American CEOs are egregiously overpaid to the detriment of shareholders and workers, even if they're not doing a very good job leading their corporations.

Hello Australia!! - New concerns over the US response to Covid-19 - Other nations take measures to stop the coronavirus' spread - A victory for green activists - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The US House of Representatives has given overwhelming, bipartisan support to legislation that would make lynching a federal crime, the high point in a 120 year effort to pass such a bill.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is getting ahead of the UN World Health Organization and is ordering the Australian government to start treating the Covid-19 outbreak as if it were becoming a global pandemic.

Hello Australia!! - Is Bolsonaro declaring war on democracy? - Hindu mobs stalk Muslims as Trump and Modi wrap up their meetings - The latest on Covid-19 - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is warning of rising anti-Semitism and far-right activity in the world, and he says that Australia is not immune.

The lynching of an indigenous land defender in Costa Rica is challenging the Central American country's reputation for being the safest in the region.

Hello Australia!! - When the messenger is the afflicted - A luxury resort is locked down because of the coronavirus - When Greta met Malala - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Sustained pressure from environmental activists has prompted the Norwegian energy company Equinor to cancel plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

The global freight industry is looking at several months before getting back to normal after the Covid-19 coronavirus disrupted manufacturing and supply chains in China and beyond.

Hello Australia!! - The fall of a Hollywood mogul - The world is warned to prepare for a Covid-19 pandemic - There's no space travel without math - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Researchers in the US have used a high-powered artificial intelligence (AI) model to discover new families of antibiotics called "halicin" that can kill drug-resistant superbugs.

In a nebulous and potentially ominous announcement, North Korea says it is putting hundreds of foreigners under quarantine in a bid to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Hello Australia!! - Strong reactions to Covid-19 appearing around the world - South Korea declares a Red Alert - The rocket man who shoudn't have done it - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Is two weeks not enough for a Coronavirus quarantine? - The Coronavirus meets internet trolls - A big, big bank will pay a high price for ripping off customers - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Germany confronts its far-right problem - Thailand bans the opposition - Harry and Meghan drop the "royal" moniker - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Rio Tinto wants to build a 34-megawatt solar energy facility to power its its new $2.6 Billion Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

Hundreds of jobs are at risk as the administrator of Colette's by Colette Hayman announced it will close 33 retail stores in the next three weeks.

Hello Australia!! - Germans decry the racism behind this week's shisha bar massacres - Two cruise ship passengers die from the coronavirus - Covid-19 causes irrational panic in Ukraine - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Moments after he was acquitted by an Istanbul court, Turkish police re-arrested a leading figure in the 2013 protests in Gezi Park that led to wider demonstrations against authoritarian leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Donald Trump's choice for America's new "acting" Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is provoking concern because of his far right ties, and the fact he has absolutely no experience in intelligence.