New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (C) and family blow kisses towards those attending his formal inauguration ceremony from the steps of City Hall in New York January 1, 2014.
A woman, displaced as a result of religious violence, sits with her child on her hospital bed in Bossangao, north of capital Bangui in the Central African Republic January 1, 2014.
An Indian Sikh devotee takes a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Thousands of Sikh devotees stand in a queue to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple, Sikhs' holiest shrine, on the first day of the New Year.
Austria's Thomas Diethart speeds down the ski jump to win the second jumping of the four-hills tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, January 1, 2014.
Chelsea's Gary Cahill (L) is challenged by Southampton's Rickie Lambert during their English Premier League soccer match at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, southern England January 1, 2014.
Amanda Wong, from Mississauga, ON. takes a selfie with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford during the mayor's annual levee at Toronto city hall on Jan. 1 2014.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings face off during the first period of the Winter Classic outdoor NHL hockey game at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
A man jumps into a hole cut in the ice on the Ottawa River during the annual Great Canadian Chill polar bear dip in Ottawa January 1, 2014.
Free Syrian Army fighters prepare a locally made rocket launcher in Old Aleppo, December 31, 2013.
National Transporation and Safety Board (NTSB) member Robert Sumwalt (R) views damaged rail cars at the scene of the BNSF train accident in Casselton, North Dakota January 1, 2014 in this handout provided by NTSB.
Don Pitcairn, president of the Surrey United Naturists, takes a photo of himself while standing in the waters of Boundary Bay after everyone else returned to shore during the "Polar Bare Plunge" at Crescent Beach in Surrey, B.C., on Wednesday January 1, 2014.
(DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Workers use their safety harnesses while traversing scaffolding being installed at the site of construction at 25 Queen's Quay West in Toronto.
(Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)
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