The world's wealthiest man Jeff Bezos is accusing the National Enquirer tabloid of trying to extort him with the threatened release of compromising photographs.

Qantas has canceled the final eight units of a 20 jet order of A380s from the European aerospace giant Airbus, signalling what could be the beginning of the end for the big airplane.

Good Morning Australia!! - A Major Row opens between two NATO allies - Measles are spreading through Europe, and should have been avoidable - Facebook is ordered to change its ways - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

National Australia Bank (NAB) CEO Andrew Thorburn and chairman Ken Henry have resigned from the bank amid the fallout from the banking royal commission report.

A Liberal federal government minister is admitting he "behaved like an idiot" with "inappropriate" actions towards a female Australian Defence Force officer while on a taxpayer-funded military exchange program.

Good Morning Australia!! - The Earth has entered its warmest period in modern record-keeping - Europe is aghast as the Brexit is hurtling towards chaos - Why did Rolf Harris get wood at an elementary school? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

NASA scientists have landed on a brand new world right here on earth.  A three-year-old land mass in Tonga is now covered in a sticky, mysterious mud, and has vegetation and bird life.

Even if the nations of the earth somehow get their acts together and meet their responsibilities under the Paris Climate Accord, a third of the glaciers in the Himalayan Mountain range will melt away.

Good Morning Australia!! - The Pope acknowledges a new facet of the church's sex scandals - Several die when fire races through a Paris apartment - The ultimate failure of the much-ballyhooed "Arab Spring" - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

AuStar Gold on the verge of launching production from the historic Morning Star and Rose of Denmark mines, with ore from both operations to be processed at the Morning Star gravity processing plant.

Australia Post is set to become the nation's largest electric vehicle fleet operator after putting in a new order for an additional 1,000 three-wheeled electric delivery vehicles (eDVs).

Good Morning Australia!! - Maduro pleas to the Pope - More flooding is expected for inundated Queensland - Iraq rebukes Trump - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Victoria is set to ban the controversial practice of so-called "gay conversion therapy", making it the first state of territory to outlaw psychological therapy or counseling to try to suppress or change a person's sexuality or gender identity.

Scientists are criticizing an Israeli pharmaceutical company's highly- publicized claims that it will have a cure for all forms of cancer within a year.

Hello Australia!! - There's terrible flooding around Townsville and it's likely to get worse - Troubling accusations against the Border Force - And please read this before you open a can of brekkies for your doggo - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - A racist scandal threatens the Democrats - Russia announces plans to build new nukes - Pro-government Venezuelans make their voices heard - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - The Brazil dam collapse as you've never seen it before - The US gives up on a key nuclear treaty - Tallying the trouble caused by the Polar Vortex - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Former Victorian premier John Brumby has resigned from the board of Huawei, the Chinese tech giant suspected of deep ties to Beijing's intelligence and espionage community.

The news many AC/DC fans had been waiting for has finally come, with Brian Johnson reportedly confirming he has rejoined the fold along with drummer Phil Rudd for a new album.

Hello Australia!! - Defence officials reveal a deadly mistake in Iraq - The surprising winner of Australia's top literary prize - A pretend president is way more popular than one country's real thing - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Rio Tinto and BHP announced they are supporting a push for Indigenous Australians to be recognized in the Constitution.