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Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave in Nazare, central Portugal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Leong / AFP/Getty Images

A dancer joins dozens of others at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue at a reenactment of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video dance. They were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the megahit song and video.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Utah running back Bubba Poole can't find the handle on a pass from quarterback Travis Wilson in the first quarter against USC at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Organizer Lily Corcoran signals with a bullhorn at the start of a beachside ceremony, "Rockaways Rising: Hands Across the Sand," commemorating the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy in New York. In the event, thousands of people formed a human chain on the beach in the Rockaways where nearly a year ago Superstorm Sandy washed ashore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Willens / Associated Press

NASA image of magnetic filament of solar material erupting on the sun. The 200,000-mile-long filament ripped through the sun's atmosphere, the corona, leaving behind what looks like a canyon of fire. The glowing canyon traces the channel where magnetic fields held the filament aloft before the explosion. In reality, the sun is not made of fire, but of something called plasma: particles so hot that their electrons have boiled off, creating a charged gas that is interwoven with magnetic fields.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

French multiple sclerosis sufferer Marc Kopp, bottom, and tandem skydiving partner Mario Gervasi, top, free-fall over Nepal's Mount Everest region. Kopp became the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest, successfully completing his landing before being taken to the hospital as a precaution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ryan Jackson / AFP/Getty Images

A customers undertakes a massage using pythons at Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in Jakarta, Indonesia. The snake spa offers a unique massage treatment that involves having several pythons placed on the customer's body. The movement of the snakes and the adrenaline triggered by fear is said to have a positive impact on the customer's metabolism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Young Afghan children hold tires on the outskirts of Herat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP/Getty Images

Mexican bullfighter Juan Pablo Llaguno performs during the "Senor de los Milagros" festival at the Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ernesto Benavides / AFP/Getty Images

Strong wind restyles a woman's hair in Frankfurt, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK RUMPENHORST / EPA

A coffee shop owner cleans a table as Mount Sinabung is seen in the background in North Sumatra, Indonesia. There are more than 100 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

A street monkey performs on a sidewalk in Java, Indonesia. Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo plans to stop masked monkey performances, locally known as "topeng monyet," by 2014 to improve public order and prevent illness carried by monkeys. The city's administration planned to buy the monkeys used in street performances and keep them in a zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammad Ali / EPA

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Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013

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Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Portugal, where Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave off the coast of Nazare. Burle claimed one of the biggest waves ever ridden at Praia do Norte and is challenging the world record set by Garrett McNamara in November 2011.

Hollywood: A dancer joins dozens of others at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue at a reenactment of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video dance. They were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the megahit song and video.

New York: Lily Corcoran signals with a bullhorn at the start of a beachside ceremony, “Rockaways Rising: Hands Across the Sand,” commemorating the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy in New York.

Jakarta, Indonesia: A customer undertakes a massage using pythons in Jakarta, Indonesia. The snake spa offers a unique massage treatment that involves having several pythons placed on the customer’s body. Also in Indonesia, Jakarta, Gov. Joko Widodo is continuing with the plan to stop masked monkey performances by year 2014 to improve public order and prevent illness carried by monkeys.

Add stops in Nepal, Afghanistan, Germany and Peru to round out the report.

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