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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.



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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Carly Fiorina says she's "honored" to be onstage with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, "two former Iowa caucus winners." The three are taking part in tonight's undercard of the Republican presidential debates in North Charleston, South Carolina. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who was dropped from the prime-time lineup at 9 p.m. and refused to appear on the earlier forum.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities in Indonesia say a group of terrorists used hand grenades, homemade bombs and firearms to carry out an attack in downtown Jakarta. But of the seven people killed, five of them were the attackers themselves. Indonesia is the world's largest-Muslim majority country. Backers of the extremist group Islamic State have claimed responsibility.

NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Goldman Sachs says it has reached a roughly $5 billion settlement following a federal and state investigation into its role in the sale of mortgages in the years leading up into the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis. About $1.8 billion of that amount would provide consumer relief in the form of mortgage forgiveness and refinancing as part of the agreement.

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of protesters from Flint, Michigan, — some lugging jugs of dirty water -- have traveled to the state Capitol to voice their anger at Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. An emergency manager he appointed switched Flint's water supply in 2014 to the Flint River to save money, causing lead contamination. Tests have shown some Flint children have elevated levels of lead.

MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) — The three winners in last night's $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot are staying out of the spotlight. They bought the tickets in Munford, Tennessee; in suburban Los Angeles and Melbourne Beach, Florida. One of their options is to split the $983.5 million cash payout. An attorney who has advised winners says it's better to prepare before coming forward.

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