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Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, an American cartoonist known for her feminist themes and often brutally frank, highly personal and self-critical work, has died at the age of 74. Kominsky-Crumb, who was a close collaborator of her cartoonist husband, Robert Crumb, died of cancer Tuesday at their longtime home in France, said Alexander Wood, manager of the website …

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Elon Musk prefers caffeine-free Diet Coke over the original—here’s why

Elon Musk may have an $180 billion fortune, but one of his favorite drinks costs less than $1 a pop. Of a tweet posted early Monday morning, the 51-year-old Twitter CEO shared a photo of his bedside table which, along with two replica guns, a water bottle and a large number of ring stains, also …

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Delta flight attendant tells wheelchair passenger that TSA will make him get off plane ‘with their guns’

When Cory Lee’s Delta flight from Santiago, Chile, landed in Atlanta, Georgia, on Nov. 13, he was looking forward to deplaning after the long trip. The award-winning travel blogger, is based in Georgia, who was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy at age 2 and has used a wheelchair for most of his life. That hasn’t …

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Adidas execs worried about risk of exposure to Kanye West years ago

Adidas AG’s chief executive and senior leaders in Germany discussed as far back as four years ago the risk of continuing a relationship with Kanye West that they feared could blow up at any moment, according to people familiar with the matter and documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. A 2018 presentation to members …

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Luigi Ronsisvalle was like the Forrest Gump of the mafia

During his two decades as Brooklyn’s top mob-busting homicide prosecutor, Michael Vecchione dealt with all manner of wiseguys, but none was less impressive than Luigi the Zip. Short, overweight, disheveled and speaking in broken English, Sicilian import Luigi Ronsisvalle — dubbed “the human bowling ball” by Vecchione for being as wide as he was tall …

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