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From Halloween pumpkin patches to the "Frankenstorm," here are some of the most haunting images of the last week. 
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Carved pumpkins are displayed at the New York Botanical Garden in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. This carving and other Halloween-themed carvings will be on display through Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Lauren Jenson cheers for the U.S. women's national team before an international friendly soccer match game against the Germany women's national team on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Bridgeview, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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In this, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 photo, an Indian performer disguised as Hindu Goddess Kali performs with fire during Navratri festival in Allahabad, India. Navratri or the festival of nine nights is an annual Hindu festival of worship and dance. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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A young balloon seller leans on a parked scooter as he waits for customers near a fair ground in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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A Saudi vendor waits customers at gold shop in a market near the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Under a sign that reads in Spanish "vote early, vote for the best", a dog peers through the fence of a house near a polling station in Havana Sunday Oct. 21, 2012. Cubans are going to the polls Sunday to vote in municipal elections.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Tourists Alexandre Casias, center back, and Emilie Vachon, not in photo, from Montreal in Canada, have their car raided by Baboons, at Millers Point on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is seen through industrial components placed on the stage as he speaks at a campaign event at Jet Machine, which supplies parts for the defense, aerospace, and oil and gas industry, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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A Nepalese woman carries her grandchild as she offers prayers at the Bhrammahini Hindu temple on the tenth and final day of Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. The festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by Hindu goddess Durga, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
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A Muslim immigrant who lives in Cyprus prays in the Omeriye mosque, known until the 16th century as the medieval Augustinian monastery of St. Marie, during Eid al-Adha celebration in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Thousands of Muslims world wide celebrate Eid al-Adha yearly. Eid al-Adha, is when Muslims slaughter sheep and cattle in remembrance of Abraham's near-sacrifice of his son. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
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People attend the inauguration ceremony at the memorial to the murdered European Sinti and Roma who were persecuted as 'Gypsies' in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. The memorial was designed by artist Dani Karavan consists of a well with a retractable stele with panels carrying information on the persecution and mass murder of this minority under the National Socialist regime. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Hikers enjoy the view over the mist in the valleys of the Alps from the top of Wendelstein mountain (1,838 meters) near Bayrischzell, southern Germany, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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A person take a photo of a monument to polar bear Knut after its unveiling at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Knut, who was born in December 2006 at the zoo, quickly rose to celebrity status as an irresistibly cute, fluffy cub. Knut was rejected by his mother at birth along with his twin brother, who only survived a couple of days. He attracted attention when his main caregiver, Thomas Doerflein, camped out at the zoo to give the button-eyed cub his bottle every two hours. Knut died March 19, 2011 in front of hundreds of visitors at Berlin zoo, turning around several times and then falling into the water in his enclosure. A necropsy of the four-year-old bear showed he was suffering from encephalitis. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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A Muslim headscarf vendor arranges a mannequin as he waits for customers at his stall in a market in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Aceh is the only province in the world's most populous Muslim country that implements Islamic sharia law. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)
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An Indian family carries wood scavenged from the remains of large idols of the Hindu goddess Durga that were immersed by devotees in the Yamuna river the previous day as part of the Durga Puja festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Thousands of the idols are left by worshippers in the holy river as part of the festival which commemorates the slaying of a demon king by lion-riding, ten armed goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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Somalis carry a swordfish and a shark on their heads from the ocean to the market in Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
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A Kashmiri Muslim livestock trader waits for customers at a market on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Srinagar, India, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Eid al-Adha is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
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Los Chanclitias of Guatemala; Caitio, 21, and his brother Lunarsito, 20, pose for photos during Mexico's 17th annual clown convention, La Feria de la Risa, in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Approximately 500 clowns gathered at two local theaters in the capital city to exchange ideas, compete for laughs and show off their comedy performances. The Auguste clown duo have been performing for 11 years. (AP Photo/Anita Baca)
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A driver maneuvers his classic American car along a wet road as a wave crashes against the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Laborer workers set up scaffoldings to prepare for the World Parachuting Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
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Lynn University student Matt Alleva uses patriotic tubes to float on the water during a pre-debate pool party on campus, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in Boca Raton, Florida. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will hold their final debate at Lynn University Monday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Georgia's parliament building in Kutaisi, some 250 km (155 miles) west of Tbilisi, Georgia, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Georgia's parliament has approved billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili as the country's new prime minister. Ivanishvili's coalition won the Oct. 1 parliamentary election. Lawmakers voted on Thursday 88-54 to endorse him and his government. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
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King Juan Carlos I of Spain inspects an honor guard during a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, or Presidential Palace, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. The Spanish King is on a two day official visit to India. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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Indonesian Muslims perform Eid al-Adha prayer on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Muslims will later slaughter cattle and goats, with the beef and meat distributed to the needy in the holiday which honors the prophet Abraham for preparing to sacrifice his son Ishmael on the order of God, who was testing his faith. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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Residents of the Yoff neighborhood wash sacrificial rams in the Atlantic Ocean at first light, as they prepare for the Eid al-Adha feast, in Dakar, Senegal, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. The Eid al-Adha festival, known locally as Tabaski, celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A model seen through a veiling curtain, walks down stairs while a traditional Chinese style painting showing flying wild gooses is projected on the curtain at a fashion show by NE TIGER during the China Fashion Week in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
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A Muslim pilgrim cries as he prays at sunrise on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Saudi authorities say around 3.4 million pilgrims some 1.7 million of them from abroad have arrived in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina for this year's pilgrimage. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Grace, a search dog with the British army, runs towards a handler during a photo-opportunity, wearing a Dickin Medal, Britain's highest award for bravery by animals that was posthumously awarded to Theo, a bomb-sniffing army dog, following a special ceremony held at Wellington Barracks, in central London, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Theo, a Springer Spaniel, worked alongside Lance Cpl. Liam Tasker, searching out roadside bombs in the Taliban stronghold of Helmand Province. Tasker was killed in a firefight with insurgents in March 2011, and Theo suffered a fatal seizure hours later. It is the highest award any animal can receive while serving in military conflict. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Soldiers shoot during the reconstruction of the Battle of the Nations at the 199th anniversary near Leipzig, central Germany, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. More than 1,000 members of military-historic associations from all over Europe take part in this 'history lesson'. The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations, on 1619 October 1813, was fought by the coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden against the French army of Napoleon. The battle marked the culmination of the fall campaign of 1813 during the German campaign and involved over 600,000 soldiers, making it the largest battle in Europe prior to World War I. The battle decided that Napoleon had to retreat to France, which was the beginning of his downfall. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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A couple pose together, dressed as zombies attend the Zombie Walk in Belgrade, Serbia, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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Conservator Richard Horton poses for the media as he adjusts a regulator clock by Cope and Molyneux, 1822-1823, one of the iconic clocks in the Science Museum's Measuring Time gallery, in London Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. On Sunday, Oct. 28 the clocks will go back and preparations are being put in place at the museum gallery, which traces the history of timekeeping from sand-glasses to sundials, water clocks to wristwatches, a rich collection of more than 500 timepieces from all eras. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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Boys pull a ram into the Atlantic Ocean to wash it in preparation for sacrifice, on the Eid al-Adha feast, in Dakar, Senegal, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. The Eid al-Adha festival, known locally as Tabaski, celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A man wearing a mask attends a parade of large "alebrijes" in Mexico City, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Alebrijes are colorful statues of fantasy animals, an art form native to Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
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Best Pix of the Week

From Halloween pumpkin patches to the "Frankenstorm," here are some of the most haunting images of the last week. 

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