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MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine
June 19, 2019
The Malaysia Airlines jet was hit by a missile over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people.

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Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages
June 19, 2019
Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors from his time as the judge leading the bribery trial that jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi murder: U.N. expert
June 19, 2019
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi since there is credible evidence they are liable for his death, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday.
Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder
June 19, 2019
Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday.
EU to extend sanctions against Russia by six months over Crimea annexation
June 19, 2019
European Union leaders are likely to extend sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea by another 6 months on Thursday, senior EU official said.
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U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder
June 19, 2019
A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move
June 19, 2019
Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer.
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4 Reasons to be Skeptical About Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency
June 19, 2019
Libra comes with big promises—and big questions.
Apple Is Reportedly Asking Suppliers to Shift at Least 15% of Output from China
June 19, 2019
The U.S. tech giant asked “major suppliers” to evaluate the cost of such a migration, according to Nikkei.
Is Tech Too Intertwined For Huawei To Fall? — Data Sheet
June 19, 2019
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WORLD • Markets
Dollar dips with all eyes on the Fed
June 19, 2019
The dollar dipped against the euro on Wednesday, though remained near two-week highs as investors waited for the Federal Reserve to release a policy statement later in the day.
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Dollar dips with all eyes on the Fed
June 19, 2019
The dollar dipped against the euro on Wednesday, though remained near two-week highs as investors waited for the Federal Reserve to release a policy statement later in the day.
Gold dips on hopes for US-China trade talks ahead of Fed statement
June 19, 2019
Gold prices fell on Wednesday as fresh optimism that the U.S.-China trade dispute could soon end lifted equity markets, pressuring bullion ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day.
Oil prices erase losses on a bigger than expected inventory drop
June 19, 2019
Oil prices declined on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal.
Treasury yields rebound slightly as market awaits Fed rate decision
June 19, 2019
U.S. government debt yields rose Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest decision on whether to adjust interest rates.
Stocks' comeback rally pauses as traders await the Fed rate decision
June 19, 2019
Stocks were little changed on Wednesday, putting the breaks on a month-long rally, as investors waited for the Federal Reserve's latest decision on monetary policy.
European stocks lower as investors monitor Fed meeting; auto stocks rise
June 19, 2019
European markets were mixed Wednesday ahead of a much-anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve decision on interest rates.
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FirstFT: Today’s top stories 
June 19, 2019
Your daily briefing on the news
FirstFT: Today’s top stories 
June 19, 2019
Your daily briefing on the news

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Don’t Feed the Donald
June 19, 2019

For Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, appeasing US President Donald Trump is not so much a choice as a necessity: he must prove to Japan’s people and their neighbors, particularly the Chinese, that he knows how to keep Trump on his side. But Abe's strategy won't work with a US administration as fickle and self-serving as Trump’s.

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