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Richard Thomas walks through floodwaters in front of his home after assisting neighbors as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Brandon / Associated Press

Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy churning off the East Coast.


Raymond Souza carries away a ladder after boarding up Tidal Rave's 5 & 10 gift shop, ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall.


Syrians inspect buildings damaged by a bomb in Jaramana.


A street of shattered buildings in the Karm al-Jabel battlefield.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narciso Contreras / Associated Press

Chinese golf fans talk with a model during the Duel of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy at Jinsha Lake Golf Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hong Wu / Getty Images

The KORADIOR Fang Ying Collection added to the elegance of China Fashion Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wang Zhao / AFP / Getty Images

A red squirrel takes a flying leap in the Kielder Forest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

Dew on a fallen leaf.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Burgi / AFP / Getty Images

Refugees try to protect themselves from the cold during a protest in front of Brandenburg Gate. Twenty refugees are on their fifth day of a hunger strike.


Protesters demonstrate against the Kudankulam nuclear plant.


A man is accompanied by friends in an early visit to the gravesite of a departed relative at a public cemetery. Filipino Catholics are expected to flock to cemeteries and remember departed loved ones to mark All Saints Day and All Souls Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rolex Dela Pena / EPA

A Thai jockey learns the hard way the risks of racing water buffalo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rungroj Yongrit / EPA

The sun breaks through fog at the river Oder. The area received the first snow of the season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Pleul / AFP / Getty Images

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where Hurricane Sandy continues on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening to deliver a mix of high winds and soaking rain. More Photos

Violence continued in Syria, where a bomb damaged buildings in Jaramana, southern Damascus. According to SANA, 11 were killed and 20 wounded.  Over in Aleppo, a street of shattered buildings is viewed partially through a mirror used by rebel fighters to keep an eye on enemy positions in the Karm al-Jabel battlefield. More Photos

In Asia, the Duel of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy at Jinsha Lake Golf Club brought out a very well-dressed fan; a model showcases a creation from a Chinese designer for the KORADIOR Fang Ying Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, and a Thai jockey falls while competing in the annual water buffalo races in the Chonburi province.

Stops in England, India, Germany and the Philippines round out the report.

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