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The world rings in 2013

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Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo |

Fireworks explode over Elizabeth Tower housing the Big Ben clock to celebrate the New Year in London, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Fireworks explode in the sky above Sydney Harbour during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Fireworks explode over the ancient Acropolis Hill with the Parthenon temple during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Athens, on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013.

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Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis Hill during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Athens, on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013.

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Fireworks explode over the London Eye in central London, as part of the New Year's Eve celebrations Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo |

Fireworks explode over Elizabeth Tower housing the Big Ben clock to celebrate the New Year in London, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Revelers are gathered on the Champs Elyysee to celebrate the New Year in Paris, Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013.

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Remy de la Mauviniere/AP Photo |

Revelers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysee in Paris, Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013.

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Sisters, from left, Gabbi and Chloe Iuliano and their friend Serena Naraval wear New Year's Eve party hats and glasses as they watch the Gator Bowl Parade in Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. The 2012 Gator Bowl Parade made it's way through downtown Jacksonville Monday afternoon as fans for Mississippi State and Northwestern University lined the streets ahead of Tuesday's Gator Bowl game.

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Andy Wong/AP Photo |

Chinese people wave national flags as they celebrate the New Year during a count-down event at the Summer Palace in Beijing Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Markus Schreiber/AP Photo |

Fireworks explode in the sky above the Quadriga on the Brandenburg Gate during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Berlin, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo |

Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis Hill during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Athens, on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013.

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Kin Cheung/AP Photo |

Fireworks explode in front of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre over the Victoria Harbor as the city rings in the New Year Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Photo |

Fireworks light the sky above the Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, shortly after midnight greeting the New Year, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Bilal Hussein/AP Photo |

A Lebanese girl celebrates the New Year during a countdown event in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Bilal Hussein/AP Photo |

Iraqi tourists pose for a photograph in front of a Christmas tree as they celebrate the New Year during a count down event in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Mary Altaffer/AP Photo |

The fireworks explode as the Waterford crystal ball is raised at the beginning of Times Square New Year's Eve celebration, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in New York.

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Seth Wenig/AP Photo |

Benjamin Nadorf, 4, fools around with his new glasses while waiting for the New Year in Times Square in New York, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. One million people are expected to cram into the area for the countdown.

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Czarek Sokolowski/AP Photo |

Fireworks explode in the sky during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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Andres Kudacki/AP Photo |

Revelers celebrate with fireworks during New Year's Eve celebrations in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

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