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Militia Group Takes Over US Federal Wildlife Refuge in Oregon

An armed militia group has seized control of a federal government facility in a remote area of the northwestern U.S. state of Oregon. The group broke into the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Saturday after staging a march in the nearby town of Burns to protest the imminent imprisonment of two local ranchers (73-year-old Dwight Hammond and his 46-year-old son Steve), who were convicted of setting fires on federally-owned lands several years ago. Both father and son...

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