Colonial's gasoline, distillate lines shut after explosion, fire in Alabama

Colonial's gasoline, distillate lines shut after explosion, fire in AlabamaColonial Pipeline Co [COLPI.UL] shut down both of its main gasoline and distillates pipelines on Monday following an explosion and fire in Shelby County, Alabama, the second time the pipeline has been closed in two months. A segment of the pipeline was undergoing maintenance on Monday afternoon when it exploded, resulting in several workers suffering serious injuries, according to the Shelby County sheriff's office. The explosion occurred near Shelby County Highway 13 and River Road, the sheriff's office said, adding the number of those injured is believed to be less than ten.


Read the rest of the story...Colonial's gasoline, distillate lines shut after explosion, fire in Alabama

U.S. diplomat meets with Maduro to bolster Venezuela dialogue

U.S. diplomat meets with Maduro to bolster Venezuela dialogueBy Brian Ellsworth CARACAS (Reuters) - A senior U.S. diplomat on Monday met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as part of an effort to support dialogue between the government and the opposition amid an escalating political standoff and a worsening economic crisis. The arrival of Tom Shannon, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and an expert on Latin America, may help spur negotiations between the two sides, which over the years have repeatedly held talks that generated few concrete results. "I had a good conversation with Thomas Shannon.


Read the rest of the story...U.S. diplomat meets with Maduro to bolster Venezuela dialogue
Read the rest of the story...How do Cubs fans spell relief? W-I-N in the World Series

Tech billionaire Thiel says Trump movement 'not going away'

Tech billionaire Thiel says Trump movement 'not going away'By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire technology investor Peter Thiel, a lightning rod for criticism in Silicon Valley for his support of Donald Trump, predicted on Monday that the movement the Republican presidential nominee has created would carry on even if he loses his bid for the White House on Nov. 8. "No matter what happens in this election, what Trump represents isn’t crazy, and it’s not going away," Thiel said in a speech to reporters at the National Press Club in Washington. Thiel, who announced earlier this month he was donating $1.25 million to help Trump get elected, said the New York businessman was laying the groundwork for "a new Republican Party" that will go "beyond the dogmas of Reaganism." Thiel attacked Washington in his remarks, saying its elite insiders were out of touch with ordinary Americans and that Trump was shaking up a system in need of change.


Read the rest of the story...Tech billionaire Thiel says Trump movement 'not going away'

Trump raises specter of crisis if Clinton wins the White House

Trump raises specter of crisis if Clinton wins the White HouseBy Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton GRAND RAPIDS, Mich./KENT, Ohio (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton a threat to the country on Monday, saying that if she is elected a probe into her emails could shadow her entire term in office, as the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Clinton's lead narrowing slightly. The trial will probably start," Trump told a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Nothing’s going to get done.” The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it was investigating newly discovered emails that might relate to Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.


Read the rest of the story...Trump raises specter of crisis if Clinton wins the White House
Read the rest of the story...Jack-o'-lantern lighting sends Florida girl to burn center
Read the rest of the story...Democrats say Trump, GOP are intimidating voters in 4 states

Democrat analyst out at CNN over debate question leaks to Clinton

Democrat analyst out at CNN over debate question leaks to ClintonCNN said Monday it had parted ways with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile after hacked emails released by WikiLeaks showed that she shared questions with Hillary Clinton's campaign ahead of events sponsored by the network. Brazile, who has long worked as an analyst for the news channel, had been on leave since agreeing in July to serve as acting chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. On Monday, WikiLeaks revealed she sent an email to top Clinton aides on the eve of a primary debate with Bernie Sanders hosted by CNN in the Michigan city of Flint, which is facing a crisis over elevated lead levels in its water.


Read the rest of the story...Democrat analyst out at CNN over debate question leaks to Clinton
Read the rest of the story...Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis’ Cutest Moments
Read the rest of the story...The Latest: Colonial shuts down gas pipeline after blast