Australia's charismatic and beer-loving 23rd Prime Minister and Labor Party leader Bob Hawke has died peacefully at his home at the age of 89.

The major American city most associated with computers and technology has become the first to ban one of tech's most controversial innovations:  Facial recognition surveillance technology.

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Scientists in the United States have detected the highest levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere since record-keeping began.

The last of a group of 30 endangered Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks captured at the Great Barrier Reef and sent to Europe's largest aquarium in France has died.

Howdy Australia!! - Two planes collide and an Australian is missing - Is the Trump administration beginning its revenge? - Prosecutors want the man who allegedly ripped off the father of your favorite superheroes - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Ford stayed in-house to come up with a purpose-built, self-driving robot to deliver spare parts around its European manufacturing plants.

The Queensland government has approved the Olive Downs metallurgical coal project in the Bowen Basin, meaning that construction will begin in 2020 if the Commonswealth approves.

Hello Australia!! - China strikes back at Trump, and the Dow plunges - Old trouble is brought back for Julian Assange - The troubling discovery at the bottom of the world - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Australian Labor holds on - Iran's leader warns of hardship from US economic sanctions - Why does Alyssa Milano want women to stop having sex with men? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Happy Mother's Day, Australia!!  Here comes the death and destruction:  Terrorist attack a hotel - A surprise for elite troops at a deadly hostage rescue - Thugs with bats attack an anti-government journalist - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Uber's much-awaited IPO failed to set Wall Street on fire - Ireland acknowledges the international emergency we all must deal with - The tragic and deadly secret hidden in a stray puppy - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Brazil's Vale SA mining swung to a US$1.64 Billion first-quarter net loss as it tallies the damage from the collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam earlier this year.

US and Chinese negotiators will try again tomorrow to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing.  That means that tariffs on Chinese imports into the US, and Beijing is getting ready to retaliate.

Good Morning Australia!! - Liberals backtrack on a controversial candidate - The US seizes a North Korean ship - Prince Archie's awful welcome to the real world - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The Liberal Party so far will not dump one of its candidates who who linked same-sex couples with paedophilia during the campaigning for the ultimately successful Marriage Equality plebiscite.  

In the first arrest of an opposition figure since the latest aborted coup attempt, Venezuelan authorities took into custody a top deputy to US-backed self-declared president Juan Guaido.

Hello Australia!! - Trump is steering the US into a Constitutional Crisis - Iran begins to back away from the international nuclear deal - And the newest member of the Royal family gets a name - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

As Fiji undertakes the process of moving entire communities away from rising seas - a temporary solution at best - the island nation's Prime Minister is rejecting some questionable advice from Aussie pols.

A new poll shows that almost two-thirds of Australians believe that Climate Change is the worst "critical threat" facing the nation at present.

Howdy Australia!! - BHP faces a massive lawsuit over the deadly 2015 dam collapse  - The Trump administration apparently think Climate Chance is a good idea - Pompeo's disappearing act is explained - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs: