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2014 Year in Review

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2014 Year in Review

Let's take a journey through some of 2014's most newsworthy moments! 



Colorado legalizes the purchase of Marijuana for recreational purposes


Drought State of Emergency declared in California




The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia


Mexican forces capture Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, alleged head of the Sinaloa drug cartel



Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.


Venezuelans protest against President Nicolas Maduro



Nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria


LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned from the NBA for life due to his racist remarks



Apple buys Beats Electronics for $3Billion


President Obama announces that 9,800 troops will remain in Afghanistan in 2015



 ISIS takes greater hold of Iraq



ALS Ice Bucket Challenge goes viral


The World Cup takes place in Brazil. Germany is the winner



Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, dies after a white police officer, Daniel Pantaleo, puts him in a chokehold



Robin Williams dies at age 63


Michael Brown, 18, is shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, leading to protests 




43 students are kidnapped in Iguala, Mexico


Apple announces iPhone 6 and Apple Watch  




Ebola death toll tops 5,000


Bill Cosby rape scandal is thrust into the spotlight




Beloved Mexican comedian Roberto Gómez Bolaños aka Chespirito dies


Sony Pictures is hacked


A grand jury decides not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown




US announces plans to restore relationship with Cuba


A grand jury decides not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner 


Sydney hostage crisis



What a year. See you in 2015!