Oregon protesters surrender

(NBC News) The last of four armed protesters at Oregon’s Malheur Federal Wildlife Refuge has surrendered to authorities after a defiant last stand.

The FBI surrounded the protesters overnight, leading to hours of tense negotiations live-streamed over the internet.

The Reverend Franklin Graham and Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore eventually helped convince the occupiers to give up.

The occupation, part of a long-running dispute over public use of federal lands, was originally led by Ammon Bundy. He was arrested last month.

His father, anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy, was taken into custody in Portland, Oregon late Wednesday as he attempted to make his way to the wildlife refuge.

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