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JAN HOFFMAN, ROBERT PEAR and ADAM LIPTAK

Health Law Could Be Hard to Knock Down Despite Judge’s Ruling

Legal scholars on opposite sides of previous Obamacare court decisions find the legal argument in this one shaky.

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BRAD PLUMER

Climate Negotiators Reach an Overtime Deal to Keep Paris Pact Alive

The deal puts in place detailed implementation rules, but analysts said it was now up to individual countries to honor their commitments.

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Jason Kirk

Bowl scores 2018, updated: Final results as all 40 games go final

Here are your final bowl game results as each game on the schedule reaches its final score.

College football’s bowl season is upon us, with dozens of bowl games from mid December through the National Championship in January. As each bowl final score posts, we’ll update this list with the outcome, then move along to the next wonderful bowl game. Because all bowl games are wonderful.

And finally, for those who don’t like bowl games:

Virtually every bowl will feature countless One Last...

TechCrunch

Brian Heater

Cydia shuts down purchasing mechanism for its jailbreak app store

Years after becoming one of the go-to destinations for iOS jailbreaks, Cydia’s app store is disabling purchases. Users will be able to access existing downloads through the store and access purchases via third-parties, but beginning this week, they’ll no longer be able to buy apps through the store.

Founder Jay “Saurik “ Freeman revealed the news via a Reddit post this week recommending users remove PayPal accounts from their profile. Freeman notes his initial plan to shut the...

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Opinion: This is who Democrats need in 2020

The Democratic Party has a lot going for it right now. An energized base of supporters in cities and suburbs, a more diverse freshman class in Congress to mix up the agenda, interesting likely candidates for President, and a shared focus on defeating President Donald Trump.

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Sen. Gillibrand says she's 'definitely thinking about' a 2020 run

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she is "definitely thinking" about running for president in 2020 and will announce a decision in the near future.

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Papadopoulos to run for Congress

Just a week after he was released from federal prison, ex-Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos announced his plans to run for Congress in 2020.

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Internet lights up over Pelosi's sunglasses

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gets the rock star treatment as the internet lights up over her shades. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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The public got a rare look at the real Pelosi

As Rep. Nancy Pelosi took the stage in a noisy hotel ballroom in Washington on election night she was greeted with chants of "Speaker! Speaker! Speaker!"

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Dissecting the most inexcusable playoff drought in Jets history

In the salary-cap era, missing the playoffs year after year requires a special level of ineptitude and a constant state of rebuilding.

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WALT BOGDANICH and MICHAEL FORSYTHE

How McKinsey Has Helped Raise the Stature of Authoritarian Governments

At a time when democracies and their basic values are increasingly under attack, the iconic American company has sometimes served clients in ways that directly counter American interests.

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James Brady

Canelo vs. Rocky fight card: Full list of fights leading up to main event

Canelo Alvarez and Rocky Fielding will face off in the main event of a DAZN-exclusive card on Saturday. Here’s all you need to know to watch.

As part of his extremely lucrative five-year-deal with DAZN, a sports streaming service, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will headline a strong boxing card in a move up to super middleweight, where he’ll challenge Rocky Fielding for the WBA (Regular) super middleweight title. The fight will live stream exclusively on DAZN, and is supported by an...

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Richard Johnson

North Carolina A&T is still the king of the Celebration Bowl

Three times in the last four years means A&T owns Atlanta.

Your black college football national champions are, once again, the North Carolina A&T Aggies. The Aggies won their third Celebration Bowl since the game began in 2015, beating Alcorn State 24-22 on Saturday in Atlanta. They stay head and shoulders above their peers in the HBCU football world.

A huge 77-yard kickoff return TD near the end of the third quarter was what the Aggies needed to win the game in the end.

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Bud Elliott

5-star DE Thibodeaux, maybe 2019’s best recruit, picks Oregon

Thibodeaux has been arguably the most sought-after player in the country.

Five-star Oaks Christian (Calif.) defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux committed to Oregon on Saturday, giving the Ducks a player some regard as the best recruit in the class of 2019.

Thibodeaux had more than 40 offers, including from most of the sport’s blue-bloods. His final group was the Ducks, Alabama, Florida State, and Florida. Oregon had been widely considered the favorite to land him leading up to Saturday. He...

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Alex Kirshner

The Division II national title game live blog

Two undefeateds meet ... at a weirdly ornate high school football stadium in Texas.

Valdosta State and Ferris State are playing Saturday in McKinney, Texas, for the Division II national championship. You can watch on on ESPNU, and we’ll have score updates here.

Valdosta is looking for its fourth title, with the previous three all coming since 2004 but none since 2012. Ferris has never won the title before. Neither’s lost this season.

First quarter

VSU 0, FSU 0

The game’s not yet on...

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Irish's Kelly sees 'appetite' to expand playoff to 8

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has heard the growing chatter about an expanded College Football Playoff and thinks his undefeated football team might be helping to speed up that conversation.

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LeBron lauds MJ again: First time 'meeting God'

As he sits just 460 points behind Michael Jordan on the NBA career scoring list, LeBron James reflected on his first session with the Bulls great, likening it to "meeting God for the first time."

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Follow live: Juventus looks to keep rolling

Cristiano Ronaldo and Juve, winners of five of their past six matches, take on Torino.

The Verge

Andrew Liptak

Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature

Earlier this week, stock-trading app Robinhood announced that it would offer a new feature to users in early 2019: a checking and savings account that didn’t have any fees attached to it. But after the feature received intense criticism, the company appears to have backtracked, saying that it plans “to work closely with regulators as we prepare to launch our cash management program.”

Launched in 2014, the company allowed users to trade stocks on companies listed on the US stock...

Mashable

Jess Joho

HBO's Benedict Cumberbatch-led take on Brexit get both a trailer and a heaping pile of backlash

Because 2018 continues to be a mad libs soup of WTF, HBO recently released a trailer for its upcoming Brexit movie with Benedict Cumberbatch starring as the controversial Leave campaign leader, Dominic Cummings.

It's two minutes of "lol wut?" and people are taking the premium cable channel to task for it on Twitter.

SEE ALSO: 'Game of Thrones' was 2018's most on-demand show, despite no new episodes

Understandably, most of the ire is coming from the folks who are actually still caught up in...

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