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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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Obama administration too slow to probe Russian meddling in 2016: Senate sources

Obama administration too slow to probe Russian meddling in 2016: Senate sourcesBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate investigators have concluded that President Barack Obama's administration was too slow to investigate suspected Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, two sources familiar with their inquiries said. The sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters the Senate Intelligence Committee found that although there was mounting evidence of Russian interference for months before the November 2016 election, the Obama administration did not press U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies to investigate. Law enforcement and intelligence officials say the administration's stance was consistent with customary law enforcement and intelligence agency practice to avoid influencing voters in the run-up to an election.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/obama-administration-too-slow-probe-russian-meddling-2016-220153606.html



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