2015 starts with stampede in Shanghai, 'die in' in Boston

January 1, 2015 4:31 AM

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2015 starts with stampede in Shanghai, 'die in' in Boston

Revelers converged on the beaches of Brazil, the skyscrapers of Dubai and New York's Times Square to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters.

But tragedy struck in Shanghai, Baghdad was on edge and protesters in the United States planned a sobering reminder of one of the year's biggest stories.

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