The governor of the state of Virginia Ralph Northam is declaring a state of emergency before Monday, when far-right agitators are expected to crash a pro-gun rights rally in the state capital Richmond.

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Accelerating global warming and one of Australia's worst fire seasons on record has at least one climatologist concerned that Aussies could become "climate refugees", forced to abandon their homes because of the changing climate.

Howdy Australia!! - Trudeau blames Trump - Australia's climate policies are under a microscope - Israel delays Australian justice again - France's pension reform protests climbed to new heights - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Growers were already dealing with a devastating drought before the bushfire crisis burned crops and forced the closure of several key roads on which vegetables would be shipped from farm to market.

One state leads the others when it comes to the highest growth rate for ecommerce logistics, distribution, and warehousing in Australia.

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The leader of a right-wing student group at University of Queensland is dead, a day after leading a loud protest against a "drag queen story hour" at the Brisbane Library.

Drinking at least three cups of green tea a week could be the key to a longer and healthier life, according to a new study.

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Howdy Australia!! - Iran finally admits the obvious - Strikes force Macron to back down on plans to raised France's retirement age - Sinn Fein reenters power in Northern Ireland - A greener future possibly awaits South Africa - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Neil Peart is dead at age 67 - A terrorist group is enjoying the assassination of an Iranian general - The US thumbs its nose at Iraq - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Queen Elizabeth has reportedly ordered Buckingham Palace to find "workable solutions" to deal with Prince Harry and Meghan's announcement they've in effect "gone rogue" from the Royal Family.

Heads were turning at the news Subaru Forester display at the Singapore auto show this week, although the durable suburban family wagon wasn't the reason.

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US lawmakers were left insulted and dumbfounded by the Trump administration's briefing to explain why the US targeted and killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison toured the fire damage zone on Kangaroo Island, remarking that it was lucky no one had lost their lives during devastating bushfires - he was quickly corrected.

Hello Australia!! - The US and Iran back away from the abyss, but did they ever want to go there to start with? - Iran stonewalls a deadly plane crash investigation - The Queen is quite cross over Prince Harry's and Meghan's new plans - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The United States saved thousands of lives during the decade it took to shift from coal to gas for electricity generation.

Iranian missiles aren't the only things heading skyward - oil prices and defense stocks soared upon word that Iran struck back at the US for last week's assassination of a top military figure.

Hello Australia!! - Vultures follow Australia's Wildfire crisis, but not the kind with wings - Dozens are killed at the funeral for Iran's top general - US allies start backing away from the areas near Iran - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs: