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Cliven Bundy, the father of the jailed leader of the Oregon refuge occupation and who was the center of a standoff with federal officials in Nevada in 2014, was arrested in Portland, the FBI said.

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The Supreme Court’s decision to block President Obama’s climate change plan sent shockwaves through the legal community, environmental activists and even the industries that oppose these environmental regulations.

The order was surprising not just because it was a rebuke to a major priority of Obama’s administration. It also was at odds the Supreme Court’s usual practice in choosing when to halt a major regulation from moving forward. All four liberal justices expressed their disagreement with injunction.

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After 40 days, the FBI began an attempt to end the standoff at the federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, and the high-stakes negotiation were caught on YouTube lifestream.

According to a statement from the FBI, law enforcement officials moved into the refuge Wednesday after spotting an ATV vehicle driving outside of a perimeter established by the militia. Law enforcement approached the individual and "he returned to the encampment at the refuge at a high rate of speed." Then, the FBI surrounded the compound and created barricades.

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Justice Department is expected to announce that it is suing the city of Ferguson, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving how police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.

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It’s been a long, protracted election season so far, which has allowed ample time for pundits on both sides of the aisle to make very bad, authoritative predictions about the 2016 race.

Much of the conventional wisdom has been completely thrown out between former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s disappointing showing in the GOP race, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) insurgent campaign giving Hillary Clinton’s vast operation a run for its money and a former reality TV star handily winning the New Hampshire primary.

Here are just a few of the worst 2016 predictions that pundits and journalists have made so far this election cycle.

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