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Turkey: 1000 detained over suspected links to Gulen

Turkey: 1000 detained over suspected links to Gulen

On the first wave of lustration in the public sector, about 120,000 individuals were sacked and approximately 47,000 detained; that included 10,700 police officers and 74,000 troops, the BBC reports. Relations between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Germany and Turkey have plunged over disputes related to last July's failed coup and a subsequent crackdown on alleged conspirators.



Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

South Korea's military said North Korea fired a missile from an area near the capital of Pyongyang on Saturday. "One miscalculation of a missile, whether or not a nuclear warhead or an ordinary bomb, one explosion there that would hit somebody would cause a catastrophe", Duterte said, adding he would tell Trump just that in a phone call later Saturday.


Easter Egg Hunts in South Niagara Saturday

Easter Egg Hunts in South Niagara Saturday

What better way than to celebrate Easter than with the animals and friends at the zoo? There will be several Easter Egg Hunts for different age groups with close to 20,000 eggs waiting to be found and fun for the entire family. The event will include "hamburgers, hot dogs and an Easter egg hunt for all ages". Organizers will have 4,000 plastic eggs filled with candy for the hunt, and there will be plenty of food, artisan booths and music.


Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute

Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute

A Wisconsin state lawmaker says Canadian officials don't appear to have a sense of urgency about helping dozens of Wisconsin dairy farmers who face going out of business after a change in Canada's domestic pricing policy evaporated demand for USA milk.



North Korea 'test-fires ballistic missile'

A U.S. defense official confirmed North Korea had fired a missile. " It is estimated to have failed ", the JCS said. Addressing the UN Security Council for the first time, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for a global campaign of pressure to force Pyongyang to change course and put a halt to its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.



Ducks defenseman Kevin Bieksa is doubtful for Game 2 against Oilers

Maybe it was a combination of all of the above. This franchise's very first Stanley Cup in 1984 began with a Game 1 win on Long Island in which the game's only goal was scored by plugger Kevin McLelland. McDavid drew the game's first power play when he was tripped up by Kesler following an uncalled high-sticking, only for Draisaitl to give away the advantage with a slash.