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New Year's 2018 celebrations around the world

Hong Kong New Year 2018
Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbor during New Year's Eve to celebrate the start of year 2018 in Hong Kong, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Kin Cheung

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Australia New Year's Eve
Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (David Moir/AAP Image via AP)

David Moir

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Australia New Year's Eve
Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (David Moir/AAP Image via AP)

David Moir

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Australia New Year's Eve
Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (David Moir/AAP Image via AP)

David Moir

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South Korea New Year Eve
A woman prays in front of lanterns to celebrate the New Year at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon).

Ahn Young-joon

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APTOPIX South Korea New Year Eve
A woman prays in front of lanterns to celebrate the New Year at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon).

Ahn Young-joon

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New Year Key West
In this Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, photo, provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Evalena Worthington practices her New Year's Eve descent from the top of a tall sailing vessel's mast, dockside at the Schooner Wharf Bar in Key West, Fla. The lowering of the pirate wench is one of several Key West drops planned to mark the arrival of 2018 late Sunday, Dec. 31. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)

Rob O'Neal

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Germany New Year Eve
Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate during New Year's celebrations shortly after midnight in Berlin, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Markus Schreiber

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South Korea New Year
Buddhists light candles during New Year celebrations at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Ahn Young-joon

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Germany New Year Eve
Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate during New Year's celebrations shortly after midnight in Berlin, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Markus Schreiber

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Brazil New Year
A woman jumps a wave as she prays to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during New Year's Eve festivities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Faithfuls believe that jumping seven waves for the goddess could bring good luck in the coming year. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Leo Correa

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APTOPIX Brazil New Year
A couple hug each other as they watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year's celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Leo Correa

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APTOPIX Britain New Year
Fireworks explode over the River Thames behind the Elizabeth Tower which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", at the Houses of Parliament in London, as New Year's celebrations take place after midnight, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Scaffolding stands erected around the Elizabeth Tower for repairs, with the last extensive conservation works taking place more than 30 years ago. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Matt Dunham

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APTOPIX Brazil New Year
People watch the fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during the New Year's celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Leo Correa

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APTOPIX Greece New Year
Fireworks explode over the temple of the Parthenon at the Acropolis hill to mark the New Year's celebrations in Athens, Greece, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Yorgos Karahalis

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APTOPIX Lebanon New Year
Lebanese watch a firework display during New Year's celebrations in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Bilal Hussein

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APTOPIX NYC New Year
Confetti drops over the crowd as the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's celebration in Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis in New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Seth Wenig

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NYC New Year
Confetti drops over the crowd as the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's celebration in Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis in New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Seth Wenig

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NYC New Year
Fireworks erupt as the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's celebration in Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis in New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Seth Wenig

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NYC New Year
Fireworks erupt as the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's celebration in Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis in New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Seth Wenig

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APTOPIX NYC New Year
Patrick Graver, right, of New York, embraces Justin Kelly, also of New York, in Times Square, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, as they take part in a New Year's celebration in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Craig Ruttle

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APTOPIX Indonesia New Year
A bride and groom react to their marriage documents during a mass wedding held in celebration of the New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Hundreds of couples took part in the mass marriage held by the city government to help the poor who were unable to afford a proper wedding. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Dita Alangkara

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Las Vegas New Year
The Tony Marques Band performs on the Third Street Stage during New Year's Eve celebrations at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Steve Marcus

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NEW YEARS - LAS VEGAS
Eric Loeding of Onalska, Wisc., dances during a New Year's Eve party at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Steve Marcus

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Las Vegas New Year
New Year's fireworks are seen along the Strip from the top of the Trump International, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Richard Brian

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Canada New Year
People look on as fireworks explode over Montreal's old port during New Years Eve celebrations in Montreal, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Graham Hughes

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2017 New Year's Eve Times Square Performances
Mariah Carey performs on stage at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

Brent N. Clarke

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2017 New Year's Eve Times Square Performances
The ball drops during the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

Brent N. Clarke

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2017 New Year's Eve Times Square Performances
Jennifer Nettles, left, and Kristian Bush, of Sugarland, perform on stage at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

Brent N. Clarke

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NYC New Year
Revelers gather on Times Square in New York, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, as they take part in a New Year's Eve celebration. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Craig Ruttle

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NYC New Year
A New York police officer kisses his wife in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Go Nakamura)

Go Nakamura

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Las Vegas New Year
Newlyweds Alison and Kenny Finchum, lower left, of Tulsa, Okla., kiss just after midnight during a New Year's party at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Steve Marcu

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Las Vegas New Year
New Year's fireworks are seen along the Strip from the top of the Trump International, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Richard Brian

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Las Vegas New Year
New Year's fireworks are seen along the Las Vegas Strip from the top of the Trump International, in Las Vegas Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Richard Brian /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Richard Brian

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Las Vegas New Year
The Tony Marques Band performs on the Third Street Stage during New Year's Eve celebrations at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Steve Marcus

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Canada New Year
Fireworks explode over the Jacques Cartier bridge during New Years Eve celebrations in Montreal, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Graham Hughes

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Canada New Year
Fireworks explode over the Jacques Cartier bridge during New Years Eve celebrations in Montreal, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Graham Hughes

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