Weaker coal and grain exports combined with increased imports causes Australia's trade to drop a $628 million deficit in November.

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg says the social network is making too many errors enforcing policies and preventing misuse of its tools.

Good Morning Australia!! - Trump tries to stop a critical book from being published - Trump's top law enforcer is trying to reverse progress on marijuana decriminalization - Another Chibok girl escapes - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Good lord, Hollywood divorces aren't anywhere near as nasty as Donald Trump's break-up with his former right hand Steve Bannon.  Trump's attorney sent a cease and desist order to Bannon, demanding he refrain from making disparaging comments against the president and his family.

Good Morning Australia!! - Trump's "bigger" tweet may have caused noticeable shrinkage with US influence - Iran claims anti-government demonstrations are over - Germans agape as escapees seem to pour out of a Berlin jail - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The orange clown Donald Trump managed to debase the office of the US President even further with a Freudian tweet claiming his "Nuclear Button" is bigger than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's.

A zoo worker was flown to hospital in Canberra after being gored through the arm by a white rhinoceros.

Good Morning Australia!! - One country leads the world in pay gender equality - South Korea takes a step towards easing tensions without Trump - A wannabe celebrity finds out that suicide is no joking matter - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Last year's nasty flu season so overwhelmed the health care system in Queensland that more than half of the critically ill patients who showed up at hospital were forced to wait for hours before being admitted.

Cacao, the plant that gives us chocolate, could go extinct as early as the year 2050 thanks to warmer temperatures and dryer weather conditions caused by man-made global warming.

Germany will commence enforcement of a new law that requires social media platforms to quickly remove hate speech, fake news, and illegal material, or face fines reaching into the millions of Euros.

Good Morning Australia!! - The death toll rises in Iran's anti-government protests - Trump picks a fight with Pakistan, ignoring its strategic importance in the war on terror - Lightin' up in Cali - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Happy New Year Australia!! - Iran clamps down on the internet as protests spread - South Korea nabs another ship allegedly supplying the North - A deadly plane crash near Sydney - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - The Navy makes a big drug bust - Russians are allegedly violating the North Korean embargo - Iran faces civil unrest not seen in decades - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

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A US federal judge permanently blocked an Arizona law that banned ethnic studies from being taught across the southwestern state.

The world's 500 wealthiest people got insanely wealthier in 2017, thanks to the soaring stock market transferring US$1 TRILLION to the very, very top.

At least a dozen people including a one-year old baby are dead in what New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the worst fire tragedy in the city in a quarter-century.

Good Morning Australia!! - A deadly IS bombing that could change the fragile status quo in Afghanistan - The UN worried about civilians killed in the Saudi proxy war in Yemen - Trump's loss in the US Senate is certified - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

A portion of the Great Barrier Reef will take at least seven years to recover after being hit by an Australian Border Force boat, according to a report.

Russia has determined that a simple programming error was the cause of last month's failed space mission that destroyed 19 satellites from seven countries, including a $58 Million weather satellite.