• Entertainment
    TVLine.com

    For NCIS: New Orleans' Loretta, a COVID Case Will Prove Personal — 'It's Quite a Shock,' Says CCH Pounder

    You can count NCIS: New Orleans among the TV shows that will address the coronavirus pandemic head on, when it returns with new episodes this fall. And landing at the center of the CBS drama's take on the crisis will, fittingly, be Jefferson Parish coroner Dr. Loretta Wade. Thinking back to when the pandemic shut […]

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  • Celebrity
    Elle

    My Husband Thought I Was a Virgin When We Got Married. I'm Not So Sure.

    Growing up, Lyz Lenz wanted to be perfect, holy, and right—life had other plans.

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  • World
    The Daily Beast

    Ship Called ‘Trump D’ Moored in Ukraine Brought Triple the Explosives of ‘Floating Bomb’ That Blew Up Beirut

    An American-owned cargo ship named after the president of the United States docked in a Ukrainian port has just offloaded 10,000 metric tons of the same chemical substance that nearly leveled the city of Beirut this week, according to the Liveuamap news source. The hangar in Lebanon only had 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate, which caused catastrophic damage to the Lebanese capital. Sea ports administration of Ukraine says that almost 10 000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that is being stored at pier 1 and 2 of Yuzhi port near Odesa is totally safe cause of "Big-bags" pic.twitter.com/rxftR5TbKB — Liveuamap (@Liveuamap) August 7, 2020The ship docked in Ukraine, which was previously named Seabreeze before a Florida company registered as Pilin Fleet Management LLC purchased it in 2018, and renamed it Trump D, was registered by Marine Traffic tracking website in the Yuzhi port near Odessa on Friday.Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has now ordered “relevant checks” on the storage condition of the substance, which is primarily used for agricultural fertilizer or high-powered explosives after port officials claimed it was safely stored in “big bags.” Video that was published yesterday, both with photos became viral in Ukraine pic.twitter.com/AXeRvBJs6g — Liveuamap (@Liveuamap) August 7, 2020Photos online suggest that the ammonium-nitrate powder was also stored in similar “big bags” in the port of Beirut when it detonated, likely sparked by a nearby fire Tuesday afternoon. The Trump D was placed under investigation three months ago by Ukrainian prosecutors in Crimea after the previous owners were suspected of stealing sand from the Crimean coast. That investigation has since been closed without charges. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine issued a statement ordering authorities to ensure that the ammonium nitrate is securely stored and to “carry out extraordinary measures for government supervision” for work safety and “security against manmade disasters and fires.” Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.

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  • World
    Yahoo News UK

    In pictures: Hottest August day for 15 years as temperatures hit 36 degrees

    Britain basked in scorching sunshine on Friday as temperatures reached 36 degrees across the country.The highest recorded temperatures were at Kew Gardens and Heathrow airport in London, both registering 36.4 degrees, but across the south east and up to Suffolk the mercury hit 35 to 36 degrees for large parts of the day.On the first day of a predicted five-day heatwave people flocked to beaches and parks to soak up the sun, despite warnings from local councils and Public Health England of the potential risks to health.Bournemouth Council issued a ‘red alert’ for six of its beaches, pleading for visitors to stay away, and Public Health England appealed for people to check on elderly and vulnerable neighbours, saying: “A lot of homes can overheat, so it’s important we continue to check on older people and those with underlying health conditions, particularly if they’re living alone and may be socially isolated.”The RSPCA warned of the dangers for pets and urged caution by owners when out and about.Craig Snell from the Met Office told Yahoo News UK: “Friday was the hottest August day in England since 2003. Last Friday temperatures reached 37.8 degrees but that was one hot day, this current spell is expected to last into early next week.”

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  • Business
    In The Know

    Absurd photo request leaves CVS employee stunned: ‘That’s an invasion of my privacy'

    TikTok users were mostly shocked that people can see and judge the photos they print.

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