Hundreds Of Catholics Protested ICE In New Jersey

Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Newark’s archbishop, joined demonstrators outside the city’s Peter Rodino Federal Building, blessing those who signed up to engage in nonviolent civil disobedience and leading the crowd in a recitation of the rosary. children who have died in federal custody since 2018 and listened to narratives about the experiences of detained kids. Tobin pointed to the “As a nation, we must come together for immigration reform which defends the family, protects human dignity, and enshrines the sacredness of life,” Tobin said.   Newark police ultimately issued summonses, or tickets, to six protesters.  Jakelin Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old from Guatemala who died after being taken into U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody late last year. Small wore a photo of …

The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we’re doing nothing to stop it

Porto Velho, Brazil (CNN)Soaring in a Cessna above the Amazon canopy isn’t meant to sting your eyes with smoke, soak your shirt with sweat, and cause your pilot to climb frantically just to get visibility back. Yet the fires raging over the past fortnight conjured what you’re never meant to witness: this is what the end of the world looks like. The soy they grow, the beef they farm, the wood they log, and everything else they tear from the Amazon, aren’t all used in Brazil. We buy them: Europe and central Asia about 19%, China 22%, North America 14%, according to the World Bank. Developed economies got that way through using up their own resources, and those of their …

Odd couple: Miniature horse and farm goose need a forever home together

(CNN)It’s a surprising interspecies friendship. Waffles is recovering from an infection. This has made Hemingway extra protective of his friend, honking and flapping his wings when shelter staff come to take care of the pair. “When we go to give, have medicines or injections, Hemingway would get in between and say, ‘I’m sorry that’s my buddy the horse. He doesn’t want a shot today,’” Linda Reider with the Bucks County SPCA told CNN affiliate WFMZ. Hemingway is sassy and his companion Waffles is described as peppery. They are a package deal for any potential adopters. “If you want to adopt Waffles, you have to adopt Hemingway. And if you want to adopt Hemingway, you have to adopt Waffles,” Reider said. …

Court releases PM’s Parliament shutdown memos

Image caption This partly-redacted note is understood to have been handwritten by the prime minister on 16 August A third document contains minutes of a conference call between the prime minister and his Cabinet on 28 August – the day that Mr Johnson publicly announced that he wants to shut down Parliament for five weeks from next week, ahead of a Queen’s Speech on 14 October. It records Mr Johnson as stressing that the decision to prorogue Parliament was “not driven by Brexit considerations” but was about “pursuing an exciting and dynamic legislative programme to take forward the government’s agenda”. But it was acknowledged during the discussions that Parliament would not normally be suspended for more than two weeks. The …

64% of Americans support labor unions but membership is at a record low

(CNN)Labor unions seem to be a critical topic right now. Teachers, medical professionals, digital media employees and e-commerce workers have all entered the national conversation in recent months, either for their attempts to unionize or their calls to strengthen workers’ rights. Teacher: ‘I’m not being as effective as I could be’ The continued growth of Amazon has sparked several labor concerns in recent months. The retail behemoth’s plan to offer one-day delivery sparked an intense debate with the leader of a major workers’ union who argued such demands could put workers in danger if Amazon didn’t increase their staffing to match the new workflow. During Amazon’s much-feted Prime Day in July, groups of Amazon workers and allies walked out to …

Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Becomes A Brutal Bozo In Final Trailer

Joaquin Phoenix’s supervillain-to-be has it rough in a new trailer for Arthur Fleck (Phoenix) gets beaten, publicly humiliated and reprimanded by a mom in a dark preview without comic book flourishes. No kidding. “This will not be the last Joker movie ever made,” Phillips told “Joker” opens Oct. 4. Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ;

Spanish pop star dies after being struck by firework display on stage, caught on video by horrified onlookers

Joana Sainz, 30, was performing with the group, Super Hollywood Orchestra, at a festival in Las Berlanas, Spain Sunday evening when she was reportedly struck by a pyrotechnic device – a horrific scene that was caught on camera by fans. (Twitter) Prines 1SL, which put on the performance, issued a statement calling Sainz a “companion and friend.” Isidro Lopez, a promoter with the group, told the Mirror that the device which may have malfunctioned is designed to only burn for 15-20 seconds and have been used for about five years with no previous incidents. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The city of Las Berlanas also issued a statement to Facebook confirming Sainz’s death and expressing its condolences for her …

Greg Craig found not guilty on foreign lobbying-related charge

Washington (CNN)Greg Craig, a top lawyer in the Obama administration, was acquitted by a federal jury in Washington on Wednesday afternoon of allegedly making a false statement to the Justice Department. One of Craig’s jurors, who said his name was Michael Meyer, approached him. “I’m so grateful for your service. Thank you!” Meyer told Craig outside the courtroom, bowing to him with his hands clasped. The juror told journalists as he left the courthouse that he was infuriated that special counsel Robert Mueller had wasted so much time on the topic “when the republic itself is under assault.” (The Mueller team initially had handed the Craig case to federal prosecutors in Manhattan, before the US attorney in Washington took it …

Trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind, four others set for early 2021

This Saturday March 1, 2003, photo obtained by The Associated Press shows Khalid Shaikh Mohammad, the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind, shortly after his capture during a raid in Pakistan. (AP Photo) (AP) Mohammad and his co-defendants are charged with crimes including terrorism, hijacking and 2,976 counts of murder for their alleged roles planning and providing logistical support to the Sept. 11 plot. They could get the death penalty if convicted at the military commission, which combines elements of civilian and military law. The quintet have been held at Guantanamo Bay since September 2006 after several years in clandestine CIA detention facilities following their capture. MEMORIAL TO 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS DEFACED IN UPSTATE NEW YORK; SUSPECT BEING SOUGHT This February 2017 photo provided by …

Reuters Dismisses Kirsten Dunst As ‘Spider-Man’s Girlfriend’ In Now-Deleted Tweet

Kirsten Dunst culminated her 30th anniversary in show business by getting a But even though Dunst has a new Showtime series, “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” has been in many popular and beloved movies including “Bring It On” and “Interview with the Vampire,” and won the Cannes Film Festival’s award for best actress for her work in the 2011 film “Melancholia,” Reuters chose to focus on her role as a superhero’s significant other.  Here’s a screenshot of the now-deleted tweet: The sexist tweet offended many Twitter users, especially since Dunst has had a long, successful acting career. she hasn’t received due credit for her work in the industry. SiriusXM’s “In Depth with Larry Flick.” Download Join HuffPost Plus …

DEA crackdown across Florida nets 300 arrests, heroin, opioid pills and yacht

One of those arrested was Thomas Renckley, 31, who was led out of his Jacksonville home in handcuffs Thursday on suspicion of running a drug house. FENTANYL A ‘GAME CHANGER’ IN DRUG WAR, SAYS DEA SPECIAL AGENT “It’s a polydrug, which means there are several types of drugs in that house,” DEA Special Agent Mike Dubet told the station. “There [are] guns in there. There’s also stolen property.” Agents also found what they believed was an explosive device, the station reported. Small planes and the yacht were among the assets seized totaling $3.3 million. FEDS ARREST 32 IN KICKOFF OF SAN FRANCISCO DRUG, CRIME CRACKDOWN Also confiscated were 600 pounds of heroin, opioid pills and fentanyl, according to the station. In Ormond Beach, authorities …

Surgeons save hand severed by electric saw

Mr Adlard said: “There are many surgeons who, once they’d seen that level of injury, would think it was unsalvageable. [Mr Lelliott] had taken out a swathe of tissue. The saw he used had curved teeth on it. It doesn’t just cut a nice straight line.” Mr Lelliott’s hand was still attached, but only by skin and small bit of bone. He had lost a lot of blood at the scene and doesn’t remember much about his accident. Image copyright St George’s Hospital In the first operation the surgical team worked through the night to establish a good blood and nerve supply to as many of the fingers as possible. After fixing the broken bones, they took veins from Mr …