UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned
Now some Conservatives who are pushing for a hard Brexit threaten that the prime minister could soon face a no-confidence vote. The staunchly pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Andrea Jenkyns tweeted: "Fantastic news".
Starbucks announced they plan on eliminating plastic straws by 2020. According to the Associated Press, scientists estimate 2,000 tons of straws end up in the ocean every year, posing a significant danger to marine life. By 2020, the company announced today, it will have entirely eliminated the use of single-use plastic straws in stores around the world. In the US, Seattle - hometown of Starbucks - is the only major city to have so far banned the use of plastic straws in its eateries.
The issue is coming up in company boardrooms, though Starbucks is taking the lead.
Replacing the item is an innovative new lid design by Starbucks' Global Research & Development engineer Emily Alexander.
The coffee chain is the latest big company to acknowledge the environmental threat plastic straws pose and promise to implement an alternative in the face of mounting public pressure.
Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 with USB Restricted Mode
If you've been having trouble syncing Microsoft Exchange accounts on your iPhone, the latest iOS update is bringing you good news. Unlock iPhone to allow USB accessories to connect when it has been more than an hour since your iPhone was unlocked.
Deadly heatwave kills 33 people in Canada
Temperatures soared to 93 Fahrenheit with a humidity that made it feel much hotter than that, the meteorological service said. A heat wave in Quebec has killed almost three dozen, some reports said, as high summer temperatures scorched eastern Canada.
Tropical Storm Chris on track to become a hurricane
The storm is forecast to meander off the coast for the next several days before moving away from the United States. Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria in September, remained under a state of emergency.
Trump says U.S. had opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding
USA delegates pushed for removal of resolution language calling on governments to "protect, promote and support breast-feeding." . Taking a break from being an all-purpose bogeyman, Russia, we're told, saved the day and the United States was thwarted.
Why was Kimi Raikkonen penalty 10 not five seconds?
Bottas ended up fourth, ahead of Australia's Daniel Ricciardo ( Red Bull ) and Germany's Nico Hulkenberg (Renault). Lewis Hamilton driving in final practice at Silverstone ahead of the 2018 British Grand Prix .