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President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser. A lawyer for McGahn said he would follow the president's wishes and skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.
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Xcel Energy employees examine a 38-foot-deep pool that holds spent fuel rods at its Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant.

Xcel to extend nuclear plant, close 2 coal plants, add solar

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Within 11 years, Xcel says it can end coal generation in Minnesota, but it also plans to extend the life of its Monticello nuclear plant by another decade to 2040.
Minnesota Timberwolves interim head coach Ryan Saunders during the second half of the Timberwolves 119-115 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Friday, Jan. 1

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