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Over 1 million people have downloaded the YouTube TV app since it officially launched two months ago, according to data from app research firm Apptopia. Of the new adapters, roughly two-thirds are Android users. App downloads initially peaked when YouTube TV launched in select markets (NYC, LA, Chicago, Philly and SF) and increased slightly over the Holiday with the availability of Airplay for iOS users.

Why it matters: The rapid popularity of YouTube TV is a bad sign for cable companies, already struggling to deal with cord-cutters migrating to cheaper OTT platforms and streaming services. YouTube TV's service is significantly cheaper at $35 monthly than the average cable package and allows users to cancel their plans at any time.

Crowded marketplace: For consumers, there are more bundled packages like this being offered than ever before, and they're all popping up around similar price ranges. Hulu TV also launched within the past two months, joining the likes of SlingTV and DirectTV Now — all at a roughly $40 monthly price point — a bargain considering the average American pays $92 monthly for cable.

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Trump says he expects to announce a Supreme Court nominee "next week"

President Trump speaking prior to his departure from the White House on Sept. 19. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

President Trump said Saturday he expects to announce a nominee for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat “next week” and that the person will “most likely” be a woman.

What he's saying: “I think we’ll have a very popular choice whoever that may be," Trump said before departing on Marine One. "We want to respect the process. I think it’s going to go very quickly, actually.”

Go deeper: Trump says Republicans have an obligation to fill Ginsburg's seat

Susan Collins says Senate should postpone Supreme Court vote

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Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said in a statement Saturday she believes whoever is elected in the 2020 presidential race should pick the nominee to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat.

Why it matters: Collins will be key in how the nomination process plays out. As one of the most centrist Senate Republicans, whether or not the Senate confirms Trump's SCOTUS nominee could hinge on her vote.

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