Hurricane Sandy rises in US

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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. Reuters photo

Sandbags block the entrance of the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy made its approach in New York. Reuters photo

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Signs mark road closures as Hurricane Sandy bears down on Dewey Beach, Delaware as Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the US East Coast strengthened. Reuters photo

Signs mark road closures as Hurricane Sandy bears down on Dewey Beach, Delaware as Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the US East Coast strengthened. Reuters photo

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Sandbags block the entry to the closed Staten Island Ferry in New York as all public transportation has been shut down as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.AP Photo

Sandbags block the entry to the closed Staten Island Ferry in New York as all public transportation has been shut down as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.AP Photo

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Flooding begins to inundate a parking garage ahead of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFP photo

Flooding begins to inundate a parking garage ahead of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFP photo

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The floor of the New York Stock Exchange is empty of traders in New York with Hurricane Sandy nearing landfall on the East Coast.AP Photo

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange is empty of traders in New York with Hurricane Sandy nearing landfall on the East Coast.AP Photo

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Police and firefighters respond to a downed street light on FDR drive in New York as Hurricane Sandy continued on its path forcing a shutdown of mass transit. AP Photo

Police and firefighters respond to a downed street light on FDR drive in New York as Hurricane Sandy continued on its path forcing a shutdown of mass transit. AP Photo

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Storm clouds loom over the Empire State Building and Manhattan skyline in New York as Hurricane Sandy continued on its path forcing a mass shutdown. AP Photo

Storm clouds loom over the Empire State Building and Manhattan skyline in New York as Hurricane Sandy continued on its path forcing a mass shutdown. AP Photo

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President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One before departing the Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida enroute to Washington to monitor Hurricane Sandy. AP Photo

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One before departing the Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida enroute to Washington to monitor Hurricane Sandy. AP Photo

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Rough surf of the Atlantic Ocean breaks over the dunes in Cape May, New Jersey, as high tide and Hurricane Sandy begin to arrive. AP Photo

Rough surf of the Atlantic Ocean breaks over the dunes in Cape May, New Jersey, as high tide and Hurricane Sandy begin to arrive. AP Photo

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A family runs for the last subway shuttle to Grand Central Station in New York in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. Reuters

A family runs for the last subway shuttle to Grand Central Station in New York in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. Reuters

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The skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center are seen while people pull their luggage at Waterfront in New Jersey. Tens of millions of East Coast residents scrambled on Sunday to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. Reuters/Eduardo Munoz

The skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center are seen while people pull their luggage at Waterfront in New Jersey. Tens of millions of East Coast residents scrambled on Sunday to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. Reuters/Eduardo Munoz

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Lisa Cellucci (L), holds her umbrella as it is blown backwards from Hurricane Sandy's winds, as her friend Kim Vo (R) watches in Cape May, New Jersey. AFP Photo/Mark Wilson

Lisa Cellucci (L), holds her umbrella as it is blown backwards from Hurricane Sandy's winds, as her friend Kim Vo (R) watches in Cape May, New Jersey. AFP Photo/Mark Wilson

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