Lifestyle 

Field of seven dogs to vie for Westminster Kennel Club grand prize

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Seven of the finest specimens in the pedigree dog world will face off on Tuesday evening, as the Westminster Kennel Club’s annual pageant in New York comes to a dramatic close with the awarding of the coveted title of “Best in Show.” I am Humphrey Bogart, a French Mastiff from New Jersey stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Working group at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, New York, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar The grand…

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Lifestyle 

Thousands of dogs vie for Best in Show at New York’s Westminster contest

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens in New York on Monday, with nearly 3,000 competitors vying for an array of trophies, including Best in Show, the most prestigious title in the rarefied world of pedigree dog breeding. Pip, a YorkshireTerrier breed, sits during the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton This year’s two-day event draws challengers from all 50 U.S. states and 14 other countries, including Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Canada and Japan, the club said…

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Technology 

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed long-term moon program, a private-public undertaking to develop technology that will explore the lunar surface. The companies, some which will develop small launch vehicles and robotic rovers over the next 10 years, will vie for a chunk of the $2.6 billion under…

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Science 

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed long-term moon program, a private-public undertaking to develop technology that will explore the lunar surface. The companies, some which will develop small launch vehicles and robotic rovers over the next 10 years, will vie for a chunk of the $2.6 billion under…

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Sports 

Rams, Chargers vie for L.A. supremacy

Not since 1994 have two NFL teams from Los Angeles clashed on the field in a regular-season game, but the Rams and Chargers will change that when they launch a new era of Southern California football on Sunday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Sep 16, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) prepares for the snap against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports The first-ever Horns vs. Bolts Battle of Los Angeles…

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