Sydney Airport has turned down the option to build and operate the city's second airport at Badgerys Creek, and so the federal government will step in to get it done.

The federal government and Queensland are butting heads over the state's power needs, pitting coal against clean and renewable energy sources.

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The same risk factors that lead to heart attack and stroke - obesity, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, and elevated blood pressure - are now being linked to a greater chance of dementia, cognitive decline, and Alzheimer's disease.

Facebook allowed advertisers to target emotionally vulnerable people as young as 14, using algorithms to find when they feel "worthless" and "defeated".  It appears to be a violation of Australian law.

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Hello Australia!! - Turkey blocks the free flow of information - America marches against Trump's climate chance denial - The reason why Ja Rule might be laying low for a while - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

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Drinking more than three cups of Italian-style coffee a day may reduce prostate cancer risk by more than 50 percent, according to a study of around 7,000 Italian men.

Westpac is ruling out financing for Adani's planned Carmichael mine, citing a new climate policy that would limit lending for new thermal coal projects to "only existing coal producing basins".

The Victoria-based ISP NetCube, which is registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as Novatel Telecommunications, has gone into liquidation.

Hello Australia!! - A xenophobe is caught planning a false flag attack to frame Syrian refugees - United Airlines settles with the abused elderly passenger - Israel hints it struck Hezbollah - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The White House made a big deal out of calling all 100 United States Senators to a briefing on increasing tensions with North Korea.  Disappointed lawmakers said the top-secret meeting revealed nothing more than you'd read in the papers.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says imposing export restrictions on gas will halve electricity prices and save 65,000 jobs.  Opposition leader Bill Shorten says the government's claims are a lot of hot air.

Good Morning Australia!! - The US is beating the drums at North Korea - Turkey begins another round-up of Erdogan's alleged "enemies" - The pitter-patter of little hooves return after almost a century and a half  - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The Japanese minister in charge of reconstruction after the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Disaster has stood down after controversial comments about the 2011 tragedy.

A type of parasitic larvae commonly used as fishing bait turns out to have an appetite for plastic, raising hopes that it could be used for reducing the amount of plastic waste in the world.

Scientists have created an artificial womb which they hope will prove useful in saving human babies born prematurely.  They've already used it successfully on fetal lambs.

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A juicy little story leaked out of Silicon Valley:  Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly threatened to yank the Uber app from Apple's app store after discovering the ride hailing service trying to pull a fast one on customers.

Two major European banks are agreeing to support investment in upgrading the European shipping fleet to fit in with a new, more eco-friendly future.