Siba , the standard poodle , poses for photographs after winning Best in Show in the 144th Westminster Kennel Club dog show , Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in NY. But last night's show was not without controversy. For one, the Poodle was in competition with breeds, groups and specific dogs with a longer history of success at Westminster and beyond, including Bono, pegged by Dog News Magazine as the top-ranked dog in competition.
Trudeau and his cabinet ministers repeatedly said over the weekend that they believe their partnerships and relationships with Africa are stronger than ever and that their government has been working hard to make them even better over the last four years.
A Syrian government helicopter has been shot down by Turkish-backed rebel groups in western Syria amid spiralling tensions in the region. A Russian delegation arrived in Ankara on Saturday to hold talks aimed at stopping the fighting in Idlib.
AFP reported that the draft had been pulled due to a lack of worldwide support for it, but chief Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiator Saeb Erekat claimed that it was still under consideration. Then-Israeli PM Ehud Olmert meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, in Jerusalem, on November 17, 2008. The diplomats told AFP that the Trump administration has heavily pressured those who are for it ahead of a scheduled vote on Tuesday.
China reported some grim milestones Tuesday as President Xi Jinping appeared on TV touring a hospital in Beijing and declaring that "we will most definitely win this people's war" against the coronavirus that has spread around the world from Wuhan, a city of 11 million in China's Hubei province.
He acknowledged that the controversial policing policy disproportionately impacted minorities, but defended it as a necessary measure to combat crime in New York City. But stop and frisk expanded dramatically on Bloomberg's watch, reaching a peak in 2011 when over 685,000 people were stopped, according to data from the American Civil Liberties Union.