News An image released by the Freeland Police Department of Anthony Lescowitch, in Freeland, Pennsylvania. He was arrested by police shortly after he shared a wanted photo posted by the Freeland Police Department of himself on his Facebook page

After two months on the run from the police, one criminal decided to celebrate by sharing a wanted picture of himself on Facebook - before being arrested hours later.

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Hillary Clinton recently compared herself to Rocky as she campaigned in Pennsylvania, citing her ability to defy the odds and pluck her presidential bid from the jaws of defeat. And indeed, Mrs Clinton will need to match every ounce of the fictional Pennsylvanian's determination if she is to stop a sequence of setbacks from finally flooring her campaign for the White House.

Clinton 'misspoke' over claims of sniper fire in visit to Bosnia

Hillary Clinton has been struggling to downplay suggestions that she deliberately tried to exaggerate the role she played in world events in her years as first lady after admitting she "misspoke" in a recent description of a 1996 trip to Bosnia by claiming she landed amid sniper fire.

Clinton surges ahead in Pennsylvania – but has mountain to climb

Hillary Clinton is racing ahead of Barack Obama in the polls for the forthcoming Pennsylvania primary, but she still faces nearly insurmountable odds as she tries to wrest the Democratic nomination away from him.

Stylist 'shot woman who complained about hair'

It was more than a bad hair day for a woman who made the foolish mistake of criticising her stylist for the cut she was giving her only to be rewarded with a bullet in her lower back.

Gem of the Ocean, Tricycle Theatre, London

This gem's in need of a little polish

Glorious! Duchess Theatre, London

Great material, classy acting, shame about the play

American Football: Patriots favoured to reach Super Bowl

There is a chance that next month's Super Bowl will be an all-Pennsylvania affair, but the bookmakers in Las Vegas and Atlantic City are not betting on it. True, the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to prevail against the Atlanta Falcons, but following the manner of their 20-3 humbling of the Indianapolis Colts last week, few are prepared to bet against the New England Patriots.

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Mystery of the Collar Bomber

In a small US town, a phone call to a pizzeria set in motion a bizarre series of events that culminated in the horrific death of a delivery man - killed by a bomb locked to his neck. A year on, reports Andrew Buncombe, the FBI are still baffled
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