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Eric Matthew Frein is taken by police officers into Pike County Courthouse for an arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Mark Makela)

Pennsylvania sniper held without bail

A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and held with the handcuffs of a Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of slaying, was held without bail on Friday after facing murder charges in court.

Members of People's Liberation Army (PLA) coastal defence force shout as they practise during a drill to mark the upcoming 87th Army Day at a military base in Qingdao, Shandong province July 29, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

China sending elite army to fight Ebola

China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.

A California motorcycle stuntman intimated a police officer while other bikers performed tricks on a freeway. (gurustunts/YouTube screengrab)

Stuntman arrested for taunting cops

A motorcycle stuntman who filmed himself taunting a police officer while other bikers performed tricks on a freeway in California has been arrested, police said on Thursday.

Matthew Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania, is shown in this undated handout photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transport September 16, 2014. (REUTERS/Pennsylvania Department of Transport/Handout via Reuters)

Pa. ambush suspect nabbed ending 48-day manhunt

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - The survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper and seriously wounding a second officer in a sniper attack in September was taken into custody after a seven-week manhunt, police said on Thursday.

Tahuya River (Screenshot from Google Maps)

U.S. man charged with trying to move river

SEATTLE - A Washington state man accused of using an excavator and a bulldozer to try to alter the Tahuya River was charged on Thursday with environmental violations, the state's top attorney said.

Wreckage from Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo is shown in this still image captured from KNBC video footage from Mojave, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014. (KNBC-TV/Reuters)

One dead after Virgin spaceship crash

A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one crew member and seriously injuring the other, officials said.

Shoshana Roberts was recorded walking the streets of New York for 10 hours in an effort to highlight the harassment women routinely face in public. (YouTube)

The story behind the catcalls video

A video which went viral of a woman being accosted and verbally abused by men in the streets of New York has sparked outrage at the lack of laws to protect women from harassment.

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