Vanuatu's foreign minister singled out the US for allegedly obstructing progress at talks on limiting global warming taking place at the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland.

Good Morning Australia!! - Shots ring out in Strasbourg as European Parliamentarians flood the city - China detains a prominent Canadian - US Democrats attack Trump's manhood - Executives are held responsible for their role in fascist tyranny - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

It's not just you, Uber and Uber eats are experiencing outages all around the globe, from Australia and Asia to the US, South America, and Europe.

Intermin Resources and MacPhersons Resources have agreed to merge into a new gold company called Horizon Minerals, provided that Intermin's approve the proposal.

Good Morning Australia!! - UK's May postpones the Brexit vote - Macron bows to the Yellow Vests a second time - Nissan says its former chief bought a home with its money - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Doctors in Seattle believe a woman was infected with rare, brain-eating amoebas after she used tap water in netipot to rinse her sinuses.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sparked a backlash after encouraging his followers to visit Myanmar, where the government is accused of genocide against the Rohingya minority.

Good Morning Australia!! - Macron's fate could be ties to the Yellow Vest protests - The violent demonstrations cost France billions - A grim discovery in New Zealand - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Violence rocks Paris for a fourth consecutive weekend - China threatens Canada - People die in a concert stampede - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - A nazi learns his fate in Charlottesville, Virginia - French cops decried for treating high school students like captured troops - New concerns the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is now growing faster than it can be contained - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The ride hailing firm Lyft has filed the paperwork to go ahead with an initial public offering (IPO) of its stock as early as the first half of next year, beating arch-rival Uber to the punch. 

Here are some of the stories that slipped through the cracks this week.  For starters, California is the first state in the US to mandate Solar power be built into every home from 2020.

Hello Australia!! - Canada's Trudeau denies politics in the arrest of a top Chinese executive - France fears the worst violence in decades this weekend - South Africa's biggest changes since apartheid ended are approved - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Prosecutors could appeal after a Newcastle District Court judge quashed the conviction of Adelaide's former archbishop Philip Wilson on charges of covering-up clergy sexual abuse.

Canadian cops arrested the Chief Financial Officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States, a move that is guaranteed to complicate trade negotiations between the US and China.

Hello Australia!! - The US moves to confront Russia - North Korea has a brand new missile site - All gone, France abandons the hated fuel tax hike - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Singapore is considering a total ban on the domestic trade in and display of elephant Ivory.

The person that Donald Trump wants to head the US Environmental Protection Agency recently was asked to name three things the EPA is doing for the environment.  And he couldn't do it.

Hello Australia!! - The stock market tanks as traders realize Trump probably lied about something - Macron backs down after violent protests - A major move against the Mafia - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Australia will impose a new three-month moratorium on sheep shipments to the Middle East during the Northern Hemisphere summer.

Industry spending on mineral exploration is at a five-year peak according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), with 3.6 percent growth to $561.4 Million in the September quarter.  That's up 25.7 percent year on year.