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Home Page – Westminster Kennel Club

In 1877, New York was well on its way to becoming the world’s greatest city. This was the year that a group of sporting gentlemen decided that this would be a good time to hold a dog show in Manhattan. It didn’t take long before the Westminster Kennel Club, following the lead of its home…

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‘Black Panther’ poised to maul the competition at the box office and usher Marvel Studios into the future

It's taken another decade for Marvel to deliver a movie with an African-American lead. In that time, superhero shows steeped in black culture, like Marvel's "Luke Cage" and DC's recently debuted "Black Lightning" on the CW, have attracted high praise and a loyal fan following. To be certain, many superhero movies with ensemble casts also…

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Who blinked first in Uber vs Waymo?

Once again, it's really weird to settle in the middle of a trial. Before the revelation that Waymo had proffered that earlier $500 million settlement, I thought it was possible that it was Waymo's plan all along to put Travis Kalanick on the stand, question him for two days about his terrible text messages, play…

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S Koreans protest against ‘propaganda’

South Koreans have protested against what they call "propaganda" from the North during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. It came after the sister of North Korea's leader, Kim Yo-jong, presented the South Korean President Moon Jae-in with a proposal to hold a summit between the North and South.

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