The White House trashed the Statue of Liberty while trying to defend its new proposal to slash legal immigration to 50 percent of its current level by limiting entrance to the United States to English speakers and highly skilled workers.

The era of retired Marine Corps four-star General John Kelly as White House chief of staff has either failed to stop infighting between factions, or accelerated it because he is backing one side.

Good Morning Australia!! - Venezuela's election is blasted by the guy who ran the voting machines - Trump bends over backwards to Russia while signing off on sanctions - Kiwi journos caught asking the wrong questions of lady leading the opposition - And more in your Career Spot Global News Briefs:

The Republican of Ireland is formally bidding for two key European Union agencies that will have to relocate out of London once the UK completes its Brexit from the continental union.

The odds are getting worse that current efforts will succeed in preventing man-made global warming from raising the Earth's average by an average of 2 C degrees.

Good Morning Australia!! - Marriage Equality is the will of the Australian people (now where is the government?) - Trump's misleading statements come back to bite - A worrying number of people are tricked by a University experiment into "fake news" - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

A landmark report from the Australian Human Rights Commission has found that 51 percent of all university students were sexually harassed at least once in 2016.

South Australia plans to have two back-up power plants up and running around Adelaide by 1 December to deal with the demands of the hot summer and prevent blackouts.

Good Morning Australia! - "Da Mooch" is already out of the White House - General Kelly is brought over to deal with general dysfunction and general disorder - Trump's other General spews threatening rhetoric against Venezuela - Sam Sherpard is dead - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Apple has removed virtual private networking (VPN) apps from its China App Store apparently and the request of the Beijing government, handing a big boost to China's efforts to exert its control over the Internet.

A team of scientists in Portland, Oregon have become the first in the US to create a genetically-modified human embryo - "many tens" of them, in fact.

Good Morning Australia!! - The US, Russia, and China are trying to intimidate each other - A network of Indonesian mosques are apparently spreading IS propaganda - Another French lawmaker is physically assaulted - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - The AFP busts up an alleged plane bombing plot - Trump responds to this week's humiliating defeat on Obamacare as only as sore loser can - Venezuela's controversial election starts today - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Trump's latest sacrificial lamb meets his inevitable destiny - McCain gets his revenge - North Korea shoots off another one - Great news for Europe's last old growth forest - Hey, stop beating that Panda! - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

For a brief time, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was the world's richest man.  That is, until the volatility of the market put Bill Gates back on top.

Good Morning Australia!! - Order and resistance are put to the test in chaotic Washington, DC - A key lawmaker warns Trump - After weeks of bloodshed and killings, a Middle East holy site is back to normal - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

What's good for the Greens is good for other lawmakers, according to Green party leader Richard Di Natale who is demanding that Queensland Nationals Senator Matt Canavan quit the Senate after being outed as having dual citizenship in Italy.

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) says it is "regrettable" that Tasmania's sewerage and water provider TasWater has opted out of national drug wastewater testing.

Good Morning Australia!! - Trump attacks the rights of trans people, for no apparent reason other than to save his own arse - Opposition to Trump comes from unexpected and decided right-wing quarters - Is Brazilian film history repeating itself? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

A Queensland High School was tricked into showing an idiotic anti-vaccination movie, and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is not happy about it.

Extreme El Nino events that cause droughts in Australia will be more frequent even if the nations of the world come together and limit global warming to 1.5 C Degrees above pre-industrial levels.  That's according to new climate modelling.