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The Week in Pictures: Election suspense and earthquake in Turkey

A nation anxiously awaits election results, an unusual Halloween and an attack in Vienna.

Image: *** BESTPIX *** Across The U.S. Voters Flock To The Polls On Election Day


Holly Schuler enters a polling place at dusk to cast her ballot at Sherman Township Hall, a former one-room schoolhouse, on Election Day in Zearing, Iowa. 

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Oklahoma City

Voters wait in a long line to cast their ballots at Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City on Election Day. 

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Danielle Foster, 40, of Mount Washington, Pa., waits to enter her polling place on Election Day. 

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New York City

Children receive treats from candy chutes while trick-or-treating on Halloween in Woodlawn Heights in the Bronx. 

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A mask-wearing student puts on plastic gloves as a coronavirus precaution in Havana on Nov. 2.

Tens of thousands of school children returned to class Monday in Havana for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic prompted authorities to shut the island down in April. 

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A crane lifts the wreckage of a car as rescue workers search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building on Nov. 1 in the Bayrakli district of Izmir, Turkey. 

The earthquake jolted the Turkish coastline and parts of Greece. The official death toll was more than 100 with more than 1,000 people injured, according to Turkey’s disaster and emergency agency.

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Rescue workers carry 3-year-old Ayda Gezgin out of the rubble of a collapsed building in Izmir on Nov. 3. 

Cries of joy greeted the girl as she was pulled out of the rubble alive, some 91 hours after an earthquake flattened parts of this coastal city.

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A supporter of President Donald Trump attends a campaign rally in Rome, Ga., on Nov. 1. 

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Supporters of President Donald Trump rally in front of a polling station at Coral Gable Branch Public Library in Miami on Election Day. 

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A woman shows her enthusiasm for voting as the polls open on Election Day in Phoenix. 

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Barton Foley, 32, with his cat "Little Ti Ti" on his shoulder, casts his ballot on Election Day at Ballard High School in Louisville, Ky. 

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Dean Addams, 65, offers pins to the last voters of the night on Election Day in Cranberry, Pa.

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Washington, D.C.

A crowd, including protesters, gathers on Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House on election night. 

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New York City

Two Donald Trump supporters stand outside of Trump Tower in New York on election night. 

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People react during an election watch party at Axlerad Beer Garden in Houston. 

The big picture: Election Day across America

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Washington, D.C.

A supporter of President Donald Trump clashes with a demonstrator at Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House on election night.

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A Hindu devotee performs a ritual on the banks of the Yamuna River amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi on Nov. 3. 

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Medical staff load a patient on an ambulance during an airport transfer operation of patients suffering from Covid-19 in Vannes, France, on Nov. 4. 

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Women run away from the area near the state opera in central Vienna on Nov. 2 following a shooting near a synagogue

A gunman killed four in a rampage. 

Officials said there was no indication that more than one attacker was involved in the shootings after previously saying they believed there could be up to four attackers.

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An election worker counts ballots at State Farm Arena on Nov. 4 in Atlanta. 

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Police arrest a protester during a march on election night in Portland, Ore.

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Election challengers yell as they look through the windows of the central counting board as police were helping to keep additional challengers from entering due to overcrowding on Nov. 4 in Detroit.

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Image: BESTPIX - Protestors Hold \"Count Every Vote\" Protest Rally In Philadelphia


Demonstrators protest in support of counting all votes as the election in Pennsylvania is still unresolved on Nov. 4 in Philadelphia. 

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Image: Trump Supporters Hold \"Stop The Steal\" Protest At Pennsylvania State Capitol


Protesters calling for stopping the vote count in Pennsylvania gather on the steps of the State Capitol on Nov. 5 in Harrisburg. The activists, many with flags and signs for Trump, made allegations that votes are being stolen from the president as the race in Pennsylvania continued to tighten in Joe Biden's favor. 

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Image: Halloween Celebrations Amid Covid-19 Lockdown


Children wear Halloween costumes on Rue de Seine in Paris on the first day of a nationwide lockdown on Oct. 30 in Paris.

France has imposed another national lockdown for a minimum of four weeks as the number of coronavirus cases soar during a second wave. 

Last week's gallery:  The Week in Pictures: Dodgers win and the election looms

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