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Published January 01, 2013, 09:23 AM

US, Europe hope the new year brings better times

NEW YORK (AP) — From teeming Times Square to a once-isolated Asian country celebrating its first public New Year's Eve countdown in decades, the world looked to the start of 2013 with hope for renewal after a year of economic turmoil, searing violence and natural disasters.

By: JENNIFER PELTZ,Associated Press VERENA DOBNIK,Associated Press, Associated Press

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