Monday, Jan 16, 2012

'Blue Ivy is absolutely gorgeous' Michelle Williams gushes about Beyonce's new ...

From dailymail.co.uk | Archived Version

By Eleanor Gower Little baby Blue Ivy has not yet been seen in public since entering the world two weeks ago. But Beyonce's former Destiny's Child bandmate Michelle Williams has already met the tiny bundle of joy and has declared her 'absolutely ...

1st private rocket launch to space station delayed

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

The first test flight of a privately built robot space capsule to the International Space Station has been delayed to allow more time to prepare the vehicle, the spacecraft's builder announced Monday, Jan. 16.

2012 Golden Globes: My Favorite Looks

From whitneyport.celebuzz.com | Archived Version

After big awards shows I love recapping all of my favorite looks from the evening, and for the 2012 Golden Globes, I have to say I had a lot of trouble narrowing down my favorites.

5-Ways To Protect Yourself If You Were Zapped by Zappos Breach

From forbes.com | Archived Version

As you may have heard, Zappos announced that it experienced a data breach on Sunday. In an email to customers, the online shoe and clothing retailer that's owned by Amazon said ” there may have been illegal and unauthorized access to some of your ...

Australian Open 2012: Nikolay Davydenko blasts 'perfect' Roger Federer as row ...

From telegraph.co.uk | Archived Version

Nikolay Davydenko became the second man to object to Roger Federer's non-interventionist stance over players' grievances in his role as president of the Player Council yesterday.

Bypass Beats Band For Weight Loss

From online.wsj.com | Archived Version

By JENNIFER CORBETT DOOREN A study of two popular surgical procedures to treat morbidly obese patients shows gastric bypass is associated with faster and more sustained weight loss than gastric banding.

Crosby to visit specialist this week

From nhl.com | Archived Version

By Alan Robinson - NHL.com Correspondent PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, still bothered by motion and balance issues as he recovers from a recurrence of his concussion symptoms, plans to visit this week with the chiropractor who ...

Dozens killed, injured after blast hits Shias in Punjab, Pakistan

From wikinews_en

ECB's Draghi recommends paying less attention to credit ratings

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says it's time for investors and regulators to rely less on ratings agencies.

Face-Off With Iran Complicates Obama's Re-election Campaign

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

WASHINGTON - The escalating confrontation with Iran poses a major new political threat to President Obama as he heads into his campaign for re-election, confronting him with choices that could harm either the economic recovery or his image as a firm ...

Ga. nurse donates kidney to patient she barely knew

From yourlife.usatoday.com | Archived Version

By Jerry Carnes, 11Alive Reporter DECATUR, Ga - An Emory nurse provided more than the usual care for a 23-year-old patient when she offered to donate her kidney.

Gingrich takes on both Romney and Santorum

From firstread.msnbc.msn.com | Archived Version

By NBC's Alex Moe MYRTLE BEACH, SC -- With just five days to go before the South Carolina primary, Newt Gingrich is taking a much harsher tone against a couple of his GOP rivals while raising the question of electability.

Golden Globes: Irrelevant? Maybe. But not the speeches

From latimesblogs.latimes.com | Archived Version

In the most obvious of ways, the Golden Globes have absolutely no bearing upon the Oscars. No academy member suddenly thought last night, "By Jove, that 'Artist' sure seems to be a favorite of the Hollywood Foreign Press.

Grounding of the Costa Concordia raises concerns about the safety of today's ...

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

NEW YORK - The grounding and capsizing of the Costa Concordia has raised questions about the safety of the ever-increasing size of cruise ships.

Ice Becomes Nome Lifeline After It Is Checked Very Carefully

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

The ice that threatened to keep a fuel tanker from reaching Nome, Alaska, became a lifeline today as it refroze sufficiently to allow men and snow machines to stretches hoses from the ship to a pipeline buried near the harbor.

Iraq Accuses Turkey of Meddling

From online.wsj.com | Archived Version

Iraq summoned Turkey's ambassador on Monday to protest what it called Ankara's meddling in Iraqi politics, the latest sign of a rising rift between Sunni Turkey and its Shiite neighbors.

Is Romney 'inevitable?' Here's how he lines up against Obama

From csmonitor.com | Archived Version

New polls show Mitt Romney consistently comes close to beating President Obama, running neck-and-neck with the President - way better than most of the other GOP candidates.

Miami's Martin Luther King Parade draws thousands to Liberty City

From miamiherald.com | Archived Version

Thousands of Miami residents, from children to their great grandparents, gathered to watch local bands march along Northwest 54th Street, all in remembrance of the nation's most storied preacher, Martin Luther King Jr.

Mystery Persists Over Russian Spacecraft Fall Site

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

Russian officials say they still have no firm information where a failed Mars moon probe plummeted to Earth, the day after it went down.

Packers headed for offseason of change

From espn.go.com | Archived Version

Giants have their way with the Packers 37-20, taking advantage of four turnovers and advancing to face the 49ers in the NFC Champiuonship Game.

Pakistani Supreme Court threatens Gilani with contempt charge

From miamiherald.com | Archived Version

By SAEED SHAH ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is preparing to face down the country's hostile courts as a clash of institutions pushes Pakistan toward a political breaking point.

Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt falls in Pacific Ocean

From wikinews_en

S&P downgrades euro zone rescue fund, Greece pressured

From reuters.com | Archived Version

By Luke Baker | BRUSSELS Jan 17 (Reuters) - US rating agency Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating of the euro zone's EFSF rescue fund on Monday, and Greece was under pressure to break a deadlock in debt swap talks if it is to avoid an unruly default ...

SC rally marks MLK day with voting rights message; speakers blast states ...

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

COLUMBIA, SC - Thousands commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday outside South Carolina's capitol heard a message that wouldn't have been out of place during the halcyon days of the civil rights movement a half-century ago: the need to ...

Steve Jobs doll withdrawn after objections by his family, Apple

From latimesblogs.latimes.com | Archived Version

An eerily lifelike Steve Jobs doll will not be sold because the company behind the product received "immense pressure" from Apple's lawyers and the late CEO's family to not sell the figurine.

Super PACs dominate Republican primary spending

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

South Carolina voters are being buried this week under an avalanche of combative and often nasty political commercials from super PACs, funded by a tiny group of super-rich donors with very particular interests in the state's Republican primary.

TV Review: Alcatraz an Engaging Escape on Fox

From thedeadbolt.com | Archived Version

So, the question on everyone's mind has been, what's up with Alcatraz, the latest series from creator JJ Abrams? Well, after screening only the first hour of the upcoming two-hour pilot, there's a lot to like.

Tebow Has Earned Starting Status in 2012

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer The debate over Tim Tebow's worthiness as an NFL quarterback will undeniably continue in the offseason.

Tuberculosis strain in India 'totally drug-resistant'

From latimes.com | Archived Version

At least a dozen people in India are infected with a type of tuberculosis that is resistant to all antibiotics used to treat the disease.

UN to train Syria Arab League monitors

From bbc.co.uk | Archived Version

The United Nations is to begin training Arab League observers monitoring the uprising in Syria. The training will begin in Cairo after Arab League foreign ministers meet this weekend to discuss the progress of the mission so far, a UN spokesperson said ...

US Embassy to Italy requests help in finding Minnesota couple missing in ...

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

The US Embassy to Italy has requested assistance from anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of two Americans missing in an Italian cruise ship disaster.

Wikipedia May Black out Wednesday in Protest

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

By SARAH SKIDMORE AP Business Writer Wikipedia may black out its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.

With GOP field down to five, four candidates sharpen attack on front-runner Romney

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

The remaining Republican presidential candidates treated Jon Huntsman's endorsement of Mitt Romney as he bowed out of the race Monday much they way they treated Huntsman during his candidacy -- with barely a glance.