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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's national police say the five people who carried out a terror attack in Jakarta, Indonesia, today were affiliated with the Islamic State group. A news agency affiliated with IS said the attack targeted "foreigners and the security forces tasked with protecting them." Video shows one of the bombs going off in front of a Starbucks cafe. Then there was shooting. Police say all five attackers and two civilians were killed. Another 19 people were injured.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A smaller cast of Republican presidential candidates returns to the debate stage tonight in South Carolina. It'll be one of the last high-profile opportunities for the White House hopefuls to sway voters before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucus. Not taking part in the main event will be Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul, who've failed to place in the top six in an average of recent national polls.

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge is expected to decide today whether to allow the release of a video that shows a white Chicago police officer fatally shooting a black suspect in a car theft in 2013. The hearing comes a day after the city made a surprise about-face and dropped its opposition to making the footage public. An officer killed 17-year-old Cedrick Chatman during a foot chase. Chatman's family is suing the city and asked that the video from a high school security camera be made public.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian aviation officials say they've uncovered new evidence about the 2014 downing of a Malaysian jet over eastern Ukraine. They're asking Dutch investigators to look into the findings. The Dutch Safety Board concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was destroyed by a Soviet-made surface-to-air missile. But Moscow has been anxious to deflect suspicion from the rebels it's backing in eastern Ukraine who said before the crash that they had this type of missile.

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's government says it has lifted a recent directive stating that all women working for the government must cover their hair during office hours. In early December, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh had issued the memo urging female staff to use head ties and wrap their hair because he say Islam is the religion of the majority of its citizens. The directive sparked resistance from opposition leaders, activists and pro-democracy groups.

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