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Trump to tout U.S. economy, urge fair trade at elite Davos forum
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will be entering something of a lion's den when he visits the elitist enclave of Davos next week, rubbing shoulders with the same "globalists" that he campaigned against in winning the 2016 election.
UPDATE 1-Ohio again asks U.S. regulators to stop drilling on Rover natgas pipe
Jan 19 (Reuters) - Ohio environmental regulators on Friday asked federal energy regulators to order Energy Transfer Partners LP to cease drilling operations on the Rover natural gas pipeline under the Tuscarawas River over concern about the potential for a spill.
Canada's Hydro Quebec unable to meet demand from digital currency miners
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada's largest utility, Hydro Quebec, is reviewing its commercial energy strategy after being inundated with demand from global digital currency miners rushing to the province to benefit from political stability and low energy prices.
UPDATE 2-Canadian jury acquits 3 over Lac Megantic derailment
TORONTO/MONTREAL, Jan 19 (Reuters) - A Canadian jury on Friday found three former rail workers not guilty of criminal negligence causing death in connection with a 2013 crude-by-rail derailment that killed 47 in the town of Lac Megantic in Quebec.
Fernandez blows away rivals to claim sixth European title
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A flawed routine could not stop Javier Fernandez becoming the first man in more than 80 years to win six consecutive European figure skating titles on Friday as the Spaniard proved he will be among the title favorites at next month's Winter Olympics.
Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Friday, Jan. 19
Jan. 19 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Friday:
Canada PM to boost support for NAFTA in U.S. as talks intensify
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit three major U.S. cities next month to bolster support for NAFTA as negotiators revising the trade pact tackle major differences, officials said on Friday.
In sign of times, luxury watchmaker Audemars embraces second-hand
GENEVA (Reuters) - Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet said it would launch a second-hand business this year, becoming the first big brand to announce plans to tap into a fast-growing market for pre-owned premium watches.
Kerber revival meets Sharapova roadblock as Melbourne cools
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber's recent revival faces its toughest test in the shape of Maria Sharapova when the only two former Australian Open champions in the women's draw clash in round three on Saturday.
NAFTA talks seen ending happily, despite growls from Trump
BENGALURU/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The North American Free Trade Agreement will probably be renegotiated successfully with only marginal changes, said a large majority of economists in a Reuters poll, despite the Trump administration's saber-rattling.
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