Good Morning Australia!! - NATO sends a message to Putin - Police move in on water defenders opposing a loathed oil pipeline - Iraqi troops locate a preview of Islamic State's tunnel network - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

South Korean prosecutors set up a task forced to investigation into alleged influence-peddling by a close confidante of President Park Geun-Hye.

Calling it a "national tragedy", the government will ask the Australian Law Reform Commission to examine why Indigenous Australians are jailed at a higher rate than other groups.

Good Morning Australia!! - Italy is jolted by a pair of earthquakes - "The Jungle" is no more - African nations are leaving the "International Caucasian Court" - Attacking Zika with Trojan Mosquitoes - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO's State of the Climate report says extreme heat events have increased in duration, frequency and intensity in large swaths of Australia.

Investigators say the private security goons who were caught on video siccing dogs on peaceful Indigenous American protesters trying to stop an oil pipeline were not licensed to perform any such duties.

Japan and its whaling allies have sunk hopes to create a South Atlantic sanctuary for whales that environmentalists say are endangered by hunting.

Good Morning Australia!! - A judge okays the first of what could be many settlements to arise from Volkswagen's lying cars - Awkward!  Russian warships on the way to Syria want to refuel in a NATO country - The Pope's a pretty good diplomat - Four are killed at Queensland's biggest theme park - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The world's top maritime nations are expected to agree to cut the amount of sulfur in fuel used by oceangoing vessels by more than 85 percent in four years.

Shares in the troubled South Korean shipper Hanjin were down fove percent at midday after shedding twelve percent in trading on Monday.  The plunge was sparked by news that Hanjin got a bankruptcy court's approval to wind down its European operations.

Good Morning Australia!! - Abortion rights are pushed to the forefront in Poland - France dismantles "The Jungle" - What did the Pope say to Venezuela's embattled President during their private meeting? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

There is enough wind energy blowing across the Iberian peninsula to power 29 million homes, according to a Spanish wind power firm.  That is good news, because Spain has around ten million fewer households than that.

Swiss doctors say they've taken cartilage cells from the noses of patients, and used them to successfully repair their damaged knees.

Good Morning Australia!! - A new bid to keep S Kidman's cattle all-Aussie - Polish women have to go back to the front lines to protect their human rights - Alliances change by the minute and by the kilometer in the Iraq and Syrian wars - The Chicago Cubs did WHAT?!?! - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Islamic State make-shift chemical attack - US proxies are battling those of a NATO ally in confused Syria - A close shave on a London Double Decker - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - A loathsome display of Tory bigotry delays justice and human rights - PayPal, Spotify, and more.. Why are your favorite Internet sites down today? - This is getting to be a habit, the Philippines tries to walk back its president's big mouth - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Brazil filed manslaughter and environmental criminal charges against 21 executives of the BHP Billiton-Vale joint venture Samarco, owner of the iron ore mine where a dam burst last year.  The disaster killed 19 people and caused environmental havoc down river.

Venezuela's election authority put a halt to the conservative opposition's attempt to force a recall election against President Nicolas Maduro, less than a week before it was to start.

Investing in the futures of the world's 60 million ten-year-old girls would pay all sorts of dividends to developing nations, according to a new report from the United Nations Population Fund.

Good Morning Australia!! - A potential realignment of the balance of power to the north of Australia - Did a radical opponent of reproductive rights allow a woman to just die? - Donald Trump finds another way to wallow in the sewer after losing all three presidential debates - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Tesla Motors says all cars under production - including the upcoming, low-cost Model 3 -are being outfitted with all of the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a "safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver".