Fatima Alzahra Shon thinks neighbors attacked her and her son in their Istanbul apartment building because she is Syrian. Shon replied, “Who are you to say that to me?” The situation quickly escalated. A man came out of the Turkish woman's apartment half-dressed, threatening to cut Shon and her family “into pieces,” she recalled.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — When Hungary and Poland joined the European Union in 2004, after decades of Communist domination, they thirsted for Western democratic standards and prosperity. Yet 17 years later, as the EU ramps up efforts to rein in democratic backsliding in both countries, some of the governing right-wing populists in Hungary and Poland are comparing the bloc to their former Soviet oppressors — and flirting with the prospect of exiting the bloc. “Brussels sends us overlords who are s
Leh (Ladakh) [India], September 25 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday flagged off a cycle rally in Leh's Kharoo as a part of the Fit India Movement under the aegis of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'.
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New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): BJP president JP Nadda along with other party leaders paid a floral tribute to Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his 105th birth anniversary at the party office in Delhi on Saturday.
Washington Nationals (64-90, fifth in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (79-75, third in the NL Central)Cincinnati; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Erick Fedde (7-9, 5.10 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 125 strikeouts) Reds: Vladimir Gutierrez (9-6, 4.53 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 85 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Reds -147, Nationals +127; over/under is 9 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati and Washington will square off on Saturday.The Reds are 41-37 in home games in 2020. Cincinnati has slugged .4
St. Louis Cardinals (85-69, second in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (67-87, fourth in the NL Central)Chicago; Saturday, 2:20 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Jon Lester (7-6, 4.59 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 81 strikeouts) Cubs: Adrian Sampson (1-2, 2.84 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cubs +144, Cardinals -165; over/under is evenBOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals head to face the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.The Cubs are 39-40 on their home turf. Chicago has a collective on-ba
New York Mets (73-80, third in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (92-62, first in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Rich Hill (6-7, 3.87 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 138 strikeouts) Brewers: Corbin Burnes (10-4, 2.28 ERA, .93 WHIP, 221 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -228, Mets +193; over/under is 7 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets head to play the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.The Brewers are 43-36 on their home turf. Milwaukee is hitting a collect
Atlanta Braves (81-72, first in the NL East) vs. San Diego Padres (78-76, third in the NL West)San Diego; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Huascar Ynoa (4-5, 3.43 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 88 strikeouts) Padres: TBDBOTTOM LINE: Ozzie Albies and the Braves will take on the Padres Saturday.The Padres are 45-34 in home games in 2020. San Diego has a collective batting average of .242 this season, led by Adam Frazier with an average of .299.The Braves are 44-35 on the road. Atlanta hitters h
Houston Astros (91-63, first in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (83-71, third in the AL West)Oakland, California; Saturday, 4:07 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Framber Valdez (11-5, 3.07 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 115 strikeouts) Athletics: Sean Manaea (10-10, 4.05 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 180 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics +107, Astros -124; over/under is 8 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Oakland and Houston will square off on Saturday.The Athletics are 41-38 in home games in 2020. Oakland has a collec
San Francisco Giants (100-54, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (71-82, fourth in the NL West)Denver; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Anthony DeSclafani (12-7, 3.23 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 146 strikeouts) Rockies: Jon Gray (8-11, 4.23 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 145 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rockies +124, Giants -143; over/under is 11 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants travel to face the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.The Rockies are 46-30 in home games in 2020. Colora
New York Yankees (87-67, third in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (88-66, second in the AL East)Boston; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Nestor Cortes Jr. (2-2, 2.79 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 94 strikeouts) Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (9-7, 4.56 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 159 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -116, Yankees -101; over/under is 10 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Boston and New York will square off on Saturday.The Red Sox are 49-30 in home games in 2020. Boston has hit 206 home runs as a te
Kansas City Royals (70-83, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (74-79, third in the AL Central)Detroit; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Jon Heasley (0-1, 9.00 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 2 strikeouts) Tigers: Tarik Skubal (8-12, 4.25 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 162 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tigers -129, Royals +109; over/under is 9 runsBOTTOM LINE: Detroit and Kansas City will meet on Saturday.The Tigers are 41-37 in home games in 2020. Detroit's lineup has 174 home runs this seaso
Seattle Mariners (85-69, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (73-81, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California; Saturday, 9:07 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Tyler Anderson (7-9, 4.07 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 132 strikeouts) Angels: Jaime Barria (2-4, 4.77 ERA, 1.56 WHIP, 35 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels +133, Mariners -147; over/under is 8 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Seattle will face off on Saturday.The Angels are 39-41 on their home turf. Los Angeles has slugged
Chicago White Sox (87-67, first in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (75-78, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lance Lynn (10-5, 2.47 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 166 strikeouts) Indians: Eli Morgan (3-7, 5.68 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 73 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Indians +157, White Sox -184; over/under is 8 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Cleveland and Chicago will face off on Saturday.The Indians are 38-40 in home games in 2020. Cleveland has a team on-base
The Fawn Fire burned 9,850 acres across Shasta County, California, and was 10 percent contained as of Friday, September 24, according to officials.At least 25 structures had been destroyed by the wildfire, with new mandatory evacuation orders issued.Kris Warner says this footage shows the scene on Friday from his vantage point on Bohemotash Mountain near Redding, California.A 30-year-old woman was arrested in connection to the blaze on suspicion of arson, according to a Cal Fire statement on Thursday. Credit: @warnerscorner via Storyful
Britain is expected to announce plans to issue temporary visas to truck drivers to alleviate an acute labour shortage that has led to fuel rationing at some filling stations and warnings from retailers https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/britain-resolve-trucker-shortage-swiftly-minister-says-2021-09-24 of significant disruption in the run-up to Christmas. As queues started forming outside filling stations early on Saturday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said it was looking at temporary measures to address the shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers. Newspapers reported that the government would allow up to 5,000 foreign drivers into Britain on short-term visas, a measure that logistics companies and retailers have demanded for months but which the government had previously ruled out.