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Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from intelligence official
September 20, 2019
Reports say the complaint relates to a July call with Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Saudi Arabia shows attack site damage as Iran pledges tough defense
September 20, 2019
Saudi Arabia on Friday took media to inspect oil facilities hit by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities.
Trump welcomes Australia's PM, cementing strong trade, security ties
September 20, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Australia's prime minister on Friday for only the second state visit of his administration, signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran.
Dutch PM Rutte: Brexit deal by Oct 31 is still possible
September 20, 2019
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday he did not rule out a Brexit deal before the October 31 deadline but he still has not seen new solutions to the Irish border problem.
U.S. air strike kills eight militants in southern Libya: U.S. military
September 20, 2019
The U.S. air strike killed eight suspected Islamic State militants in southern Libya near the town of Murzuq, the U.S. military said on Friday.
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Saudi Oil Attacks Could Halt Natural-Gas Rally
September 20, 2019
Natural-gas prices have recovered from their summer swoon, but analysts and investors are skeptical that the gains will last, particularly after the attacks on Saudi oil facilities.
Gail Simmons on Setting Boundaries with Your Money and Time
September 20, 2019
Gail Simmons, the cookbook author and “Top Chef” judge tells host Veronica Dagher in WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast,” she generally doesn’t invest in people she knows really well.
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Tinder’s New ‘Swipe Night’ Turns Dating Into a Choose Your Own Adventure Game
September 20, 2019
'Swipe Night' is Tinder's latest effort to stand out amid a new challenge by Facebook Dating.
Grading Amazon on Climate Change: Better Than Walmart, Worse Than Apple
September 20, 2019
Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos acknowledged that Amazon had work to do. “We’ve been in the middle of the herd on this issue and we want to move to the forefront.”
Grading Amazon on Climate Change: Better Than Walmart, Worse Than Apple
September 20, 2019
Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos acknowledged that Amazon had work to do. “We’ve been in the middle of the herd on this issue and we want to move to the forefront.”
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Dollar snaps two-week losing streak on global growth concerns
September 20, 2019
The U.S. dollar erased earlier losses and rose on Friday after investors cut back short positions in the greenback as concerns about slower global growth prospects and political tensions boosted its safe-haven appeal.
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Dollar snaps two-week losing streak on global growth concerns
September 20, 2019
The U.S. dollar erased earlier losses and rose on Friday after investors cut back short positions in the greenback as concerns about slower global growth prospects and political tensions boosted its safe-haven appeal.
Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters
September 19, 2019
Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses.
Dollar mixed, euro higher after hawkish central bank shift
September 19, 2019
The U.S. dollar was mixed on Thursday morning, weaker against the euro, the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen, but stronger versus the Antipodean currencies after a slew of central bank decisions came in more hawkish than expected.
Oil prices rise slightly as Saudi supply risks come into focus
September 19, 2019
Oil prices rose sharply Thursday, supported by supply risks brought by last weekend's drone attacks on Saudi oil supply and a U.S. rate cut.
Gold gains support from weak dollar post-Fed, palladium sets record
September 19, 2019
Palladium peaked to an all-time high on Thursday, while gold gained on a weaker dollar and as investors looked for clarity on future U.S. interest rates after the Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled a higher bar to further monetary easing.
Asia stocks mostly higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady
September 18, 2019
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year.
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FirstFT: Today’s top stories 
September 20, 2019
Your daily briefing on the news
FirstFT: Today’s top stories 
September 20, 2019
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Ukraine Gets Its Chance
September 19, 2019

Few former Soviet states have fared worse than Ukraine over the past three decades, owing to the country's domestic politics and geopolitical position. But with an popular new president who has promised to crack down on corruption and get serious about economic reforms, Ukrainians are right to be optimistic.

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China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions
September 20, 2019
The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China.
Young People Take to Streets in Global Climate Protest
September 20, 2019
Anxious about the future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change.
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