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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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More than 11 million have signed up for ’16 health care plans

Enrollment for these plans, which were created under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, closes on Jan. 31.

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New U.S. diet rules would take 20 percent bite out of American sugar use

If the U.S. government has its way, Americans would cut their consumption of sugar and corn syrup by more than 2 million tonnes a year, the latest blow for a sweetener industry facing an onslaught of criticism over negative health effects.

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Oregon occupation leader rejects sheriff’s bid to end standoff

The leader of a group of armed protesters occupying the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon met briefly with a local sheriff on Thursday but rejected the lawman's offer of safe passage out of the state to end the standoff.

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Gun owners grill Obama at town hall, NRA sits it out

President Barack Obama fielded tough questions from gun owners at a televised town hall on Thursday, defending his move to tighten gun rules as he sought to elevate the issue of gun control before the November 2016 election to replace him.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 8

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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New dietary guidelines: Lean meat OK, cut the added sugars

New dietary guidelines released by the government say that some Americans may not have to cut back on eggs and salt as much as they once thought.

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South Korea seeks U.S. strategic weapons after North’s nuclear test

South Korea is in talks with the United States to deploy U.S. strategic weapons on the Korean peninsula, a South Korean military official said on Thursday, a day after North Korea said it successfully tested a hydrogen nuclear device.

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Congress sends bill to gut Obamacare, to certain veto

Republicans have been vowing to gut the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," since 2010, when the then Democratic-majority Congress passed the landmark program designed to provide health care for millions of uninsured Americans - over the united opposition of Republicans.

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TransCanada sues U.S. over Keystone XL pipeline rejection

By Nia Williams and Valerie Volcovici CALGARY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp sued the U.S government on Wednesday to reverse President…

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1 month ago

Time Warner Cable latest company to be hacked

The company said email and password details were likely gathered either through malware downloaded during phishing attacks or indirectly through data breaches of other companies that stored Time Warner Cable's customer information, including email addresses.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 7

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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15 hours ago in Sports

Hola: Texans-Raiders in Mexico City on Nov. 21

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It is the first Monday night game to be played abroad. It will be televised live on ESPN in the United States, and on Televisa and ESPN in Mexico. Televisa owns Azteca Stadium, which has a capacity of about 95,000.

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Thomas’ mom to watch from the stands, not the cell this time

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The last time the Denver Broncos played in the Super Bowl, Katina Smith and her mother wore jerseys that they had crafted from strips of tape as they watched the game on their prison TV

19 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.

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The week’s best sports shots

Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

A look at some of the biggest moments and best plays in sports this week.

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USC athletic director Pat Haden to step down in June

Southern California athletic director Pat Haden speaks with the media during a press conference after an NCAA college football practice in Los Angeles Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. He named the Trojans' offensive coordinator, Clay Helton, to take over for head coach Steve Sarkisian, whom Haden fired Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog)

The former USC quarterback also received criticism for his handling of coach Steve Sarkisian, who has sued the school over his termination last year.

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