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A sign is seen on an empty chair across from the police department in Ferguson, Missouri October 14, 2014. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)

Justice Dept. 'exasperated' by Ferguson probe

U.S. Justice Department officials on Thursday criticized local authorities' investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, saying the case had been handled in a "selective" and "inappropriate" manner.

James Tully speaks to Reuters outside his factory in Mountainhome, Pennsylvania, on October 22, 2014. Police seems to think Tully, a local factory worker, bears an uncanny resemblance to the fugitive Eric Frein (INSET), who is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another on Sept. 12. REUTERS/Joe McDonald

Sniper hunt takes toll on lookalike

Pocono Mountain residents are upset now that a six-week-old manhunt for an accused cop killer has forced the cancellation of school, hunting season and even Halloween parades, but few have suffered as much disruption to their lives as James Tully.

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa on June 29, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

Explained: What is ISIS?

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, is being described as the most powerful terrorist in the world. He wants an Islamic empire, and he’s ruthlessly leading from the frontlines to achieve his goals.