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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! 

 

JANUARY

Colorado legalizes the purchase of Marijuana for recreational purposes

 

Drought State of Emergency declared in California

 

FEBRUARY

 

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

 

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

 

MARCH

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.

 

Venezuelans protest against President Nicolas Maduro

 

APRIL

Nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria

 

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

 

MAY


Apple buys Beats Electronics for $3Billion

 

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

 

JUNE

 ISIS takes greater hold of Iraq

 

JULY

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

 

AUGUST

Robin Williams dies at age 63

 

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

 

SEPTEMBER

 

43 students are kidnapped in Iguala, Mexico

 

Apple announces iPhone 6 and Apple Watch  

 

OCTOBER

 

Ebola death toll tops 5,000

 

Bill Cosby rape scandal is thrust into the spotlight

 

NOVEMBER

 

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

 

DECEMBER

 

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!