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Tributes pour in for Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul

Tributes pour in for Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul

Tributes have been pouring in for the Dallas Cowboys’ strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul, 54, who died Wednesday after experiencing a medical emergency unrelated to Covid-19 at the team’s headquarters. During the Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day game against the Washington Football Team, each player wore a sticker with Paul’s initials on his helmet. Players also…MORE

Knife-edge Swiss vote could make businesses liable for global rights abuses

Knife-edge Swiss vote could make businesses liable for global rights abuses

Swiss voters are about to decide whether a business should be held liable for human rights and environmental abuses, even if the wrongdoing was committed in a foreign country by a subsidiary or a supplier it works closely with. The question has divided the country ahead of a referendum on Sunday, and it could have…MORE

You cooked for 20 and fed 6 people. What to do with all of those leftovers

You cooked for 20 and fed 6 people. What to do with all of those leftovers

After the last plate has been cleared from the table and everyone — except the person stuck washing dishes — has migrated to the couch, it’s time to begin the next part of the Thanksgiving tradition. Yes, it’s time to divvy up and work through the leftovers. This year is different, though. You might not…MORE

Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

If you were to greet a Neanderthal with a handshake, it might feel a little awkward. The digits of the Stone Age people, who went extinct about 40,000 years ago, were much chunkier than ours. What’s more, a Neanderthal’s thumb would have stuck out from his hand at a much wider angle. “If you were…MORE

This therapist fights online toxicity, one TikTok video at a time

This therapist fights online toxicity, one TikTok video at a time

The thought of joining TikTok last year made clinical psychologist Julie Smith apprehensive. As the video-sharing app’s popularity was surging in late 2019, it was better known for viral dancing clips than as a place to find a therapist. “I think I was the first therapist on there,” Smith, who is based in England, told…MORE

China slaps tariffs of up to 212% on Australian wine imports

China slaps tariffs of up to 212% on Australian wine imports

Australian winemakers have been dealt a huge blow from China as tensions continue to spiral between the two countries. Chinese regulators announced Friday that they would impose heavy tariffs on Australian wines after finding preliminary evidence of dumping. Starting Saturday, China will begin slapping duties of between 107.1% and 212.1% on Australian wine imports, the…MORE

‘CITGO 6’ found guilty and sentenced in Venezuela

Six US oil executives who traveled to Venezuela in 2017 and were arrested on corruption charges have been found guilty, according to a person familiar with the case. CITGO employees Tomeu Vadell, Gustavo Cardenas, Jorge Toledo, Alirio Jose Zambrano, Jose Luis Zambrano and Jose Angel Pereira were sentenced to between 8 and 13 years, the…MORE