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Crowds View New Year's Fireworks as Dubai Hotel Burns; VOA on the Scene

A fire that broke out Thursday at a luxury hotel in Dubai was still raging a few hours after midnight, but with the block evacuated and few injuries reported, authorities proceeded with a New Year's fireworks display at the world's tallest building a few hundred meters away. Officials said the fire at the luxury Address Downtown Dubai hotel was 90 percent contained, but was still burning on the north side. Flames were visible on most floors, and black smoke continued to...

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