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Photos: New Year's celebrations around the world

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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01: Revellers play soccer on Bondi beach as the sunrises on January 1, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Evans/Getty Images) Hide Caption ( - )
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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01: Revellers party on Bondi beach as they await sunrise on January 1, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Evans/Getty Images) Hide Caption ( - )
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    Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate during New Year's festivities on January 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Tens of thousands of revelers gathered in the city center to celebrate New Year's Eve. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images) Hide Caption ( - )
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    Fireworks explode over Big Ben as thousands gather to ring in the near year on January 1, 2018 in London, England. Crowds lined the banks of the River Thames in central London to see in 2018 with a spectacular fireworks display. Hide Caption ( - )
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    DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 31: General view of Burj Khalifa New Year laser light show as Dubai breaks the Guinness World Record for the largest light and sound show on a single building on December 31, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 01: Over 5 minutes of fireworks from the Sky Tower welcome in the new year during New Year's Eve celebrations on January 1, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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    BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 01: Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate during New Year's festivities on January 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Tens of thousands of revelers gathered in the city center to celebrate New Year's Eve.

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    NEW YORK, NY: Workers unload the numerals 1 and 8 as they arrive in Times Square ahead of the New Year's Eve celebration. The '18' numerals will be part of the '2018' sign that will light up light up above Times Square at midnight. 

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    Photograph by Drew Angerer
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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01: Fireworks are seen over Sydney Harbour on New Year's Eve on January 1, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/Getty Images)

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    Photograph by Don Arnold
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    SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 01: Fireworks go off at the Lotte World Tower on January 1, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

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    Photograph by Chung Sung-Jun
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    SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA : Fireworks go off at the Lotte World Tower on January 1, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. It's the fifth tallest in the world and celebrated the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympics as well. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

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    Photograph by Chung Sung-Jun
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    SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 01: Fireworks go off at the Lotte World Tower, the 555 meter-tall skyscraper. It's the fifth tallest in the world and celebrated the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympics as well. 

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    Photograph by Chung Sung-Jun
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    TAIPEI, TAIWAN - JANUARY 1: Fireworks light up the Taiwan skyline and Taipei 101 during New Years Eve celebrations just after midnight on January 1, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan. (Photo by Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images)

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    YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 01: Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during New Year's Eve celebrations of 2018 on on January 1, 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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    YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 01: Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during New Year's Eve celebrations of 2018 on on January 1, 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01: XXX Fireworks explode from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House during the midnight fireworks display on New Year's Eve on New Year's Eve on January 1, 2018. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

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

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

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    Fireworks from the Sky Tower welcome in the new year during New Year's Eve celebrations on January 1, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand is one of the first major cities in the world to ring in the New Year. (Dave Rowland/Getty Images)

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