2014 things to watch

Sometimes, Wikipedia is the best place to track current events

* Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 (February)

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* March Madness 2014 (March, duh)

FIFA World Cup (12 June to 13 July 2014)
–> US Roster here (posted May 12) –> http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2014/05/12/13/23/140512-mnt-prelim-roster

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* US Congressional Midterm Elections (November 4, 2014)
–> United States Senate elections, 2014 (33 of 100 seats being contested)
–> United States House of Representatives elections, 2014 (All 435 seats will have associated elections)

*Various World political events
–> Ukraine Revolution/ Russian intervention in Ukraine (Started in Feb)
–> Syrian Civil War (Russia has been fighting for Syrian Army since Early Spring 2013 and Hezbollah has been fighting since Summer 2013)
–> Iraq situation (ISIS invades Northern Iraq)
–> Afghanistan Situation (Abdullah Abdullah may win 2014 Presidential election(June 2014) and US / ISAF  troops withdraw (December 2014)
–> Weird events in the South China Sea (MH370 missing, capsized Korean boat causes dismantling of the Korean coast guard, civil unrest in Thailand, PLA (communist Chinese) troops amass on the China-Vietnam border )

* Television
–>  The Bachelorette Season 10, with Andi Dorfman (premieres May 19)
–> Antiques Roadshow Season 18  (RVA episodes premiere May 12)

 

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