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Lights are seen from a roadblock near Burns, Ore., as FBI agents surrounded the remaining four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday. [Thomas Boyd | Oregonian, via AP]

Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they will turn themselves in

BURNS, Ore. — The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon as they yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off, prayed with supporters over an open phone line, and said later they would turn themselves in this morning The tense standoff between law enforce …

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  1. Hawaii's big-wave surf competition called off

    Nation

    HALEIWA, Hawaii — Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards, and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen.

    A bodyboarder catches a wave at Waimea Bay after the Memory of Eddie Aikau surfing contest was canceled on  Wednesday in Haleiwa, Hawaii. [Associated Press]
  2. Brazilians shrug off Zika fears to revel in Carnival fun

    World

    SALVADOR, Brazil — From a mosquito's point of view, the sweaty, minimally clothed multitudes thronging the streets of this northeastern city Monday night must have looked especially delectable.

    Dancers perform during Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Zika outbreak hasn’t changed much for attendees.
  3. 2 female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

    World

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday.

  4. Drug traffickers turn to new type of courier: seniors

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — In what law enforcement officials describe as a new front in international smuggling, global traffickers and cartels are increasingly turning to a new source for couriers to smuggle drugs across international borders: vulnerable American seniors.

  5. Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy

    Nation

    SAN DIEGO — For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, on Wednesday.

    Sirhan Sirhan has been in prison since the 1968 fatal shooting. [California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP]