East Coast Braces for Weekend Blizzard

East Coast Braces for Weekend Blizzard

The threat of a huge winter storm has prompted panic and preparations along the East Coast. Residents in at least a half-dozen states are being warned to keep their travel plans light and prepare for potentially damaging winter weather starting early this weekend. Two People Died in North Carolina […] Click here to view original web page at abcnews.go.com

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Shell shock as sacred Vietnamese turtle dies

Shell shock as sacred Vietnamese turtle dies

(CNN)An extremely rare, giant soft-shell turtle, whose existence was connected to the country’s folklore, has died in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, according toreports. The turtle, known to locals as Cu Rua, "great-grandfather turtle" in Vietnamese, was spotted floating lifelessly in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem lake Tuesday afternoon, reports state-run news agency […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Latest polls offer more good news for GOP frontrunner

Latest polls offer more good news for GOP frontrunner

Presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures towards rivals Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Ted Cruz during the sixth Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, S.C., Jan. 14, 2016. Those expecting the race for the Republican presidential nomination to change by Labor Day were wrong. Those who said we’d see […] Click here to view original web page at www.msnbc.com

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Mexican state lawmaker being questioned for alleged ties to ‘El Chapo’

Mexican state lawmaker being questioned for alleged ties to 'El Chapo'

(CNN)Authorities are questioning a congresswoman from the Mexican state of Sinaloa for her alleged ties to the drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Officials say they have evidence that Congresswoman Lucero Sanchez visited "El Chapo" in Altiplano Federal Prison using false ID before he escaped last year. She was […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Wonders of the universe

This Hubble image looks a floating marble or a maybe a giant, disembodied eye. But it’s actually a nebula with a giant star at its center. Scientists think the star used to be 20 times more massive than our sun, but it’s dying and is destined to go supernova. […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Putin implicated in fatal poisoning of former KGB spy at posh London hotel

Putin implicated in fatal poisoning of former KGB spy at posh London hotel

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with business leaders in Moscow, Russia. (Alexei Druzhinin/AP) LONDON — Russian President Vladimir Putin was likely personally responsible for approving the fatal poisoning at a posh London hotel of a former KGB operative-turned-U.K. intelligence agent, according to the findings of a […] Click here to view original web page at www.washingtonpost.com

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Tuesday’s ‘Rally’ Didn’t Take the Pressure Off – Morning MoneyBeat

Tuesday’s ‘Rally’ Didn’t Take the Pressure Off – Morning MoneyBeat

Morning MoneyBeat is the Journal’s pre-market primer. To receive this morning newsletter via email, click here: http://on.wsj.com/MoneyBeatUSSignup Overnight Action: Global stocks resumed their recent selloff Wednesday as oil prices sank to a 12-year low and resurgent concerns about global growth snapped a brief bout of stabilization in financial markets. […] Click here to view original web page at blogs.wsj.com

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