Good Morning Australia!! - Boris Backs Off in Britain's latest Brexit Bombshell, hilarity ensues - UK Labour's Jeremy Corbyn is accused of abiding anti-Semitism - Back in Oz, the Liberals and Labor are tied on election eve - And TONS MORE in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
To hear the world's corporate news media use the word, "populism" in a political context means tough talk, scape-goating, and retreating inward instead of engaging with the rest of the world. US President Barack Obama disagrees.
The Philippines has sworn in controversial former Davao mayor Rodrigo Duterte as the country's 16th president, in a ceremony at Malacanang Palace in Manila. The country and region are holding their collective breaths to see how this works out.
If the Liberal Party holds on to power after this weekend's election, it has promised to hold a plebiscite on the issue of gay marriage. Although Labor leader Bill Shorten now favors a Parliamentary vote to avoid a divisive campaign, some still like the idea of a public vote.
Good Morning Australia!! - Turkey raises the death toll in the Istanbul Airport attack - The UK is awash in post-Brexit hate crimes - EgyptAir Flight MS804's black boxes are beginning to yield clues - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
Health officials in Florida say a Haitian woman in Florida has delivered the first baby in the state born with the birth defect microcephaly caused by the Zika virus. If this is confirmed by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the child will be the fifth in the United States to be born with a birth defect.
Officials in in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have approved the boundaries of a new wildlife reserve in the eastern part of the country, encompassing a rainforest that's home to the endangered Grauer's Gorilla, also known as Eastern Lowland Gorillas.
Good Morning Australia!! - Several are killed in an attack on Istanbul's airport - Rio cops tell tourists, "Welcome to Hell" - The Brexit is causing investors to pull out of the UK, where the Chancellor warns taxes would be going up - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
The phenomenon of pink snow in the earth's Arctic region may be nice to look at, but it's turning out to be a bigger threat to the environment than first thought. Early Arctic explorers attributed the rosy hue to iron deposit, but they were wrong.
Several global automakers are already suggesting that they will reevaluate their investments in the United Kingdom, now that voters have approved a referendum to leave the European Union.
Good Morning Australia!! - British banks and developers tank on the first Monday after the Brexit vote - A US court smacks a hefty fine against the killer of Victor Jara - Turkey apologizes to Russia for shooting down a fighter jet - Fiddy Cent's mouth costs him thousands of dollars - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
Germany has for all practical purposes banned most fracking, the process of blasting chemicals into the ground at extremely high pressure to released trapped pockets of natural gas. It follows years of dispute over the controversial technology which campaigners say destroys ground water supplies.
The National Australia Bank has joined the three other big Australian banks to curb lending to foreign property buyers without domestic incomes. It joins Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, and Westpac in restricting foreign lending.
Billionaire Elon Musk's auto company is going ahead with US trademark applications to sell solar products under the Tesla brand name. This comes after last week's announcement that Tesla was acquiring Solar City and fold the solar installer’s operations into Tesla's own business.
Good Morning Australia!! - Cooler heads seek ways to try and block the Brexit - Racist incidents increase in England after it votes to leave the EU - The door from east to west just got a lot wider - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:
Hello Australia!! - Millions demand a re-vote on Britain's exit from the European Union - Banks are figuring out how to move jobs from London to the remaining cities of the EU - Scotland also edges closer to the door - And more in your CareerSpot World News Briefs:
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.