Energy prices jump after explosion at gas hub in Austria

Energy markets are rattled for a second consecutive day after the blast threatens supplies already affected by a pipeline crack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD9Wx8lDDBc One person was killed and 18 others were injured in Tuesday's blast at the plant near Austria's border with Slovakia. The explosion set off a fire - and the facility in Baumgarten an der … Continue reading Energy prices jump after explosion at gas hub in Austria

Robert Gates says a North Korea nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

North Korea's ability to fire a nuclear warhead at the U.S. will become an accepted reality over the coming year, former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Gates' comments come amid high tensions between the U.S. and North Korea He says that while China has influence over North Korea, "it doesn't have control."   North … Continue reading Robert Gates says a North Korea nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

6 things to watch in the Alabama Senate election Tuesday

This from the category of "things you never thought you'd hear": There is U.S. Senate race in Alabama this week that is neck-and-neck. Here are six things to watch in a race that pits firebrand conservative Roy Moore against first-time Democratic candidate Doug Jones: <h3>Huntsville</h3> Alabama is a heavily Republican state — Donald Trump beat … Continue reading 6 things to watch in the Alabama Senate election Tuesday