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PG&E Falsified Gas Pipeline Safety Records, Regulators Say

The utility has been under fire for its role in the massive gas pipeline explosion in 2010 in San Bruno, Calif.(Image credit: Paul Sakuma/AP)
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You Can Still Enroll In Obamacare -- But The Deadline Is Soon

The future of the Affordable Care Act might be hanging in the balance thanks
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional

President Trump praised the ruling by a court in Texas as supporters of the ACA said they will appeal.(Image credit: Eric Gay/AP)
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Time, TV schedule and analysis for college football's opening five games of bowl season

Everything you need to know about Saturday's five games that kick off the college football bowl season.            [Author: CollegeFootballNews.com]
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AP source: White Sox acquire 1B Alonso in trade with Indians

AP source: Chicago White Sox acquire first baseman Yonder Alonso in trade with Cleveland Indians            [Author: AP]
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Texas Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional, But Supporters Vow To Appeal

A ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional is likely to go to the Supreme Court. For now, the decision likely won't affect people who buy insurance on marketplaces created by the law.
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Halt prison pepper spray plan, ministers urged

Campaign group's analysis suggests the spray is too often used "unsafely and inappropriately".
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EFF's guide to creepy, surveillant Christmas gifts

Topping the Electronic Frontier Foundation's don't-buy for Christmas list: Facebook's Portal in-home spycams, followed closely by Alexa/Google Home and other "home hubs"; Verizon's "AppFlash" spyware-equipped phones; and even the Elf on the Shelf gets a look in (normalizes surveillance!). There are many, many more products that we could talk about here: smart toys, baby monitors, fitness trackers and more. Overall, there are a few things to think about when you’re looking at buying a smar...
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Woman arrested after racist subway tirade

A Brooklyn woman whose racist, profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video this week has been charged with felony assault after she struck a fellow passenger, authorities said.
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Federal judge strikes down Affordable Care Act

A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law must also fall.
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Australian judge issues gag order in high-profile case

NEW YORK (AP) — A verdict has been handed down in a high-profile criminal trial in Australia that a judge has ordered news organizations not to report on publicly. Critics have called the judge’s order overly sweeping and restrictive of press freedoms, and victims’ rights groups have criticized the fact that the proceedings have so […]
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Breaking down Sixers' trade targets as Dec. 15 arrives

If you're a basketball fan, you've inevitably seen the date Dec. 15 described as an important one in the NBA. It's a rule the NBA instituted so bad teams flush with cap space couldn't sign players to big-money deals with the intent of trading them (though has it really stopped them?). With all that said, let's look at a few players - minus the just traded Trevor Ariza - the Sixers could target now that it's Dec. 15.
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Week 15: Rooting Guide and Staff Predictions

Week 14 proved to be one of the most memorable in Dolphins history, as the “Miami Miracle” propelled the Dolphins to a dramatic victory over New England. As memorable as it was, the only other favorable result around the league was the Ravens los
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You Can Still Enroll In Obamacare ― But The Deadline Is At Hand

It's an uncertain time for the millions of people who rely on the ACA, but there is still time to enroll for 2019.
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'Justice for Michael': 18 years later, Florida woman found guilty in plot to kill husband

Denise Williams faces life in prison for for masterminding and concealing a plot to free her from the marriage and collect nearly $2 million in insurance.            [Author: Tallahassee Democrat]
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Student loans totaling $150M to be forgiven by US Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education plans to cancel about $150 million in student loan debt, which means about 15,000 borrowers will be forgiven.
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Heavy rain for the weekend, flash flooding causing some problems

An area of low pressure to the west will track across the Carolinas starting Friday. Widespread heavy rain will push into the area late Friday morning and stick around for the remainder of the day.
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After Yellow Vests Come Off, Activists in France Use Facebook to Protest and Plan

Away from the street protests, demonstrators have built thriving communities in Facebook groups, which are helping to fuel the Yellow Vests.
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Woman arrested after racist tirade in NYC subway

A Brooklyn woman whose racist, profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video this week has been charged with felony assault charges after she struck a fellow straphanger, authorities said.
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O'Reilly scores short-handed in OT, Blues beat Avs 4-3

Ryan O'Reilly scored a short-handed goal 2:05 into overtime to lift the St. Louis Blues over the Colorado Avalanche 4-3            [Author: AP]
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Migrant girl dies in custody: What we know now and where it happened

Border officials said she was apprehended with her father in the New Mexico desert. Two days later, she was dead.            [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Column: Washington's NFL team does its best to Be Worst

Column: With it comes to Be Worst, no team does it better than Washington's NFL franchise            [Author: AP]
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Overexposed: Facebook Snafu Reveals Private Photos of Millions of Users

2018 is just not Facebook’s year. And it isn’t letting up here in the final stretch. image via Fancycrave.com from Pexels.com. The latest kerfuffle deals with Facebook’s accidental exposure of millions of users' private photographs. But they weren’t viewable to just regular Facebook users, only to third-party app developers. In a disclosure on their blog released today, Facebook more or less cops to the issue and discusses steps the company has taken to fix the bug. What went down is that, whe...
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Week 15 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, stream: Expert picks against the spread, predictions, survivor pool play

Find out everything you need to know about how Week 15 in the NFL will go right here
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North Carolina's election scandal has both parties planning for another campaign

Republican and Democratic officials in North Carolina are beginning to maneuver for position in anticipation of a fierce and protracted second campaign in the state's scandal-ridden 9th Congressional District.
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How Theresa May can get out of her Brexit hell

By finding consensus around a softer Brexit, there is a way out of Britain's current political crisis, and the Prime Minister should take it, Jane Merrick says.
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Local GOP doing autopsy on itself, but hasn’t quite isolated the real disease

After being wiped out in the midterms, local Republicans are picking new leaders and talking about a resurrection. But they haven't quite come to grips with what really ails them: Donald Trump.
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Candidate says he has no knowledge of operative doing anything illegal

North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris told WBTV on Friday that while he had hired Leslie McCrae Dowless, a political operative in the middle of an investigation into suspected absentee-ballot tampering, he was "absolutely not" aware of Dowless doing anything illegal.
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North Carolina candidate says he has no knowledge of operative doing anything illegal

North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris told WBTV on Friday that while he had hired Leslie McCrae Dowless, a political operative in the middle of an investigation into suspected absentee-ballot tampering, he was "absolutely not" aware of Dowless doing anything illegal.
Tags: Cnn, North Carolina, WBTV, North Carolina Republican, Mark Harris, Leslie McCrae Dowless, Dowless



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