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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Navy has relieved from duty another commanding officer that oversaw the 10 sailors who, this past January, were detained by Iran for 15 hours after the two boats they were aboard strayed into Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.

Captain Kyle S. Moses, who commanded the Bahrain-based Task Force 56, was relieved of his duties Friday by Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT).

“Capt. Moses was relieved due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,” reads a Navy statement. “He has been temporarily reassigned to the NAVCENT staff.”

The two Riverine boats seized on Jan. 12 by Iranian vessels near Farsi Island had been operating as part of Task Force 56, which is responsible for expeditionary vessels operating in the Middle East. Riverine boats are designed to operate in harbor waters and shallow water areas.

The two Riverine boats were traveling from Kuwait to Bahrain when faulty navigational gear led them to stray into Iranian territorial waters near Farsi Island.

The Navy said Donegan took the action after a final review of the investigation into the circumstances that led to the sailors’ detention.

“Several weeks ago, I had initially taken what I felt was appropriate administrative and corrective action involving Capt. Moses based on the preliminary results of the investigation, which I began immediately after we recovered our Sailors,” said Donegan in the Navy statement. “However, after thoroughly examining the findings of the final, comprehensive investigation, I determined that this additional action was necessary.”

Moses is the second officer to be relieved of command following the incident. In mid May, Commander Eric Rasch was relieved of his command of the San Diego-based Riverine Squadron that oversaw the training and equipping of the detained sailors prior to their deployment to the Persian Gulf. A Navy statement at the time said “Rasch was relieved due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.”

Defense officials say Admiral John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, plans to release the findings of the completed investigation next Thursday at a Pentagon news conference.

Additional personnel involved in the incident could face possible administrative action for the navigational mistakes that led to the incident as well as their behavior throughout the incident, according to defense officials.

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iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) could cause the City of London’s status as a world financial leader to take a hit, according to the BBC.

The BBC reports that London’s main financial firms could lose unrestricted access to the EU.

London is the home to major financial institutions that employ tens of thousands of UK staff. These institutions trade freely across the EU through a process known as “passporting,” the BBC reports.

This passporting process could be threatened should the UK choose to leave the single market as part of its exit from the EU.

Since the Brexit, banks in London have begun to look at moving some operations outside of the UK, according to the BBC.

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Annie Pong(PETALUMA, Calif.) — “The World’s Ugliest Dog” has been crowned.

Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chihuahua/Chinese Crested mix was anointed the title Friday at The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin County Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California.

Dogs from around the globe competed for the title at the annual contest, which honors “homely hounds.”

The 17-year-old pooch’s owner, Jason Wurtz of Encino, California, tells ABC News that the canine was a gift to his ex-wife, but following the couple’s split, he took possession of the dog since she thought Sweepee Rambo was — you guessed it — ugly.

Sweepee Rambo has been in the competition three times, but finally won top honors.

“We’re proud to celebrate all dogs and pets by showing that no matter their imperfections, they are adoptable, lovable and a great add to any family,” Erin Post, CEO of the Sonoma-Marin Fair, said in a statement.

Other competitors in this year’s competition are Zsa-Zsa, a 7-year-old English bulldog rescued from a puppy mill, and Himisaboo, a dog whose hairstyle is drawing comparisons to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Courtesy of Dain Yoon(SEOUL) — Dain Yoon describes herself as an “illusion artist.”

Since last year, the 22-year-old student from South Korea has been busy painting — on herself.

Yoon told ABC News her body art aims “to express multi-dimension[al] perspectives that humans possess, and, thus, I have decided to paint my ideas on my own body.”

The Korea National University of Arts student said anything can inspire her.

“There is nothing grand…about my source of inspiration,” Yoon explained. “Anything, even in a very ordinary life, could be great inspirations with different perspectives. But if I were to choose something out of my routine that draws inspiration, I would say that movies often help me twist my perspectives.”

Yoon said that she’s been “drawing and painting” since she was a young girl, excelling at the most prestigious art schools in Korea.

Still, she’s thrilled her art has captured the internet’s attention for now.

“As I expand my areas on illusion art, I would like to study more at a graduate school level abroad,” Yoon revealed.

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Monkey Business/Thinkstock(MENDON, Mass.) — Video showing a Dunkin’ Donuts employee dropping a tray of donuts on the floor and then putting it back on a display rack for sale has been turning eyes — and stomachs — on Facebook.

The incident was recorded last November at a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Mendon, Massachusetts, according to Liam Flaherty, a college student who said he used to work at the franchise. The video was posted to Flaherty’s Facebook page this past Wednesday, and it had more than 71,000 views as of Friday afternoon.

Flaherty, 20, told ABC News Friday he only decided to publicly post the video to Facebook after becoming “fed up” and “frustrated” with the franchise’s management, who he said hadn’t been responding to his recent complaints. He explained that the employee seen dropping the donuts in the video was his manager.

ABC News is not identifying the manager.

“People ate those donuts that fell and touched the ground,” Flaherty said. “And she was just OK with that.”

The manager seen in the video declined to comment to ABC News Friday.

The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Mendon, Massachusetts, did not answer ABC News’ calls today, and its general manager and its owner did not immediately respond to ABC News’ requests for comment.

In a statement to ABC News Friday, Dunkin’ Donuts’ global office said the company was “aware of the video” and that it takes “matters like this very seriously.”

“The actions seen in the video at a franchised Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant are absolutely inconsistent with our strict food safety standards and requirements,” the company said. “According to the franchisee, upon hearing of this incident in November 2015, he investigated the matter and met with the employee to discuss the fact that the donuts should have been immediately disposed of in keeping with our standards.”

In an additional statement, the company said: “At Dunkin’ Donuts, food safety is a top priority and nothing is more important to us than the operation of clean and safe restaurants. We have been informed that the Mendon Board of Health visited the Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant today for an inspection and no violations were found.”

The statement continued: “Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants are independently owned and operated by individual franchisees who are solely responsible for their employees, including employment decisions such as schedules and wages. Franchisees are required to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws, including but not limited to wage and hour laws and those governing health and safety.”

A Dunkin’ Donuts spokeswoman told ABC News Friday that the company was “unable to comment on franchisees’ current or former employees.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wall Street and global markets tumble as they react to the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union.

The Dow sunk 611.21 (-3.39 percent) to close at 17,399.86.

The Nasdaq tumbled 202.06 (-4.12 percent) to finish at 4,707.98, while the S&P dropped 76.02(-3.60 percent) to close at 2,037.30.

Crude oil sunk over 5 percent with prices hitting just over $47 a barrel.

Brexit: British voters have decided in a referendum to leave the EU, a decision that has stunned global investors who rushed to put their assets in “safe” spaces like gold and bond markets. It has caused Americans’ 401(k)s to decrease in value temporarily, but because they are long-term investments they should be able to weather the storm in the long run.

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Uber(NEW YORK) — Uber is promising “no math and no surprises.”

The ride hailing app announced in a blog post on Thursday it will soon let their passengers know how much their trip will actually cost before getting into a car.

“Imagine buying an airline ticket without knowing the full fare until the end of your trip. Or booking a hotel room online and being told that the real price would be 1.3X. Yes, that sounds odd — but it’s what happens with many Uber trips today,” the company said in its announcement.

The ride hailing app’s previous approach would give riders a fare estimate, which could sometimes differ from the actual fare. If surge pricing was in effect, an additional price multiplier could complicate the process for some riders.

“Upfront fares are calculated using the expected time and distance of the trip and local traffic, as well as how many riders and nearby drivers are using Uber at that moment,” the company said. “There’s no complicated math and no surprises.”

Surge pricing during peak demand will still be in effect; however instead of a multiplier, passengers will be shown the total cost of the ride calculated to include the surge. A notice on the screen will let passengers know they’re traveling during a busy time.

Uber has been testing the new system over the past few months in New York City, Philadelphia, Miami, San Diego, Seattle and parts of New Jersey, as well as several locations in India. It’s expected to roll out the new system globally in the coming months.

The new pricing policy comes on the heels of the success of UberPOOL, a service that allows people to split the cost with another passenger going the same way.

“Knowing how much a ride will cost in advance is clearly something riders appreciate: today uberPOOL accounts for over 20 percent of all rides globally,” a company blog post said. “And we now want more riders globally to benefit from this feature.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The so-called Brexit vote may seem far removed for most U.S. citizens, but the impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union could affect Americans in more ways than one.

Your 401(k)

About half of the American workforce participates in a company retirement plan, according to an analysis of data compiled by the Pew Charitable Trusts. If this includes you, then you’re one of the tens of thousands of people whose investments are at risk from the market turbulence.

As Wall Street joins the global market selloff Friday, your 401(k) will decrease in value temporarily. The good news is that these retirement funds are long-term investments and should be able to weather the storm in the long run.

”No matter how old you are, we’re still looking to the markets to be going up ultimately,” Lauren Lyons Cole, a certified financial planner and personal finance editor at the International Business Times, said on a Facebook live video. “Today, [the markets] might be down 2 or 3 percent but that doesn’t mean you should sell everything – not by a long shot. You want to just keep steady and continue to watch it.”

Your Mortgage

American households and would-be homeowners will likely see mortgage rates and the cost of buying a house drop, at least in the short term. Investors are currently selling off riskier assets for safe havens, like U.S. Treasuries and gold. As demand for government debt soars, interest rates will fall, with the potential to cause mortgage rates to drop.

“In the short term, the move by Britain will unsettle financial markets both in the U.S. and abroad, and likely lead investors to seek haven in safe assets outside of the U.K. and Europe,” said Boston College economics professor Robert Murphy. “With a spike in demand for safe U.S. Treasury bonds, yields are likely to move downward. And as investors shift into dollar-denominated assets, the dollar will gain strength against the euro and the pound.”

The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 1.57 percent earlier Friday, according to Bloomberg Bond Trader data. The last time it was this low was in 2012 and mortgage rates followed suit.

The average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage has also sunk to nearly a three-year low in the past month, hovering around 3.7 percent. Financial analysts expect the Brexit vote to drive down rates even further in the coming weeks.

“If you’re a borrower, don’t wait to lock your rate,” Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate, told The Washington Post Friday. “As this opportunity may not last long.”

At the current average rate, you’ll pay roughly $462 a month in principal and interest for every $100,000 you borrow, according to Bankrate.

Your Business

The U.S. dollar is surging in value in the exchange markets, which will drive up the cost for U.S. exports to the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe. This could bring down sales and profits for U.S.-based multinational companies, because the United Kingdom and the E.U. are huge export markets for the United States, totaling about $328 billion last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Thirty firms in the S&P 500 generate more than 10 percent of their sales from the United Kingdom, according to data from FactSet Research.

“With the E.U. being its largest trading partner, any slowdown in Europe will weaken growth in the U.S. over the near term,” said Murphy, a former economist with the Clinton Administration. “Longer-term consequences of Brexit depend on how quickly the process of negotiating new trade and financial arrangements between Britain, the E.U., and other countries takes place. This surely will take several years, meaning that negative economic consequences are likely to be felt for some time.”

Also, E.U. membership allows financial firms in the U.K. a “passport” to do business across the other 27 countries. That means American companies can do the same anywhere in the E.U. as long as they set up a branch or subsidiary in a member state. Forty percent of the world’s top 250 multinational companies have their European headquarters in London, according to research by Deloitte. The loss of this “passport” will hit American businesses operating out of the U.K.

Your Vacation Plans

The International Monetary Fund has warned that a Brexit could force the United Kingdom into a recession. But as the British pound and other European currencies shed value against the U.S. dollar, that trip to London is looking more and more affordable. This means traveling to the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe will likely become considerably cheaper for U.S. citizens in the coming weeks.

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Hotel Del Coronado(NEW YORK) — The latest hotel trend doesn’t involve high-end bedding or a fancy spa treatment. The hottest thing this summer is cooling off in a pool — wearing a mermaid tail.

Hotels from coast to coast are flipping for all things mermaid. At the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, a new mermaid fitness class promises a “45-minute fusion of swimming, core, cardio and strength training set to upbeat music” — all while wearing a mermaid tail.

The classes are held Friday mornings and cost $20, but are free with the purchase of a mermaid tail, which the hotel sells for $150. Turns out the tails were so popular with the kids that the hotel decided to sell them in adult size too.

In North Carolina, the Sanderling Resort in the Outer Banks also offers a mermaid class. The class, which is new this summer, takes place every Tuesday and Thursday and is an hour long. It includes mermaid tail fitting and rental, “proper care of mermaid tails,” instruction on breath control, fluid dolphin kick techniques to move through the water gracefully, tail smacking, hula hoop diving and mermaid posing, and mermaid “games and competitions.”

The Hawk’s Cay Resort in the Florida Keys was drowning in mermaid class requests, it seems, as the hotel’s Mermaid Academy is back this year by popular demand. Each class includes the tail rental or shark fin and an hour-long swim lesson. A one-hour session with the mermaid tail is $30 and $20 with the shark fin. A photographer will capture the session, and the mermaid tails and shark fins are available for purchase.

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NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI(NEW YORK) — NASA’s New Horizons sent back an image showing a “Super Grand Canyon” on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, that’s longer and deeper than the Grand Canyon here on Earth.

The canyon, which is informally named Argo Chasma, is estimated to be 430 miles long and as deep as 5.5 miles, according to NASA. By comparison, the Grand Canyon in Arizona is 280 miles long and is a little more than a mile deep.

The image was taken when New Horizons was 289,000 miles away from Charon. The space probe made a historic flyby of Pluto and its moons last July, and has since been sending photos and data back to Earth.

The spacecraft, equipped with a power system that converts radiation from decaying plutonium into electricity, loses about a few watts each year but may have enough power for two more decades of exploration, according to NASA. It’s currently moving through the Kuiper Belt, an area full of tiny, icy worlds at the edge of the solar system.

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