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TuneIn's editors pick some of the most important news stories of 2014 along with analysis and commentary.

TuneIn's editors pick some of the most important news stories of 2014 along with analysis and commentary.
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TuneIn's editors pick some of the most important news stories of 2014 along with analysis and commentary.

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U.N. Team Strives to Reach Ebola Emergency Response Goals

12/3/2014
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David Greene talks to Tony Banbury, head of the U.N. Ebola response mission in West Africa. Banbury says, "The world has never faced an emergency of this nature before." (Morning Edition, NPR, 12/3/2014)

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ISIS 'Undeniably' Guilty of War Crimes

12/3/2014
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Leaders of the Islamist militant groups known as ISIS, ISIL or Da'ish are "undeniably" guilty of war crimes in Iraq, according to the UN human rights chief. Briefing the Security Council on Tuesday, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein added the groups could possibly be guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity. (United Nations Radio, 11/18/2014)

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Court Decision Sparks More Violent Protests in Ferguson

12/3/2014
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A grand jury of 12 people determined that the physical evidence in the case supported the position of police officer Darren Wilson, who said he was justified in killing Michael Brown. The case has reignited racial tensions in the town, and sparked a fresh debate over how police treat young black men in the US. (PM, ABC, 11/25/2014)

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Search Resumes for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

12/3/2014
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Seven months after Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared with 239 people on board, the search to find the wreckage has resumed. That search was on hold for several months while Australian authorities mapped the seafloor in the southern Indian Ocean, which includes some very rugged underwater mountain terrain. (All Things Considered, NPR, 10/7/2014)

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Scotland Votes 'No' to Independence

12/3/2014
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Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that's attracted a record turnout. (Checkpoint, RNZ, 9/19/2014)

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Long-Term Gaza Ceasefire Deal Struck

12/3/2014
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After 50 days of conflict which killed more than 2,000 people, Palestinian and Israeli negotiators have now agreed to a long-term ceasefire over Gaza. The deal was brokered in Cairo overnight and will see the Israeli government ease its blockade of Gaza. (The World Today, ABC, 8/27/2014)

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The Legacy of the 2014 World Cup

12/3/2014
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In the World Cup final yesterday, Germany defeated Argentina with a last minute goal, ending their 24-year wait for another World Cup title. The 2014 World Cup was one for the ages. (The Takeaway, WNYC, 7/14/2014)

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Crimea Votes in Favor of Joining Russia

12/3/2014
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Defying international protests that called the process illegitimate, Crimea today went ahead with a referendum and voted overwhelmingly to join Russia. What was it like at the polls today? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with NewsHour’s chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner about today’s vote and what that could mean for Crimea in the coming days. (NewsHour, PBS, 3/16/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Sochi Winter Olympics

12/3/2014
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The 2014 Winter Olympics have just wrapped up in Sochi under the watchful eye of the Russian president Vladimir Putin, with a dramatic closing ceremony to rival the opening two weeks ago. (Morning Report, RNZ, 2/24/2014)

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