Year In Review 2011

  • 2011 Year In Review
    Yahoo! 2011 in Review with some of the Biggest Moments that happened throughout the year.
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  • January 2011
    The roll over of the Dec 2010 uprising of the Middle East grows! Jan. 8 - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Among 17 Shot in Assassination Attempt, Six Killed January 11 – Flooding and mudslides in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro kills 903 Jan. 24 - Bombing in Moscow Airport Kills At Least 35, Wounds 168
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  • February 2011
    As the celebration continues in Egypt, we round up the best sights and sounds from the historic day. Feb. 14 - Unrest in Middle East Spreads to Bahrain : Violence erupts in Bahrain as protestors, inspired by recent events in Egypt and Tunisia, select Feb. 14th as a day of protest to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the National Action Charter. Bahrain is the most recent country facing unpheaval among its citizens, mirroring the instability in Yemen, Iran, and Libya. Feb. 24 - Libya on Brink of Civil War : Civilians and defected soldiers seeking the removal of Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi hold off his forces in cities close to Tripoli, Libya's capital. Unlike the Facebook-enabled youth rebellions in neighboring Egypt and Tunisia, the insurrection in Libya is being led by people who have been actively opposing the regime for some time. In a series of determined stands these rebel forces are proving to be a well-armed revolutionary movements. Feb. 6 - Packers Beat Steelers in Super Bowl XLV Feb. 15 -Teachers and State Employees Protest in Wisconsin
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  • March 2011
    Months after the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government has declared eight areas near the reactors as potential no-go zones for the next two decades. Many residents remain homeless. Beyond the hot zone, many people have decided to stay, but are worried about elevated radiation levels. March 11 – A 9.1-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the east of Japan, killing 15,840 and leaving another 3,926 missing. March 7-Yemen President Rejects Proposal to Step Down March 12-National Football League Shuts Down March 23 – Elizabeth Taylor, British-American actress
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  • April 2011
    What a wedding it was! Three Billion Watch Prince William Marry Kate Middleton April 29 April 6 - U.S. Finds More Threats at Japan's Nuclear Plant April 11 - Former Ivory Coast President Captured April 11 - End of the Ivorian Crisis and Civil War. April 27 - President Obama Releases Birth Certificate
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  • May 2011
    The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama Bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said Sunday night.Bin Laden was the leader of al Qaeda, the terrorist network May 7 - Last Minute Jockey Wins Kentucky Derby May 24 - Democrat Wins Key GOP Seat May 26 - Former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic, wanted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, is arrested in Serbia. May 20 - MachoMan Randy Savage dies. May 16 - EU Bails out Portugal.
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  • June 2011
    The Puyehue volcano in southern Chile erupted violently, billowing smoke and ash high into the sky and prompting more than 3,500 people living nearby to evacuate. June 3 - Injured in Attack, President Saleh Leaves Yemen June 12 - Dallas Beats Miami for NBA Title June 16 - Bruins Beat Canucks for Stanley Cup June 24 - New York Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage June 3 - Federal Grand Jury Indicts Edwards June 3 - Unemployment Rises as Job Growth Slows June 16 - Rep. Anthony Weiner resigns amidst a scandal revolving around him sexting an image of himself to a 21-year old woman via Twitter.
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  • July 2011
    It was 30 years ago this week that NASA ushered in a new era of spaceflight with the inaugural launch of space shuttle Columbia on April 12, 1981. July 22 - Two Related Terrorist Attacks Shock Norway July 23 - Influential Singer Amy Winehouse Dies July 5 - Casey Anthony is found not-guilty in the murder of her daughter, Caylee. July 17 - Japan Beats USA to Win Women's World Cup July 6 - European Bankers Meet to Discuss Greek Debt Plan July 1 - New Mexico Wildfire Rages
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  • August 2011
    • 1 million without power with Irene causing outages • Hurricane downgraded but heavy rain raises risk of floods • New York braced for chaos as hurricane Irene approaches • 9,000 flights cancelled as transport grinds to halt • President Obama: 'This is going to be touch and go August 5 - NASA announces that it has evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons, launches first unmanned mission to Jupiter. August 20-28 - Arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: In the Battle of Tripoli, Libyan rebels took control the nation's capital effectively overthrowing the government of Muammar Gaddafi. August 23 - Mormon Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault on a child.
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  • September 2011
    The Sept.- 11 attacks, 10 years later. Sept. 8 - Obama Calls for Congress to Vote for New Jobs Plan September 17 - Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is a protest movement which began September 5 – India and Bangladesh sign a pact to end their 40-year border demarcation dispute. September 10 – Zanzibar ferry sinking: The MV Spice Islander I, carrying at least 800 people, sinks off the coast of Zanzibar, killing 240 people. September 12 – Approximately 100 Kenyans die after a petrol pipeline explodes in Nairobi. September 17 - Occupy' Movement begins with "Occupy Wall Street" in Zucotti Park, New York. September 19 – With 434 dead, the United Nations launches a $357 million appeal for victims of the 2011 Sindh floods in Pakistan.
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  • October 2011
    The technology pioneer, who also co-founded the Oscar-winning animation house Pixar and computer-maker NeXT, has passed away. Read this blog post by CNET News staff on Apple. Oct 18 - Animal Terror in Ohio Sixty-two-year-old exotic-animal collector Terry Thompson set his animals loose at his 73-acre (30 hectare) Muskingum County Animal Farm in Zanesville, Ohio, Oct. 20 - Qaddafi Is Captured and Killed Oct. 24 - Tunisia Votes in First Ever Free Election Oct. 23 - A 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Turkey October 27 - EU bails out Greece Oct. 28 - Cardinals Beat Rangers to Win World Series
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  • November 2011
    We've rounded up the best Daily News photographs of the Wall Street Occupation that took over the world. Nov. 3 - Greek Leader Calls off Referendum, Agrees to Resign Nov. 5 - Sex Abuse Scandal Shakes Up Penn State Nov. 7 - Joe Frazier dies. Nov. 21 - Supercommittee Fails to Agree on Deficit Reduction Plan
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  • December 2011
    Obama meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Monday as the U.S. prepares to withdraw virtually all of its troops from Iraq by December 31. Dec. 4 - Parliamentary Elections Spark Massive Protests in Russia December 16 - Flash Floods in the Phillipines cause over 1000 fatalities December 17 - Kim Jong-il died of a suspected heart attack on 17 December 2011
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  • TIME's People Who Mattered In 2011]
    Time picks their Persons of the Year 2011
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  • 2011 Year In Review Farewell To Those We Lost
    year in review is a true reflection of people, life, purpose and destiny.
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Description: What a year it was! There is so much that went on in 2011. Here is a playlist to help you remember it all.

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Kristin MMarie Kristin MMarie

December 28, 2011

Great round up!

So much that I missed throughout the year. Great round up of all that happened throughout the year.

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