Jaguars beat Seahawks 30-24, take outright lead in AFC South
Blake Bortles threw two perfect passes for touchdowns, Jaydon Mickens set up another score with a 72-yard punt return and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Seattle Seahawks 30-24 on Sunday. The Jaguars (9-4) intercepted three passes by Russell Wilson, including two on deep balls, and won for the sixth time in their last seven games. This victory, coupled with Tennessee's loss at Arizona, moved Jacksonville atop the AFC South.It's the first time since 2010 that the Jaguars have had the outright division lead this late in a season.
A four-point plan for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove. He told BBC News that he wants to reduce the amount of plastic used in the UK , and to make it simpler for people to recycle. Environmentalists fear Mr Gove will be reluctant to set tighter rules for
A four-point plan for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove. He told BBC News that he wants to reduce the amount of plastic used in the UK , and to make it simpler for people to recycle. Environmentalists fear Mr Gove will be reluctant to set tighter rules for.
A four-point plan for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
He told BBC News that he wants to reduce the amount of plastic used in the UK, and to make it simpler for people to recycle.
Environmentalists fear Mr Gove will be reluctant to set tighter rules for firms which benefit from the current use of plastics.
The Environment Secretary outlined his thoughts during an informal meeting.
He says he wants to:
- Cut the total amount of plastic in circulation.
- Reduce the number of different plastics in use, because that will help recycling firms
- Improve the rate of recycling, which has been slipping recently.
- And make it easier for individuals to know what goes into the recycling bin and what goes into general rubbish.
Recycling schemes often differ from one borough to the next, making it very confusing for households.
Dallas Convention Center evacuated for 2nd time in 3 days
Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center was evacuated Sunday; a search was conducted and officials gave an all clearDALLAS -- The Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center was evacuated due to a bomb threat Sunday -- the second time in three days, CBS Dallas/Fort Worth reports. The City of Dallas said the convention center received a bomb threat just before 3 p.m.
A four-point develop for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove. He squealed BBC News that he wants to reduce the amount of plastic used in the UK , and to aim for it simpler for people to recycle. Environmentalists fear Mr Gove will be lean on to set
She called plastic waste "one of the great environmental scourges of our time", adding: "In the UK alone, the amount of single-use plastic wasted every On Wednesday, plans emerged to extend the 5p plastic bag charge to include corner shops in England. UK plan to tackle plastic waste threat .
Mr Gove said he was considering introducing common standards throughout local authorities to make recycling simpler.
But Martin Tett, from the Local Government Association told BBC News that wouldn't work. He said: "Common standards for recycling wouldn't be effective, as there is no one-size-fits-all solution to this problem."
"A key component is reducing the amount of unrecyclable waste we produce in the first place, which is why it's essential that manufacturers and retailers work with us to achieve this.
"What we need is packaging that is easily recyclable - this would not only make waste disposal easier for our residents, but save considerable amounts of money and energy, whilst protecting our environment.
Beverly Hills death: Anesthesiologist charged with murder of patient undergoing plastic surgery
An anesthesiologist was charged with murder Wednesday after a 71-year-old patient suffered a fatal overdose under his care — a rare prosecution likely to send a powerful message to other doctors.Stephen Kyosung Kim, 53, is accused of administering a lethal dose of the narcotic Demerol to a patient undergoing surgery at the Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery Center in Beverly Hills, according to a release from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
She called plastic waste "one of the great environmental scourges of our time", adding On Sunday, Mrs May promised a clampdown on plastic waste . On Wednesday, plans emerged to extend the 5p plastic bag charge to include corner shops in England. UK plan to tackle plastic waste threat .
UK selected. There is high public support for using the tax system to reduce waste from single-use plastics , the Treasury says. Friends of the Earth welcomed the public's response, saying it "highlights the overwhelming demand for tougher action to tackle the scourge of plastic pollution".
Mr Gove agreed the UK must expand its capacity to recycle, especially in the light of China's decision to refuse to recycle British waste in future.
In the short term, he said, the UK would look to other East Asian nations to recycle British waste. But he said in the longer term the nation must "stop offshoring our dirt."
He says he's been spurred to action by David Attenborough's Blue Planet series, which highlighted the harm to marine life from plastic litter.
Mr Gove has already been consulting with drinks firms on a deposit scheme to cut the amount of plastic bottles finding their way into rivers and the sea.
Some environmentalists doubt that plastics manufacturers, retailers, drinks manufacturers and fast food outlets will volunteer to take the measures needed to reduce the use of plastics.
Dr Dominic Hogg, from the Eunomia consultancy, said the plastics issue was huge, complex and urgent.
Trump touted his infrastructure plan after derailment. Where is it?
Hours after an Amtrak train derailed in Washington state, Trump pushed his infrastructure plan as a solution, despite having delayed releasing it for months."The train accident that just occurred in DuPont, WA shows more than ever why our soon to be submitted infrastructure plan must be approved quickly. Seven trillion dollars spent in the Middle East while our roads, bridges, tunnels, railways (and more) crumble! Not for long!" Trump tweeted in his first remarks responding to the accident.
We know that plastic waste is a big problem for the planet - our oceans are becoming clogged with the stuff and we're rapidly running out of landfill sites. Scientists are particularly worried about the threat to larger filter feeders, such as sharks, whales and rays. Toxins in the plastics pose a serious health
Another way of tackling plastic bottle waste , which is also being explored in the UK , is water fountains. The idea being that the more fresh water available to the public Gove told ministers during the meeting that he was “determined to tackle the throwaway culture which plastic encapsulates.”
He told BBC News the problem started with industry allowing pellets used to produce plastics to escape into the environment.
Then, he said there are big problems with current recycling.
"We have a variety of collection and sorting systems," he said. "Not all of which generate good quality plastics. The Chinese are about to close the border on us. We have a real problem.
"We're not recycling enough plastics. We're obsessed with convenience. Too much stuff is used to deliver a product which is soon discarded - often without any recycling.
"What we're throwing is increasingly being incinerated - and incinerators are not efficient generators of electrical energy."
Many nations are trying to tackle plastic litter. Kenya, for instance, is one of many African nations that have banned single use plastic bags. It is now about
Plastic waste is just one of the big issues in Mr Gove's in-tray. The Environment Secretary told me he also intended to unveil the government's long-delayed 25-year Environment Plan in the New Year.
He acknowledged that recent Brexit negotiations had delayed his plans for an early reform of fishing and farm policy in the UK.
He confessed that the Brexit deal to keep current EU policies during the transition period would make early changes extremely difficult.
Mr Gove said he was working with the Department for International Development (DIFD) to see how UK aid money could be used to help developing nations tackle the tide of plastic waste.
This would be on the agenda for the next Commonwealth heads of governments meeting, he said.
He said he also wanted to expand the UK's world-leading network of ocean protected zones round far-flung territories.
Customer stops armed robber at Wendy's with wooden chair to the head .
A would-be robber at a California Wendy’s was thwarted by a customer who grabbed a chair and smashed it into the robber’s skull, police said Tuesday. A would-be robber at a California Wendy’s was thwarted by a customer who grabbed a chair and smashed it into the robber’s skull, police said Tuesday.