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King the wire fox terrier wins crown at Westminster dog show in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A wire fox terrier won “Best in Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors. A Wire Fox Terrier “King” is pictured after winning the Best in Show group at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, New York, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The animal, named King, captured the most coveted prize at the two-day event at Madison Square Garden, besting challengers from all…

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Wire fox terrier wins top prize at Westminster dog show in New York

A dog gets ready to compete in the Sporting group at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, New York, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz NEW YORK (Reuters) – A wire fox terrier won “Best in Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors. The animal, named King, captured the most coveted prize at the two-day event at Madison Square Garden, besting challengers from all 50 U.S. states and…

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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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Dachshund, schipperke among breeds to advance to final at Westminster Dog Show

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A longhaired dachshund, a Havanese, a schipperke and a bouvier des Flandres triumphed at Monday’s group competitions at the 143nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in the lead-up to the big day – competition for Best in Show. Almost 3,000 high-pedigree dogs were groomed for victory this year in the most prestigious title in the rarefied world of dog breeding. The two-day event at Madison Square Garden drew challengers from all 50 U.S. states and 14 other countries, including Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Canada and Japan. Dogs are divided into…

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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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Westminster ‘Best in Show’ title vaults winners to doggie stardom

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Like many Westminster grand champions, CJ became an A-list star when he won the most prestigious event on the U.S. dogshow calendar three years ago, but his owner says the German shorthaired pointer is still a beloved family pet at heart. FILE PHOTO: Handler Valerie Nunez Atkinson poses with CJ, a German Shorthaired Pointer from the Sporting Group, after they won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York, U.S., February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo CJ’s…

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Westminster attack: Parliament gates ‘need to be constantly armed’

Image copyright Reuters The chief coroner for England and Wales has called for armed police on all gates of Parliament following the 2017 Westminster terror attack. In his report Mark Lucraft QC said Scotland Yard should order that there is a constant armed presence. The coroner also urged MI5 to improve how it records the reasons why it closes investigations. Solicitors for the families called for all of the recommendations to be swiftly implemented. Khalid Masood killed four people on 22 March last year after hitting them with his car…

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Westminster ‘paedophile ring’ accuser appears in court

Image copyright PA A man who alleged there was a paedophile ring at the heart of Westminster has appeared in court charged with lying to police. He was in court in Newcastle accused of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one count of fraud. His claims sparked a police inquiry into allegations he was sexually assaulted by public figures and witnessed the murder of three boys. The man, 50, known as Nick is not being named for legal reasons, He had claimed he was systematically abused and…

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Westminster attacker was lawfully killed, inquest jury decides

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was lawfully killed after murdering four pedestrians and police officer, an inquest has concluded. He died after being shot by a minister’s bodyguard in the Palace of Westminster on 22 March last year. Masood had ploughed through pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in a car, killing four, and stabbed PC Keith Palmer. It took an inquest jury at the Old Bailey two hours and 22 minutes to come to the verdict. Source link

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Westminster Bridge inquest: ‘I tried to save terrorist’

Image copyright Met Police/Social Media Image caption Clockwise from top left: PC Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade, Leslie Rhodes, Andreea Cristea and Kurt Cochran all lost their lives A minister’s bodyguard has told how he tried to save Westminster attack terrorist Khalid Masood’s life after his colleague had shot him. The officer, identified only as SB73, told an inquest Masood had approached them with two large kitchen knives. Moments earlier, the attacker had ploughed through pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing four, and stabbed PC Keith Palmer to death. He died after…

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