As evidenced by this year's nasty flu season in America and Europe, health officials sometimes cannot predict which viral strains will run through the populace, and therefore cannot pre-order the correct vaccine cocktail to fight the flu.  New research might make that guesswork obsolete.

Good Morning Australia!! - Turkey adds to the chaos in Syria - Terrorists murder foreigners staying in the biggest hotel in the Afghan capital  - Saying goodbye to Dolores - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Turkish air strikes target friends of friends - The US government shuts down - China says it will defend what it claims is its territory - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Trump's military is killing more civilians than the previous US administration - The US is turning its back on terrorism under new war priorities - The country that doesn't want planeloads of bedbugs  - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Months after being forced to step down as leader of the ride-hailing company he founded, Uber's Travis Kalanick will officially become a billionaire in a massive stock sale.

A terrible three-year drought has turned Cape Town, South Africa's reservoirs into barren deserts, raising the possibility that it will become the first city of the modern era to literally run out of water.

Good Morning Australia!! - Trump is linked to the rise of demagoguery - Moscow warns Ukraine against a move it says will restart the civil war - Another great musician dumps on Cory Bernardi's playlist, who can it be now? - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Far right extremists in the United States killed more than twice as many people in 2017 - the first year of the Trump administration - than they did in the previous year, and murdered far more people than did domestic Islamic extremists.

Conservative Senator Cory Bernardi wanted to wrap himself in the songs of great Australian rock and pop musicians to celebrate Australia Day, but wound up trading barbs with musicians who didn't appreciate being involuntarily associated with the Conservatives' playlist.

Good Morning Australia!! - Warnings not to get too excited about progress between South and North Korea - What's behind the Bitcoin plunge? - Millions of tourists might be unprepared and heading off into a Yellow Fever outbreak - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

The CEO of the world's largest money management firm wrote a letter to a thousand CEOs, cautioning them that making profits is no longer enough - they must also have a positive impact on society.

Good Morning Australia!! - Trump's political brain is in the crosshairs of Congress and the special prosecutor - Neighbors ignore the signs at a California house of horrors - Japanese authorities warn about killer fish flesh  - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Ten workers were killed and five are injured in the collapse of a partially-constructed bridge across a valley outside of Colombia's capital city Bogota.

A Brazilian federal judge has ruled against unelected President Michel Temer's scheme to privatize the national power company Eletrobras, which is responsible for 69 percent of the country's electricity distribution.

A Queensland tourism official is using foul language to accuse a scientist of stifling Great Barrier Reef tourism, while scientists are defending him and asking tourist to stop trying to kill the messenger.

The Australian transport and logistics company Linfox is partnering with Monash University on a lengthy new study to better understand the health and wellbeing of workers in the logistics industry.

Good Morning Australia!! - Singer Delores O'Riordan dies suddenly in London - Venezuela takes down a grande-throwing fugitive group - The worker who sent Hawaii into a panic gets a new job - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Several people were reportedly injured in a structure collapse inside the building that hosts the the Jakarta Stock Exchange.  Photos circulating on social media show a chaotic and messy scene.

The human immune system treats a fast food diet in much the same way as it does to a bacterial infection, raising questions about the damage we're doing to ourselves by hitting the burger drive through so often.

Good Morning Australia!! - The worst-case scenario might have happened off China's coast - A crowded passenger plane slides off of a runway and down a cliff  - Putting Trump's foul and vulgar language where his money is - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs:

Hello Australia!! - Hawaii was not wiped off the face of the earth, although millions were worried - Consequences for a racially-charged internet ad - Iran promises to get back at Trump - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs: