January 1, 2014

Published January 01, 2014

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People watch the sun rise on New Year's Day in "Gaviota Azul" beach in Cancun, Mexico.

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In this photo provided by Dubai World Record 2014, fireworks explode over Palm Jumeirah Island, front, and World Islands, rear, to celebrate the New Year as the city attempts to breaks the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Firework Display."

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A couple dances in the "Golden Hall" as Israeli Argentine-born conductor Daniel Barenboim conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra during the New Year's Concert in Vienna.

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Fireworks explode in the sky during New Year celebrations in Moscow's Red Square, Russia.

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Revelers pose for a photograph as they wait for midnight during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, Dec. 31, 2013.

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Fireworks explode near Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur during the New Year 2014 celebrations.

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A man gets a sand bath from friends as thousands of people took to the beaches on New Year's Day in Durban, South Africa.

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Members of a marching band shelter from the rain before performing at the 28th annual New Year's Day parade in London.

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People take part in the traditional sea bath during New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2014 at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France.

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Japan's Noriaki Kasai soars through the air to take sixth place during the second jumping of the four-hills tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany.

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A paddle boarder looks over the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets off of Waikiki Beach, in Honolulu, Dec. 31, 2013.

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Firefighters extinguish a burning car during New Year's eve celebrations in Lille, France, Dec. 31, 2013.

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People release balloons to celebrate the New Year during an annual countdown ceremony in Tokyo, Japan. Some 2,000 balloons were released in the air, carrying with people's wishes.

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Kashmiri men try to push their boat through the waters of Anchar Lake after heavy snowfall in Srinagar, India.

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Dunes in the Libyan desert in Ghat, about 1,360 km (845 miles) south of Tripoli, Libya

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