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The Week in Pictures: November 6-12, 2010

The fall of Pompeii, Bernie Madoff's boxers, Betty White's childhood dream and the tale of the $69 million vase

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    Michelle Obama plays hopscotch

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    Mike Smith reacts after riding Zenyatta to a second place finish

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    A 2,000-year-old house once used by gladiators to train before combat lies in ruins

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    Vladimir Putin receives instructions from a Renault official

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    Runners cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

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    A Myanmar activist holds a portrait of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi

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    Israeli Arab youths, holding green Islamic flags, stand on the rubble of a mosque

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    Anti-nuclear protesters block the main road to Germany’s interim nuclear waste storage facility

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    A worker wears protective glasses Monday at the Randgold Resources’ Tongon mine

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    A farmer walks through his corn field

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    President Obama and India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

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    A blindfolded man suspected of making roadside bombs is seen in custody

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    Jonathan Duhamel celebrates winning the World Series of Poker

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    A protester, center, is escorted out

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    Actress Betty White kisses a seeing-eye dog after she was named an honorary forest ranger

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    A Navy Seahawk helicopter from the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier carries supplies

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    Tina Fey makes remarks after being awarded the Mark Twain Prize

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    Press photographers take photos of a robot used to explore the ruins in Teotihuacan, Mexico

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    An Arizona Department of Public Safety photograph displayed at a news conference in Phoenix Wednesday shows seized vans

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    A medic uses gauze to tie the legs of an unidentified 3-year-old girl

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    Katy Perry performs during a Victoria’s Secret fashion show

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    A pair of boxer shorts belonging to Bernard Madoff are displayed

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    Movie producer Dino De Laurentiis holds an American flag

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    Gwyneth Paltrow and Vince Gill perform

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    Convicted murderer Claude Jones is seen in family snapshots

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    Actor Daniel Radcliffe poses as he arrives for the world premiere of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1″

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    A Chinese vase which was sold for 43 million pounds

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    Refugees from the eruption of Mount Merapi select clothes

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    Election officials continued Friday to pore over write-in ballots

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    Ryan Bowman, 43, is shown in a booking photo released by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department