Still, those who support limiting plastic straws say they are generally unnecessary and a ban is good symbol. Similar proposals are being considered in places like NY and San Francisco. The ordinance is a reflection of a broader global movement to cut back on plastic usage as consumers become more aware of its environmental impact-particularly its role in polluting the world's oceans. In February, Dunkin' Donuts said that it would eliminate polystyrene foam cups from its stores by 2020. McDonald's said earlier this year that it would stop using plastic straws at all of its stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
McDonald's shareholders voted down a proposal requesting a report on plastic straws in May. Straws add up to about 2,000 tons of the almost 9 million tons of plastic waste that ends up in waters around the globe each year.
Starbucks said it will make available strawless lids or straws made of other materials instead.
A global rollout of the strawless lid will begin in Europe, starting with select stores in France and the Netherlands.
The prime minister will have a crunch meeting with members of her Tory party to discuss her plan in Parliament on Monday evening. Ian Lavery, chairman of the main opposition Labour Party, said: "This is absolute chaos and Theresa May has no authority left".
He has a high basketball IQ and is a skilled scorer in the post, I think he has a legitimate chance of making an NBA roster. He quickly changed their minds however after posting impressive numbers at the NBA Combine, and was selected No. 21 overall.
On Saturday morning, the Thai Navy posted photos of letters the group had written to their family and the outside world. Four boys were brought to the surface on Sunday, more than two weeks after the group were trapped underground.
The chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover ( JLR ), which is owned by India's Tata Motors , said its "heart and soul was in the UK". He said that the firm urgently needs "greater certainty" to continue to investing heavily in the UK.
California's Legislature is considering statewide restrictions, but not an outright ban, on single-use plastic straws. Restaurants were encouraged to use up existing supplies of plastic straws and utensils before July.
Iran executed eight men convicted of planning and executing terrorist attacks in June 2017, which killed 17 people. The Iranian government has been battling ISIS for over three years both inside Iraq and in Syria.
Iran has already blocked access to many social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the Telegram messaging app. Iranian blogger and freedom of speech activist Hossein Ronaghi re-posted one of Ms Hojabri's videos on Twitter .
Unfortunately, the incessant attempts to invalidate the investigation and paint it as a "witch hunt" seem to be working . Viewers of the Sunday talk shows have become used to regular visits from President Trump's personal lawyer Rudolph W.
After his Paris vacation, Ranbir is expected to resume filming Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra , which also features Alia Bhatt. Last Friday, Ranbir was spotted having dinner with Alia Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt at Raazi actress's residence.
On the winning putt in sudden-death, he added: "I said to (caddie) James, "well, we've already made this putt". In the end, it wasn't to be, after a final round where Fox was in the driver's seat on two occasions.
China and some of the 16 countries at the summit signed memorandums and agreements on economic cooperation and other issues. Mindful of the need to keep relations with the EU on an even keel as his trade battles with U.S.
Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
Other Brexit-supporting Conservative MPs have criticized the Chequers deal, saying May's plans offered Brexit in name only . The financial markets have responded in remarkably sanguine fashion to the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis .
Iran to maintain military presence in Syria, to counter Israel
Israel usually does not claim the strikes, but has long said it will not allow Iran to establish a military presence in Syria . Iran will maintain its military presence in Syria after the defeat of Daesh, according to an Iranian official on Sunday.
Robin Wright saved 'House of Cards': Patricia Clarkson
The sixth season, which will follow Wright's character, will not feature Spacey. "I knew the incredible craftsman that he is". The impending tell-all comes after fresh allegations of sexual assault were aimed at 58-year-old Spacey.
USA tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'
The damage could also spread to other economies , hurting business confidence and prompting companies to delay investments. Trump has threatened to hit back with vehicle tariffs of 20%, which would be highly damaging for the German auto industry.
David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary in major blow to May
One of Davis's deputies in the Department for Exiting the EU (DexEU), Steve Baker, is also reported to have resigned. That agreement, at her Chequers country retreat, was meant to kick-start talks that have been stalled for months.
Watch Elon Musk's Thai Cave rescue submarine in action
As of Sunday, four boys were confirmed rescued from the cave, before the mission was paused, according to the BBC . The boys sounded calm and reassuring in handwritten notes to their families that were made public on Saturday.
U. Of Maryland Answers Subpoenas In College Hoops Probe
Bolno referred a reporter to statements made by athletic director Damon Evans at his introductory news conference last month. Maryland, an Under Armour school, was generally thought to be the front-runner for De Sousa before he committed to Kansas.