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Ghouls, Ghosts and Glinda: Halloween Across the Globe

Revelers celebrated Halloween night around the world on Friday, in parades, block parties and of course, with lots of tricks and treats.

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A visitor looks at a house covered in Halloween decorations in the front yard in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, Ill., on Oct. 27, 2014.

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Leslie Holder walks through the turnstile at the 14th Street station ahead of the 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade on Oct. 31, in New York City. Thousands of costumed New Yorkers gather every year at the parade, which starts on Spring Street before heading more than a mile along Sixth Avenue.

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Participants, wearing make-up and costumes, eat candy during Halloween night in Tokyo's Shibuya district. Thousands of costumed revellers descended on Shibuya crossing in downtown Tokyo on Friday to celebrate Halloween in what has in recent years become a incredibly popular Japanese past time.

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Kids dressed in costumes wait for candy while trick-or-treating during Halloween in Port Washington, N.Y.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk out to greet children on the South Lawn for a Halloween trick-or-treating celebration in Washington. Invitees included local children and the children of military families, according to the White House.

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President Barack Obama greets trick-or-treaters at the White House in Washington, DC.

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Seven-year-old Willow Goucher, who is dressed as a Native American for Halloween reaches towards a sign for a photograph in Canadensis, Pa., on Oct. 31. The 31-year-old survivalist Eric Frein, who was captured on Thursday after a seven-week manhunt, was held without bail on Friday after his first court appearance on first-degree murder and other charges. In Barrett Township, which includes the village of Canadensis, where Frein lived with his parents, the town's Halloween parade had been canceled but authorities lifted a ban on trick-or-treating on Friday.

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Benjamin Rocamp, who dressed as Batman, celebrates Halloween at the Flint family's annual Halloween block party in Silver Spring, Md. The Flint family has decorated their house and thrown a theme block party for the last 17 years for neighborhood children and adults before the annual trick-or-treating.

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Howard, a 35-year-old Australian Chinese musician and lookalike of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, gestures in front of a wall with messages of support to pro-democracy protesters in part of Hong Kong's financial central district they are occupying, on Oct. 31. Howard, who goes only by the first name in order to keep his music and impersonation careers separate, made a satirical appearance in support of the pro-democracy movement at protesters' encampment in Hong Kong ahead of the Halloween night.

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Pro-democracy protesters wear costumes during Halloween, on a main road which they have blocked, at Admiralty district in Hong Kong.

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Tyson Washington takes a moment to sit down before the start of the 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade in New York City.

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A actress dressed as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from the Movie 'The Wizard of Oz,' performs by the Rose Garden of the White House before President Barack Obama greeted costumed children during Halloween festivities.

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A group of youths dressed as ghouls and zombies for Halloween parade in downtown Lisbon, Portugal.

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Children dressed in costumes eat pizza at the Flint family's annual Halloween block party in Silver Spring, Md.

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An installation of 3,000 candle-lit pumpkins blanket the canal side steps at Granary Square in London, England. The pumpkins, created by members of youth development group Global Generation and other carvers, will be on display and illuminated from dusk until Nov. 1.

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