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Ringing in 2017

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Fireworks and confetti mark the new year in Times Square in New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Fireworks and confetti mark the new year in Times Square in New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Fireworks and confetti mark the new year in Times Square in New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Mariah Carey performs during a concert in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Mariah Carey performs during a concert in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Mariah Carey performs during a concert in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens, Greece, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens, Greece, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens, Greece, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Fireworks explode next to the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin, Germany, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Fireworks explode next to the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin, Germany, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Fireworks explode next to the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin, Germany, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Visitors to Sydney's Bondi Beach welcome the first sunrise of 2017 wearing headwear following new year celebrations in Australia's largest city, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Visitors to Sydney's Bondi Beach welcome the first sunrise of 2017 wearing headwear following new year celebrations in Australia's largest city, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Visitors to Sydney's Bondi Beach welcome the first sunrise of 2017 wearing headwear following new year celebrations in Australia's largest city, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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People have a pizza delivered while waiting for the events to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, U.S. December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People have a pizza delivered while waiting for the events to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, U.S. December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People have a pizza delivered while waiting for the events to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, U.S. December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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A woman prays during a ceremony to celebrate the new year at a temple in Seoul, South Korea, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman prays during a ceremony to celebrate the new year at a temple in Seoul, South Korea, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman prays during a ceremony to celebrate the new year at a temple in Seoul, South Korea, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Confetti falls as the clock strikes midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Confetti falls as the clock strikes midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Confetti falls as the clock strikes midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich
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Revelers embrace at the start of 2017 at the New Year's celebration in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Revelers embrace at the start of 2017 at the New Year's celebration in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Revelers embrace at the start of 2017 at the New Year's celebration in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Fireworks explode in Marina Bay during New Year celebrations in Singapore January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Fireworks explode in Marina Bay during New Year celebrations in Singapore January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Fireworks explode in Marina Bay during New Year celebrations in Singapore January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Lights reading 2017 are projected on the pyramids during New Year's day celebrations on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Lights reading 2017 are projected on the pyramids during New Year's day celebrations on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Lights reading 2017 are projected on the pyramids during New Year's day celebrations on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Fireworks explode during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the new year in the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Fireworks explode during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the new year in the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Fireworks explode during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the new year in the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Revellers gather on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France, during New Year celebrations, late December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Revellers gather on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France, during New Year celebrations, late December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Revellers gather on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France, during New Year celebrations, late December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
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Revelers gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, U.S. December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Revelers gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, U.S. December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Revelers gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, U.S. December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London, Britain January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London, Britain January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London, Britain January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Alan Boi, a fire dancer, performs during New Year celebrations in Luneta park, metro Manila, Philippines December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Alan Boi, a fire dancer, performs during New Year celebrations in Luneta park, metro Manila, Philippines December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Alan Boi, a fire dancer, performs during New Year celebrations in Luneta park, metro Manila, Philippines December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Revellers release balloons as they take part in New Year celebrations in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Revellers release balloons as they take part in New Year celebrations in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Revellers release balloons as they take part in New Year celebrations in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Revellers watch as fireworks explode over the Quezon Memorial Circle during New Year's celebrations in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan

Revellers watch as fireworks explode over the Quezon Memorial Circle during New Year's celebrations in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan

Revellers watch as fireworks explode over the Quezon Memorial Circle during New Year's celebrations in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan
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People pose for pictures as they attend a New Year's Eve countdown event in Beijing, China, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People pose for pictures as they attend a New Year's Eve countdown event in Beijing, China, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People pose for pictures as they attend a New Year's Eve countdown event in Beijing, China, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Revelers take photos and celebrate as confetti falls just after midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Revelers take photos and celebrate as confetti falls just after midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Revelers take photos and celebrate as confetti falls just after midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich
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Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/David Mercado

Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/David Mercado

Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Jay Fragus, 31, (L) and Christina Fragus, 32, kiss in Times Square while waiting for the New Year's celebration in Manhattan, New York City, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Jay Fragus, 31, (L) and Christina Fragus, 32, kiss in Times Square while waiting for the New Year's celebration in Manhattan, New York City, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Jay Fragus, 31, (L) and Christina Fragus, 32, kiss in Times Square while waiting for the New Year's celebration in Manhattan, New York City, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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View of a light show on the city's iconic Arc de Triomphe monument during the New Year celebration in Paris, France, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

View of a light show on the city's iconic Arc de Triomphe monument during the New Year celebration in Paris, France, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

View of a light show on the city's iconic Arc de Triomphe monument during the New Year celebration in Paris, France, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
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People walk over the laser installation "Time Drifts Cologne" before New Year celebrations for 2017 in Cologne, Germany, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

People walk over the laser installation "Time Drifts Cologne" before New Year celebrations for 2017 in Cologne, Germany, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

People walk over the laser installation "Time Drifts Cologne" before New Year celebrations for 2017 in Cologne, Germany, December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
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Fireworks explode as "2017" is displayed at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Fireworks explode as "2017" is displayed at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Fireworks explode as "2017" is displayed at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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People watch fireworks explode around the National Monument during New Year's Eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fatima El-Kareem

People watch fireworks explode around the National Monument during New Year's Eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fatima El-Kareem

People watch fireworks explode around the National Monument during New Year's Eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fatima El-Kareem
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Thais hold candle lights as they pray to celebrate the new year at Sanam Luang park in Bangkok, Thailand January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thais hold candle lights as they pray to celebrate the new year at Sanam Luang park in Bangkok, Thailand January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thais hold candle lights as they pray to celebrate the new year at Sanam Luang park in Bangkok, Thailand January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Fireworks explode during New Year's celebrations in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Fireworks explode during New Year's celebrations in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Fireworks explode during New Year's celebrations in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
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Fireworks explode over the Al-Nusoor Square during the New Year celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Fireworks explode over the Al-Nusoor Square during the New Year celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Fireworks explode over the Al-Nusoor Square during the New Year celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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People watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day at Roppongi Hills observation deck in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

People watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day at Roppongi Hills observation deck in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

People watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day at Roppongi Hills observation deck in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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