Today in Pictures: Oct. 6, 2011

Oct 6, 2011 4:07pm

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A apple with the word “bye” carved into it sits outside an Apple store after it was left by a man commemorating the life of Apple Inc’s founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, Oct. 5, 2011 in Pasadena, California. Apple’s visionary co-founder died from cancer at 56, a premature end for a man who revolutionized modern culture with ubiquitous inventions like the iPod and the iPad. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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Brighton Wallace takes part in an “Occupy Austin” protest at Austin City Hall, Oct. 6, 2011, in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP Photo)

 

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Protesters march from Foley Square to Wall Street during a demonstration in New York, Oct. 5, 2011. Demonstrators from New York City to San Francisco took to the streets to protest what they call a growing wealth disparity between large U.S. corporations and average citizens in the wake of the financial crisis. (Alan Chin/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

 

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A demonstrator carrying a traffic signal runs from water sprayed by riot police during a demonstration in Santiago, Chile, Oct. 6, 2011. Chilean police severely cracked down on thousands of students who tried to gather in an unauthorized march for education reform hours after talks with the government broke down. (Roberto Candia/AP Photo)

 

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Triathletes prepare for an early morning swim in Kailua Bay, Oct. 5, 2011, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The Ironman World Championship is scheduled for Oct. 8. (Chris Stewart/AP Photo)

 

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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Oct. 6, 2011. (Susan Walsh/AP Photo)

 

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish child watches chickens being slaughtered as part of the Kaparot ritual in which it is believed that one transfers one’s sins from the past year into the chicken in Jerusalem’s religious Mea Shearim neighborhood, Oct. 6, 2011. Ultra-Orthodox Jews mark the arrival of Yom Kippur by waving live chickens over their heads before slaughtering the birds to atone for their sins. (Bernat Armangue/AP Photo)

 

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Ceylon, Dehli, and MaPalay, the three elephants from the Circus Knie, walk to bath into Lake Geneva, Oct. 6, 2011 in Lausanne. (Fabrice Coffini/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A Nepalese Hindu devotee lies in a bed covered by 108 lit oil lamps on the tenth day of the biggest Hindu festival, Dashain, in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Oct. 6, 2011. Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese calendar and celebrates the triumph of good over evil. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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An Israeli soldier sits in an army jeep during clashes with Palestinians stone throwers after a Palestinian water well was demolished by Israeli forces in the West Bank village of Beit Kahel, on the outskirts of Hebron, Oct. 6, 2011. (Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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