The day in photos

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A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

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United States Marines support a 100-yard American flag during pre-game ceremonies at the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game on Monday night.

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Villagers who live near Mount Sinabung watch its eruption as it spews dust into the air in Karo, North Sumatra.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un aboard a ski lift during his inspection tour at the Masik Pass ski resort near Wonsan, North Korea.

Rodong Sinmun/EPA

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An activist of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party falls down as he and others are hit by police water cannons during a protest outside Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi, India.

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Scientists from the University of NSW, Australia, Ziggy Marzinellia and Graeme Clark prepare a suitable surface for a helicopter landing next to the Akademik Shokalskiy ship, which got stuck in ice in Antarctica.

Andrew Peacock/FootlooseFotography/EPA

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A cyclist passes by vented steam in Philadelphia.

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Sea lion "Jay" paints a Chinese character reading "the horse" to practice his calligraphy as part of his New Year's Day attraction at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo.

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Passengers enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride near Central Park on New Year's Eve.

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Russian soldiers patrol the Battle of Stalingrad memorial in Volgograd. Russian authorities ordered police to beef up security at train stations and other facilities across the country after a suicide bomber killed more than a dozen people on a bus Monday in the city, the second attack in the country in two days.

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Mother and son are silhouetted against the last sunset in year 2013 in Hong Kong.

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A massive fireball from an exploding train car rises into the air just west of Casselton, North Dakota on Monday afternoon.

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