Your Week in Review: Feb. 21 - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Your Week in Review: Feb. 21

Deadly clashes in Ukraine, an alert about possible shoe bombs on planes and Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp all made headlines this week. Deadly clashes in Ukraine, an alert about possible shoe bombs on planes and Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - Dozens have died and more than 200 have been injured after a truce between government and opposition forces collapsed in Kiev, Ukraine this week.

Protestors are calling for the Ukrainian president's resignation.

The U.S. government is warning airlines to pay close attention to possible explosives hidden in shoes on flights coming into the U.S., based on new intelligence. The Department of Homeland Security says there's no specific threat or plot but is acting out of caution.

Facebook announced it has purchased WhatsApp in a deal worth $19 billion. WhatsApp allows users to send text messages for free over the internet.

The Kit Kat has been named the most influential candy bar of all time, according to TIME Magazine

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom News in Review.

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  • Region 8 Responds

  • What do you think is the most influential candy bar?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Hersheys Milk Chocolate
    32%
    7 votes
    Kit Kat
    17%
    4 votes
    Three Musketeers
    9%
    2 votes
    Snickers
    30%
    7 votes
    Milky Way
    0%
    0 votes
    Butterfinger
    4%
    1 vote
    Twix
    4%
    1 vote
    Mounds
    4%
    1 vote
    Almond Joy
    0%
    0 votes
    Other
    0%
    0 votes
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