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Key events in the occupation of the Oregon wildlife refuge

AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios Here is timeline of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon: – Jan. 2, 2016: A protest takes place in Burns, Oregon, amid mounting tension over prison sentences for two local ranchers. Dwight Hammond, 73, and his...

Love injured as Cavs down Kobe, Lakers 120-111

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s final game in Cleveland was reduced to a sideshow when Cavaliers forward Kevin Love re-injured his surgically repaired left shoulder in the first half of a 120-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night....

FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off. The tense standoff between law...

Cavs’ Kevin Love re-injures left shoulder against Lakers

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has re-injured his surgically repaired left shoulder. Love, whose shoulder was dislocated in last year’s playoffs, left the floor in the final minute of the first half of Wednesday night’s game...

Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a policeman in the southern province of Kandahar has killed four of his colleagues and wounded another seven. Zia Durrani, spokesman for the provincial police, said Thursday the rogue policeman was shot...

Commissioner candidates trade jabs at forum

In between jabs, the Republican candidates for Hancock County commissioner talked mostly about flood control at a forum held Wednesday at the University of Findlay. While Hancock County Commissioner Brian Robertson touted his record, his challenger in the March primary, John...

On The Tee: Spieth wants a trophy for himself

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — If his match earlier this week was any indication, Jordan Spieth could be in trouble at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He couldn’t even beat a country singer. To be fair, the world’s No. 1 player was giving Jake Owen nine shots...

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — An opposition activist group and a rebel say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria. Abdul-Jabbar Abu Thabet, a local rebel commander in the Aleppo province, said Thursday that Mannagh air base fell to the...

Tomi takes a bow at Westminster, dog saved family from fire

NEW YORK (AP) — When Julia Haight leads her prize entry into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show ring Monday, she’ll see a shiba inu who’s athletic, alert and pert. Oh, and this: Tomi helped save her life. Haight can’t be certain what would’ve...

94 year old former Auschwitz guard goes on trial in Germany

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard is going on trial on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder in western Germany, accused of serving in the death camp at a time when hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews were gassed. Former SS Sgt. Reinhold...