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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.

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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".

In the third and final debate of this US Presidential election season, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's clear victory didn't turn out to be the biggest story:  Republican candidate and fascist demagogue Donald Trump refused to commit to accepting the results of next month's election.

Good Morning Australia!! - Maybe today is finally, finally Trump's last stand - Serious questions linger over the sincerity of Russia's Aleppo ceasefire - Malaysia's "stupid" war on Hot Dogs - Baby Rhino Alert! - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Cattle produce several liters of the greenhouse gas methane every day, and they're not known for their ability to control their burps and farts.  When you consider that there's upwards of 1.5 billion of these animals on earth, those emissions really add up.  Researchers looking to cut down on methane emissions from cows have found a promising method in adding seaweed to cattle feed.

Cold weather is setting in on the protest camp at the Stand Rock Sioux Reservation, where hundreds of protesters are attempting to block the construction of an oil pipeline they say would threaten the reservation's fresh water supply.  The population of the camp is now about 1,200, down from 5,000 in the warm summer months.

Good Morning Australia!! - Concerns over free roaming jihadists as the Mosul campaign gets going - Obama tells Trump to "stop whining" - Tokyo's new governor is shocked by the true cost of hosting the 2020 Olympics - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

A county sheriff in the US heartland state of Iowa says someone set fire to construction equipment for the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline over the weekend, causing about US$2 Million in damage. 

The debt-ridden South Korean shipping company Hanjin is looking to European shippers in its quest to find buyers for at least five of its vessels.  Hanjin needs to raise cash to unload stranded cargo, pay off creditors, and possibly re-emerge as a regional Asian shipper.