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A dog named Shaggy is handed from a National Guard truck to National Guard personnel after the dog and his owner left a flooded building in Hoboken, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy. Some residents and pets are being plucked from their homes by large trucks as parts of the city are still covered in standing water. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)


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This aerial photo shows burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough New York after a fire on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The tiny beachfront neighborhood told to evacuate before Sandy hit New York burned down as it was inundated by floodwaters, transforming a quaint corner of the Rockaways into a smoke-filled debris field. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)


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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. With the death toll currently at 55 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the affects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Sandy. JFK airport in New York and Newark airport in New Jersey expect to resume flights on Wednesday morning and the New York Stock Exchange commenced trading after being closed for two days. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)


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TOPSHOTS A man looks up towards the New York Stock Exchange as he returns to work on Wall Street on October 31, 2012 as New Yorkers cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The storm left large parts of ew York City without power and transportation. The John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty airports, both of which serve New York City, are reopening Wednesday morning after being closed for days by Hurricane Sandy, the local port authority said. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images


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This Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows an aerial view of the roller coaster from the Seaside Heights amusement park on the New Jersey shore submerged in surf, taken during a search and rescue mission by 1-150 Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard. By late Tuesday, the winds and flooding inflicted by the fast-weakening superstorm Sandy had subsided, leaving at least 55 people dead along the Atlantic Coast and splintering beachfront homes and boardwalks from the mid-Atlantic states to southern New England. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)


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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Techpets at the launch of Dream Toys 2012 at St Mary's Church on October 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)


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In this picture taken through a fence, a two-week-old lion-tailed macaque clings to his mother Yana, at the Ramat Gan safari near, Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Three monkeys were born in the last 3 weeks at the safari. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)


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In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 photo, a rebel fighter belonging to the Liwa Al-Fatah takes cover as he aims at an enemy position from a school building during skirmishes with the Syrian army in the nearby Bustan Al-Pasha front line in Aleppo, Syria.(AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)


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A Pakistani boy is silhouetted against sunset as he watches his friends playing cricket at a field on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)


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Artist Frank Shepherd poses with his creation of U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong who has been unveiled as this year's Edenbridge Bonfire Society celebrity guy, during an unveiling for the media in Edenbridge, England, Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012. The Edenbridge Bonfire Society has a long tradition of building symbolic effigies of famous people to burn during their Guy Fawkes bonfire night, and this year it will be disgraced Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong who gets torched for his villainy in sport. (AP Photo / Gareth Fuller, PA)


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Guardsmen take their position before a ceremonial welcome for Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Horse Guards Parade, London, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Yudhoyono is in Britain on a three-day state visit. (AP Photo/Oli Scarff, Pool)


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An actor waits for the start of the shooting of "Borgia" tv series in Sermoneta, Italy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The Italian economy may be struggling but the pan-European television series ├ČBorgia,├« which is now filming its second season in Italy, is a thriving hit on the world market. Spanning the late Middle Ages to the early Renaissance period, the show follows the famous Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Vatican and southern Europe's political landscape. A winning combination of sex, violence, faith, lust and betrayal, the primarily French-German production has been sold in 85 countries worldwide. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)


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Kat de Luna, left, performs at the KIIS FM Halloween Party at the House of Rock benefitting The Painted Turtle on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision for The House of Rock/AP Images)


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Naperville police are investigating a multiple murder involving two children, according to sources. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times


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FILE - In this April 16, 2005 file photo, tables and chairs line the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican in preparation for the conclave. Five centuries after Michelangelo's ceiling frescoes were inaugurated at the Sistine Chapel, at least 10,000 people visit the site each day, raising concerns about temperature, dust and humidity affecting the famed art. But a Vatican Museums official said in the Vatican newspaper Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 that there are no plans to try to limit tourists' access. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

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