Summary The ban will go into effect in 2015 for some businesses and 2016 for others. The law's enactment Tuesday marked an end to a long battle between lobbyists for the plastic bag industry and those worried about the bags' effect on the environment.
Summary IrishCentral Founder Niall O'Dowd the first Irish-born US awardee stated it was a "great honor" to be selected. Announcing the recipients of the 2014 award, which will be presented in October, Minister Flanagan said "We owe a huge debt of gratitude to these remarkable people for what they individually contributed to Ireland, to the Irish abroad and our international reputation. "The Presidential Distinguished Service Award acknowledges the many ways in which our diaspora contribute to Ireland.
Summary REUTERS A record 73 restaurants in New York City collected coveted Michelin stars as a mix of trendy spots and fine-dining stalwarts underscored the Big Apple's standing as a top-notch US culinary destination. The three stars go to Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, the Fat Duck, Gordon Ramsay and the Waterside Inn.
Summary Many a times there are a lot of Superhero movies that leave you in awe when it comes to the action and storyline. When you go to watch the film you will be amazed at the leather jackets that have been specially designed and worn in the movie.
Summary BEDFORD, Pa. State police said 32-year-old Jeremiah Moser of Everett, who had been held since August on burglary and trespassing charges, fled from the Bedford County Jail on Tuesday morning. Morris said Moser likely climbed the basketball hoop, got atop the backboard and then the jail roof, and then jumped to a lower building before escaping toward a nearby creek.
Summary "I had 'Be a game show contestant' on my bucket list," says the Wilmette native, who is working on her master's in English literature at Northwestern. At that point, she chose to take her winnings and go home.