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World rejoices, welcomes 2014

Singing, prayers, dazzling fireworks usher in new year

Posted: January 1, 2014 at 5:31 a.m.

New Year’s revelers keeping warm in a blanket laugh with a police officer Tuesday night in New York City’s Times Square as they await the dropping of the crystal ball to usher in 2014.

With fireworks, dancing and late-night revelry, millions around the world welcomed 2014, gathering for huge displays of jubilation and unity as the new year arrived.

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The sky above Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, lights up with fireworks shortly after midnight today as thousands cele... (By: MINDAUGAS KULBIS) (Credit: AP)

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