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By Nina Chestney and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new government has cast doubt over a project with French energy company EDF to build the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades, delaying a decision on the plan just a day after the company's board voted to proceed. In a surprise move, the government said it wanted to give the Hinkley Point C project further consideration, postponing approval until early autumn and leading to concerns the plant's construction will be pushed back further. The pouring of the first concrete at Hinkley Point C is scheduled for mid-2019 but the 18 billion pound plant's start-up date has been delayed several times due to regulatory hurdles, the fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan and EDF's deteriorating financial position.
By Joseph Menn, Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another U.S. Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The previously unreported incident at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, or DCCC, and its potential ties to Russian hackers are likely to heighten accusations, so far unproven, that Moscow is trying to meddle in the U.S. presidential election campaign to help Republican nominee Donald Trump. The Kremlin denied involvement in the DCCC cyber-attack.