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Week in Pictures

The Week in Pictures: Dodgers win and the election looms

"Murder hornets" captured, Zeta becomes a hurricane and a new Supreme Court justice.

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California

Residents watch the flames from the Blue Ridge Fire rising from nearby hills as firefighters work at controlling the spread by lighting back fires near Butterfield Ranch, south of Los Angeles, on Oct. 27, 2020.

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France

Mourners light candles outside the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Basilica in Nice on Oct. 30, a day after an attacker with a knife killed three people inside the church.

Authorities are investigating the attack as an act of suspected terrorism.

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Turkey

Rescuers search for survivors at a collapsed building after a powerful earthquake in Izmir, Turkey, on Oct. 30.

At least 14 people were killed and more than 400 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and neighboring Greece on Friday.

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White House

Justice Clarence Thomas swears in Amy Coney Barrett as a Supreme Court associate justice as her husband Jesse M. Barrett and President Donald Trump watch during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 26.

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World Series

Chris Taylor, Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 to win the World Series at Globe Life Field on Oct. 27 in Arlington, Texas.

The Los Angeles Dodgers brought a curtain down on the shortest and strangest season of Major League Baseball — and in the process ended a three-decade-long franchise curse.

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Paris

A couple sanitizes their hands as they leave the Republique subway station in Paris on Oct. 29.

France prepared to shut down again for a month to try to put the brakes on the fast-moving coronavirus. Schools are allowed to remain open in this new lockdown, which is gentler than what France saw in the spring. But still a shock to restaurants and other businesses ordered to close their doors in one of the world's biggest economies.

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El Salvador

Survivors of a landslide mourn loved ones in Nejapa, El Salvador, on Oct. 30.

A landslide caused by heavy rains left six people dead, 35 disappeared and some 50 homes buried in the rural community about 9 miles north of San Salvador. 

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New Orleans

Voters line up to cast their ballots during early voting in New Orleans as Tropical Storm Zeta approached the Gulf Coast on Oct. 27. 

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Michigan

Supporters watch a video of President Donald Trump while waiting for his arrival at a rally on Oct. 27 in Lansing, Mich.

Trump won Michigan in 2016 by less than 11,000 votes, the narrowest margin of victory in the state's presidential election history. 

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Florida

Joe Biden concludes his remarks during a downpour at a drive-in campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Oct. 29 in Tampa, Fla.

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Washington state

Washington State Department of Agriculture workers disconnect hoses from a cannister of Asian giant hornets vacuumed from a tree on Oct. 24, in Blaine, Wash.

The first "murder hornet" nest discovered in the United States was successfully destroyed, Washington state agriculture officials said Monday.

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Image: Hurricane Zeta Barrels Down On Louisiana Coast

Louisiana

Tom Nguyn surveys the damage to his nail salon from Hurricane Zeta on Oct. 29, in Chalmette, La.

Zeta knocked out power to more than 2 million people across several states.

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Philadelphia

Protesters confront police during a march on Oct. 27 in Philadelphia. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace, a Black man who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. Police shot and killed the 27-year-old on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife. 

Family said Walter Wallace Jr., needed mental health treatment. His relatives said they called 911 requesting an ambulance and hoped he could receive medical intervention. But police arrived first.

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Philadelphia

Police officers look at their mobile phones after the city imposed a 9 p.m. curfew in Philadelphia on Oct. 28, following two nights of protest and unrest. Thousands of people have taken to Philadelphia's streets, with looting and violence breaking out, since police fatally shot 27-year-old Walter Wallace, who was carrying a knife.

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Phoenix

A girl blows soap bubbles during a campaign rally held by Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris in Phoenix on Oct. 28. 

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Nebraska

Supporters attend a rally for President Donald Trump at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Neb., on Oct. 27. 

Hundreds of Trump's supporters were left in the freezing cold for hours after Tuesday's rally with some walking around 3 miles to waiting buses while others were taken away in ambulances.

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California

Firefighters surround a house as the Silverado Fire approaches a home in Irvine, Calif., on Oct. 26.

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Nagorno-Karabakh

A newly-married couple embrace inside the Holy Savior Cathedral, damaged during fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces, in Shusha in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh on Oct. 24.

The region is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan but has been under de facto Armenian control since the early 1990s.

Last week's gallery: World Series drive-in and Obama hits back

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