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Frank Miller Sues Comics Publisher’s Widow Over Artwork Return

Comic book writer and artist Frank Miller is suing the widow and estate of a comic book magazine founder over two pieces of promotional art he created that she was trying to sell at auction. The art, which appeared on the covers of David Anthony Kraft’s Comics Interview magazine in the 1980s, includes an early …

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Things to do in Denver, where festivals and food are on the rise

On a recent Tuesday afternoon, diners crowded around marble-topped bistro tables at Chez Maggy at the new Thompson hotel, open since February in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood. The giveaway: A chance to sample chef Ludo Lefebvre’s classic French fare — garlicky snails, curry-fried mussels, orange-flavoured duck breast — on his first venture outside of Los Angeles. …

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In Denver, festivals and food are on the rise

On a recent Tuesday afternoon, diners crowded around marble-topped bistro tables at Chez Maggy at the new Thompson hotel, open since February in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood. The giveaway: A chance to sample chef Ludo Lefebvre’s classic French fare — garlic snails, curry-fried mussels, orange-flavoured duck breast — on his first venture outside of Los Angeles. …

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How New Zealand’s climate struggle is threatening its iconic farmland

GISBORNE, New Zealand — Horehore Station, a sheep and cattle ranch, sprawls across 4,000 acres on New Zealand’s North Island, its jagged expanse of jagged hills and steep ravines covered in lush green grass. It is good and productive farmland, despite the rugged landscape. But soon it will no longer be a farm. The land’s …

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Disney profits jump 50 percent, boosted by theme parks

LOS ANGELES — Countering a streaming slowdown that has hit Hollywood recently, Disney+ added 14.4 million subscribers in the most recent quarter, about 45 percent more than Wall Street expected and lifting Disney’s portfolio of streaming services. 221 million subscribers worldwide, on par with Netflix Disney released the figures Wednesday as part of a blockbuster …

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Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla stock to finance his deal with Twitter.

Elon Musk, the chief executive of electric vehicle maker Tesla, sold about $7 billion worth of company stock, a move he said on Twitter was an effort to raise cash should he be forced to complete his deal. $44 billion to acquire the social media company. The sale of 7.92 million Tesla shares was made …

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