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But 2016 certainly experienced its share of significant world events. Here are my top 10. You may want to read what follows closely. Several of these stories will continue into 2017. If at first you don’t succeed, find another way to get the job done. Colombian President Juan Santos took this advice to heart.What happened in the year 2016?
The year was punctuated by horrific attacks like the January siege by al Qaeda-linked militants on a popular tourist hotel in Burkina Faso, in West Africa, that left nearly 30 people dead, and a deadly bombing at the Brussels airport in Belgium that killed 32 in March.What happened in the sport world in 2016?
In many ways, 2016 was a year of extremes. The world saw a massive wave of political change brought on by right-wing populists in both Europe and the United States, a dizzying number of beloved celebrities took their last breaths and the world was impressed by rare feats in the sport world. Here’s a look back at the major headlines and events.How many fake news sites are there in 2016?
A Buzzfeed investigation traced some of these fake publishers to a small town in Macedonia called Veles - where it discovered that over 140 fake news sites are based. CNBC looks at some of the biggest top performing fake stories of 2016, using engagement figures from Buzzfeed.