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Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 1:15 PM ET on Thursday, Jan. 18
Jan. 18 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 1:15 PM ET on Thursday:
Mexico rejects Trump claim it world's most dangerous country
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Thursday dismissed a claim by U.S. President Donald Trump that it was the most dangerous country in the world and reiterated it would not fund the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border.
Canada's Aurora to sell medical marijuana to Italy
(Reuters) - Canada's Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Thursday its German unit Pedanios won a contract to supply medical marijuana to the Italian market.
FOREX-Dollar falls on worries over possible U.S. government shutdown
* Bit to keep US govt open stokes anti-dollar mood
UPDATE 3-Wyndham to buy La Quinta hotel business for $1.95 bln
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Wyndham Worldwide Corp will buy La Quinta Holdings Inc's hotel operations for $1.95 billion, it said on Thursday, adding another well-known U.S. brand and nearly 900 mid-scale, upper mid-scale and economy locations to its portfolio.
Mexico repeats won't pay for U.S. border wall after Trump barbs
MEXICO CITY, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Mexico's foreign ministry reiterated on Thursday that the country will not pay for the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border under any circumstances, following a series of posts on Twitter by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Oil specialist Westbeck to launch electric vehicle hedge fund
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil-focused hedge fund firm Westbeck Capital will enter new territory next month with an equities fund designed to tap into growing excitement over electric vehicles, according to a draft investor presentation seen by Reuters.
Canada heads back to gold medal drawing board
TORONTO (Reuters) - When the International Olympic Committee opened the doors of the Winter Games to National Hockey League players in 1998 picking a Team Canada was so simple everyone could do it. And they did.
Short track still Korea's most likely path to gold
(Reuters) - While there has been much handwringing over sluggish ticket sales for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, empty seats will not be an issue inside the Gangneung Ice Arena when short track speed skating is in session.
Olympics-Canada heads back to gold medal drawing board
TORONTO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - When the International Olympic Committee opened the doors of the Winter Games to National Hockey League players in 1998 picking a Team Canada was so simple everyone could do it. And they did.
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