Howdy Australia!! - Lula walks out of Prison - A court ruling could ignite India's religious divide - Wouldn't it be common sense to allow people to see what they're doing at work? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Brazil's top court issued a ruling that could see ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and about 5,000 other inmates freed from prison.

Australia's central bank is out with its quarterly statement, declaring that Australia's $1.95 trillion economy is "gradually coming out of a soft patch".

Hello Australia!! - Has Macron had enough of Trump? - The world asks the US to cancel its Cuba embargo - Is the far-right behind death threats to an elderly Holocaust survivor - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

For a brief time this week, renewables supplied 50 percent of Australia's energy needs.  It's a first for Aussie renewable energy that the experts believe will become a regular event in the future.

The federal government has reached a deal to send more Murray River water to farmers and have Adelaide turn on the Port Stanvac Desalination to address the city's water needs.

Howdy Australia!! - One arrest in the gruesome murder of an American family in Mexico - Money for refugees was allegedly spent on a UN official's affair - A Hong Kong politician is stabbed on video - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Dumped, lost, or abandoned fishing gear is the biggest plastic polluter in the earth's oceans, and a new Greenpeace report says it is deadly to marine life.

Hello Australia!! - Scientists declare a global Climate Emergency and warn of "untold human suffering" - Trump wants to send troops to Mexico - Did Buckingham Palace kill a scoop about a now-notorious pedophile? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

More than 50 people have been sickened with gastroenteritis at Tangalooma Resort on Moreton Island and government health investigators say E coli bacteria was found in the drinking water.

Amazon is further expanding in Australia with a third fulfillment center (FC) in the Perth Airport Business Precinct that is expected to begin operations in late 2019.

Howdy Australia!! - Australia joins a big new trade deal - Why Ukraine had to warn a US diplomat to "watch her back" - Iran cranks up nuclear production - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Germany's Health Minister Jens Spahn on Monday introduced a draft law that bans so-called "conversion therapy" for LGBT+ people, completely banning it for all youths under the age of 18.

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook has been sacked for demonstrating "poor judgment" in his consensual but improper relationship with an employee.

Around 11,000 doses of a new, experimental anti-Ebola vaccine have arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the world's second-worst Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,000 people.

US regulators have opened a national security investigation into the Chinese owner of the TikTok app's billion dollar take-over of the US social media app Musical.ly.

Hello Australia!! - Australians were aboard as a passenger bus flips over - Delhi's incredibly polluted air causes aviation problems - Horrific video emerges showing a Hong Kong politician getting his ear bitten off - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Victoria cops in trouble over questionable contact - A city is forced to declare a "nazi emergency" because of alt-right violence - A tanker's owners deny responsibility for a terrible oil spill - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Howdy Australia!! - Satellite sleuthing might have found the cause of an environmental disaster - Diesel erases Aussie environmental gains - A big shake up in the US Presidential race - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The Governor of the state of New York has already replied to Donald Trump's announcement that he is changing his official state of residence to Florida:  "Good Riddance."

Two new studies show that scientists have figured out why children stricken with the highly infectious disease measles often catch other maladies afterward - and the answer shows that measles is more dangerous than doctors had realized.