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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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Mexico to launch El Salvador jobs program under Central America development plan
June 19, 2019
Mexico will launch a job creation program for El Salvador on Thursday as part of its Central America development plan geared at slowing illegal migration, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday.
Russians, Ukrainian to face murder charges over downing of Flight MH17
June 19, 2019
Three Russians and a Ukrainian will face murder charges for the deaths of 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in 2014, the international investigative team said on Wednesday.
Party of Ukraine's president leads opinion poll ahead of July vote
June 19, 2019
The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win the most seats in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday.
Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea
June 19, 2019
China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-bound economy, the first trip in 14 years by a Chinese leader.
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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 little changed on US inventory data, hopes for trade deal
June 19, 2019
Oil futures edged up on Wednesday as government data showed U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected, while the prospect of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing also supported prices.
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 close slightly lower as investors monitor Fed meeting; auto stocks rise
June 19, 2019
European markets closed slightly lower on 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
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FirstFT: Today’s top stories 
June 19, 2019
Your daily briefing on the news

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WORLD • Opinion
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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