Hello Australia!! - UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces plans to step down after losing the Brexit vote - Markets tank and some British voters are wondering what they got themselves into (or out of) - Bernie Sanders says he'll vote for Hillary Clinton - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
In one of his three victory speeches delivered in the wee hours of Friday morning, right-wing UKIP leader Nigel Farage boasted that UK voters chose to leave the European Union "without a single bullet being fired". Which might come as a surprise to the family of a murdered MP.
The ratings agency Standard and Poor's says the UK will likely lose its "AAA" credit rating, after voters backed a referendum to leave the European Union.
The UK voted to leave the European Union in a non-binding referendum that will none-the-less send the country into years of negotiations to leave the continental alliance. But the 52 percent majority was carried largely by England, leaving Scotland and Northern Ireland looking for ways to preserve their links to the EU.
What the Fig?!?! The British Pound has plunged to a 31-year low against the US Dollar after Britain voted by a very narrow margin to leave the European Union. The shock decision leaves political careers in tatters and creates a black cloud of uncertainty that could reach around the globe.
Good Morning Australia!! - Saltwater stymies the investigation into the crash of MS804 - The Brexit decision is coming - Obama loses a big one at the Supreme Court - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
Fears of serious and debilitating birth defects caused by the Zika virus has spurred a huge increase in the number of South American women seeking information about obtaining abortions - a medical procedure that is heavily restricted in the region.
Rebellious Democrats took over the US House of Representatives, refusing to budge from the well before the rostrum until the majority Republicans agree to put gun control legislation up for a vote. This is an historic act of civil disobedience by the Democrats that has left the Republicans stymied and confused on how to respond.
Good Morning Australia!! - Today is the day that the UK will decide on its future with the European Union - The hero becomes the villain in Myanmar - Trump is caught being an idiot - Who decides the concept of "time"? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
The head of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northern Japan is apologizing for his predecessor's decision to ban employees from using the term "meltdown" during the early days of the crisis.
Israel admits it cut water supplies to tens of thousands of Palestinians in parched areas of the West Bank during a nasty heatwave, but blames the Palestinian Authority for failing to upgrade water infrastructure to transfer all of the water that's needed.
A former member of a US-trained unit of the Honduran military says Berta Caceres was tops on a "hit list" distributed to Special Forces troops in the months before she was gunned down in her home.
Good Morning Australia!! - Assassinated British MP Jo Cox's husband speaks out - Who decided the "Brexit" question should be determined by Thunderdome? - Canadians are alarmed over the latest lunacy from their southern neighbor - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie is predicting another ten years of the global oversupply of mining commodities, but his company is in a better position than its competitors to ride it out.
When US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced the thaw in relations in 2014, many hoped that the deal would unlock trade with one of the world's last Communists outposts. But a recent announcement from global shipping giant FedEx indicates the immediate future will see more tourism than trade.
Good Morning Australia!! - Trump's campaign is crashing and burning - The FBI accidentally feeds moron conspiracy theorists - More possible evidence of the fate of MH370 has washed ashore - The number of refugees in the world reaches a staggering high - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
The Mexican government followed through with its threat to use force against a teachers strike in southern Oaxaca state. Police attacked members of the dissident CNTE Union, killing three to six people and injuring several more. Police say 21 have been arrested.
Apple is refusing to offer funding or technology to support the upcoming US Republican Party national convention due to presumptive presidential nominee and fascist demagogue Donald Trump's bigoted attitudes toward immigrants, minorities, and women.
China is accusing Indonesia of firing at one of its fishing boats and injuring one of the crew members. Indonesia's navy confirms that warning shots were fired, but no one was harmed before the vessel and its crew were detained.
Good Morning Australia!! - Civilians get the worst of the latest Battle of Falluja - Italy's anti-establishment political movement is about to capture its highest office yet - The actor who played Star Trek's Chekov is killed in a freak accident - And more in your CareerSpot World News Briefs:
Hello Australia!! - Rio warns of a crisis over a lack of money to deal with the needs of the upcoming Olympics - The alleged killer of a British MP acts like a jerk in court - Indonesia plans to cast a group of refugees out to sea - A woman fights a lion to save her little boy - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs: