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Glenn Weyant bangs mallets against the border fence in Sasabe, Ariz., turning it into a musical instrument. The sound is created by the metal posts vibrating when struck by the mallets. Weyant, of Tucson, has been playing the border fence since 2006.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

The award-winning Taiwan Le-Yun Dance Group ring in the Chinese New Year with a performance featuring traditional Chinese folk dances at the Rio Hondo College campus in Whittier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Doriane Raiman / Los Angeles Times

A CHP officer documents a big-rig wedged underneath the eastbound Interstate 10 connector from southbound Interstate 15 in Fontana on Thursday. The driver died at the scene.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Passengers are silhouetted in the frozen window of a bus in St. Petersburg, as temperatures in Russia's second-largest city dropped to minus-17 Celsius (about minus-1 Fahrenheit). Because of high humidity and wind, weather experts said it would feel more like minus-26 Celsius (minus-15 Fahrenheit).

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP

A protester runs through a cloud of tear gas in Duraz village, north of Manama, Bahrain, on Wednesday during clashes following the funeral of 19-year-old Fadel Muslim, fatally shot by police. Tension mounts in Bahrain following a court ruling to dissolve the Islamic Olamaa Council, the largest Shiite Islamic authority.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAZEN MAHDI / EPA

A man shows the way to two Syrian women as they leave a building following an alleged air strike by Syrian government forces on Thursday in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB / AFP

A photo provided by Tareom.com shows huge boulders that stopped short of a farmhouse in a vineyard in Ronchi di Termeno in Northern Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Hell / www.tareom.com

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2014 golf tournament at Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI HAIDER / EPA

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, Glenn Weyant bangs mallets against the border fence in Sasabe, Ariz., turning it into a musical instrument.  The sound is created by the metal posts vibrating when struck by the mallets.  Weyant, a Tucson resident,  has been playing the border fence since 2006.

Whittier: The award-winning Taiwan Le-Yun Dance Group ring in the Chinese New Year with a performance featuring traditional Chinese folk dances at the Rio Hondo College campus. The dancers performed for students and faculty with traditional dances such as  Beautiful Orchards, Fan Dance, Beautiful River and Water Shadow.

Fontana: A CHP officer documents a big-rig wedged underneath the eastbound Interstate 10 connector from southbound Interstate 15. The driver died at the scene.

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