lauren: breaking news this morning. east coast braces for a major winter storm that could dump two feet of snow around the nation's capitol. thousands of flights have been canceled. we'll have latest from maria molina meet roll gift for washington, d.c. for us. i'm lauren simonetti. >> i'm nicole petallides. head fake or worst over for the stock market?
lauren: japan's nikkei index soaring over 6%. nicole: oil over $30 a barrel this morning. remember when they were 26 bucks and change. lauren: on campaign trail shows donald trump and bernie sanders with big leads in iowa. we'll have those numbers. nicole: in sports, america's laura davis was eliminated by maria share share. kobe bryant selected to his 18th and final all-star team. all details coming up. details in latest on the markets and breaking news and what is happening in the day ahead. lauren: fox weather alert ahead. a drills snowstorm about to hit the mid-atlantic and northeast. states of emergency have been declared in washington, d.c. and five states. government offices will close in the nation's capitol will close
at noon today. they are expected to receive two feet of snow. the mass transit system will shut down today. >> i'm declare state of emergency for the district of columbia. we anticipate the storm will start at 4:00 p.m. and continue through friday night, all day saturday and into saturday night. lauren: more than 4500 flights canceled and sports and entertainment events postponed. the national weather service says the monster storm could cause a billion dollars worth of damage to the eastern third of nation. 50 million people could be affected. the storm could bring one to three inches of snow per hour for many hours. in new york city area, forecasters say the storm could dump six to 10 inches of snow. up to 16-inches in the philadelphia region. we'll have a live report from maria molina in washington, d.c. in just a few minutes. nicole: oil prices rallying this
morning after posting their largest one day percentage gain since october. we have phil flynn with us senior market analyst at price futures group, fuse business contributor. he joins us every day as we watch oil sink. we saw it at 26 bucks and change. now it is back above 30. come on, phil, what is going on here? >> i think we're getting a sense there is grown-up in the room. mario draghi gave what the market needed and was confidence. we've been talking about the collapse of oil price seemed to be out of step with reality. we've known demand numbers really haven't fallen off that much. it is really being driven by fear. more and more looks break the breakdown of $26 was a capitulation selloff. i agree with citigroup, oil could be at the low of the year. lauren: phil, we got a report yesterday on supply and huge build in inventories and
stockpiles. >> right. lauren: i'm a little bit confused about that. why are we seeing oil sell off? >> we shouldn't be shocked. anybody looking at trends of oil supplies knew supplies would be rising this time of year. they should be rising this time of year. seasonally, if you don't have cold weather inventories start to rise. that is not out of the realm of normal. the market saw the shift five miles away. does the amount of supply justify a $26 a barrel price? not based on demand expectations. i really think what we've seen since beginning of the year is fear. i think some of fears are worst-case scenario. nicole: quickly you said you agree with citigroup. what did you agree with city specifically? >> citigroup came out with a market letter. they said once they believe the market takes into the account iranian oil, oil could be trade this year. they're calling for major bottom
in oil here. i agree with them. if you look at history we should be a near bottom. nicole: phil flynn, price futures group. you're amazing. thank you for joining us. >> thank thank you, guys. lauren: new poll find bernie sanders leading hillary clinton in iowa. latest cnn poll says the vermont senator gets 51% while the secretary of state, 43%. on gop side, donald trump is leading hawk way state with 38%. with ted cruz at 16% and florida senator marco rubio at 14%. ben carson at 6%. speaking about support from the republican establishment. >> i want to be honest. i received some phone calls from people called establishment. generally speaking conservatives, republicans want to come on to our team. the polls came out as you saw in iowa where i'm up by 11 points.
we're getting calls from everybody, actually amazing. i'm actually surprised. lauren: iowa caucuses held february fist. nicole: ahead of the leadoff caucuses hillary clinton is sharpening her attacks on bernie sanders. while campaigning in iowa, she criticized sanders plan for government-run health care system. >> i don't want to start over again. i don't want to rip up this accomplishment and begin this contentious debate all over again. that is where irdisagree with my esteemed opponent, senator sanders. nicole: meanwhile sanders saying his health care proposal is like medicare for everyone. his plan includes full coverage for long-term care, dental care, no deductibles and zero co-pay. lauren: after calling ted cruz extremist, former senator and 1996 presidential candidate
bob dole doubled down on his attack. >> he is extremist. i watch all the news, and i rarely use him use the word republican. so i think he is a republican in name only. lauren: while campaigning new hampshire senator cruz embracing outsider status in the race. >> if you think of the last time we beat the washington cartel, it was 1980, it was reagan revolution where millions of americans rose up and i would note that mr. dole then opposed reagan and said we need someone who can go to washington and cut a deal. well the american people understood that is not what we needed. lauren: cruz said washington insiders are moving to trump because he promises them he will cut deals. nicole: obama administration drawing fire from republicans angry over changes to a visa entree program that include a carveout solely for iran. visa waivers will be handed out
on case-by-case basis for people who traveled there for legitimate business-related purposes. republicans are furious saying president obama is abusing a minor provision in the law to create a series of loopholes aimed at placating iran. house homeland security chairman michael mccaul and representative candace miller issuing a joint statement saying the obama administration is blatantly breaking the law, a law the president himself signed. lauren: media reports in north korea say american student from university of virginia has beeners ad. the student reportedly entered the north korea on tourist visa. north korea says he is accused of carrying out a hostile act against the country. u.s. embassy in seoul is aware of the reports of the student's arrest. nicole: more fallout over the water crisis in flint, michigan. susan headmann regional director with the environmental
protection agency resigned as of february 1st. she runs the epa agency in chicago which includes michigan. epa's gina mccarthy issued order to take actions to protect public health. high levels of lead were detected in flint's water since flint switched from detroit municipal system and began drawing from the flint river to save money back in 2014. lauren: let's get you caught inon global market action overnight. we'll start with nice gains in asia across the board. shanghai up almost 6%. kospi up more than 2. nicole: nikkei bouncing back. it had been in bear market territory. down 20% for a time. check out draghi's comments. ftse up nearly 3% and dax up almost 2%. lauren: follow through here in the u.s. this friday morning, u.s. futures sharply higher.
dow up 200 points. s&p up 25. nasdaq up 66. that is more than 1% across the board. nicole: look at commodities, one of the reasons we have up arrows. oil up $30. up 30.91, up a buck 38. gold pulling back. lauren: here is how the dollar is trading bense key currencies. strength? the u.k. pound, mexican peso againsts is dollar. nicole: treasury yield, 2.0. they run there when there is a little bit of fear -- 2.06. lauren: despite all the volatility it looks pretty good. major afterringrages heading into session. they are on track for the fourth down week in a row. holiday-shortened week was not so good. it is longest losing season for the averages in 15 months. we have james hughes, market analyst. he joins us by phone.
good morning. >> good morning. lauren: do you feel relieved this morning or do you think there is more selling to come? >> there is sense of relief when ever we see more green on the board especially after couple of weeks which has been pretty who are rend disfor everyone. it has been a relief. we see this as bit more of a brief respite with the downside still to come. what is helping things today, is the fact that we've had yesterday ecb press conference which kind of pushed us see more stimulus into the market. that helped oil market as well. much helped everything look more rosey. nicole: draghi showing he is more accommodative and to help if necessary. one of the traders used phrase pillow test. if your kids go to college in few weeks you take money on the table. if not, you leave the money.
what is your thoughts about investing in this market? >> i think that is fairly sensible. it's a situation where we can't be in total panic mode, easy say that when markets are falling pretty aggressively. in grand scheme of things quite healthy correction in the market. what we've had since 2009 has been years of solid rallying really with minor blips here or there. so i think you have to look at this, as a much-needed correction in the market currently. we don't have to panic straightaway. that tends to be thing that causes problems in the market is the panic. lauren: james hughes, gkfx, thank you so much. >> thank you. nicole: here is look at headlines in today's edition of "wall street journal." market selloff puts cloud computes in play. cash-rich tech giants opening to acquire smaller, nimble rallies.
slum on big railroads. drop in coal prices drive union pacific and canadian pacific to cut jobs and post lower profits. hooper loop picks up speed. rival first are working to build a futuristic transport system. high costs could interfere. lauren: they absolutely could. coming up, dr. phil may be in hot water for way he treated his employees. we'll have the story. in sports at australian open american lauren davis was eliminated in three sets by maria share share. -- sharapova. kobe bryant has been selected to his 18th and final all-star team. you're watching fbn, latest look at morning markets and breaking news. ♪
lauren: latest earnings guidance from starbucks not being welcomed by investors. traders fell 4% after the softer outlook coming as retailer reported 8% increase in global same-store sales for the first quarter. that was better than expected. starbucks says, one in six american adults received a gift card from starbucks over the holidays. that was up from last year when it was one in seven. did you get one of them? nicole: general electric is among the companies due to report earnings this morning. the conglomerate expected to post profit of 49 cents a share for the fourth quarter, down from 56 cents a year ago. revenue expected to fall. ge warned for falling revenue on profit of oil and gas business. even with oil just under $40 a
barrel. lauren: look at stock index futures. will be good day or good morning here in the u.s. dow futures up 189 points. nasdaq up by 63. for the week declines, but not as bad as you would think. nicole: check out volatility of what we've been seeing in oil. right now 30.85. lauren: reports say that tv psychologist dr. phil mcgraw is being sued by a former employee for false imprisonment and wrongful termination. the reports say dr. phil locked up about 300 staff members in a room and then he angrily questioned them about information that had been leaked to media. the employee had been a segment producer on dr. phil's show for 12 years. she allegedly quit her job last april claiming emotional stress. nicole: take it over and look at latest in -- sports. maria sharapova won a three-set
set against american lauren davis. raced through the first set in 26 minutes. struggled through a 77-minute second set before coming back in the third. the russian moves on to the fourth round. on men's side, number three seed roger federer defeated greg gore of bulgaria. kobe bryant brings his fairwell tour to the 23rdnba all-star game. he will make his 18th all-star game appearance. bryant announced plans to retire after this season. in nhl chicago blackhawks record 12 game-winning streak ended last night whenner this beaten by the tampa bay lightning 2-1. the win was 7th straight for the lightning, one short of a team record. black hawks defeated lightning in stanley cup finals last year. lauren: facebook has a new platform facebook sports stadium.
will update fans on games, statistics even expert commentary. up to now twitter is the popular destination for live discussions during games. facebook says sports stadium debut with the nfl conference championship games and then the super bowl. nicole: welcoming up, the nation's capitol braces for a storm. it is picks up maybe two feet of snow? >> i'm declaring a state of emergency for the district of columbia. nicole: we will have the latest on this storm track for you. new poll out shows donald trump and bernie sanders with big leads in iowa. we will have the results there. checking u.s. stock market futures, right now dow futures up 194 points. that is 1.25%. nasdaq futures up 25. you're watching "fbn:am," the first look at morning markets and breaking news. ♪
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nicole: breaking news this morning. the east coast braces for a major winter storm that could dump up to two feet of snow around the nation's capitol. thousands of flights have been canceled. we'll have latest on storm track from meteorologist maria molina. good morning, i'm nicole petallides. lauren: good morning, everybody, i'm lauren simonetti. in the markets is it a head fake or worst over for the stock market after 115 point gain yesterday, dow futures are still gaining. dow futures up 19points. nasdaq futures up 66. nicole: let's check out what is going on in asia. we saw a big selloff for the nikkei. we see it closing up nearly 6%
today. shanghai up 1.25%. kospi gained more than 2%. lauren: big catalyst for green arrows, crude oil prices back up above $30 a barrel, almost 31. nicole: on campaign trail new poll shows donald trump and bernie sanders with big leads in iowa. we'll have all the numbers. lauren: in sports, australian open, american lauren davis was eliminated in three sets by maria sharapova. and retiring kobe bryant has been selected to his 18th final nba all-star team. those details coming up soon. welcome to "fbn:am," first look at today's breaking markets and breaking news, what you expect for the day ahead. happy friday. nicole: we have fox business weather alert, monster snowstorm about to hit mid atlantic and northeast. states of emergency declared in washington, d.c. and five states. government offices in the nation's capitol will be closing at noon today. more than 4500 flights have been canceled. meteorologist maria molina is
live in washington, d.c. there she is, bun delled up, bracings for some snow. maria? >> hi, good morning, nicole. we're expecting d.c. to be potentially one of the hardest hit areas by this upcoming blizzard set time pack not only mid-atlantic but even farther north into some other states, extending into the tri-state area. it is a big question mark what is going to happen in southern new england. people across connecticut have been asking me hey, are we getting a lot of snow? a lot of uncertainty even though close to this event taking shape across the mid atlantic we don't know exactly where the northern caught why you have will be with heavy snowfall across parts of southern new england. the storm is it developing and quickly intensifying, bringing severe storms across the gulf coast. tornado warning already issued this morning in parts of florida because of a possible storm that could produce a tornado out there. so we're watching that closely as well.
on the northern side of the storm system where it is cold enough for snow, we're seeing snow already developing anywhere from arkansas, extending parts of kentucky and southwestern virginia already getting in on some of that snow. one of the big concerns with the storm system is ice accumulation across carolinas. could be more than a half-inch of ice. that would make travel very dangerous if not impossible at times. winner storm warnings from places likes little rock all the way to the northeast. we've seen blizzard watches upgraded to blizzard warnings in places like new york city and philadelphia. the problem is not only snow accumulation but strong wind gusts could reach 50 miles an hour. how much snow are we expecting? the possibility of two feet across the atlantic. we'll keep you updated. the storm here expected to develop as we head into this afternoon. nicole: that is monster winter
storm. maria molina, thank you. lauren: oil with a big bounce back in asian markets. let's look at markets with business reporter tracy yu, reporter for chinese state television. good morning, tracy. >> good morning, ladies. shanghai composite up one .25%. coal miners were winners after beijing plans to spend $3 billion a year to help the sector with overcapacity. analysts agree hong kong stocks are widely oversold. moving to tokyo, japanese shares caught a break. nikkei up 3%. oil prices recovered past the $29 per barrel mark. in south korea, kospi ending in green up 2% after ecb president mario draghi actually hinted for possibility of more easing last night. back to you. nicole: tracy, thank you. the bank of japan meets next
week. let's get you caught up with all other global market action. we're seeing dax at this moment up 1.75%. ftse up over 2%. best of the bunch. cac is up 3%. lauren: right here in the u.s. this friday morning the dow is up 190 points, s&p up 25, nasdaq up 64. we could have a positive week. nicole: phil flynn said mario draghi took some of the fear away. that helped boost oil above 30 bucks. we're seeing it 30.87. gold is down almost $2 at 10.97. lauren: new poll finds bernie sanders now leading hillary clinton in iowa. latest cnn/orc poll says the vermont senator gets 51% support while the former secretary of state at 43%. on gop side, donald trump leads hawkeye state with 37%. senator ted cruz in second with 26%. followed by florida senator marco rubio 14% and retired
neurosurgeon, ben carson, he has got just 6%. trump is speaking up about the potential support from the republican establishment. >> i want to be honest. i have received so many phone calls from people that you would call establishment, from people generally speaking conservatives, republicans that want to come on to our team. the polls have just come out as you saw in iowa where i'm up by 11 points. we're getting calls from everybody, that actually it is amazing. i'm actually surprised. lauren: iowa caucuses are held february 1st. nicole: college board canceled college entrance exams this weekend at all 45 testing centers in china and macaw after learning some students may have accessed s.a.t. exams early. students are given a chance to make up the test. college board officials won't say how students got ahold of s.a.t. in advance because of security concerns. remember the exam is important admission standard for thousands
of chinese students who flooded u.s. colleges. lauren: coming up, newly-released video shows this russian bomber bursting into enormous fireball, kaboom!!. we'll have that story. move over, sly, her youtube video. dow up 187 points. s&p futures up 24. nasdaq up 65. you're watching "fbn:am," first look at morning markets and breaking news. keep it here. ♪
nicole: take a look at u.s. stock market futures at this moment. right now dow futures taking a leg to the upside. dow futures up 204. s&p futures up 27. nasdaq futures up 68. lauren: oil up to $30.87 a barrel. nicole: adele said hello to "gangnam style." her music video, "hello," passed psy. quickest video to one billion views. took hello 87 days to reach the market. surpassing "gangnam style," the
158 day record, previously held. youtube said just 17 videos reached one billion views. lmfao party rock and chandelier and marine five, sugar. lauren: in the car the other day, hello on three different radio stations at same time. footage has been released of a russian bomber exploding as it tried to take off. officials say it was caused by an engine fire. there was no ammunition on board. two of the five passengers were killed in the accident. the bomber is one that russia has been using in syria and this one was taking off from the border of china before that explosion right there. this incident took place last july. the video just being released. nicole: coming up, the nation's capitol braces for a storm packing up to two feet of snow. >> i'm declaring a state of emergency for the district of columbia. nicole: we'll have the latest on that storm track for you. and a new poll out shows donald trump and bernie sanders with
nicole: breaking news this morning. east coast braces for a major winter storm that could dump up to two feet of ♪ around the nation's capitol. thousands of flights have been canceled. we'll have the latest on storm track from meteorologist maria molina. good morning, i'm lauren simonetti. nicole: i'm nicole petallides. markets is it a head fake or worst over for the stock market? after 115 point gain yesterday, dow futures suggest more gains
ahead. we took a move to the upside. dow futures up 212. s&p futures up 28. lauren: japan's nikkei soaring just about 6%. hang seng up about 3%. nicole: big catalyst, crude oil prices jumping back above $30 a barrel. that is certainly helping commodities and equities. right now 30.92 a barrel. lauren: on the campaign trail a new poll shows donald trump and bernie sanders with big leads in iowa. we'll have the numbers for you. nicole: in sports at the australian open today, american lauren davis was eliminated in three sets by maria sharapova. and retiring kobe bryant has been selected to his 18th and final nba all-star team. details coming up. welcome to "fbn:am," first look at breaking markets and news and what is happening in the day ahead. lauren: we start with this fox
business weather alert. a monster snowstorm is about to hit the mid-atlantic and northeast. states of emergency in washington, d.c. and five states. government offices in the nation's capitol closing at noon today. more than 4500 flights canceled this weekend. meteorologist maria molina live in washington, d.c. the heart of it, i suppose, maria, are you ready? >> yeah. we are ready out here in d.c. we are anticipating, we're excited. i'm sure a lot of people are worried about impacts coming up with the storm system. it is already underway in some states like arkansas and also kentucky and the carolinas. we're seeing storms rolling through parts of the gulf coast. in florida we're seeing some tornado warnings issued because storms with rotation and possibility of putting down some tornadoes. that will be a big concern as well. let's head toward the winter side of the storm.
we have significant ice accumulation possible across places like north carolina. potentially more than half-inch of ice. that will be bringing in some very dangerous conditions. that goes for parts of south carolina. a pretty widespread area looking at heavy ice accumulation. winter storm warnings stretching from places like arkansas all the way to the northeast. what was a blizzard watch in new york city has now been upgraded to a blizzard warning. we do think the impacts will be starting there on saturday here in d.c. we expect them to start later on this afternoon. they will continue into the overnight hours and through the day on saturday. it will be a prolonged snowfall event. some areas could receive up to two feet of snow. locally higher amounts are being predicted, especially in the western suburbs of washington, d.c. strong onshore winds are also bringing a concern for coastal flooding. watches have been issued in places like delaware, new jersey and farther north. that is it. back to new york. lauren: maria molina, thank you so much. unbelievable, wednesday night
d.c. couldn't deal with inch of snow. we'll see how they do today. nicole: it will be interesting. certainly been another volatile week of trading despite that the major averages head into friday's session little changed. stocks on track for fourth down week in a row. the losing streak is the longest in 15 months. joining us with his take on the markets, alice tear mchugh on markets in london joining us by telephone. what do you think of the bounce we're seeing yesterday and today, is it real or just selling opportunity? >> very much got the enthusiasm of european traders. i think expectations as far as the european central bank's likelihood to improve their stimulus package through quantitative easing seen timeline of expectations move from june stimulus to march stimulus. we've seen plethora of investment probation changing their outlooks as far as 2016 is concerned, most of them to the upside.
ecb led by mario draghi trying to help stimulate the whole economic region. lauren: if european central bank president is hero if you will right now, alastair, how about the -- >> every hero need as villain. in that regards we've looked around the globe and there has been a number of different central banks who potentially would love to start currency war by other names no doubt. and i think you can throw china into the mix with that as well. certainly as far as the likes of the u.s. dollar is concerned. i'm sure that many u.s. traders would love to see the dollar weaken just a touch, bring themselves, rebalance themselves a little bit. as far as the eurozone is concerned they like a weak euro to help those exports. nicole: alastair mccaig, from london. thank you so much. >> good to talk to you. lauren: new poll finds bernie sanders leading hillary clinton in iowa. latest cnn/orc poll the vermont senator gets 51% support while
the former secretary of state has 43%. on gop side donald trump leading race in hawkeye state. 37% support for trump. senator ted cruz in second with 26%. florida senator marco rubio in third with 14% and retired neurosurgeon ben carson at 6%. frontrunner, donald trump speaking about potential support from the republican establishment. >> i want to be honest. i have received so many phone calls from people that you would call establishment, from people generally speaking conservatives republicans that want to come on to our team. the polls have just come out as you saw in iowa where i'm up by 11 points. we're getting calls from everybody that it is actually amazing. i'm actually surprised. lauren: iowa caucuses are february 1st. nicole: ahead of the crucial lead you have a caucuses hillary clinton sharpening her attacks on bernie sanders. while campaigning in iowa clinton criticizing sanders's plan for a government-rin health care system.
>> i don't want to start over again. i don't want to win up this accomplishment and begin this contentious debate all over again. that's where i disagree with my esteemed opponent, senator sanders. nicole: meanwhile the senator saying his health care proposal is like medicare for everyone. his plan includes full coverage for long-term care, most dental care, no deductibles and zero co-pays. lauren: general electric is among the companies due to report earnings this morning. the conglomerate is expected to post a profit of 49 cents a share for the fourth quarter, down from 56 cents a year ago. revenue expected to fall to just under $36 billion. ge warned investors last month to brace for falling revenue and profit in its oil and gas business but that warning came as crude oil prices hovered around $40 a barrel and they have since come down. nicole: well, coming up, dr. fill may be in hot water where the way he treated his
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in the u.s. that we're not right now? >> well, everyone has the view you have to help people broadly. so there is the size of the safety net. and how do you structure that in a way so you're not slowing down the economy that creates the jobs and does those things right. there's probably more division about how to strike that balance than there's ever been. fortunately the u.s. economy is actually doing fairly well. unemployment is down quite a bit. if you look at leadership, things like i.t., biology, the strength of the u.s. is the envy of the world. lauren: that was fox business's liz claman with microsoft founder bill gates. for more of their interview, be sure to tune into "countdown to the closing bell" 3:00 p.m. eastern right here on fox business network. nicole: let's take a look at u.s. stock index futures right now. we've seen dow futures up over 200 points at this moment. 210 to the upside.
nasdaq futures up 72. lauren: we could have a positive week. let's show you oil prices. they're up to $30.94 a barrel. nicole: reports say that tv psychologist dr. phil mcgraw is being sued by a former employee for false imprisonment and wrongful termination. the reports say dr. phil locked about 300 staff members in a room and angrily questioned them about information that had been leaked to media. the employee was a segment director on dr. phil's show for 12 years. she allegedly quit her job last april claiming emotional distress. lauren: look at sports because at the australian open today maria sharapova won a back and fourth three-set match to america's lauren davis. the five-time grand slam winner raced through the first set in 26 minutes. struggled through a 77 minute second set before coming back in
the third. serena williams advance ad few minutes ago, beating her 18-year-old russian opponent, 6-1, 6-1. nicole: kobe bryant will bring his fair well tour to the 2016 nba all-star game in toronto on february 14th. he will make his 18th all-star game appearance after pulling down a league leading 1.9 million votes. he announced plans to retire after this season. nicole: coming up we talk about global action before we hand it over to "mornings with maria." dow futures up 201. you're watching "fbn:am," keep it here.
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to markets around the globe. we saw shanghai composite index up one 1/4%. most importantly we look at nikkei, out of bear market territory. bringing to europe all up arrows. cac is up, for example, 3% and ftse up 2.25%. right here at home we're looking four weeks of row of selling for major averages that is the longest selling streak in 15 months. however with a move to the upside we could break that. dow futures up 192. this all as oil moves backs up $30. 30.85, up a buck 32. gold pulling back 40 cents at 1097 troy ounce. seeing strength in the u.s. dollar versus euro and yen. that is an interesting move. we see that nervousness subsides some as we see the yield on the 10-year treasury bond move higher to 2.07%. we are turning it over to dagen mcdowell. because "mornings with maria" begins right now. we say good morning to you,
dagen. >> good morning nicole. we're both irirwithing red. i have no idea what that means. let's hope it is good. nicole petallides thank you so much. good morning, everybody i'm dagen mcdowell. i am overslept. you never know what might come out of my mouth this morning. i'm in for maria bartiromo a massive snowstorm in the nation's cross-hairs. washington, d.c. in middle of what could be a historic blizzard. residents in the nation's capitol bracing for two feet of snow before it is all done. more than 2,000 flights already canceled. cities along the i-95 corridor have begun preparing for the worst. washington essentially shutting down for the day at noon. we'll follow the story throughout the broadcast. to the campaign trail where
one influential conservative magazine turned on donald trump. "national review" releasing a special issue urging conservatives to stand against the republican frontrunner. 28 major conservative voices writing editorials in that special issue of the magazine. but trump, not mincing words in his response to the scathing attack. >> "the national review" is dying peep. it has to the, its circulation is way down. not very many people read it anymore. people don't even think about "the national review." so, i guess they want to get a little publicity. that is a dying paper. really -- pretty much, i tell you they are pretty much of a dead paper. dagen: international news, north korea claiming that the country has detained an american college student. the report by pongyang's official news agency claims the university of virginia student entered the hermit kingdom as a tourist with a plot to undermined unity among north koreans.