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  • A couple watch as fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 1, 2016.
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  • A member of the Irish defense forces holds the National Flag which was flown over O'Connell Street during the rebellion to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising in Dublin, Jan. 1, 2016.
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  • Pope Francis attends the opening of the Holy Door at the papal Basilica of St Mary Major, Jan. 1, 2016, in Vatican City.
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  • A man paddles with his dog on a surf board as people take part in the traditional New Year's sea plunge, Jan. 1, 2016, at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France.
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  • Armed police officers attend a flag-raising ceremony under the temperature of minus 32 degree celsius to celebrate the new year in Greater Khingan Mountains, Jan. 1, 2016, in Mohe, Heilongjiang Province of China.
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  • Kashmiri Muslim women pray at Hazratbal shrine on the Friday following Eid-e-Milad , or the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad, Jan. 1, 2016, in Srinagar, India.
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  • Hiroko Togawa puts a new calendar on the wall, Jan. 1, 2016 in Tokyo.
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  • Indian Sikh devotees pay respects on the first day of the year at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, Jan.1, 2016.
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  • Discarded lifejackets used by refugees are seen on a dumpsite as volunteers from various non-governmental organizations arrange more than 2,500 discarded lifejackets in the shape of a peace sign, on the Greek island of Lesbos, Jan. 1, 2016.
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  • Afghan refugees woman gather for renewal of their family cards at the Chamkany registration centre on the outskirts of Peshawar, Dec. 31, 2015.
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  • A street vendor pushes his cart through the snow after a heavy snow storm, Dec. 31, 2015, in Istanbul.
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  • Trader Peter Tuchman wears plastic glasses to celebrate the last trading day of 2015 as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, Dec. 31, 2015.
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  • Slovenia's Peter Prevc soars through the air during his trial jump at the second stage of the 64th four hills ski jumping tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Dec. 31, 2015.
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  • Ryan Lemm, 4, son of Joseph Lemm, salutes as his father's casket is carried out of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Dec. 30, 2015. Lemm, who was a technical sergeant in the Air Guard's 105th Base Security Squadron and a 15-year veteran of the New York Police Department, was killed when his patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber outside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.
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  • Kashmiri fishermen row their boats on the way to work on a cold morning in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Dec, 30, 2015.
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  • People wearing bear furs perform during a festival of New Year ritual dances attended by hundreds in Comanesti, northern Romania, Dec. 30 2015.
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  • First Assistant District Attorney Kevin Steele walks from the podium after he announced a felony charge of aggravated indecent assault against comedian Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County detective bureau, Dec. 30, 2015, in Norristown, Pa.
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  • 'Galejadors' carry the selected pine into the church during 'La Festa del Pi' (The Festival of the Pine) in the village of Centelles, Dec. 30, 2015, in Barcelona, Spain.
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  • An armed Turkish police officer patrols past a store in the historical Sur district, Dec. 30, 2015 in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, after a curfew was lifted.
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  • A follower of the Afro-Brazilian religion Umbanda carries offerings for Iemanja, goddess of the sea, in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 29, 2015. Worshippers present gifts to the sea goddess at the end of every year, to give thanks and ask for blessings for the upcoming new year.
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  • New York Bill de Blasio speaks to police officers as they take part in a graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden, Dec. 29, 2015, in New York.
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  • Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, Dec. 30, 2015.
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  • A general view as runners clear the water jump in The Betfred TV Novices' Limited Handicap Steeple Chase from Sand Beach at Newbury racecourse, Dec. 29, 2015 in Newbury, England.
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  • Pakistanis mourn the death of relatives after a bomb went off next to a government office, at a hospital in Mardan, Dec. 29, 2015.
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  • Simon Ammann from Switzerland speeds down the jump during the trial round for the first jumping of the 64th four-hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany, Dec. 28, 2015.
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  • Against a gray winter sky, volunteers use shovels atop a pile of sand as they help fill sandbags, Dec. 29, 2015, in St. Louis.
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  • Boys warm themselves around a fire at a damaged building where they come to play in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province, Syria, Dec. 29, 2015.
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  • Firefighters tackle a forest fire in Berango, Spain, Dec. 28, 2015.
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  • Members of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service gather in the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, Dec. 29, 2015, after Iraqi forces recaptured it from the Islamic State.
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  • An artist cuts Moscow Kremlin and Spaskaya tower from the ice in front of Moscow University main building and monument to World War I heroes on Poklonaya Gora in Moscow, Dec. 29 2015.
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  • A Palestinian woman cries during a funeral ceremony held for Hani Refik Vehdan, 22, in Gaza City, Gaza, Dec. 26, 2015.
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  • A car is stranded in floodwater after the adjacent River Foss burst it's banks in York, northern England, Dec. 27, 2015.
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  • A man with a banner is seen during a protest inside the Basilica of Guadalupe for the 15 month anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students of Ayotzinapa School in Mexico City, Dec. 26, 2015.
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  • People take part in the battle of 'Enfarinats', a flour fight in celebration of the Els Enfarinats festival, Dec. 28, 2015, in Ibi, Spain.
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  • People hold pictures of victims of the Roboski strike as they flash victory signs during a march at the Gazi district in Istanbul, Dec. 27, 2015.
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  • Eric Decker of the New York Jets jumps on the back of Ryan Fitzpatrick of the New York Jets during a interview after their 26-20 overtime win against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium, Dec. 27, 2015 in East Rutherford, N.J.
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  • A giant effigy of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is seen during a parade as part of the street carnival 'Neruda coming flying' in Santiago de Chile, Chile, Dec. 26, 2015.
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