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Rudy Giuliani Says President Trump Could Use Pardon Power After Russia Probe

Rudy Giuliani Says President Trump Could Use Pardon Power After Russia ProbePardons may be granted if the president believes anyone was treated "unfairly"



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Probe finds PG&E power lines sparked deadly 2017 California wildfires

Probe finds PG&E power lines sparked deadly 2017 California wildfiresBy Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A dozen of the wind-driven blazes that swept northern California’s wine country last fall, killing 46 people in the deadliest firestorm in state history, were sparked by PG&E-owned power lines, state officials said on Friday. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or CalFire, also said its investigators had found “evidence of alleged violations of state law” by Pacific Gas & Electric Company and referred those cases to county prosecutors for further review. PG&E issued a statement in response saying the company looked forward to reviewing the CalFire reports, adding, “We continue to believe our overall programs met our state’s high standards.” The findings could have tremendous implications for the San Francisco-based utility company in terms of potential legal liability for one of California’s most lethal and costly disasters.



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Trump’s Claims Of Vast Power Could Be Heading Toward A Supreme Court Showdown

Trump’s Claims Of Vast Power Could Be Heading Toward A Supreme Court ShowdownWASHINGTON ― With the president and his lawyers claiming he is shielded from



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Giuliani: Trump 'Probably Does' Have The Power To Pardon Himself, But Won't

Giuliani: Trump 'Probably Does' Have The Power To Pardon Himself, But Won'tPresident Donald Trump doesn't intend to pardon himself, Rudy Giuliani said on



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Official: 2 more months to restore power in Puerto Rico

Official: 2 more months to restore power in Puerto RicoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — It could take up to another two months to fully restore power in Puerto Rico as crews across the U.S. territory prepare to strengthen its electrical grid amid a new hurricane season, the power company director told The Associated Press on Thursday.



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Hawaii volcano eruption latest: Locals fear geothermal power station well could explode after being covered in lava

Hawaii volcano eruption latest: Locals fear geothermal power station well could explode after being covered in lavaA potentially explosive well at a geothermal power station on Hawaii has been covered by lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano after it flowed onto the site. Lava has never engulfed a geothermal power plant anywhere in the world and the potential threat is untested, according to the head of the state’s emergency management agency. David Ige, the governor of Hawaii, said the geothermal plant was “sufficiently safe” from the lava, which has burned dozens of homes.



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Hawaii volcano latest: Molten lava flows onto power plant site amid fears over deadly gases

Hawaii volcano latest: Molten lava flows onto power plant site amid fears over deadly gasesMolten lava from Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano crept onto the site of geothermal power plant as workers raced to shut down facilities, amid fears that deadly gases could be released. Crews worked to cap underground wells at the plant, which provides a quarter of Big Island’s power, as the molten rock destroyed a warehouse a few hundred metres away. If lava enters the wells at the Puna Geothermal Venture plant, it could trigger the uncontrollable release of noxious sulphates, officials have warned.



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Hawaii lava approaches geothermal power plant

Hawaii lava approaches geothermal power plantBy Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island flowed towards a geothermal power plant on Monday as workers scrambled to shut it down to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases. It was the latest danger from Mount Kilauea’s eruption, which geologists says is among the worst events in a century from one of the world’s most active volcanoes. “We do want to shut down the wells so that we would eliminate the broader risk of uncontrolled release,” of gases and steam from the plant, Hawaii Governor David Ige told reporters on Sunday.



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'The Power of Love': address by U.S. bishop at Harry and Meghan's wedding

'The Power of Love': address by U.S. bishop at Harry and Meghan's weddingFollowing is the address by U.S. Episcopalian bishop, Michael Bruce Curry, at the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, as delivered. The late Dr Martin Luther King once said, and I quote: “We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love.



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FEMA announces plan to extend emergency power restoration mission in Puerto Rico

FEMA announces plan to extend emergency power restoration mission in Puerto RicoFEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Byrne announced additional assistance to Puerto Rico, where nearly all of the over 1.5 million residents lost power after Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the island two weeks apart last September.



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