The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced the seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize, and six of the laureates are women.

Hello Australia!! - The troubling background of the driver in the Toronto Van Attack - Germany's row over the traditional Jewish skullcap - Two nations sliding towards chaos - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

A leading traffic expert at the University of Sydney Business School says New South Wales' model for forecasting traffic flows is six decades out of date.

Good Morning Australia!! - Nine killed in a van attack in Canada - Nashville's naked gunman is captured - Armenia's PM bows to public pressure - Nicaragua's boiling over even though social security reforms have been scrapped - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Artificial sweeteners are hailed by some as the secret weapon to aid people desiring to lose weight, and condemned by others as causing more problems than they solve.  A new study seems to fall into the latter category.

After complaints from restaurants regretting their contracts with the food delivery service Uber Eats, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is signalling it will commence an investigation.

Good Morning Australia!! - Islamic State directly strikes at Afghanistan's attempt at democracy - A white male terrorist shoots up a US waffle joint - There's a lesson to be learned from the oldest people on Earth - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Chemical weapons inspectors finally go to work in Syria - Julie Bishop is cautious on North Korea - India takes a hard line on child rapists - And more in your your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Big news out of North Korea - Evidence mounts that last week's Western missile strikes on Syria were a load of crap - Barbie and Frida Kahlo don't mix - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Treasurer Scott Morrison will not apologize or admit he was wrong for repeatedly opposing the banking royal commission, which has since revealed stunning abuses by some of Australia's best-known institutions.

The CEO of AMP bank is stepping down immediately, prompted by this week's devastating revelations that AMP had misled the regulator ASIC about charging customers for services that were never delivered.

Good Morning Australia!! - China and Australia go head to head on the high seas - Cuba's new leader promises to carry on the Castro legacy - A "web of corruption" is killing South Africa's Rhinos - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:


The governor of the US territory of Puerto Rico is suggesting the island's public utility sack a sub-contractor responsible for cutting off power for the entire island.

Vanuatu is not considering allowing China to build a military base there, according to the Prime Minister of Vanuatu Charlot Salwai.

Lieutenant General Angus Campbell is banning troops from wearing "death symbols" such as masks with skull faces.  Australia's army chief considers them to be "arrogant".

Hello Australia!! - World history turns a page today - A White House battle spills out into the public - Erdogan races the clock - Old attitudes fail in South Africa - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Starbucks will close its 8,000 or so company-owned locations in the US to that it can provide racial bias training to 175,000 employees.

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Poland violated EU law by ordering large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest, one of Europe's oldest woodlands and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Good Morning Australia!! - A woman is nearly sucked out of a high-flying passenger plane - Moving to save women's lives in Argentina - The UK admits the "Windrush Generation" has the right to stay - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hundreds of Australian companies have been on the receiving end of what the US and UK allege is a Russian government-sponsored cyber attack against internet network infrastructure around the world.

Two leaders many people consider to be abject failures are preparing to meet:  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet the orange clown Donald Trump at Mar-A-Lago in Florida on Tuesday.