Water gushes from a hose as it is pumped out of a basement in New York's financial district, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Much of lower Manhattan and the financial district are still without electrical power. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is background center. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Water gushes from a hose as it is pumped out of a basement in New York's financial district, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Much of lower Manhattan and the financial district are still without electrical power. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is background center. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Water gushes from a hose as it is pumped out of a basement in New York's financial district, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Much of lower Manhattan and the financial district are still without electrical power. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is background center. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)