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Taliban say no peace with ‘occupation,’ want U.S. talks

The leader of the Taliban said Saturday there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign “occupation” continues, reiterating the group’s position that the 17-year war can …

Weeklong occupation of tribal headquarters ends peacefully

The weeklong occupation of a tribal government building by a faction of the Rhode Island Narragansett tribe has ended.

Oregon judge prevails in recall linked to refuge takeover

A local official who opposed the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge has prevailed in a recall vote.

Malheur militants harassed deputies for weeks before standoff, Oregon sheriff tells Knezovich

The sheriff of Harney County, Oregon, was contending with armed militants for months before they illegally occupied a national wildlife refuge in January.

Rancher Cliven Bundy wants to ask judge again to free him

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy wants to ask a federal judge Thursday to release him from jail pending trial on charges stemming from an armed standoff against federal agents two years …

Turnbull Wildlife Refuge has reopened

The occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, by armed militia members has prompted the closure of the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge near Cheney.