The American Medical Association will throw the weight of the US medical establishment behind state and federal efforts to ban the scientifically discredited practice of attempting to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is warning in its new report of risks to the world economy spark a slowdown.

Hello Australia!! - An Israeli prosecutor decides on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - Yet another Latin American country puts pressure on its leader - An impeachment witness warns US Republicans - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

A federal jury in the US border state of Arizona quickly returned a not guilty verdict in the case of an activist who was charged because he gave water and shelter to two men crossing the blazing desert from Mexico.

A forest defender from southern Mexico who was the subject of death threats and attacks from illegal loggers has turned up more than a week after dropping out of the public eye.

Howdy Australia!! - Prince Andrew is banished from public life - Trump's own ambassador throws his administration under the bus - A science fiction staple has quietly become reality - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

An Australian coral scientist says a right-wing think-tank misrepresented her study in its mini-documentary about the Great Barrier Reef.

An environmental and indigenous rights activist has disappeared in Mexico's Oaxaca state after receiving death threats from illegal loggers in the area.

Hello Australia!! - One reason for Julian Assange's incarceration is dropped - More US officials confirm Trump's quid pro quo in Ukraine - Russia prepares a sweeping crackdown on dissent - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The Japanese government claims it would be safe to release water used to cool the melted reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant to the Pacific Ocean, and that the health risk to humans would be "significantly small".

Howdy Australia!! - The Trump administration throws a spanner into decades of Mideast policy - Hundreds of protesters remain at the battle of Hong Kong Polytechnic - Brazil's worsening environmental disaster - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The spread of antibiotic resistant "superbugs" are alarming scientists and health workers with the arrival of a new report says these bacteria are killing four people every hour in the United States.

New South Wales health authorities are urging people to be alert for symptoms of measles after a man may have brought a case back from a trip to Thailand.

Hello Australia!! - The battle for Hong Kong is getting more violent - Israel Folau sees fire, lights a match - A new threat to Sri Lanka's fragile peace - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - The Measles forces drastic steps in Samoa - Prince Andrew denies meeting his accuser - Cops are accused of a post-coup "massacre" - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Howdy Australia!! - Trump appears to incriminate himself in real time - The atrocity cops are inflicting on Chilean protesters - Putin and Zelinskiy will meet over Ukraine - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Police say a senior Western Australia official and a close associate may have stolen as much as AU$25 Million from the taxpayers in a false billing scam that lasted for years.

The deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) told an audience in Sydney that tighter lending standards are helping protect the Australian economy from bad mortgages.

Hello Australia!! - Investigators establish a Russian connection to the downing of MH17 - A second US diplomat confirms yesterday's impeachment bombshell - In America's shooting gallery, two teens are killed at their suburban high school - Shocking entertainment news, and more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Lawmakers in the middle US state of Illinois approved a plan to combat the insulin crisis plaguing the US, by setting a cap on the maximum price a patient pays.

A US pharmaceutical company says that with government approval, it can move to human testing on a breakthrough new therapy to cure a patient of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.