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telecaster
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#106 | Posted: 7 Jul 2009 17:54
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I`m getting the impression that the internet isn`t
all it`s cracked up to be. Remember Google and
it`s presence in China ? I know there`s a mass of
sewage to get through before you get somewhere
but this is getting to be stupid.
There`s just not enough pressure for Disclosure
to happen and ppl and ET don`t seem to be
interested !
T.
monkeyboy
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#107 | Posted: 11 Jul 2009 16:03
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http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20090710/BLOG32/907109935/2121?Title=Klayman-UFO s-an-Obama-issue

Klayman: UFOs an Obama issue

By Billy Cox

Published: Friday, July 10, 2009 at 1:39 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, July 10, 2009 at 1:39 p.m.

The failure of several federal agencies to respond to Larry Klayman's FOIA requests for UFO records within the legally prescribed waiting period has apparently given the conservative agitator an opening to test President Obama's commitment to transparency.

"I feel it's a national security issue," says the former Judicial Watch boss whose lawsuits dogged the Clinton administration during the Nineties. "The kinds of things, frankly, they say about how you know lawyers are lying because their lips are moving? The government's been lying even more."

In a conference call from Miami along with Eric Lightman, director of his most recent activist non-profit called Freedom Watch, Klayman says he doesn't expect to get a full accounting of the coverup. What he's gunning for is a government admission that UFO data is classified on national security grounds. If successful, that would torpedo the official Air Force policy position that's been in place since the termination of its public UFO studies 40 years ago.

"We're not waiting for them to go through their administrative aspects," Klayman says. "We're going straight into a court of law because they're in violation." Which portends taking depositions from government officials who "shouldn't have a problem with this if it isn't a national security issue, as they claim."

Should the legal narrative play out as Klayman predicts, he could file for a summary judgement where the court could rule on inconsistencies in sworn testimony without a trial. "This is generally where these guys get caught, fudging or lying on an affadavit," Klayman says.

Just which cases Freedom Watch will target has yet to be determined. "There's so many big incidents out there," Lightman says.

But perhaps more important than choosing a case is choosing a venue for the action. Klayman has a home in Los Angeles and is tempted to fire the opening round in Southern California because "it's fantasyland." And with the right amount of publicity, anything can happen.

"The media loves a good story," Klayman says, a prerequisite for keeping pressure on the judges. "Most (judges) are egocentric, they don't make a lot of money and they like to get their names in the news."

Moreover, Klayman doesn't see his challenge as a partisan issue because Dems and Republicans are equally culpable for keeping their constituents in the dark, perhaps for mutually beneficial reasons. "I think the intent is, government never wanted to acknowledge there's another force out there more powerful than itself," Klayman says.

"And once you make that leap," Lightman adds, "then anything's possible. And I wouldn't be surprised if some of the conspiracy theories are based on fact."

At http://www.freedomwatchusa.org/, you can read about Freedom Watch's class-action suit against Venzuela's Hugo Chavez for supporting crimes against humanity, updates on Klayman's efforts to depose Hillary Clinton for her alleged role in the "Filegate" controversy of the Nineties, and even the group's efforts to discover how much money the Obama White House is spending on entertainment. But no mention of its impending action on UFOs. Lightman says the Web page is being updated and the UFO news will appear shortly.

Klayman says he's unfazed by the latest volley of "UFO nut" tomatoes splattering around him. "I think the nicest thing that's been said about me actually came from The National Journal," he says. "They said Larry Klayman is the number one litigator for the public interest."
monkeyboy
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#108 | Posted: 11 Jul 2009 16:06
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UFO and cryptozoology researchers mourn loss of John Keel

Obituary - Michael Cohen

john keel

The world of UFO and paranormal research lost a leading light on June 3 2009. Author John Keel passed away on that day at the age of 79.

While Keel is best known for his book, 'The Mothman Prophecies' which the movie of the same name was based on, his work went well beyond this.

I was captivated by his writing years ago and while I don't necessarily subscribe to all of his ideas, I have certainly been most inspired by them.

Cryptozoologist Loren Coleman in eulogising Keel noted that 'The popular cultural influence of Keel has been enormous. It shall take future academic studies to fully realize his reach among the subculture that respects and are denizens of his ongoing intellectual playground.' I certainly agree with those sentiments.

Keel was also a champion of tolerance and anti-racism in a field that often sadly intersects with thinly disguised white supremacy and Nazi nativist nonsense epitomised by some of the garbage written about non-existent Venusians.

John Keel will be missed by both friends and admirers.
monkeyboy
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#109 | Posted: 11 Jul 2009 16:26
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http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N11448157.htm

NASA delays shuttle launch to Sunday
11 Jul 2009 15:19:33 GMT
Source: Reuters

By Irene Klotz

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 11 (Reuters) - NASA has canceled Saturday's launch attempt of space shuttle Endeavour on a construction mission to the International Space Station to assess possible damage from overnight lightning strikes, officials said.

Launch was reset for 7:13 p.m. EDT (2313 GMT) on Sunday. The shuttle is carrying a porch for Japan's Kibo laboratory that will be used to expose experiments to the open environment of space.

NASA reported nine lightning strikes less than a half-mile (three-quarters km) from the launch pad.

"Any time we have lighting within one mile of the pad we have to go look at the effects if there were any," said NASA spokesman George Diller.

NASA tried twice last month to launch Endeavour, but was stymied by potentially dangerous hydrogen fuel leaks.

Engineers discovered a misalignment in a line that vents hydrogen from the fuel tank as it is being filled. Technicians made repairs and tested the work last week.

"I have extremely high confidence" in the repair, said Mike Moses, who oversees the shuttle program at the Kennedy Space Center.

NASA is running out of time to finish the station and retire the shuttle fleet by Sept. 30, 2010, as directed by Congress. Managers say they will not compromise safety for the schedule and will ask for an extension and more funding if necessary to complete the outpost, a $100 billion project of 16 nations.

Including Endeavour's mission, the agency plans eight more flights to the station.

After the shuttles are retired, U.S. astronauts will fly on Russian Soyuz capsules and cargo will be delivered by Russian, European and Japanese vehicles.

The station has been under construction 225 miles (360 km) above Earth for more than a decade. It consists of nearly 26,000 cubic feet (735 cubic metres) of pressurized space, about as much room as a typical four-bedroom house.

Endeavour carries the last parts for Japan's elaborate three-part Kibo laboratory, including an open porch to expose science experiments to the space environment.

The platform will be attached to the front of Japan's $2.4 billion Kibo complex during the first of five spacewalks planned during Endeavour's 12-day stay at the station.

One of the Endeavour astronauts, Timothy Kopra, will remain aboard the station, taking over the flight engineer's post from Japan's Koichi Wakata, who has been in orbit since March.
Dave Hall
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#110 | Posted: 12 Jul 2009 16:35 | Edited by: Dave Hall
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monkeyboy:
At http://www.freedomwatchusa.org/, you can read about Freedom Watch's class-action suit against Venzuela's Hugo Chavez for supporting crimes against humanity, updates on Klayman's efforts to depose Hillary Clinton for her alleged role in the "Filegate" controversy of the Nineties, and even the group's efforts to discover how much money the Obama White House is spending on entertainment. But no mention of its impending action on UFOs. Lightman says the Web page is being updated and the UFO news will appear shortly.

Look like this site has been "Pulled" M.B.
No link there, what a supprise
Gret article though.
D.
monkeyboy
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#111 | Posted: 13 Jul 2009 14:11
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http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/200929/4043/Record-UFO-sightings-predicted-i n-Britain-for-2009

this pic is for D. i know he like s the old ones :)



1952



Record UFO sightings predicted in Britain for 2009
by Rich Bowden - Jul 13 2009, 07:22
Photo: Purported 1952 shot of UFO, Passoria, New Jersey. Credit: Public Domain/CIA

Photo: Purported 1952 shot of UFO, Passoria, New Jersey. Credit: Public Domain/CIA

Ufologists are predicting a record number of UFO sightings in Britain this year after an explosion of alleged UFOs reported to the Ministry of Defence in the first six months of the year.

The Sun reports a total of 231 sightings passed on to the MoD so far this year; compared to to 285 in 2008, 135 in 2007 and 97 in 2006.

The newspaper quoted leading UFO expert Nick Pope as saying: "We are now on track for a record year."

"I thought the number of UFOs reported last year was high, but we now know they are being reported in increasing numbers," he said.

Experts are divided over whether there has been a spike in UFO activity over Britain in the last two years as suggested by the number of sightings reported to the Ministry, or whether this could be the prevalence of digital cameras and mobile phones which are more easily able to record such phenomena.

Alleged government coverup of UFO activity in both the United States and the UK has been the subject of controversy in recent months with NASA releasing videos of alleged UFOs during the space agency's missions.

Ufologists have called on the governments to "come clean" on reports of UFO activity.

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monkeyboy
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#112 | Posted: 14 Jul 2009 21:44 | Edited by: monkeyboy
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http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2009/07/14/236894/us-allegations-against-ufo-h acker-gary-mckinnon-were-over.htm

US allegations against UFO hacker Gary McKinnon were 'over baked'

Author:
Mark Ballard
Posted:
17:57 14 Jul 2009
AddThis

US allegations about the severity of Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon's crimes were trumped up, a court heard today.

Edward Fitzgerald QC, McKinnon's barrister, argued that the Director of Public Prosecutions decided wrongly in February not to prosecute the hacker in the UK and so allow his extradition to face charges in the US instead.

Fitzgerald told the court that US allegations that McKinnon was guilty of "the worst crimes of the century" were over baked.

He submitted a file said to contain DPP evidence that demonstrated how the US did not have evidence to support these allegations.

The actual US indictments - as apposed to allegations - were for computer fraud and damages. These charges were comparable with those listed under the British Computer Misuse act, the court heard.

McKinnon, who is accused of causing 475,000 worth of damage to computers by hacking into computer systems belonging to the Pentagon, Nasa and the US military from his home in North London, claims that under human rights law he has a right to be tried in the UK.

McKinnon hacked military systems in the search for surpressed evidence of UFOs. He found little evidence of other-world natives or technology, except for a spreadsheet that listed "non-terrestrial officers, ships' names and goods movements", and a picture of what he said was a UFO with a perfectly smooth surface.
telecaster
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#113 | Posted: 14 Jul 2009 21:57
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Can I hate the US government more than I do now ?
If Gary gets deported, yes.
British justice system stinks like those who run it !
T.
monkeyboy
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#114 | Posted: 15 Jul 2009 20:00 | Edited by: monkeyboy
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090715/ap_on_sc/eu_russia_mission_to_mars


6 men endure Mars flight simulation experiment
AP

The team of researchers, from left, Russian Sergei Ryazansky, Aleksei Baranov, AP The team of researchers, from left, Russian Sergei Ryazansky, Aleksei Baranov, German Oliver Knickel, ...
By MANSUR MIROVALEV, Associated Press Writer Mansur Mirovalev, Associated Press Writer Wed Jul 15, 4:58 am ET

MOSCOW Russian engineers broke a red wax seal and six men emerged from a metal hatch after 105 days of isolation in a mock spacecraft, still smiling after testing the stresses that space travelers may face on the journey to Mars.

Sergei Ryazansky, the captain of the six-man crew, told reporters at a Moscow research institute near the Kremlin on Tuesday that the most difficult thing was knowing that instead of making the 172-million mile (276-million kilometer) journey they were locked in a windowless module of metal canisters the size of railway cars.

The men, chosen from 6,000 applicants, were paid euro15,000 ($20,987) each to be sealed up in the mock space capsule since March 31_ cut off almost entirely from the outside world.

They had no television or Internet and their only link to the outside world was communications with the experiment's controllers who also monitored them via TV cameras and an internal e-mail system. Communications with the outside world had 20-minute delays to imitate a real space flight.

Each crew member had his personal cabin. The interiors had hatches similar to a submarine's and were paneled in faux wood according to Soviet style of the 1970s, when the structure was originally built for space-related experiments.

The module's entrance was locked with a padlock and red sealing wax and twine the kind that Soviet government bureaucrats have used for years to close up their offices at the end of the work day.

Common facilities included a gym and a small garden, and the modules were equipped with the new European and Russian exercise and training equipment for biomedical research. The crew also specially prepared meals and used toilets closely resembling those on the space station.

Some veteran space explorers belittled the value of the experiment, but its backers at the Russian and European space agencies insist it will only move humans closer to a real mission.

"What we're doing is important for future missions exploring the solar system," said Simonetta Di Pipo, director of the human space flight program at the European Space Agency.

"The most difficult part was that the flight was not for real," Ryazansky, wearing a blue, NASA-style jumpsuit with a large patch reading "MARS 500," told reporters hours after he and the crew emerged from the modules.

Crew member Alexey Baranov complained that the worst thing was not being with his relatives: "The separation from my loved ones and nature was depressing."

Russian TV showed images of the men four Russians, a German and a Frenchman during their stay, conducting experiments, lifting weights or lounging in leather reclining chairs, surrounded by throw pillows and Oriental rugs.

The men said most of them gained weight during their stay, exercising much of the time, and running experiments for medical researchers.

Psychologist Olga Shevchenko said they avoided conflicts thanks to a busy schedule and intense physical training. However, she said they all complained being deprived of sights of the natural world and separation from their families.

While officials at the Institute for Medical and Biological Problems praised the experiment as a success and promised to conduct a 500-day simulation experiment later this year, some veterans of the Soviet or Russian space programs doubted its value.

"This is nothing but a test for a long isolation of average people," a two-time cosmonaut Valentin Lebedev wrote in an opinion column published in the Sovietskaya Rossiya newspaper daily last month. "Such an experiment has only vague relation to understanding the possibility of interplanetary flight."

The experiment was the second for the institute, whose previous effort in 1999 ended in scandal when a Canadian woman complained of being forcibly kissed by a Russian captain and said that two Russian crew members had a fist fight that left blood splattered on the walls.

Russian officials at the time downplayed the incidents, attributing it to cultural gaps and stress.

Soviet engineers also tried a similar yearlong experiment, but that was interrupted because of unending conflicts between crew members.
dark star
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#115 | Posted: 15 Jul 2009 20:12
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I think MB,T,CTR,D,DS and R should volenteer if theres anther one !!
Think about it,we,re ideal.......do you think they,d let us have a beachball ?
monkeyboy
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#116 | Posted: 15 Jul 2009 20:18
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count me in i`ll bring the swing ball :)

they are suiting up now if you want to watch>

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/CBS-News
telecaster
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#117 | Posted: 15 Jul 2009 22:39
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Count me out, I`ve seen "The Martian Chronicles" !
T.
CTRILEY
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#118 | Posted: 15 Jul 2009 23:58 | Edited by: CTRILEY
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dark star:
think MB,T,CTR,D,DS and R should volenteer if theres anther one !!
Think about it,we,re ideal.......do you think they,d let us have a beachball ?

Forget it the night clubs on Mars are awful, they've just don't have the right atmospehere!
monkeyboy
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#119 | Posted: 16 Jul 2009 17:27
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1199885/Masked-farm-worker-fired-shotgun-Norw egian-crop-circle-tourists-300ft-design-appeared-overnight.html?ITO=1490

Crop circle 'vigilante': Farm worker who turned his gun on UFO hunters is arrested

By Luke Salkeld and Caroline Grant
Last updated at 12:54 AM on 16th July 2009


wilmington


If it had been a group of aliens returning to inspect their handiwork, he would not have stood much of a chance.

Fortunately for Kenneth Wilson the 'trespassers' he confronted were visitors from this planet.

A group of Norwegian crop-circle enthusiasts had come in peace to see the latest 300ft creation in a Wiltshire field.
Police lead away a man in the Wiltshire fields after complaints of gunfire

Under arrest: Police lead away a man in the Wiltshire fields after complaints of gunfire

Mr Wilson, however, was determined to keep any intruders at bay and fired several warning shots at the group, it is alleged.

But his stand was halted by an easily identifiable flying object - a police helicopter.

Dressed in camouflage gear the 62-year-old had set up camp in the middle of the crop circle and armed himself with a shotgun.

When a group of tourists arrived to inspect the design, which is thought to represent a bird with an open beak, he opened fire and shouted at them to get off the land.

One of them, Eva- Marie Brekkesbo, 47, said: 'The gunman was dressed in full camouflage garments, had a black mask over his face and held a gun in his hands.

'When I asked him if he was the farmer, he said that he was engaged by the farmer to prevent anyone from visiting the crop circle.'

Main attraction: The crop circle near Cannings Cross Farm, in Wiltshire. A group of Norwegian tourists were visiting the site when a camouflaged farm worker began firing a shotgun over their heads

Star attraction: The 300ft crop circle near Devizes, Wiltshire. A group of Norwegian tourists were visiting the site when a camouflaged farm worker allegedly fired a shotgun over their heads

She added: 'I have been visiting crop circles for a decade and have in various ways been told that we are not welcome, but this is the first time I have been threatened with a gun.

'Farmers have the right to protect their land, but they have no legal right to threaten people. It was totally unnecessary and incredibly scary.'

A member of the group called the police and with the help of an observation helicopter that was in the area officers swooped in to stop the gunman.

Mr Wilson was arrested at around 2pm on Tuesday. He was later released on bail pending further inquiries.

circle

But the owner of the field, Richard Oram, claims that he had simply been shooting at pigeons with his brother Sid.

'Sid is ex-firearms,' the farmer said. 'He's always shooting pigeons and rabbits on our farm. He and his brother both had permission to be there.'

Mr Oram that after the circle appeared last Thursday, the disturbed area of land would have attracted plenty of birds to feed on the seeds and insects.

circle


He admitted that crop circles are a problem for him.

'This one alone will have caused 1,000-plus damage,' he said.

Another worker at the farm near Devizes, Wiltshire, described the crop circle as vandalism and said: 'If people go nosing around on other people's land they are trespassing and will be removed.'

Expert Steve Alexander, who spotted the crop circle last week when flying overhead, said: 'I have never encountered anything like this before.

'We know crop circles are man-made and they cause huge problems for farmers because these crops are grown to earn the farmer income. However, there is no justification in using a firearm to intimidate people - that is simply illegal and totally wrong.'

Sid Wilson, 64, refused to comment on his brother's arrest.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1199885/Masked-farm-worker-fired-shotgun-Norw egian-crop-circle-tourists-300ft-design-appeared-overnight.html?ITO=1490#ixzz0LRMQttK t
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#120 | Posted: 16 Jul 2009 17:57 | Edited by: monkeyboy
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Damage eyed as shuttle heads toward space station

Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts-off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape AP Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts-off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Wednesday July ...


By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer Marcia Dunn, Ap Aerospace Writer Thu Jul 16, 6:06 am ET

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Space shuttle Endeavour rocketed toward the international space station Thursday as engineers on Earth pored over launch pictures that showed debris breaking off the fuel tank and striking the craft.

Mission Control told the astronauts late Wednesday that the damage looked less extensive at first glance than what occurred on the last shuttle flight, but it will take days to sort through available data to reach a conclusion.

The astronauts planned a Thursday afternoon inspection of their ship's thermal shielding, using a 100-foot laser-tipped boom. The procedure has been standard since shuttle flights resumed after the Columbia accident.

Endeavour's liftoff early Wednesday evening was the sixth try and came more than a month late. It occurred on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the launch of man's first moon landing mission.

"Persistence pays off," launch director Pete Nickolenko told the astronauts, who are carrying up a veranda for Japan's enormous space station lab.

The shuttle had been grounded by hydrogen gas leaks last month and, since the weekend, thunderstorms.

Eight or nine pieces of foam insulation came off the external fuel tank during liftoff, and Endeavour was hit at least two or three times, said Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's space operations chief. Some scuff marks were spotted, but that probably is coating loss and considered minor, he said.

The impacts that occurred not quite two minutes into the flight were around the edge of the shuttle where the right wing joins the fuselage.

Any additional damage should be evident Friday, when the space station residents use zoom lenses to photograph the entire shuttle as it performs a backflip right before docking.

"The bottom line is we saw some stuff," said Mike Moses, chairman of the mission management team. "Some of it doesn't concern us. Some of it you just can't really speculate on right now. But we have the tools in front of us and the processes in front of us to go clear this vehicle for entry" in 16 days.

At a news conference, Gerstenmaier noted that the Endeavour crew has shuttle repair kits on board. In case of irreparable damage, the astronauts could move into the space station for two to three months and await rescue by another shuttle.

Columbia was destroyed during re-entry in 2003 because of a hole in its wing, left there by flyaway foam at liftoff.

When commander Mark Polansky and his crew catch up with the space station, it will be the first time 13 people are together in space. All of the major space station partners will be represented. The combined crews will have seven Americans, two Canadians, two Russians, one Japanese and one Belgian.

Endeavour will remain docked at the space station for nearly two weeks. During that time, the shuttle astronauts will help install the third and final piece of the Japanese space station lab, a porch for outdoor experiments. Five spacewalks are planned.

NASA was anxious to get Endeavour flying, given time is running out on the shuttle program. Only eight shuttle flights remain, including this one, before NASA retires the fleet next year.

The space agency, at least, finally has a new administrator to oversee everything. Former shuttle commander Charles Bolden was confirmed by the Senate less than two hours after Endeavour's liftoff. He fills a vacancy left by Michael Griffin's departure in January.
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