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US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks at the Pentagon on November 22, 2023

US Defense Chief Says Israel Must Shield Civilians To Win In Gaza

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday urged Israel to protect civilians as it battles Hamas in Gaza, saying that shielding noncombatants is necessary for victory in the urban fight against the Palestinian militant group.
Rafael Grossi, pictured in Vienna in November 2023,  believes international lending organisations need to rethink their nuclear policies

Nuclear Power Has Role To Play, Atomic Energy Head Tells AFP At COP28

It would be a mistake to reject nuclear power because of problems at a handful of projects, Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said in an interview with AFP. Grossi was speaking at the COP28 conference in Dubai, where on Saturday a group of large countries are expected to call for nuclear power capacity to be tripled by 2050 as part of the fight against global warming.
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US Economic Uncertainty Means Bigger 'Black Friday' Discounts

The retail sector's efforts to entice holiday gift purchases builds to a crescendo this weekend with the annual "Black Friday" shopping day followed by the newer "Cyber Monday."
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