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Bayern Munich players to return to training in ‘small groups’ on Monday for first time since Bundesliga was suspended, German champions confirm

Bayern Munich players to return to training in ‘small groups’ on Monday for first time since Bundesliga was suspended, German champions confirm

Sports
Bayern Munich players are set to return to training for the first time since the Bundesliga was suspended on March 13. The German top flight recommended clubs should not train until Sunday, April 5 and the division pace-setters will welcome back players in small groups from Monday. Bayern Munich players will return to training on Monday A club statement read: “The FC Bayern Munich first team will return to training in small groups from Monday, 6 April. “This will be done in coordination with government policy and the relevant authorities. It goes without saying that all hygiene regulations will be strictly observed. “Training will take place with no members of the public present. Giving COVID-19 the red card The quicker we w
U.S. Space Force gets first offensive weapon, a satellite jammer

U.S. Space Force gets first offensive weapon, a satellite jammer

Business
March 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Space Force announced its first offensive weapon, a ground-based communications jammer to block satellite transmissions. The Space Force announced Friday that Counter Communication System Block 10.2 achieved Initial Operating Capability earlier this month. It was transferred from the Los Angeles AFB to Peterson AFB, Colo., after being declared operational by the Air Force Space and Missile Center's special programs directorate. The portable CCS temporarily denies satellite communications of adversaries, and was first deployed in 2004 after hostile nations began attempting to disrupt American satellite transmissions. An upgraded version, CCS Block 10.1, was developed in 2014. L3Harris is the prime contractor for both versions 10.1 and 10.2. The newest version of...
Roughly 5 million people in China lost their jobs in the first 2 months of the year

Roughly 5 million people in China lost their jobs in the first 2 months of the year

Finance
A couple wearing protective facemasks as a prevention measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk at a nearly empty shopping mall in Beijing on February 27, 2020.Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty ImagesBEIJING —  Roughly 5 million people in China lost their jobs amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the first two months of this year, data published Monday indicate.China's official, but highly doubted, urban unemployment rate jumped to its highest on record in February at 6.2%, the National Bureau of Statistics said. That's up from 5.3% in January and 5.2% in December."It's pretty meaningful, as over 5 million more workers lost (a) job in the past two months," Larry Hu, chief China economist at Macquarie, said in an email.As of the end of last year, 442.47 million people were
Fake video shared by Trump gets first ever ‘manipulated’ tag on Twitter

Fake video shared by Trump gets first ever ‘manipulated’ tag on Twitter

Technology
A clip posted by a White House communications chief - and shared by Donald Trump - is the first ever to be flagged as "manipulated media" by Twitter.Dan Scavino, the White House's social media director, tweeted the clip of Joe Biden late on Saturday night. It appeared to show the Democrat front runner Joe Biden saying voters "can only re-elect" Republican president Donald Trump.In the clip, Mr Biden says: "Excuse me. We can only re-elect Donald Trump." Image: President Donald Trump retweeted the edited clip. Pic: Twitter However, the clip had been edited to remove some of the context of his speech in Missouri. Mr Biden actually said: "Excuse me. We can only re-elect Donald Trump if in fact we get engaged in this circular firing squad ...
Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s side lose first Premier League game of the season

Watford 3-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s side lose first Premier League game of the season

Sports
Liverpool's hopes of remaining unbeaten for an entire Premier League season were ended in sensational style by a rampant Watford at Vicarage Road. Ismaila Sarr scored twice while captain Troy Deeney added a third in a sparkling second-half display from the hosts as Liverpool's run of victories was brought to a shuddering halt.The Reds had won their past 18 Premier League games and another at Vicarage Road would have made history as the longest winning run in the English top flight. But they never got going against a Watford side who were superb from start to finish.The Hornets had more chances in the first half and only a superb save from Alisson, to deny Troy Deeney, prevented them from lead...