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New Year's celebrations around the world (Photos)

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Australia New Years Eve  - Fireworks explode over the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during New Year&#39;s Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo &#47; Rob Griffith)</span></div>
December 31, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST