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Saudi national no longer ‘person of interest’ in Boston bombings, no other suspects
Foreign policy ^ | April 16, 2013 | Josh Rogin

Posted on 04/16/2013 8:05:42 PM PDT by plain talk

The Saudi national injured during the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon Monday has been cleared and is no longer even a person of interest, intelligence officials told lawmakers Tuesday.

"This was a soft target. It was not a target that was able to be totally protected," he said. "This particular incident is going to cause the administration and Congress to evaluate our overall security programs around the country, particularly for major events. We can't leave it just to the communities that host these events to provide the security."

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: boston; corruption; fastfurious2; marathon; mediabias; obama; saudi; saudiarabia
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To: LyinLibs

There is a seqence of shots of the guy here
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/3032619/#51562592

start at around 3:10


51 posted on 04/16/2013 11:03:36 PM PDT by Selene
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Former PLO gives opinion on WHO BOMBED MARATHON (audio interview w/Savage):

AUDIO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKmXHhOG9AM

He says "3 Saudis were there, with a BABY STROLLER!"

Now look at my YELLOW OUTLINE around this pair, and ask yourself "What is the man in black bending over to fuss with?"

It could damn well be a BABY STROLLER holding a pressure cooker IED.

If I just solved this bombing, I want drinks with Mark Levin and a large order of bacon.

Remember Benghazi. Remember Fort Hood. To hell with Omoslem.

PHOTO = I've outlined in YELLOW this pair. One man wears PUFFY GRAY coat (seems over-bundled-up compared to other spectators), while his partner in ALL BLACK bends down, messing with some object [baby stroller?] on the ground that's about the size of a large tallish backpack.

It's also located almost exactly where the blogger puts the "approx detonation point."



That pair outlined in YELLOW might be the "Friends of Obamatollah" we're looking for.
52 posted on 04/16/2013 11:14:48 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: longfellowsmuse

I thought both devices were set off in trash cans.


53 posted on 04/16/2013 11:27:30 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: sten

54 posted on 04/16/2013 11:43:34 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: LyinLibs

BOLO for sudden death syndrome of certain hospital employees who came in contact with former suspect.

Just sayin. Anythings possible with whitehousecrew.


55 posted on 04/16/2013 11:49:29 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: MurrietaMadman

“BOLO for sudden death syndrome of certain hospital employees who came in contact with former suspect.”

Good point.

By the time Omoslem is done covering this up, we’ll probably have to replace several dead Coroners.


56 posted on 04/16/2013 11:57:20 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs; All

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57 posted on 04/17/2013 12:10:43 AM PDT by ThermoNuclearWarrior (WWW.OATHKEEPERS.ORG - WWW.CSPOA.ORG)
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To: plain talk
Another angle (see THICK YELLOW outline).

Former PLO gives opinion on WHO BOMBED MARATHON (audio interview w/Savage):

AUDIO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKmXHhOG9AM

He says "3 Saudis were there, with a BABY STROLLER!"

Now look at my YELLOW OUTLINE around this pair, and ask yourself "What is the man in black bending over to fuss with?"

It could damn well be a BABY STROLLER holding a pressure cooker IED.


58 posted on 04/17/2013 12:12:29 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

that guy in the puffy coat is way over dressed for this time of year in NE-but the main thing I noticed is that he is wearing a winter hat-very unusual for this time of year in NE.
When spring arrives in NE the first things to go are your hat and gloves-and maybe switch to a Red Sox hat...he just looks odd to me....


59 posted on 04/17/2013 12:29:06 AM PDT by homegroan (Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option....)
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To: homegroan

“That guy in the puffy coat is way over dressed for this time of year.”

Exactly. He’s got HAT and SUNGLASSES, plus ARCTIC-WEIGHT down coat.

He’s covering his entire head, so we can’t see his hairline.

In the 2 angles I’ve found of this pair, it’s clear they’re together.

HUNCHED guy leans over to manipulate the object while PUFFY guy stands super close, using his body to obscure the view.

The FBI can either account for this guy (and his “wife” in black hunched over) or they cannot. If they cannot find this guy, then he’s your Saudi bomber #1 (of 2-3 total at least).

Any suggestions who to show this to? I doubt FOX will touch it since Al-Waleed owns ___% of NEWS CORP.


60 posted on 04/17/2013 1:24:16 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

BTTT!


61 posted on 04/17/2013 1:33:35 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: LyinLibs

The puffy guy’s left arm looks funny to me. I can’t see any hand or arm extending from the sleeve.


62 posted on 04/17/2013 1:45:43 AM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: Cap Huff

Looks like PUFFY guy is wearing GLOVES too!

Jesus, while the crowd is wearing “shirts and jackets,” PUFFY guy is wearing...

HAT
SUNGLASSES
ARCTIC-WEIGHT COAT
GLOVES

If PUFFY guy isn’t suspicious, I don’t know who is.

Can anybody find the “PHOTOS” that Shoebat mentions during THIS radio interview:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKmXHhOG9AM

Shoebat keeps saying “Asia Times posted photos of 3 Saudis hanging around near the finish line. They’re definitely Saudis b/c I know what Saudis look like. And what are Saudi students doing with a BABY STROLLER anyway?”

I keep searching the web, and cannot find the photos he’s referring to. I want to see what these Saudis with baby stroller look like.

They could easily have concealed the “pressure cooker” bomb in the stroller.


63 posted on 04/17/2013 1:49:08 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: plain talk
We can't leave it just to the communities that host these events to provide the security.

Yes; the Federal Gov must again; usurp States boundaries. No doubt; this crisis will invite more Gov violations of citizens Rights. Big Sis will soon have spy - or, rather 'security' - drones; flying around at every event where more than 'three' gather for shared cause.

Do think this 'Muslim appeasing' Obama, Inc. is hiding/will hide the truth of this terrorism; for as long they can away with it; while serving themselves; by that which is NOT the truth. Reaping additional benefits per their 'scapegoating' as they do so.

We cannot doubt their habit of arrogance as they distract; delay; both truth and Justice. They certainly have their successes; all which serve ignoble - if not evil - agendas per their refashioning an America; in their damning, 'collective' image..

64 posted on 04/17/2013 1:52:44 AM PDT by cricket (Push Back Lib Agenda's; Lib propaganda; Lib/Marxist PC; Lib Leaderhship)
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To: plain talk

Obama will make him the Jihad Czar.


65 posted on 04/17/2013 2:15:52 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: wideminded
Of course; Jewell was 'Security' and so trained to look - and be suspicious of such. For the rest of us; and moreso; in a crowd; where group think dominates; 'suspicions' are not aroused so easily. We 'rest' in the 'Good'; so to speak.

Example; when someone witnesses a crime; usually their first thought - just before second - is anything; but the fact that they are 'witnessing' a crime in action. Those present per this disastrous unfolding; upon hearing first blast; reacted initially; with a 'logical'/reasonable conclusion for what they heard; until 'second blast' moved them to 'threat level'.

While best case scenario was to have questioned this 'matter' in strange place; it did not beg critical attention; nor suspicion. At least not enough; for anyone to act on it.

What was lacking here; totally; appears to be 'authentic Security' on the job. Incredible; by 'oversight')

66 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:48 AM PDT by cricket (Push Back Lib Agenda's; Lib propaganda; Lib/Marxist PC; Lib Leaderhship)
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To: LyinLibs
When the FBI 'cleared' and walked away with 'bags o' stuff'. . .had the unfortunate feeling; that all damning evidence would be dealt with - as were the records for the Rose Law Firm; but with greater 'guarantees'.

Not a nice feeling for what should be; a Agency working on behalf of the citizenry it serves; rather than one; that now serves a 'Master'.

So hope we enough good people in place. . .somewhere; and that they will make a difference. . .

67 posted on 04/17/2013 2:25:59 AM PDT by cricket (Push Back Lib Agenda's; Lib propaganda; Lib/Marxist PC; Lib Leaderhship)
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To: plain talk

Obama cut the domestic bombing prevention program by 45%. I blame him.


68 posted on 04/17/2013 2:26:14 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: plain talk

The regime and its “media” are hoping there will never be a suspect... how else are they going to push the narrative that the attacks were the work of TEA Partiers or some other “radical fringe group?”

After the heat dies down, Obama can go on his nationwide speaking-golf-Reggie Lovefest tour (who says he can’t multitask?) and excoriate the TEA Party and conservatives in general, while ever-so-slightly alluding to “right-wing elements having caused the bombing.

He wants the House back in communist hands in the worst way, and he’s not going to let this crisis opportunity go by without taking full advantage of it.


69 posted on 04/17/2013 2:27:59 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: caww

Saw that.. Weren’t temps in the high 60s that day? Why would a bulky coat be needed on such a day? Also, it appears his face is at least partially covered. THAT wouldn’t draw attention?


70 posted on 04/17/2013 2:38:05 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: LyinLibs

RE: Gloves

I thought about that, and I’m sure that could be why there seems to be no visible hand, but I still don’t see much of an arm coming out of the end of the sleeve, unless it is real thin and covered in dark material.

Photo’s, and particularly fuzzy blow-ups like these can be tricky to analyze. Maybe the guy has a thyroid problem and bundles up when it’s warm, and maybe there is a plausible reason the arm looks odd. It is particularly of interest since it seems to have been close to the blast site, at least according to the hotair blog.

Someone else posted the question, what about the trash can location of the bomb? If hotair has the location right, there does not seem to be a trash can there.

With the almost blackout of facts coming through the media I don’t expect any resolution of this for a long time - and probably much of it will go the way of Benghazi.


71 posted on 04/17/2013 2:39:24 AM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: Jeff Winston
NOOOOOOOOOOOOPE

72 posted on 04/17/2013 3:07:37 AM PDT by HotSauce42
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To: plain talk
NEW PHOTO.

Alleged "Saudis" at Boston Marathon. Notice BABY STROLLER that Walid Shoebat mentions.

Saudis could have hidden bomb in stroller. But does stroller belong to LADY IN GREEN?


73 posted on 04/17/2013 3:45:33 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: plain talk
"This particular incident is going to cause the administration and Congress to evaluate our overall security programs around the country, particularly for major events. We can't leave it just to the communities that host these events to provide the security."

Here we go - they're trying to justify letting TSA thugs randomly "fist" 9 year old girls who are committing the crime of walking down the sidewalk with there families, or driving down the interstate to see grandma.

74 posted on 04/17/2013 3:52:50 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: homegroan

Way overdeessed and sporting a typical Muslim beard. And yes - he stands out like a sore thumb among that crowd.


75 posted on 04/17/2013 4:03:26 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: LyinLibs

bfl


76 posted on 04/17/2013 4:16:19 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: LyinLibs

To the back left of your thick yellow outline is a Chinese woman, about a row back. Third victim that died was a Chinese student.


77 posted on 04/17/2013 4:33:52 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: LyinLibs

Look for all the conspiracy theories to start.


78 posted on 04/17/2013 4:35:27 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Do not comply.


79 posted on 04/17/2013 4:36:06 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Hardraade

I second it.


80 posted on 04/17/2013 4:37:21 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: ScottinVA

With recent discovery of remains of “high pressure cookers” that were used as bombs, blaming the TEA party and all things conservative is sure starting to get OLD real fast!


81 posted on 04/17/2013 4:40:53 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Sirius Lee

This particular incident is going to cause the administration and Congress to evaluate our overall security programs around the country, particularly for major events. We can’t leave it just to the communities that host these events to provide the security.”

Sorry, but I’m not sure we can “leave it to” our government to provide us with the TRUTH, either.


82 posted on 04/17/2013 4:42:03 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: LyinLibs

Wow! Great work!


83 posted on 04/17/2013 4:48:37 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: LyinLibs

Re ‘baby stroller’:

Plausible, but I have yet to read a comment observing the guy in the white hat that has a white towel over his right shoulder and what appears to be a baby’s being cradled in his arm on that shoulder.

Just an observation...


84 posted on 04/17/2013 5:31:51 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: homegroan

Dude in puffy coat also appears to be wearing gloves..


85 posted on 04/17/2013 5:38:41 AM PDT by pnz1
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To: homegroan

Gee, didn’t Homeland Insecurity come out and say that one should be suspicious of people wearing heavy coats in warm weather?


86 posted on 04/17/2013 5:50:34 AM PDT by goldi
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To: ScottinVA
I know people that are cold in that weather I'm just saying. My mother bundles up if it's 60 and wears gloves she is in her 70’s but she is cold until the temps hit 75. LOL

I'm fascinated with this thread!!!!!

87 posted on 04/17/2013 5:54:36 AM PDT by angcat
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To: LyinLibs
HUNCHED guy leans over to manipulate the object while PUFFY guy stands super close, using his body to obscure the view.

I don't think he's obscuring the view from the fellow in the red jacket who seems interested in what that hunched person is doing.

88 posted on 04/17/2013 5:54:53 AM PDT by StarFan
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To: StarFan

Any thoughts on the guy in the red shirt? Looks like he’s sporting an Islamic style beard to me.


89 posted on 04/17/2013 5:58:16 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: LyinLibs
Good posts. However my interest would be these three guys, hightlighted here in blue (and I don't claim to be the first to spot these three): First they are seen together and then the one in the light jacket moves over to near where the bomb must have been placed. Then the group disappear from the scene. Why did he make that move to the back of the sidewalk? He was clearly not standing in the way of anyone when he was with the group, but if he was about to drop the bag then he would not want to leave it in the middle of the sidewalk.






90 posted on 04/17/2013 6:02:34 AM PDT by Mr Radical
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To: Mr Radical

Yep.

In your middle photo (blue AND green outlines), the “Gray Hoodie” person is ChineseGlasses girl, since GrayHoodieSaudi has stepped away.

Notice ChineseGlasses girl’s hair is smooth, while GrayHoodieSaudi’s hair is frizzy/puffy.

Otherwise, those 2 could be confused b/c they’re both light gray.


91 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:33 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

You know, if they are NOT the bombers, and there really was a baby in that stroller, they are very close to the site of the blast, and a baby would presumably have been hurt. Now, babies being hurt usually makes the news. Small victims make good headlines, but the youngest victim I’ve heard of is the 8 year old boy who was very, very close in one picture I saw.


92 posted on 04/17/2013 6:14:58 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: A_perfect_lady

Do you think the Feds will pay us for all this legwork?

Under Obamatollah, they’d probably pay us to STOP TRYING to solve this bombing.


93 posted on 04/17/2013 6:20:53 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

Have you seen this site?

http://imgur.com/a/sUrnA


94 posted on 04/17/2013 6:41:01 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: A_perfect_lady

I heard briefly on FNC or the radio (sorry, don’t recall which) is that the youngest victim was 2 and the oldest 71 - only heard it once or twice - no other mention of it that I’ve heard (though I haven’t been listening/watching 24/7).


95 posted on 04/17/2013 6:56:13 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: jonrick46

Later news reports have said that the devices were set down not placed in trash cans


96 posted on 04/17/2013 6:59:43 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: plain talk

I have often wondered why terrorists don’t go after more soft targets in the US. If there was a string of bombings at malls, high school sporting events, day care centers, busy street corners, etc., it would tie this country into knots.


97 posted on 04/17/2013 7:08:54 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: LyinLibs
Here is a somewhat enhanced and zoomed closeup of your image. You can clearly see that the bent over guy is messing with something that is just about the size and shape of a small pressure cooker and covered in black. The guy in the parka (flack jacket?) is looking on with interest. If that's a baby carriage, that certainly ain't no baby.
98 posted on 04/17/2013 7:14:39 AM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: LyinLibs
Thanks LyinLibs, you're right. Looking back at a longer sequence of pictures, they could just as easily all be part of this much larger group



These images would have been about 90 mins before the explosions.

PS This all done with best of intentions, but enough of this for today!
99 posted on 04/17/2013 7:19:21 AM PDT by Mr Radical
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To: LyinLibs

Good work and analysis!

The lady in green (looks very young - almost like a teen) is in your picture in post #58 - guy w stroller and puffy coast is in that one but not the one in #73.

With your eagle eye you’ve probably already noticed this - The blonde guy in the yellow long-sleeved T-shirt and the dark-haired woman in front of him w sunglasses and a purplish shirt are in both pictures (lower right) - about the same location.
Look behind this guy in the #58 picture - it looks like the stroller (it’s the same location as the stroller in post #73, but different angle).

Any idea the time difference between the 2 pictures?


100 posted on 04/17/2013 7:27:54 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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