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The war of succession has also sowed violence elsewhere in Mexico, as rival groups take advantage of a weaker Sinaloa cartel to try to poach turf from the gang, which has been the top dog in the Mexican underworld for the past two decades.
Taking place over the Labor Day weekend at Oktoberfest at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, the races are held in three divisions: puppy, seniors and adults -- with a big final race at the end of day to determine the top dog.
Those who stayed up late on the East Coast were treated to a blowout, with the Clippers maintaining their status as the top dog in L.A. with a 108–92 win.
Germany's collective ego had been bruised by its defeat in World War I, which robbed the nation of its sense of being Europe's top dog.
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: a person or group that has the most power or success
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