Courtroom brawl breaks out in Texas between murder suspect, family of teen victim shot 22 times

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A courtroom brawl broke out in Texas Tuesday between the family of a 16-year-old Texas girl who was shot in the back 22 times and the murder suspect who was accepting a plea deal.

Frank DeLeon Jr. was appearing in court in Houston to plead guilty in the case of the 2022 fatal shooting of his 16-year-old ex-girlfriend, Diamond Alvarez.

The fight erupted after Alvarez’s mother, Anna Machado, called DeLeon a “monster” during her victim impact statement, FOX26 Houston reported.

Video from the courtroom obtained by the local station shows Machado leaving the stand and walking toward DeLeon when a bailiff restrains her.


Another family member is then seen charging at DeLeon and throwing a flurry of punches, and both men end up on the ground. Machado’s mother and DeLeon’s mother were also involved in a scuffle. Court security intervened and separated the families.

Machado later addressed the brawl, telling reporters that DeLeon had laughed in her face and that her daughter’s life was not a joke, KHOU-TV reported.

“He’s a monster in my eyes. That would never change,” Machado said. “Did he look remorseful at all? No. He was laughing at my face … it’s a joke. A life is not a joke. My daughter’s not a joke.”

Machado also apologized for the incident.


“That was wrong of me. That was wrong of us because we’re not monsters,” she said. “But it’s so much hate because I want my daughter back. And what he did was horrible. Whatever happened, that was wrong of us, and I apologize for that. I apologize to the judge and I apologize to them.”

Alvarez was killed in January 2022 after learning DeLeon was having a romantic relationship with another girl and agreeing to meet him at a park in the 5100 block of Markwood Lane near her home, according to police. The teen was walking her dog when she was killed.

DeLeon will return to court Thursday for sentencing. As part of his plea deal, DeLeon will have to serve half of his 45-year sentence before being eligible for parole. 


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Fox News Politics: House speaker deja vote

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Republican speaker nominee Rep. Jim Jordan failed to win enough support on the House floor in the first full vote to select Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s replacement …Read more

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Jordan won 200 votes, with 20 Republicans voting for someone else. Every Democrat on the floor voted for Jeffries.

It’s unclear what happens next. The House went into recess following Jordan’s first failed vote. Some Republicans suggest that Jordan can rally support. 

‘THERE ARE SEVERAL’: House Dem floats GOP alternatives to Jordan for House speaker …Read more

“I would just simply say that it would be somewhere between the 15 rounds that speaker McCarthy got, and the five rounds that Pope Francis got in order to get elected”

GOP Rep. Nicole Malliotakis on how long the speaker vote will take.

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Top US general makes surprise visit to Israel

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The top U.S. general in the Middle East visited Israel early Tuesday in an unannounced trip as it intensifies its fight with Palestinian militant group Hamas. 

U.S. Central Command head Gen. Michael “Erik” Kurilla arrived in Tel Aviv “to conduct high level meetings with Israel’s military leadership” including Israeli Chief of Defense Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi, according to a Pentagon statement. 

The visit to Israel is the latest by a senior U.S. official ahead of an expected Israeli ground assault in Gaza. President Biden also plans to visit Israel on Wednesday and Secretary of State Antony Blinken is already there to hold talks with Israel’s war cabinet. 

Kurilla’s trip was meant to “gain a clear understanding of Israel’s defense requirements, outline U.S. support efforts to avoid expansion of the conflict, and reiterate the Department of Defense’s ironclad support for Israel,” according to the Pentagon.   

“I’m here to ensure that Israel has what it needs to defend itself, and am particularly focused on avoiding other parties expanding the conflict,” Kurilla said in the statement. 

Reuters was the first to report on his visit.  

The U.S. military has amped up its assets in the region since Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, when Palestinian gunmen stormed Israeli towns in a coordinated attack that killed some 1,300 people. 

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has reportedly ordered 2,000 U.S. troops to prepare to deploy in support of Israel in an advising and medical role.  

Ahead of that, the Pentagon sent two carrier strike groups to the Eastern Mediterranean to act as a deterrent amid concerns foreign aggressors could engage in the war. 

In addition, Washington has sent munitions and interceptors for Israel’s Iron Dome defense system and moved U.S. fighter jets to the region.   

Israel, meanwhile, has conducted an intense airstrike and artillery campaign against Iran-backed Hamas – which controls the Gaza Strip. The Israeli strikes have killed roughly 2,800 of Palestinian civilians in the effort, a major chunk of whom have been children. 

It has also put Gaza and its 2.3 million Palestinian residents under a total blockade. 

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Georgia Driver Gets Shocking $1.5 Million ‘Super Speeder’ Ticket, But It’s Not What You Think


While we’ve become accustomed to seeing massive speeding tickets in places like Finland, we’ve never seen one in the U.S. Not until now, at least, as one Georgia driver had the misfortune of receiving a $1,480,038.52 million ticket. But the story’s a little more complicated than that.

The driver who received this eye-popping ticket was Connor Cato who, on September 2, was caught going 90 mph (145 km/h) in a 55 mph (89 km/h) zone. Because he was traveling at more than 35 mph (56 km/h) over the speed limit, that meant that his infraction required a “super speeder” ticket.

Cato said he was aware that he would be getting a big ticket, but that he never anticipated that the figure quoted on his ticket would break seven figures. In fact, criminal defense attorney Sneh Patel told WSAV that he’d never seen anything like it.

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“At first when I was asked about this, I thought it was a clerical error. But then you told me you followed up and apparently it’s not a clerical error,” he told the outlet. “But again, I have never seen something like this, ever.”

Indeed, the city of Savannah confirmed that the number on the ticket is correct, but clarified that Cato was not actually being fined that amount. Instead, the number is a quirk of how its system works.

“The balance reflected in the e-citation is a placeholder,” a spokesperson said. “Super speeders are required to go to court. The system automatically puts in $999,999.99 as the base amount plus other costs since the only way to resolve the ticket is to appear in court.”

That means that the $1.48 million figure will not be enforced. Instead, the system puts in the largest possible amount in order to reflect the fact that the ticket’s recipient must go to court, where the real fine is determined by a judge. In this case, the fine cannot exceed $1,000 plus state mandated costs.

The system has been in place since 2017, the city said. A spokesperson claimed that the placeholder amount is not intended to scare people into attending their court date. It said that super speeder tickets do not have fine amounts associated with them when they’re issued by the police, and that it is working on adjusting the language of its system to avoid the confusion in the future.

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9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Buy at the Store Right Now That Aren’t Eggs 


One of the biggest challenges to eating enough protein at breakfast is either not liking eggs or getting tired of eating them every day. That’s why we teamed up with dietitians and nutrition experts to learn exactly what high-protein breakfasts that aren’t eggs they recommend. You can find these products at the store right now and start fueling your mornings with more balance.

As a dietitian, I’ve been accused of being the “protein police,” and while I understand that everybody seems to be harping on the benefits of protein, it is for good reason. Protein helps keep us full, stabilizes our blood sugar levels, and can even reduce cravings at night. In particular, protein at breakfast tends to be an important part of setting yourself up for success for the day. Some research even shows that a high-protein breakfast can reduce hunger and cravings at night and reduce the overall energy intake we consume in a day.

The best high-protein breakfasts that aren’t eggs, according to experts

Applegate Chicken Maple Sausage

While sausage is delicious, eating it every day can rack up some serious calories and saturated fat that may not support your health. Applegate makes a delicious chicken sausage that is lower in total fat and calories compared to traditional options. I love their chicken maple sausage for a quick, high-protein breakfast side that you can microwave and eat in a pinch.

Banza Protein Waffles

Previously known for their chickpea pasta products, Banza has released a high-protein, high-fiber frozen waffle line. With 10 g of protein per serving of two, these are hard to beat compared to traditional waffles. Try topping this with a drizzle of peanut butter, Chia seeds, and honey for a balanced breakfast that contains everything you need for long-lasting energy: protein, fiber, and healthy carbs.

Good Culture Organic Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is having a moment, and I love it as a protein base for your breakfast. It’s a fantastic high-protein food that’s perfect for breakfast, adds Lindsey Janeiro, RD of Nutrition to Fit and Healthy*ish Recipes. “Good Culture’s low-fat cottage cheese contains a whopping 14 grams of protein per half-cup serving,” she adds. “One of my favorite things about using cottage cheese at breakfast is how versatile it is: You can scoop it over whole grain toast, enjoy it sweet with fruit or savory with marinated tomatoes, stir it into scrambled eggs, or blend some into a smoothie. You can also buy individual containers of cottage cheese for a convenient, on-the-go protein source.”

Simple Mills Almond Flour Protein Pancake Mix

These almond flour-based protein pancakes are easy to make ahead and have a plant-forward, protein-packed breakfast option ready to heat up in the mornings. “A serving size of these plant-based pancakes will add 11 grams of protein to your morning meal. They are also a good source of potassium and iron, providing 10 percent of the daily value of each nutrient,” says Kiran Campbell, RD.

Smoked salmon

If you like Lox, you can enjoy the benefits of a protein-packed breakfast option with the added benefit of healthy fats for your heart. “One of my favorite savory breakfast meals is smoked salmon, with a smear of mashed avocado, on top of a toasted whole wheat bagel,” offers Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, registered dietitian nutritionist and board-certified sports dietitian. “Smoked salmon is ready to eat, provides a high-quality source of protein, is loaded with anti-inflammatory omega-3s DHA and EPA and immune-supporting vitamin D.”

“I always choose wild sockeye salmon out of Alaska, as it’s guaranteed to be wild and sustainable, and sockeye tends to have more vitamin D than other types of salmon,” she says. “Just consuming a bagel with cream cheese for example doesn’t pack enough protein to keep you full for longer, but when you add smoked salmon on top, you bump up your protein at that meal, will stay full for longer, and reap its nutrient-dense benefits at the same time.”

Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 Organic Sprouted Grain Cereal

Sometimes you just want a bowl of cereal in the morning, but you don’t want to feel hungry right after eating. High-protein cereals offer the perfect solution to enjoying your favorite comfort breakfast foods without the sugar crash.

Look for brands that contain at least 8g of protein per serving and are made from a variety of whole grains, nuts, and seeds for added fiber, says New Jersey based dietitian Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDCES, author of 2-Day Diabetes Diet. For example, Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 Organic Sprouted Grain Cereal incorporates almonds, pulses, and sprouted grains for a nutrition-packed breakfast with 8g of fiber per serving, she adds.

Fairlife Core Power Protein Shakes

With 26g of protein per serving, you can’t go wrong with a premade protein shake that tastes like chocolate milk. Fairlife makes its drinks from real milk that it filters until it’s low in carbohydrates and high in protein. The best part? The taste!

Oikos Pro Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is an excellent source of protein in the morning as an alternative to eggs. Great in smoothies, yogurt bowls, or on its own if you’re in a pinch, Oikos Pro contains more protein than most yogurt brands on grocery shelves.

“It’s packed with 20g of high-quality dairy protein which is a lot for a little 5.3 oz cup, says Amanda Blechman, RD, CDN, director of health and scientific affairs at Danone North America. “I love it as an easy and convenient breakfast addition, and I like to add some granola and nuts for crunch, plus berries for a little added nutrition without any prep.”

Kodiak Oatmeal Power Cup

Kodiak has made a name for itself in the breakfast foods grocery aisle with products like its protein pancake mixes and frozen protein waffles. Their Oatmeal Power Cup offers a solid 14g of protein that you can quickly heat up in the microwave when you just add water.

“These single-serve oatmeal cups are made with 100-percent rolled oats and added pea protein and whey protein isolate for more protein,” explains Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND award-winning nutrition expert and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of Up Your Veggies: Flexitarian Recipes for the Whole Family. It’s a perfect breakfast to tote to work, bring to a hotel, or even a college dorm.” In addition to the 14g of protein, each cup provides 230 calories and 4g of fiber, she adds.

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North Korea rips US aircraft carrier’s visit to South Korea, warns of ‘catastrophic circumstances’

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North Korea on Friday warned of “catastrophic circumstances” after an American aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Thursday.

The statement comes after the USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group docked at the South Korean port of Busan. 

The deployment is part of a pledge with South Korea to increase “regular visibility” of U.S. military assets in the region, as North Korea has increased its missile tests in recent months. 

The statement also comes amid increasing concerns about possible attempts by North Korea to negotiate an arms deal with Russia. The leaders of the two countries met last month. 

The North Korean state news agency (KCNA) called the arrival of the USS Ronald Reagan “an undisguised military provocation” and reiterated its increasingly common accusation that the United States was tempting nuclear war.

“It is an undisguised military provocation driving the situation to the irrevocable catastrophic circumstances that the U.S. persists in introducing various nuclear strategic assets into the Korean peninsula where a possibility of constant military collision exists and the danger of outbreak of a nuclear war is rampant,” the KCNA report read.

The news agency reiterated North Korea’s threat that it would deploy nuclear weapons if deemed necessary, writing that the state’s “doctrine on the use of nuclear weapons” allows for the state to execute “necessary action procedures in case a nuclear attack is launched against it or it is judged that the use of nuclear weapons against it is imminent.”

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Nurses Swear by These 7 Hoka Shoes for All-Day Comfort on Long Shifts—And Podiatrists Do, Too


There’s no denying that being a nurse is physically demanding, especially on the body. In fact, a study by The National Library of Medicine found that, on average, nurses walk a staggering three miles during a 10-hour shift, with some walking up to as many as five miles in that time. That’s not even accounting for the hours upon hours of standing they do all day, too. So it “stands” to reason that they need undeniably comfortable shoes for the 5ks and marathons they’re walking each week. As such, many nurses turn to Hoka—the popular footwear brand approved by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)—for shoes that will comfortably and reliably get them through every shift. Below are the best Hoka shoes for nurses, according to actual nurses and podiatrists, too.

What are the most important features nurses should look for in a pair of Hokas?

Hokas trump other nursing shoes for a ton of different reasons, but if it had to be narrowed down, here are the top three:


Above all else, comfort is key during a nursing shift. “I love Hokas because they are just the most comfortable shoe ever,” says Jenny Kanelos, RN, a nurse based at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. “I went through all the other brands of running shoes looking for something that would help, but nothing worked until I found Hoka.”


The plush, shock-absorbing insole in Hoka sneakers helps to provide much-needed cushioning during long shifts. “The goal of cushioning is to provide shock absorption, provide comfort, reduce the impact and stress on your feet, and to help protect your feet,” says Jason Spector, DPM, MS, AACFAS, a podiatrist based in Bradenton, Florida.


“Nurses don’t want to be slipping on something funky in the operating room,” says Allison Willkom, DPM, AACFAS, a foot and ankle surgeon at Family Foot and Ankle Clinic in Anoka, Minnesota. “Hokas can be good as the outsoles—the layer that comes into contact with the ground—are usually made from a rubber compound with a patterned design, and this helps to offer grip on various surfaces.”

What are the best Hokas for nurses with flat feet?

People with flat feet should look for shoes with additional support and control. One Hoka style in particular, the Arahi 6 ($140), features the brand’s patented J-Frame construction, which helps combat overpronation—when the arch collapses downward. “Arahi is a good choice for nurses with flat feet as the shoe is lightweight and has good stability shoe that provides support,” says William D. Spielfogel, DPM, of Hamilton Foot and Ankle Associates in New York City. “It’s also a great choice for standing all day.”

Now that you’re armed—or footed, as it were— with some information about why Hoka sneakers are the best shoes for nurses, here’s a look at the seven styles to pair with your scrubs.

The best Hoka shoes for nurses

Arahi 6 — $140.00

Available women’s sizes: 5-12, in half sizes and two widths

Available men’s sizes: 7-15, in half sizes and wide widths

“Those with flat feet are typically those that need extra arch support or stability,” says board-certified podiatrist, Anne Sharkey, DPM. The Arahi 6 is an overwhelmingly popular choice when it comes to the best Hoka nursing shoes. As mentioned above, it’s an ideal choice for nurses with flat feet who need extra cushioning. It features the brand’s trademark J-Frame cushioning while remaining lightweight and flexible, while the mesh upper offers zones of breathability—perfect for walking, running, and standing during long shifts.

Colors: 12


Extremely stable—great for overpronation

Balanced cushioning throughout the midsole

Great for both walking and running

Wide range of colors and sizes


Runs big—size down

Not all colors are available in both widths

Bondi 8 — $165.00

Available women’s sizes: 5-12, in half sizes and two widths

Available men’s sizes: 7-16, in half sizes, wide, and x-wide widths

For a bouncy, billowy feel that lasts throughout long shifts, try the Hoka Bondi. Kanelos, who has high arches and wide feet, raves about this specific sneaker. “My feet do not hurt at all at the end of my shift,” she says of wearing these during work. “It’s actually really incredible considering I can walk 5-10 miles.” The Bondi features engineered mesh construction for breathable comfort and a rear crash pad that keeps the foot balanced from heel to toe. 

Kanelos says she keeps two to three pairs in her rotation at all times and buys new pairs every three to four months. “I literally have six pairs in boxes in my closet ready to go,” she says. “They’re my work shoe ride or die.”

Colors: 21



Most color choices available for both regular and wide widths

Recommended by multiple podiatrists and nurses for their comfort level

Rear crash pad helps with balance while walking


Neutral stability may not work well for those with flat feet

Clifton 9 — $145.00

Available women’s sizes: 5-12, in half sizes and two widths

Available men’s sizes: 7-15, in half sizes and wide widths

If you suffer from foot pain, it might be time to look for a shoe with a forefoot rocker or toe spring. This is a thicker or rounder heel, which helps ensure the wearer won’t have a flat surface underfoot. “As a general rule, if you have any heel pain or forefoot pain, look for the models with more cushion as well as a forefoot rocker,” Willkom recommends.

She likes the Hoka Clifton 9, which combines its Meta-Rocker sole with a compression-molded EVA foam midsole and a breathable mesh upper. What does this mean for that 12-hour shift? Undeniable comfort and mobility, no matter how much standing and walking you’re doing. 

 Colors: 14


Balanced Meta-Rocker sole helps with pain from flat feet

Lightweight and breathable

Wide toe box is good for wider feet


Runs small

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Gaviota 5 — $175.00

Available women’s sizes: 5-12, in half sizes and two widths

Available men’s sizes: 7-15, in half sizes and wide widths

The Hoka Gaviota 5 is a favorite among multiple podiatrists for its comfort level. It combines Meta-Rocker and H-Frame Technology to help stabilize your stride. Willkom, Spector, and Sharkey all love this style and recommend it for nurses who are looking for extra support and control from their shoes. “I like the Gaviota as it provides the highest degree of stability and cushioning,” Spector says. He likes that it also has increased shock absorption, provides comfort, and reduces the impact on the foot, which “may help during long periods of standing and walking.” 

Colors: 5



Provides maximum stability for both walking and standing

Cushioned EVA midsole


Fewest color choices available, with only one neutral shade

Pricier than other Hoka styles

May require a break-in period

Rincon 3 — $125.00

Available women’s sizes: 5-12, in half sizes and two widths

Available men’s sizes: 7-16, in half sizes and two widths

“One of my favorites is the Rincon 3 because it’s got the most support-to-weight ratio,” says Jessica Sites, a nurse based in Palm Harbor, FL. “It really absorbs the shock of walking the hallways all day.”

This Hoka sneaker is extremely lightweight, durable, and breathable, thanks to its vented mesh upper, compression-molded foam midsole, and treaded rubber outsole. It also features the brand’s Early Stage Meta-Rocker geometry to help reduce foot fatigue on the go. And with almost 20 different colors available, you’ll be hard-pressed not to find at least one (or two, or three) that make you immediately add them to your cart.

Colors: 19


Available in a wide variety of colors

Extremely lightweight

Vented mesh upper offers extra breathability for long shifts

Less expensive than other Hoka styles


Not all colors available in both widths

Speedgoat 5 GTX — $170.00

Available women’s sizes: 5-11, in half sizes and one width

Available men’s sizes: 7-14, in half sizes and one width

While a trail sneaker may not be the first thought when it comes to nursing shoes, this is actually a considerable choice for those coming into contact with slippery surfaces and—let’s face it—less than ideal substances. Dr. Howard E. Friedman of Suffern Podiatry recommends a trail and hiking shoe like Hoka’s Speedgoat 5 GTX, which sports moderate cushioning and a relatively lightweight silhouette that will help you slog through a long, 12-hour shift.

“While working in the ER is not the same as hiking the Appalachian Trail, a trail shoe is more rugged and will likely last longer and hold up better over longer, demanding days and nights,” he says. Plus, the GORE-Tex fabric helps keep moisture at bay, while the Vibram® Megagrip with Traction Lug outsole provides extra traction on slippery surfaces.

Colors: 2


Shoe construction helps keep wetness and debris at bay

Traction helps with slippery surfaces


Only comes in two colors

Not available in wide widths

Pricier than other Hoka styles

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Restore TC — $110.00

Available sizes: M4/W5-M14/W15, in whole sizes and one width

For those nurses who want a more unique Hoka shoe, turn to the Restore TC. “It’s extremely comfortable and offers great support, making it great for long shifts,” says Sites. The slip-on silhouette is not only designed with a full-knit sock for what Hoka calls “barefoot-friendly breathability,” but features partially sugarcane-based EVA in both the insole and outsole. While the neutral stability may not work for people who need a maximum level of support, the plush level of cushioning helps you feel like you’re walking on clouds, even on hours 11 and 12 of a long overnight shift. To note: this particular Hoka sneaker is offered in unisex sizing, with full sizes only, so bear that in mind when shopping.

Colors: 4


Unisex style and sizing

Least pricey style on this list

Plush cushioning offers supreme comfort for long shifts


Limited range of colors

Slip-on silhouette may not work for all nurse settings

Neutral stability offers less support than other Hoka styles

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Sources say Trump set to endorse Jordan for Speakership

Just In News | The Hill 

Former President Donald Trump is expected to endorse Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to be the next House Speaker, Rep. Troy Nehls (R-Texas) claimed in a post online.

After the House removed former Speaker Kevin McCarthy in a historic vote Tuesday, several names have floated around as his replacement. Jordan, the Judiciary Committee Chairman, and House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) each has declared candidacy.

Trump initially dismissed the idea of becoming speaker but later said he would step into a short-term position “if necessary.”

On Thursday, Nehls posted on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, that he “just had a great conversation with President Trump about the Speakership race.”

“He is endorsing Jim Jordan, and I believe Congress should listen to the leader of our party,” Nehls wrote online. “I fully support Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House.”

Sean Hannity also reported that just prior to his Fox News broadcast Thursday, he had “direct sources telling me that former President Donald J. Trump is very close to endorsing Jim Jordan very soon for Speaker of the House.”

Trump has yet to make any further comment about the Speakership race, or if he will be endorsing Jordan.

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