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Renee Young, wife of AEW star Jon Moxley, confirms she has coronavirus amid reports of multiple positive cases in WWE

Renee Young, wife of AEW star Jon Moxley, confirms she has coronavirus amid reports of multiple positive cases in WWE

Sports
WWE’s popular on-screen personality Renee Young says she has coronavirus.The news comes amid reports of multiple positive coronavirus cases within the company. WWE Renee Young works as a special contributor on SmackDown Young, who is married to AEW world champion Jon Moxley, tweeted: “Man. What a few days. My show [WWE Backstage] gets cancelled and I get Covid. “Wear your masks and wash your hands. Stay safe, everyone.” Man. What a few days. My show gets cancelled and I get Covid. Wear your masks and wash your hands. Stay safe, everyone ❤️ — Renee Young (@ReneeYoungWWE) June 25, 2020 Subsequently, Moxley was asked to stay away from this week’s AEW Dynamite taping. AEW president Tony Khan said: “Recently @JonMoxley had contact with someone who had contac
U.S. confirms plan for troop reduction in Germany

U.S. confirms plan for troop reduction in Germany

Business
June 12 (UPI) -- A plan to remove one-third of U.S soldiers currently stationed in Germany was confirmed this week by the outgoing U.S. ambassador to Germany. "American taxpayers no longer feel like paying too much for the defense of other countries," said Ambassador Richard Grenell in an interview on Thursday. Advertisement "There will still be 25,000 soldiers in Germany, that's no small number," Grenell said. "No one should be surprised that [President] Donald Trump is pulling troops and bringing them home. There has been a lot of discussion." He added that plans include U.S. troop reductions in Japan and South Korea. Earlier this month Grenell formally resigned as ambassador to join Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. There are more than 34,000 U.S. military personnel stationed in Germa...
Senate confirms Charles Q. Brown as first black Air Force chief of staff

Senate confirms Charles Q. Brown as first black Air Force chief of staff

Business
June 9 (UPI) -- The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to make Gen. Charles Q. Brown the Air Force's 22nd chief of staff -- and the first African-American to lead a U.S. military branch. Brown, who is currently the commander of the Pacific Air Forces, will replace Gen. Dave Goldfein as the Air Force's top general. Advertisement "Congratulations to Gen CQ Brown on his nomination to be our next Chief. He's led worldwide - in the Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa," Goldfein tweeted when Brown was nominated in March, calling Brown "one of the finest warriors" the Air Force has ever produced. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump tweeted that Brown's confirmation marked a "historic day in America." Last week, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, delayed Brown's nomination from moving forward due...
At least 3 feet of social distancing likely reduces COVID-19 spread, study confirms

At least 3 feet of social distancing likely reduces COVID-19 spread, study confirms

Health
June 1 (UPI) -- Staying at least 1 meter -- just over 3 feet -- from other people, as well as wearing face coverings and eye protection, is the best way to prevent spread of COVID-19, an analysis published Monday by The Lancet has found. Two meters -- about 6 1/2 feet -- is preferred, said researchers who conducted the study to assist the World Health Organization prepare pandemic guidance. Advertisement They said, however, that none of the approaches studied -- including social distancing and face coverings -- provides complete protection from the disease caused by the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. "Our findings are the first to synthesize all direct information on COVID-19, SARS, and MERS, and provide the currently best available evidence on the optimum use of these common and simple int...
Coronavirus: UK confirms plan for its own contact tracing app

Coronavirus: UK confirms plan for its own contact tracing app

Technology
The UK has confirmed plans for an app that will warn users if they have recently been in close proximity to someone suspected to be infected with the coronavirus.The health secretary Matt Hancock announced the move at the government's daily pandemic press briefing.He said the NHS was "working closely with the world's leading tech companies" on the initiative.But one expert who has advised the effort has raised doubts about it.The BBC has learned that NHSX - the health service's digital innovation unit - will test a pre-release version of the software with families at a secure location in the North of England next week.At present, the idea is that people who have self-diagnosed as having coronavirus will be able to declare their status in the app. The soft...