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Hurricane Sandy menaces U.S. after slamming Cuba

A man looks at the city as storm clouds fill the sky over Havana October 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy battered Jamaica with ferocious winds, waves and rain on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines across the Caribbean country as it cut a path toward Cuba and the Bahamas. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A man looks at the city as storm clouds fill the sky over Havana October 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy battered Jamaica with ferocious winds, waves and rain on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines across the Caribbean country as it cut a path...more

A man looks at the city as storm clouds fill the sky over Havana October 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy battered Jamaica with ferocious winds, waves and rain on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines across the Caribbean country as it cut a path toward Cuba and the Bahamas. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Storm clouds fill the sky over Havana October 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy battered Jamaica with ferocious winds, waves and rain on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines across the Caribbean country as it cut a path toward Cuba and the Bahamas. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Storm clouds fill the sky over Havana October 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy battered Jamaica with ferocious winds, waves and rain on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines across the Caribbean country as it cut a path toward Cuba and the Bahamas....more

Storm clouds fill the sky over Havana October 24, 2012. Hurricane Sandy battered Jamaica with ferocious winds, waves and rain on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines across the Caribbean country as it cut a path toward Cuba and the Bahamas. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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A view of the Hope River as it begins to swell with rain from approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

A view of the Hope River as it begins to swell with rain from approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

A view of the Hope River as it begins to swell with rain from approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy
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Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy as they walk along Sandy Park Gully in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy as they walk along Sandy Park Gully in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy as they walk along Sandy Park Gully in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy
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A view of houses along the Hope River as it begins to swell with rain from approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

A view of houses along the Hope River as it begins to swell with rain from approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

A view of houses along the Hope River as it begins to swell with rain from approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy
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Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy
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REFILE - CORRECTING NAME OF LANDFORM Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy as they walk along Sandy Park Gully in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

REFILE - CORRECTING NAME OF LANDFORM Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy as they walk along Sandy Park Gully in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy

REFILE - CORRECTING NAME OF LANDFORM Jamaicans shelter themselves from the rain of approaching Hurricane Sandy as they walk along Sandy Park Gully in Kingston October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gilbert Bellamy
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Hurricane Sandy is seen churning the western Caribbean Sea in this NASA handout satellite image taken on October 24, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/NOAA/GOES Project/Handout

Hurricane Sandy is seen churning the western Caribbean Sea in this NASA handout satellite image taken on October 24, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/NOAA/GOES Project/Handout

Hurricane Sandy is seen churning the western Caribbean Sea in this NASA handout satellite image taken on October 24, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/NOAA/GOES Project/Handout
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