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Armed police officers in Westminster, London, as thousands of police including increased numbers of firearms officers will be on duty as the capital ushers in the New Year tonight. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 31, 2015. Scotland Yard said there will be around 3,000 officers across central London as mayor Boris Johnson's fireworks display with Unicef brings in 2016. See PA story SOCIAL Year. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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An armed police officer in Westminster, London. Thousands of police including increased numbers of firearms officers will be on duty as the capital ushers in the New Year tonight 

Lauren Wagner of Baltimore, Maryland, leads a group of about twenty demonstrators carrying water guns as they march in a 'Toy Gun March' demonstration, organized by a Libertarian website to highlight Second Amendment gun rights, from Arlington Cemetery into Washington. A different group has called off a proposed march on the US capital with actual loaded firearms, which they had scheduled for the Independence Day holiday on Thursday.

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Lauren Wagner of Baltimore, Maryland in the US, leads a group of about 20 demonstrators carrying water guns as they march in a “Toy Gun March” demonstration, organised by a Libertarian website to highlight Second Amendment gun rights, from Arlington Cemetery into Washington.