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Fire Interrupts Reburial Ceremony

Sioux officials reburying eight ancestors whose bones were returned by the Smithsonian Institution accidentally started a 50-acre grass fire while lighting a bundle of sage to purify the remains.

The blaze on tribal land disrupted the ceremony for 2 1/2 hours Sunday.

Collectors working for the Army had stolen the remains from graves between 1865 and 1877.

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UN says over 25,000 people fled Yemen fighting at Hodeida

UPDATED: 12:34 p.m.

updated  The U.N. spokesman said on Monday that tens of thousands of residents have fled the fighting along Yemen’s western coastline where Yemeni fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition are engaged in fierce battles with Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.