his past hate speech unearthed

From CNN's recent poll: How much of the Mueller report have you read?

Slow motion cesium in water explosion.

On giving Trump credit for the economy

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They're starting to help the economy.

Anyone know a good no-ad weather site/ap that I can pay for?

A morning at President Carter's Church

Rio governor branded a show-off after tweeting video during police operation

Drone drops anti-press flyers with swastikas at California University

Rio governor branded a show-off after tweeting video during police operation

How many US Senate seats will the Democrats pick up in 2022 with a President Biden-D

The real problem with Trump is he knows he broke the law and did something wrong.

Anyone know of a reputable work at home gig for people with not very many skills?

Seriously..Just been to the Mds and

Resistant 'superbug' hitting hospitals in N.Y., N.J. should be declared public health emergency

Chuckie Todd wasting our time

Nice pic.

Experience the Underwater World Through the Eyes of a Free Diver - Short Film Showcase

Email from Symone Sanders: Why I joined Joe Biden's team as a Senior Advisor

Michael Cohen reporting to same prison as N.J.'s Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and Fyre Festival's

Last Survivor of US Slave Ships Discovered, 'Redoshi'; Cambridge Univ. Slavery Links

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash

Oxford, AL: 3 young African American men invite 80-year old white woman to eat with them

May Days 1970 at UVa

Economy under Trump is growing but not for everyone, Booker says

Cohen to be imprisoned at facility that offers matzo ball soup, occasional visit home

Houston: Ambert Alert - missing 5-year old from north Houston area

Trump retweets Jerry Falwell suggesting his term should be extended by two years

America's greatest terrorist threat comes from within

Who's Trump afraid of?

Brady aide Ken Smukler gets 18 months in prison, $75K fine for election law crimes

Frontotemporal Dementia being discussed on 60 Minutes NOW !

Getting a measles vaccination isn't a personal choice - it's a social responsibility

New Jersey governor signs law protecting public beach access

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

Red Sox manager to skip White House visit

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

Cora (Boston Red Sox Manager) to skip Red Sox's trip to White House

My Cathedral Ceiling is starting to fill in

Citigroup CEO makes 486 times more than the bank's rank-and-file

Why does the media ignore Dimitri Simes, his name was mentioned 134 times in the Mueller report.

My General Discussion forum is stuck on a page from a few days ago

Another tragic reason we need universal health.

Pressure grows to loosen party grip on Pennsylvania primary

trump tweet this afternoon. He's getting DESTROYED with definitions and recipes for "stollen"....

Ancient tomb discovered in Egypt dating back 4,500 years

Why are the only people railing against sharia law

Dow futures plummet 400 points after Trump renews tariff threat on China

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