‘Game of Thrones’ finale recap: Ashes to ashes

(CNN)Some say the world will end in fire. / Some say in ice. Actually, Jon is not as freaked out as he should be. Tyrion, who is thrown in jail by Dany for freeing Jaime, tries to get it through Jon’s curly, mopey head: Dany is bad now! She roasted hundreds of thousands of people! “Fire and Blood” always did have kind of a fascist ring to it, but she’s really grinding it into the ground. Jon has many strengths, but he’s never been the sharpest sword in the forge, and it takes an infuriatingly long time for him to break out of his “But she’s the queen” logic loop. By the time he finally picks up what Tyrion is …

The faces of 2019’s 100 knife crime victims

Almost half of the victims were under 30 and were overwhelmingly male. Below are the details and, where available, photos of those who have lost their lives so far this year. You can filter the list using the categories below Charlotte Huggins 1 January Camberwell, south London Thirty-three-year-old mother Charlotte Huggins died just a few hours after celebrating the start of the new year. She was stabbed at a residential address in south London and died at the scene. In a message posted on Facebook shortly before being attacked, Ms Huggins had wished her friends and family a “healthy, happy 2019”. Her boyfriend Michael Rolle is due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 1 July after pleading not …

Romney disagrees with GOP congressman’s conclusion on Trump’s ‘impeachable conduct’

Washington (CNN)Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that he disagrees with Rep. Justin Amash on the Michigan Republican’s recent comments that President Donald Trump’s conduct has met the “threshold for impeachment.” “I just don’t think that there is the full element that you need to prove an obstruction of justice case,” Romney said. “I don’t think impeachment is the right way to go.” On Saturday, Amash, a frequent Trump critic, said his thorough review of the Mueller report led him to conclude the President engaged in “impeachable conduct.” He was the first Republican to express support for impeachment. In a series of tweets, Amash also argued Attorney General Bill Barr initially misrepresented Mueller’s findings, echoing a top complaint from congressional Democrats. …

Kitten Stowaways Survive 400 Miles Inside Steel Column

The San Diego Humane Society says the kittens somehow wound up inside a 60-foot steel column that was trucked from Hayward in the San Francisco Bay Area to San Diego. They tilted the column and the week-old kittens slid out. It’s unclear whether the stowaways came aboard in Hayward of somewhere along the route. And they’ve been given appropriate construction names: Crowbar, Rebar, Chisel, Jackhammer and Piper. REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Former House members oppose President’s emergency declaration for wall in new court filing

(CNN)A bipartisan group of more than 100 former members of the House of Representatives filed a court brief Tuesday in a case challenging the President’s national emergency declaration. Among the points laid out in the brief, the former lawmakers refute the idea that there’s a national emergency at the southern border. “Emergencies are sudden and immediate, not longstanding and static,” the brief says, noting that Trump had called for a wall dating back to the start of his campaign in 2015. Among those who joined the briefing today are former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt and two former House members and Secretaries of Defense Bill Cohen and Leon Panetta. A day earlier, eight former House general counsels who served under …

Recycled plastic to make Glastonbury arena

The Gas Tower is a 360-degree arena that will feature artists and electronic DJs including Subfocus and Bicep. ‘Total game-changer’ The scheme is being run by Keep Britain Tidy and the Orca Sound Project, in collaboration with Shangri-La Glastonbury. Creative director of Shangri-La Kaye Dunnings called it an “important, pioneering project” and “a total game-changer.” Keep Britain Tidy chief executive Allison Ogden-Newton said: “This ground-breaking project will see tonnes of plastic removed from our environment – where it has such devastating consequences on our wildlife and marine life – and put to good use. “By working together, we are showing the world that the plastic we no longer want or need can be recycled and turned into something that is …