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A 12-year-old cat with two faces named Frank and Louie, on a walk with owner, is said to be the world's longest-surviving Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEVEN SENNE / Associated Press

Firefighters search for unbroken beer bottles after a fastener on a truck broke, sending the brews crashing onto the street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREAS GEBERT / EPA

St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak is doused with champagne and beer by players after the Cardinals won the National League wild-card playoff spot on an action-packed last day of the Major League Baseball regular season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICHARD CARSON / Reuters

BASE jumper Jean-Philippe Teffaud from Grenoble, France, leaps off Kuala Lumpur Tower as part of annual event. BASE stands for "building, antenna, span, earth," which are the fixed objects from which jumpers with parachutes leap off.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZUKI MUHAMMAD / Reuters

A Nepalese youth plays on a swing during the Hindu festival of Dasain, one of the biggest of such events in the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / Reuters

Visitors pose with wallpaper during the Beijing International Design Triennial Exhibition at the China National Museum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Visitors on a fixed platform view "Panorama of the Antique City," a 360-degree image at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOEREN STACHE / Deutsche Presse-Agentur

A rainbow appears over the backdrop of Bashantapur Durbar Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / Reuters

A member of the Iraqi civil defense corps carries a wounded boy away from the site of a blast outside a bank, where police officers were collecting their salaries in ethnically mixed, oil-rich city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN IBRAHIM / AFP/Getty Images

Libyan revolutionary forces shell on the outskirts of Moammar Kadafi's hometown, where the ousted leader's supporters fought pitched battles with those loyal to the country's provisional government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP / Getty Images

Residents survey the damage in community of Navotas after deadly typhoon Nesat. Flood waters were receding from the storm that caused massive damage and left tens of thousands in evacuation centers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

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In today’s Pictures in the News, a cat with two faces named Frank and Louie goes for a stroll at its home in Worcester, Mass. The animal is known as a Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head. More about the cat here. In Munich, Germany, firefighters search for unbroken bottles of beer after crates fell from a truck and spilled on the street. In contrast, the St. Louis Cardinals did their best to use up champagne and beer as they celebrated winning Major League Baseball’s National League wild-card playoff spot in Houston. There’s more.

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