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Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)

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Ireland: Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)
Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

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'It's the pension, stupid!' Retirement row ignites Irish election

Longstanding plans to increase Ireland's statutory retirement age and the knock-on effects on pension payments have become an unexpected issue ahead of the Feb. 8 election, putting the government on..
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Main Irish opposition party would boost Rainy Day Fund

Ireland's main opposition party Fianna Fail, leading in opinion polls before a Feb. 8 election, will boost annual contributions to the state's Rainy Day Fund if elected in an attempt to further shield..
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Videos for Ireland


U.S. Drinking Water Widely Contaminated With 'Forever Chemicals" [Video]U.S. Drinking Water Widely Contaminated With 'Forever Chemicals"

The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse. Well, it is worse than previously estimated, reports Huffington Post. Some of the highest levels are being..

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Tylenol Might Get A "Cancer" Label In California? [Video]Tylenol Might Get A "Cancer" Label In California?

Acetaminophen is one of the most common drug ingredients in the US. It is found in over the counter painkillers like Tylenol, Midol, and Excedrin. Business Insider is now reporting that it might get a..

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"The Devil Causes Same-Sex Attraction": White House Live-Streams Pence's Speech At Homophobic Church [Video]"The Devil Causes Same-Sex Attraction": White House Live-Streams Pence's Speech At Homophobic Church

US Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a church service Sunday. The pastor at the church claims that same-sex attraction was caused by "the devil". The homophobic sermon was live-streamed by the White..

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Jones ready for 'interesting' Six Nations, weighs in on Saracens' situation [Video]Jones ready for 'interesting' Six Nations, weighs in on Saracens' situation

Eddie Jones says it'll be an 'interesting' Six Nations post World Cup and thinks it's the 'best thing' that some Saracens players are in the England squad.

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Trump's Legal Team Says Articles Of Impeachment 'Constitutionally Invalid' [Video]Trump's Legal Team Says Articles Of Impeachment 'Constitutionally Invalid'

President Donald Trump's legal team on Monday tipped their hand regarding their defense strategy. CNN reports the team filed a lengthy response calling the charges Trump committed impeachable offenses..

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Ted Lieu Tells Devin Nunes Off After He Threatens Lawsuit [Video]Ted Lieu Tells Devin Nunes Off After He Threatens Lawsuit

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu and Republican Rep. Devin Nunes began to argue with one another. According to CNN, Lieu accused Nunes of conspiring with Lev Parnas. Soon after, Nunes’ lawyer threatened..

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Manny Pacquiao's Manager Insinuated Conor McGregor Would Find A Proper Fight With The Boxer [Video]Manny Pacquiao's Manager Insinuated Conor McGregor Would Find A Proper Fight With The Boxer

Manny Pacquiao’s manager called out Conor McGregor, saying he knows where to find a proper fight. McGregor will return to UFC 246 for the first time since his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. According..

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Trump Complains About Impeachment To LSU [Video]Trump Complains About Impeachment To LSU

President Donald Trump invited the Louisiana State University football team to the White House According to Business Insider, Trump complained to the national championships about being impeached. The..

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What Is The Sanders/Warren Feud Really About? [Video]What Is The Sanders/Warren Feud Really About?

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are in the middle of a bitter feud. The media says the feud is about Bernie Sanders and sexist remarks he made to Warren. It was seen as a response to talking points..

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Inspiring Michelle Obama Quotes On Her 56th Birthday [Video]Inspiring Michelle Obama Quotes On Her 56th Birthday

Former First Lady Michelle Obama turns 56 on Friday, January 17. In honor of her big day, Business Insider rounded up some of her most inspiring quotes on work, success and relationships. They include:..

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Scandals Throw Sanders Off Game [Video]Scandals Throw Sanders Off Game

Bernie Sanders is dominating the 2020 Presidential campaign. He's polling well. He's raising more money than any other candidate. Now, he's being hit with scandals that could derail his momentum...

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Sanders Is Getting Attacked From All Sides [Video]Sanders Is Getting Attacked From All Sides

Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 campaign is on the upswing. In fact he's so popular he has a target on his back. He's been at the top of recent polls in important early voting states. He dominated in..

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Biden Hints At Possible Running Mates [Video]Biden Hints At Possible Running Mates

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday named two men he would consider as possible running mates. Either that, or a member of his Cabinet if he is elected president. According to Politico, Biden..

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Loose Lips Sink Ships? Nunes Now Admits Talking To Lev Parnas [Video]Loose Lips Sink Ships? Nunes Now Admits Talking To Lev Parnas

CNN reports California Rep. Devin Nunes made a startling admission on Wednesday. The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee admitted to speaking on the phone with a key figure in the..

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Can Elizabeth Warren Save Her Campaign? [Video]Can Elizabeth Warren Save Her Campaign?

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is relying on her early state organizing during her bid to win the Democratic presidential nomination. But she has fallen out of first place in Iowa. Now she's clashing with Sen...

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Prince Harry Makes First Public Appearance Since Royal Split [Video]Prince Harry Makes First Public Appearance Since Royal Split

Prince Harry made his first appearance on Thursday since the Queen acceded to his wishes of stepping back from his royal role. The prince, sixth-in-line to the throne, watched children playing rugby..

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What Would You Give Up For A Super Bowl Ticket? [Video]What Would You Give Up For A Super Bowl Ticket?

What would you give up to watch your favorite team play live in a Super Bowl? Would you give up a kidney? or your favorite food? or break up with your significant other? Some fans say they would give..

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Ireland's housing crisis becomes key election issue after homeless man seriously injured | #TheCube [Video]Ireland's housing crisis becomes key election issue after homeless man seriously injured | #TheCube

He was hospitalised after authorities removed his tent from near a Dublin canal while he was sleeping inside it | #TheCubeView on euronews

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UFC star McGregor remains silent over assault allegations [Video]UFC star McGregor remains silent over assault allegations

A reporter is booed and jeered as he tries to ask Conor McGregor about two sexual assault allegations against the UFC star.

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Sanders Admits Canvass Script Had Points Attacking Democratic Opponents [Video]Sanders Admits Canvass Script Had Points Attacking Democratic Opponents

Three Bernie Sanders campaign officials confirmed rumors of handing out talking points attacking Elizabeth Warren. They said these points were passed out to teams in at least two early voting states...

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Bernie Sanders Says "Weather" Was All He And Warren Discussed After Debate [Video]Bernie Sanders Says "Weather" Was All He And Warren Discussed After Debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders says that he and Sen. Elizabeth Warren were discussing "the weather". This was during a viral moment the night on Tuesday night, reports Business Insider. At the end of Tuesday..

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22% Are "Not Sure If" Harvey Weinstein Committed Sex Crimes [Video]22% Are "Not Sure If" Harvey Weinstein Committed Sex Crimes

22% of American adults are unsure about disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. They are not convinced he committed any sex crimes, according to Business Insider. Weinstein currently faces..

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Leo Varadkar: 'It's only half-time for Brexit' [Video]Leo Varadkar: 'It's only half-time for Brexit'

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said that there has to be a level playing field in the Brexit negotiations to ensure the single market and customs union are "not diluted". The Taoiseach said there must..

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Big two Irish parties closely matched as Sinn Fein surge: poll

Ireland's main opposition party, Fianna Fail, edged ahead of the governing Fine Gael in an opinion poll on Monday, a far more modest lead than a separate survey suggested a day earlier amid a pre..
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UK PM Johnson visits Northern Ireland to meet new executive, Irish PM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Northern Ireland on Monday to mark the restoration of the British province's devolved executive after three years and to hold talks with Irish counterpart Leo..
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Irish foreign minister says EU will not be rushed in post-Brexit negotiations: BBC

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday the European Union would not be rushed in negotiations with Britain to thrash out their post-Brexit relationship.
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Northern Ireland to get devolved government back after three-year gap

The main Irish nationalist and pro-British unionist parties in Northern Ireland agreed to return to a power-sharing government on Friday after a three-year hiatus, ending a standoff that had threatened..
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Sinn Fein backing paves way for new Northern Ireland devolved government

The two main Irish nationalist and pro-British unionist parties in Northern Ireland agreed on Friday to return to devolved government for the first time in three years.
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Northern Ireland parties urged to back draft devolved government deal

The British and Irish governments urged all parties in Northern Ireland to sign up to a draft agreement published on Thursday to restore devolved government for the first time in three years ahead of a..
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Sinn Fein to consider draft Northern Ireland political deal on Friday

Northern Ireland's largest Irish nationalist party, Sinn Fein, will meet on Friday to assess a draft deal to restore devolved government that its prospective partners in a new power-sharing arrangement..
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North Ireland's DUP backs deal to restore devolved government

Northern Ireland's largest pro-British party, the Democratic Unionist Party, said it believed the draft deal published by the British and Irish governments on Thursday provided a basis upon which the..
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Northern Ireland political talks at advanced stage, Irish PM says

Talks between Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists in Northern Ireland to restore devolved government there are reaching an "advanced stage", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday.
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Briton Ian Bailey faces extradition hearing over 1996 murder

An Irish court ordered British journalist Ian Bailey to face an extradition hearing in connection with his conviction in France for murdering a French film producer in Ireland 23 years ago.
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Briton Ian Bailey held over 1996 murder as Irish court endorses extradition

British journalist Ian Bailey was arrested in Dublin on Monday after the Irish High court endorsed his extradition to France in connection with the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years..
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UK's Johnson and Varadkar vow to help restore N.Irish government

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ireland's Leo Varadkar vowed to work together to restore the power sharing government in Northern Ireland on Friday.
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Ruling on Irish extradition over UK truck deaths set for Jan 24

Ireland's High Court will decide on Jan. 24 whether to approve the extradition of a Northern Irish man to Britain to face charges of manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the..
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Victory for nationalism: Johnson's win puts UK's future in doubt

The election result was hailed as a victory for English, Scottish and Irish nationalism - and it could spell the end of the United Kingdom.
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In a first, Irish nationalists overtake unionists at UK election

Northern Ireland elected more Irish nationalists to Britain's parliament than pro-British unionists for the first time on Friday, after the largest nationalist party Sinn Fein narrowly won the final of..
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UK vote gives Irish nationalists hope for historic gains

Democratic Unionist Party deputy leader Nigel Dodds lost his seat in the British parliament on Friday, increasing the chances of Northern Ireland electing more Irish nationalists than pro-British..
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IS detainee deported from Turkey charged after return to Ireland

Irish police charged a woman aligned to Islamic State on Wednesday, three days after she was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences when she returned to Dublin from Turkey.
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Trump grants temporary reprieve for N.Irish ex-militant facing deportation

The Trump administration has granted a rare reprieve from deportation to a former member of an Irish Republican militant group who had been convicted of crimes committed during the political and..
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Islamic State detainee arrested on her return to Ireland from Turkey

An Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State deported from Turkey along with her two-year-old daughter was arrested on her return to Dublin on Sunday on suspicion of terrorist offences, Irish police said.
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Ireland set for IS detainee, young daughter to return from Turkey

Ireland expects to repatriate an Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State and her two-year-old daughter from Turkey this weekend, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday, as authorities in Ankara..
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Sixteen migrants found in sealed container on ferry to Ireland, all in good health

The crew of a passenger ferry traveling to Ireland from France discovered 16 migrants of Middle Eastern origin stowed aboard in a sealed trailer on Thursday, all of them in good health, Irish police..
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Britain to call regional elections in Northern Ireland if deadlock continues

The British government will call a regional election in Northern Ireland if Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists fail to reach agreement to restore a power-sharing government by mid-January, a..
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Two-year-old daughter of Islamic State detainee is Ireland's main concern -minister

An Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State who is set to be deported from Turkey has the right to return to Ireland but the government's main concern is for the safe repatriation of her two-year-old..
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Brexit prompts Northern Ireland electoral pacts that could shake DUP grip

Division among Northern Ireland's pro-British and pro-Irish parties over Brexit has prompted tactical electoral moves that put at risk some of the seats that had given the province's Democratic..
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UK police: man arrested in Ireland is of interest in truck death investigation

British police said a man arrested in Dublin on Saturday is a person of interest in their investigation into the deaths of 39 people who were found in a truck container.
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Irish police arrest man over UK truck deaths

Irish police said on Saturday they had arrested a man in his 20s from Northern Ireland on suspicion of involvement in the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a truck near London on Wednesday.
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Brexit extension likely to be flexible: Irish foreign minister

Ireland's foreign minister said he thinks Britain will be offered a flexible extension that could trigger Brexit well ahead of the new deadline but that the views of all EU member states were first..
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Ireland to investigate if truck where bodies found passed through country

Irish authorities will carry out any investigations necessary if it is established that the truck in which the bodies of 39 people were found near London on Wednesday passed through Ireland, Prime..
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British police call truck deaths an 'absolute tragedy'

British police said the deaths of 39 people inside a truck was "an absolute tragedy" as they try to identify the victims and discover how the vehicle entered Ireland before coming to Britain.
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Ireland to await developments from UK and EU on possible Brexit delay

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday he would await further developments from London and Brussels about a possible extension to Brexit after his British counterpart lost a crucial vote in..
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Brexit clarity could help revive talks on Northern Ireland government: Sinn Fein

Clarity on Brexit could open the way for Northern Ireland's feuding parties to engage in detailed talks aimed at reviving its power-sharing government, the deputy leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn..
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Ireland warns any UK request for Brexit extension not straightforward

Ireland's position remains that granting an extension to Brexit is preferable to Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal but there is no guarantee that view is shared throughout the..
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Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday afternoon that Britain has not yet made any request to delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a vote in the UK parliament that means he..
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Irish PM's party primed for snap election if Brexit sealed: party sources

Supporters of Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will urge him to call a snap election if Britain can seal its departure from the European Union, four members of his Fine Gael party told Reuters.
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Brexit deal will minimize short-term economy hit: Irish finance minister

The Brexit deal struck by Britain and the rest of the European Union will minimize much of Brexit's short-term impact on the economies of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Irish Finance Minister Paschal..
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Ireland's foreign minister welcomes Brexit deal as a big step forward

Ireland's foreign minister on Thursday welcomed the Brexit deal struck by the British government and the European Union as "a big step forward".
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Irish PM says flawed Northern Ireland assembly veto should be overhauled

A veto mechanism in Northern Ireland's devolved parliament that was intended to prevent discrimination toward one community over another should be overhauled in talks to restore the local assembly,..
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Irish PM says still outstanding Brexit issues, may need more time

There are still issues to be resolved in Brexit negotiations, particularly on the issue of consent for Northern Ireland as well as some on customs, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday..
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Amid Brexit tension, Irish PM says UK citizenship laws out of step with Northern Ireland peace deal

British citizenship laws are out of step with Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord that recognized the birthright of anyone in the British-run region to identify as Irish, British or both, Irish Prime..
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Ireland says Brexit legal text needed today to be ready for EU summit

Britain must put its proposals for a Brexit deal with the European Union in the form of a legal text on Tuesday if EU leaders are to approve an agreement at their summit in Brussels on Oct 17-18, Irish..
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Brexit deal can be done, but work still to do: Coveney

A deal between Britain and the European Union is possible, perhaps even this week, but there are still a lot of details to be worked out, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday.
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EU, Britain to hold intense Brexit talks as UK departure date nears

The European Union and Britain agreed on Friday to hold intense talks over the next few days in a bid to secure a deal over Britain's departure from the bloc, but arrangements over British-Irish border..
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Possible Brexit fix: keep Northern Ireland in UK customs but do checks in Irish sea: EU sources

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told member states that Britain has changed its position to now accept that the proposed replacement to the backstop cannot erect a customs border..
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JPMorgan now expects a Brexit deal to be struck

Investment bank JPMorgan said on Friday it now expected Britain and the European Union to reach a Brexit deal following an upbeat meeting on Thursday between Britain and Ireland's leaders.
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Irish finance minister hopeful of Brexit progress in Brussels

Ireland’s finance minister said he was hopeful talks between the chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain would yield a positive outcome on Friday.
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Brexit negotiators meet for breakfast after 'pathway to deal' opens

The chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain met for breakfast on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart unexpectedly said they had found a pathway..
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