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The FBI will hold a press conference a 5 p.m. ET following the arrests of the four remaining occupiers at the Oregon wildlife refuge, according to the Harney County Sheriff's office.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in a Thursday statement that they are "relieved" that the occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon ended on Thursday after the four remaining members of the militia turned themselves in to federal authorities.

"We are relieved that the illegal occupation of Malheur NWR is over. While we are now able to look forward to a new beginning, there is still much that needs to be done so that the community and the larger public can be welcomed back to their refuge," Jason Holm, an assistant regional director at the Fish and Wildlife Service said in a statement, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting reporter John Sepulvado.

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Cliven Bundy -- the Nevada rancher behind a 2014 showdown with federal authorities and father of two leaders arrested in the Oregon standoff -- has been accused of six violations of federal law, including conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States and assault of a federal law enforcement officer.

Bundy was arrested late Wednesday evening in Portland, Oregon. The allegations contained in the criminal complaint filed in Nevada are focused on the 2014 showdown at his Bundy Ranch. None of the charges pertain to the Oregon refuge standoff that his sons were involved in.

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An Iranian official said "Republican rivals of the current US administration" attempted to stall last month's Iranian-U.S. prisoner swap until the eve of the U.S. presidential election, Tasnim News Agency reported.

According to the semi-official Iranian news outlet, Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, made the claims during a speech Thursday at a rally in Yazd, Iran.

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The FBI confirms that all of the remaining occupiers at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge have turned themselves in and are in custody.

David Fry, a 27-year-old Ohio man, had been the lone holdout at the refuge. Then, after more than an hour of negotiations and threats to kill himself, Fry got up and walked out.

The FBI reported that "no one was injured, and no shots were fired."

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