Good Morning Australia!! - Iran refuses Trump's invitation - Has Italy's populist-right wing coalition created a "racism emergency"? - NGOs are accused of ignoring a culture of sex abuse - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Jobs minister Michaelia Cash is holding out against calls for her to step down now that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have referred to prosecutors its materials over her role in leaks about a controversial raid on union offices.

Hello Australia!! - Archbishop Wilson finally quits - Facts galore but no conclusion in Malaysia's MH 370 report - Why is the US spying on innocent travelers? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Health officials in the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado say a man who fell ill after returning from Africa does not have the deady ebola virus.

Stock in two pharmaceutical companies are flying high after their experimental drug to treat Alzheimer's Disease showed just enough promise to raise hopes that a viable drug could be on the horizon.

Good Morning Australia!! - Trump is asked to stop his anti-journalism rhetoric - Why go to a polar bear's home and kill it? - Natural disaster pile up in Japan - A controversial teen leaves an Israeli jail - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Labor sees a bright future after a "super Saturday" - The Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal claims one of the highest heads to date - Putin vs Pensioners - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The five leaders attending the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg signed a declaration stressing the importance of an "open world economy", in which all countries benefit from globalisation.

Hello Australia!! - The US is beating the war drums, will Australia provide the drum sticks? - Iran threatens Trump right back - Arson now suspected in the Greek fires - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Rattled by scandals involving fake news, data-sharing scandal and privacy, and free speech questions, Facebook stock tumbled roughly 20 percent after hours on Wednesday in the US and the next day.

Australian businessman Dick Smith will wind down his namesake food company over the coming months to avoid bankruptcy.

Ultra-conservative Republicans in the US House of Representatives have filed Articles of Impeachment not against Donald Trump, but against the number two official in the Justice Department who could stop the Russia investigation.

Good Morning Australia! - Audio is released of Trump discussing a pay off to a Playboy model - Putin loaded gift for Trump - Bombs mark Pakistan's election day - The Kiwi acting PM lobs one at Oz over the flag - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Italian researchers say they have found a a subterranean lake near the south pole of Mars, leading to questions about whether it could host some sort of life.

Another case of meningococcal disease has been diagnosed in Hobart, the fourth in a series of infections in Tasmania in two weeks.

Wealthy nations are pushing dirty energy on developing countries in Africa - even when the wealthy countries are developing green energy strategies at home.

Hello Australia!! - Greece's wildfires kill at least 74 people - Russia accuses one of its top scientists of working for NATO - Bouncing Baby Bison in Banff - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Engineers and tradies are rushing to dismantled one of this giant construction cranes in Melbourne's inner southeast after it was damaged by weather and threatened to collapse.

Australian shoppers are returning to brick-and-mortar stores, but retailers aren't seizing the opportunity as well as they could.

Hello Australia!! - Police identify the gunman in a mass shooting in Toronto - Trump's threats to Iran might be part of a plan - A storm dumps tons of trash on an island known for azure seas and ivory sands - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Mining authorities are investigating after a fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) worker was mauled by dingoes at Pilbara mining site.