Biggest Events of the Year 2014

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The Top Ten

1 Major Ebola outbreak, starting in West Africa

Urggh! I almost forgot about this, and than I saw this. The Ebola outbreak was the most sensationalized, over-dramatized, fear mongering nonsense since god knows when! Ebola posed no real threat to the United States, Europe, anywhere in the developed world or anywhere outside of West Africa for that matter, and it never had a CHANCE to pose a real threat. Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea had virtually no access to modern medicine and therefore were sitting ducks to the virus. The United States is home to the best hospitals, the best doctors and the best medicine in the world! Also, how would the virus spread to the US in large quantities from countries like Liberia and Sierra Leone! When's the last time anyone you know has done business in Liberia! Nobody! Nobody goes there because nobody would ever want to! The Ebola virus would be about as effective against the United States as a butterfly charging towards a fortress wall! And it's not like Ebola outbreaks haven't happened in that ...more

2 Russia occupies and annexes Crimea from Ukraine after pro-Russian unrest in the province
3 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil
4 Ice Bucket Challenge Phenomenon

That one was awesome - MeaganSaysHI

5 2014 Winter Olympics (XXII Olympic Winter Games): Sochi, Russia
6 Rosetta mission: Philae lander's historic touchdown on Comet 67P

That one did not end so well.

7 Pro-Russian civil unrest in eastern provinces of Ukraine
8 Change of government in Ukraine after civil unrest
9 The United States and allies begin an air campaign against "Islamic State" militants in Iraq and Syria
10 Peshawar school shooting

The Taliban planned this raid carefully, and fully intended to murder over 500 children, but their total of 145 children killed is the most despicable act in a long, long time.

145 children hunted down like dogs by the Taliban, and shot as they cowered under their desks at school.
Hundreds more badly wounded.

The Contenders

11 Isla Vista Killings
12 Belgium is the first country to legalize euthanasia for patients of any age
13 The disappearance of Malaysian Flight MH370
14 Republicans take control of the senate.
15 Robin Williams dies
16 Shirley Temple dies
17 Dan Sandler (Evil Elmo) arrested in San Francisco

You guys should definitely check this one out. I was there. He was trying to take pictures with people dressed as Elmo!

18 Shooting of Michael Brown
19 Shooting of Jerame Reid
20 Elonis v. United States
21 Slender Man Stabbing
22 Republicans take control of the house.
23 Iran nuclear deal
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