31 October 2014 Last updated at 15:03

Accused manhunt killer Frein chargedEric Frein is escorted by police out the Pike County Courthouse after his arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania 31 October 2014

A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt is charged with murder.


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Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Thomas Menino appeared in Boston, Massachusetts, on 26 July 2004 Long-serving Boston mayor dies

Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

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