Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Handler Bill McFadden holds Flynn, a bichon frise, on top of the Empire State Building Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the morning after Flynn was named best in show at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeff McMillan)
February 14, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — America's new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show. Flynn the bichon frise is taking quite a victory lap on Valentine's Day, hours after he won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden. The white powder puff's tour of the town is set to finish...
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Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 14, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the packed crowd at Madison Square Garden. Fans who had been loudly shouting for their favorites fell into stunned silence when judge Betty-...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
The supervisor is Jay Cohen, followed by Simmi Buttar at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MESA, Ariz. (AP) — When Yu Darvish met with Theo Epstein and other Chicago Cubs officials last December in the Dallas area, the Japanese pitcher liked what he heard. "The Cubs really stood out, and everyone was sincere at the meeting," Darvish said Tuesday through a translator...
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Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local): 11:42 p.m. Flynn the bichon frise has won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club. The choice was a surprise to most of the crowd at Madison Square Garden, with many fans falling silent when the white powder...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Emmy, a harrier, keeps her eyes on a treat offered to her by handler Mike Gowen in the benching area before competing in the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Owners and handlers know how to cater to the eclectic tastes of show dogs competing this week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 8:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut — and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:43 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Ben Nuckols at 5 p.m. and Jay Cohen at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 12, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local): 10:35 p.m. A white powder puff called Flynn is going to the final best in show ring at Westminster. The jolly, jaunty bichon frise has won the nonsporting group and now will have a 1-in-7 chance at the top prize...
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Dog handlers Maren LaPlante, 13, left, and her sister Erin LaPlante, 17, of Caledonia, Wis., pose with Thandy, a Chinese crested, at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in New York. There's no age minimum for handlers in the breed rings, and kids as young as 7 have competed there. (AP Photo/Jennifer Peltz)
February 12, 2018 - 9:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fenric Towell isn't nervous about his first time competing at the nation's top dog show. After all, he's heading to the Westminster Kennel Club ring this week with 100-plus shows under his belt, a record of wins and a champion Lakeland terrier. So what if he's only 11? "I'm going to...
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In this screen grab provided by the Life.ru, the wreckage of a AN-148 plane is seen in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Russia's Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found. (Life.ru via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 3:09 pm
EDITORS: Resending to show two budget-related stories planned, TRUMP-BUDGET and TRUMP-INFRASTRUCTURE. Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- RUSSIA-PLANE CRASH — A Russian passenger plane carrying 71...
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