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Monster storm Sandy leaves New York, eastern U.S. crippled

A general view from Exchange Place shows the skyline of lower Manhattan in darkness after a preventive power outage caused by giant storm Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A general view from Exchange Place shows the skyline of lower Manhattan in darkness after a preventive power outage caused by giant storm Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A general view from Exchange Place shows the skyline of lower Manhattan in darkness after a preventive power outage caused by giant storm Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A surfer endure the cold waters as large surf batters the Milwaukee coastline from the long reaching effects from Hurricane Sandy, Milwaukee Wisconsin October, 30, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

A surfer endure the cold waters as large surf batters the Milwaukee coastline from the long reaching effects from Hurricane Sandy, Milwaukee Wisconsin October, 30, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

A surfer endure the cold waters as large surf batters the Milwaukee coastline from the long reaching effects from Hurricane Sandy, Milwaukee Wisconsin October, 30, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck
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Two men look at the demolished section of a boardwalk at the end of Pacific Avenue in the north end of the city, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Two men look at the demolished section of a boardwalk at the end of Pacific Avenue in the north end of the city, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Two men look at the demolished section of a boardwalk at the end of Pacific Avenue in the north end of the city, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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A damaged traffic signal is seen at Pacific Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A damaged traffic signal is seen at Pacific Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A damaged traffic signal is seen at Pacific Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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A woman touches a fallen tree in Manhattan's Alphabet City neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A woman touches a fallen tree in Manhattan's Alphabet City neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A woman touches a fallen tree in Manhattan's Alphabet City neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy rush into the Port Authority Trans-Hudson's (PATH) Hoboken, New Jersey station through an elevator shaft in this video frame grab from the NY/NJ Port Authority twitter feed October 29, 2012. REUTERS/NY/NJ Port Authority/Twitter

Floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy rush into the Port Authority Trans-Hudson's (PATH) Hoboken, New Jersey station through an elevator shaft in this video frame grab from the NY/NJ Port Authority twitter feed October 29, 2012. REUTERS/NY/NJ Port...more

Floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy rush into the Port Authority Trans-Hudson's (PATH) Hoboken, New Jersey station through an elevator shaft in this video frame grab from the NY/NJ Port Authority twitter feed October 29, 2012. REUTERS/NY/NJ Port Authority/Twitter
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A woman walks in front of a building full of debris after the passing of giant storm Sandy at Exchange Place, New Jersey October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A woman walks in front of a building full of debris after the passing of giant storm Sandy at Exchange Place, New Jersey October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A woman walks in front of a building full of debris after the passing of giant storm Sandy at Exchange Place, New Jersey October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Sandbags block the entrance of the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy made its approach in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Sandbags block the entrance of the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy made its approach in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Sandbags block the entrance of the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy made its approach in New York October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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