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In this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 photo, Syrian residents walk on a street among the debris of buildings damaged by heavy shelling in the southeast of Aleppo City.

Narciso Contreras/AP

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Free Syrian Army fighters fire a rocket towards a castle where pro-government forces are based, in Haram town, Idlib Governorate, October 28, 2012. Syrian jets bombarded Sunni Muslim regions in Damascus and across the country on Sunday, activists said, as President Bashar al-Assad kept up air strikes against rebels despite a U.N.-brokered truce that now appears to be in tatters.


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Gray skies hover over the skyline of New York as a man photographs the city from a park along the Hudson River in Weehawken, New Jersey, October 28, 2012. Tens of millions of East Coast residents scrambled on Sunday to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which could make landfall as the largest storm to hit the United States, bringing battering winds, flooding and even heavy snow.


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A fisherman looks for fish in the mud of a carp pond during dry fishing in Waidhofen an der Thaya in Waldviertel area some 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vienna, October 23, 2012. Carp breeding in Austria's northern Waldviertel area predates medieval times when most abbeys built carp ponds to supply fish to the nobility and the clergy for dining.


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The song Gangnam Style brings a crowd to the dance floor at the Toronto West Halloween Fest party, in support of St. Joseph's Health Centre, on October 28, 2012. The event started with a parade through the High Park neighbourhood and ended with a family party at Palais Royale.


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A man, dressed in a Halloween costume, takes a rope jump from a 44-metre high (144-feet high) old water pipe bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk October 28, 2012. Enthusiasts take rope jumps ahead of the Halloween celebrations.


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Jordan Hupp of the U.S. gets thrown off a bull during the Built Ford Tough Series Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, October 28, 2012.


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Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond salutes the crowd following her free program in the women's competition at Skate Canada International Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Windsor, Ont. Osmond won gold in the event.


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Canada's Jean-Philippe Roy speeds down the course during the first run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.

Giovanni Auletta/AP

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Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard (33) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Tennessee Titans free safety Michael Griffin, right, defends during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts won 19-13.

Joe Howell/AP

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A member of the Titanick street art group performs during celebrations marking the 775th anniversary of the founding of the city of Berlin, October 28, 2012.


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Chinese anti-riot police men gather outside the city government office in Zhejiang province's Ningbo city, where residents had gathered to protest the proposed expansion of a petrochemical factory Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Thousands of protesters marched through an eastern Chinese city on Sunday, shouting for fellow citizens to join them in demanding that the government halt the expansion of a petrochemical factory because of pollution fears.

Ng Han Guan/AP

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A costumed man performs at a Halloween event in Kawasaki, nearf Tokyo, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.

Itsuo Inouye/AP

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Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi wipes his face during a press conference in Gerno, near Milan, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Silvio Berlusconi, who announced this week he wouldn't run in spring elections, pulled an about-face Saturday and said he felt compelled to stay in politics to reform Italy's justice system after being convicted of tax fraud.

Luca Bruno/AP

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The moon casts light on a ship at sea off Konnos beach near Ayia Napa and Protaras resort in the southeast of the island of Cyprus, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.

Petros Karadjias/AP

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