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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Celebrations in Dubai, London, Vegas usher in 2014

Fireworks light up the sky as Filipinos welcome the New Year Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014, in Manila, Philippines. Traditionally, Filipinos welcome the New Year with fireworks and firecrackers and making the loudest noise possible, including indiscriminate firing of their guns, sometimes resulting in injuries and deaths.