Colorful New Year
People walk in Red Square decorated for New Year celebrations, with St. Basil Cathedral in the background, in Moscow, Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. New Year is the main winter holiday in Russia, and is followed by the Orthodox Christmas on Jan. 7.
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Hawaii players run a drill during football practice in Metairie, La. Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. Hawaii will play Georgia in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day.
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Up, Up And Away
Balloons are released in celebration of the end of the year in downtown Sao Paulo, Friday, Dec. 28, 2007.
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On Thin Ice?
Despite a sign warning otherwise, strollers make their way over the frozen lake Titisee in the Black Forest region of southern Germany, on Friday, Dec. 28, 2007.
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A camel keeper gets stuck in the middle of camels after the start of a race at the Sweihan camel race track, about 100 kms south of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Dec. 28, 2007.
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Kashmiri protester throws back an exploded teargas shell towards the Indian policemen unseen during a protest in Srinagar, India, Friday, Dec, 28, 2007. Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir clashed with hundreds of stone-throwing demonstrators protesting the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, police said.
Credit: AP Photo/Dar Yasin
An election official sleeps next to ballot boxes after they counted ballots all night, Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Nyayo stadium in Nairobi. Kenyan election officials were counting millions of ballots Friday in the country's closest-ever presidential race as unofficial early results showed President Mwai Kibaki trailing his main rival.
Credit: AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo
Indonesia rescue workers evacuate stranded flood victims in a rubber boat at Ngawi in East Java, Indonesia, Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. At least 87 people were killed or feared dead after torrential rain sent hillsides crashing in several districts on Java island Wednesday. Burst river banks forced tens of thousands more to flee their homes.
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Workers install Waterford Crystal "Let There Be Light" triangles on the new Times Square New Year's Eve ball on the roof of One Times Square in New York, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007. The new ball is more than twice as bright as the old one with enhanced color capabilities and energy-efficient LED lighting effects. This year is the 100th anniversary of the New Year's Eve ball drop in New York Times Square.
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A member of a circus group feeds a hippopotamus during a show in Bangalore, India, Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. The traditional Indian circus today is struggling to remain afloat, amidst stricter animal regulations and financing issues.
Credit: AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi