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Record low temperatures hit North America in an event commonly referred to as the:January 3rd
This New Jersey governor is criticized in what ends up being referred to as 'Bridgegate':January 9th
Despite being a famed popstar, he found himself arrested for drunk driving and drag racing in a Lamborghini:January 23rd
The 2014 Winter Olympics kick off in this Russian city:February 7th
This film wins best picture at the 86th Academy Awards:March 3rd
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously disappears flying from Kuala Lumpur to this Chinese city:March 8th
This North African country sentences 529 people death, in the largest mass death sentence in recent history:March 24th
Boko Haram kidnaps 200 schoolgirls in the northeast of this African country:April 15th
A ferry traveling from Incheon to Jeju sinks in this Asian country:April 16th
After making racist comments, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is banned from basketball and fined $2,500,000:April 29th
Jockey Victor Espinoza and Horse California Chrome win this horserace:May 3rd
Josh Kaufman of Usher's team wins season 6 of this singing competition:May 20th
The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in this country:June 12th
The United Nations takes the last one hundred tons of this country's chemical weapons:June 23rd
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Argentina loses 1-0 to this country in the World Cup Final:July 13th
A ceasefire is agreed to between these two middle-eastern countries to allow for U.N. aid:July 17th
The Lebanon-Syria goes under threat from this Terrorist Group:August 4th
Michael Brown is shot by police officer Darren Wilson in this Missouri city:August 10th
ISIS kills this American journalist and releases a video:August 19th
This tennis player wins her third consecutive US OpenSeptember 7th
Protests begin in this administrative region of China:September 26th
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura win this prize for inventing blue LEDs:October 7th
This team beats the Kansas City Royals 4-3 in the World Series:October 29th
The tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere officially opens:November 3rd
Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller are released from this Asian country:November 8th
This Argentine football player sets a new La Liga record with 253 goals:November 22nd
The United States re-establishes diplomatic relations with this nation after a 55 year embargo:December 17th
Sony temporarily cancels the release of this movie in light of a recent hacking scandal:December 18th

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