In a crazy week, Tebow's magic wore off, the Steelers finally found a way to topple the Patriots, the Rams somehow shocked the Saints to earn their first win of the season and the Eagles looked more and more like the team their off-season acquisitions promised they would be.
People dress up in their favorite costumes as they participate in a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, Kanagawa-prefecture, Japan, on October 30, 2011. About 3500 people dressed in costumes take part in the ceremony to celebrate Halloween.
On October 28th, America celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Statute of Liberty. This neoclassical sculpture was given to the United States by France as a symbol of liberty and was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi. The statue has been on Liberty Island since October 28, 1886.
Pope Benedict XVI will lead the 25th Interreligious talks, a "journey of reflection, dialogue and prayer for peace and justice in the world" held in St. Francis of Assisi's birthplace, with four leading atheist intellectuals taking part for the first time.
Some of these costumes will be seen a thousand times when Monday rolls around, bringing with it all of the candy, scares and Charlie Sheens the world can bear, but others just may surprise with their inventiveness.
Occupy Oakland protesters take down a link fence surrounding Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, California on October 26, 2011. The city erected the fence to keep demonstrators from camping in the plaza after clearing out their encampment. Police moved in on the Occupy Oakland encampment overnight on Oct. 25, forcefully dispersing protesters with tear gas and allegedly, rubber bullets.
Tunisia's main Islamist party claimed today to have taken the biggest block of votes in historic free polls, as the cradle of the Arab Spring basked in praise for its democratic revolution. Official results were not due until October 25.
Turkey accepted humanitarian aid from Israel despite strained relations as the death toll from the 7.2-magnitude earthquake rose to 523, officials said. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the government would more strictly enforce building laws and demolish particularly weak buildings. Poor construction has been cited as a reason for the extent of the disaster.
Chinese acrobats and dancers perform in Beijing's most famous acrobat show. With a history of more than 2,500 years, Chinese acrobatics have won China the title of "Kingdom of Acrobatics." The performances consist of a combination of dance, opera arts, ballet and magic. With the advent of contemporary culture in China, improved music, costumes, lighting and modern choreography have been introduced in Chinese acrobatics - making it a comprehensive stage art performed by more than 100 troupes throughout the country.
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