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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. ICONIC SINGER DAVID BOWIE DIES FROM CANCER
    
He turned 69 on Friday, the same day he released a new album called "Blackstar."
    
2. MEXICO BEGINS EXTRADITION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST DRUG LORD
    
Officials warn that the process could take a long time as Guzman's lawyers file legal appeals and maneuver to keep their client in his home country.
    
3. WHO SEEKS ROADMAP TO PEACE
    
A key gathering opens in Islamabad in which four major countries - Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States - hope to agree on steps to restore security in the Afghan nation.
    
4. WHOSE INITIATIVES OFTEN HIT WALL IN CONGRESS
    
Obama had some high-profile victories last year but his State of the Union proposals, such as calls for free community college and higher minimum wage, are not among them.
    
5. IT'S THE 'BIGGEST JACKPOT IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'
    
That's what a lottery official says the estimated $1.3 billion Powerball payoff will be by Wednesday's drawing. POWERBALL JACKPOT
    
6. HOW 'MARTIAN,' 'REVENANT' GET BOOST WITH TOP GLOBES WINS
    
Sunday's ceremony endorses the two films that have been lingering on the edges of an undefined award season, a mere days before the Academy Award nominees are revealed.
 

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