The American bank Wells Fargo is agreeing to paid more than US$4 Million to settle complaints after federal investigators found the bank illegally repossessed 413 cars owned by American servicemembers while they were serving overseas. It caps a rough week for a bank that's been up to a lot of no good.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is calling for the prosecution of "environment destroyers"; illegal mining operations that Jokowi says worsened the death toll and land degradation in the recent landslides and flooding in West Java.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took advantage of the state-wide blackout in South Australia to question SA's commitment to renewable energy sources. Problem is, one subject has nothoing to do with the other.
America's "Third Party" presidential candidates frequently complain that they are given virtually no attention by the news media, compared to the Democrats and Republicans. Libertarian Gary Johnson might have wished that no one was paying attention when he was given an hour-long townhall-style platform on the cable news channel MSNBC.
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CSIRO scientists took a good look at the 50 million tons of rubbish that Australians generate every year to find out where it accumulates and where it eventualy winds up.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says 92 percent of the world's population breathes air containing pollutants exceeding the United Nations health body's recommended limits.
Good Morning Australia!! - Trump whines and makes excuses for being a loser - Aleppo is on the verge of collapse because of its own government - Science introduces the baby with three parents - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
Our Earth was generally believed to be the only planet that exhibited both tectonic and seismic activity. But a new analysis of photographs of Mercury shows its surface is active.
Rio Tinto is taking advantage of a stronger-than-expected commodities market that has bolstered its cashflow, and will buy back US$3 Billion in its US denominated bonds. That comes out to about A$3.9 Billion.
The first face-to-face debate with US Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump revolved around temperament and how well each candidate grasps understands details of such things as the actual workings of the US government and international relations. Hillary Clinton appeared to be cool, clear-headed, and in command of the facts while Trump huffed and snorted through rushed and often incoherent sentences.
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LED Street Lights, which are being installed or are on the drawing board for communities all around Australia, use less than half of the electricity of the older lights they generally replace. That reduces reliance on fossil fuels. But there's a hidden surprise that may be keeping people up at night.
Australian diets are way worse than imagined, with 99 percent of Aussies eating too much junk food and not enough vegetables. This is according to a new, exhaustive study by CSIRO.
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Hello Australia!! - New video conflicts with the official account of a police shooting of a black man in America - While two white cops face charges for more killings - Rescues and ruin in Aleppo - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
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The governor of the US state of North Carolina declared a state of emergency in its largest city Charlotte following civic unrest over the police killing of a black man, at least the second time this week in gun crazy America. Cops say Keith Lamont Scott when they shot him; witnesses and family members say the man was holding a book, not a gun.
After two days of talking up Australia's controversial refugee policy in New York City, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivered his first address before the United Nations General Assembly.