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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There are winners in California, Tennessee and Florida. A California lottery official says there are at least three winning tickets in Wednesday night's $1.5 billion drawing. The ticket in California was sold at a 7-Eleven in Chino Hills.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least three explosions have rocked downtown Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, killing at least seven people. Police say four of the dead are the attackers. Witnesses and police say more than two hours of gun battles followed the blasts. One witness says the explosions happened inside a Starbucks cafe. Starbucks says initial reports suggest one explosion happened close to a store near a police post.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets sank mostly Thursday as pessimistic sentiment following sustained weakness in oil prices and a dive on Wall Street prevailed over data showing economies on the mend. Japan's Nikkei dived 2.7 percent Thursday. South Korea's Kospi was down 0.9 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.7 percent. But the Shanghai Composite rebounded 1.3 percent. Other regional markets were also lower, falling in Taiwan, Singapore, Australia and Indonesia.
PHOENIX (AP) — Four people are dead in a fiery crash along Interstate 10 in western Phoenix. The Department of Public Safety says a vehicle went off an overpass and fell to the freeway below Wednesday night. A DPS spokesman tells the Arizona Republic that the vehicle drove through a barricade and fell onto a landscaped area next to the roadway.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Legislators in Maine plan on Thursday to debate whether Gov. Paul LePage should be impeached for allegedly abusing his power. A group of lawmakers led by Democratic Rep. Ben Chipman of Portland wants to punish the Republican governor for using influence to pressure a school operator into taking back a job offer from Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves. The impeachment order likely won't survive long, as it would eventually go to the Republican-controlled Senate.
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