LeBron James trading card expected to sell for over $6M
12 June 2022 | 12:12 pm
A one-of-a-kind LeBron James trading card is expected to sell for over $6 million at auction. The card includes patches taken from jerseys worn by James throughout his career.
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Italian authorities stunned the world by announcing the "Islamic State" was trying to ship €1 billion worth of amphetamines into Europe. But after analysts raised doubts, eyes turn to President Bashar Assad's regime.
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Police nab women trying to sell two weeks baby in Rivers
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An NBA season like no other resumes inside a bio-secure bubble in Orlando this week, following a four-and-a-half month break, in what will probably be the most uniquely challenging title run in the 74-year history of the league.
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A pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers sold for $615,000, Christie's auction house announced on Thursday, shattering a record set just months ago by the sale of another pair of the basketball legend's shoes. The sneakers were a pair of Air Jordan 1 Highs that the NBA megastar wore during a 1985 exhibition match in Italy when he dunked the ball so hard it shattered the glass backboard.
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TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has announced he is stepping down from his role overseeing the video-sharing app. An American citizen, Mayer was part of the Chinese-owned company's key arguments that TikTok is based in the US.
9 Sep 2020
Hundreds of billions of dollars have been wiped off the value of technology companies in recent days, after a major share sell-off. The electric carmaker Tesla was among the worst-hit companies, sliding 21 percent in trading on Tuesday. Investors are concerned that these firms' shares rose too quickly during the pandemic and are now overvalued. Despite the rout, most tech shares are still trading at much higher values than they were at the beginning of the year. Also today, we look at Uber's pledge to use more electric vehicles.
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Sotheby's New York unveils a pair of sneakers that could be the first to be sold for a million dollars. The creation by Adidas and Meissen includes overlays of porcelain on the leather shoes.
1 Feb 2021
The pastel colored outfits worn by BTS in the video "Dynamite" sold for $162,500 at auction on Sunday, over eight times the original estimate of $20,00 to $40,000.
18 Feb 2021
The German sports giant is seeking to unload its US subsidiary as part of a new five-year turnaround plan. The company said that the two brands would be able to "better realize their growth potential" independently.
2 Mar 2021
Earlier this week, AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said fellow sportsman LeBron James, and other socially conscious athletes, should stick to sport.
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Honda Motor Co Ltd on Thursday said it will sell a limited batch of its flagship Legend sedan equipped with level 3 autonomous driving technology that enables vehicles to navigate congested highways.
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Berlin trails global powers like China and the US in acquiring lithium, a key component in electric vehicle batteries. German Chancellor Scholz will address the issue on his trip to South America this weekend.
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The Pentagon revealed on Thursday that U.S. forces conducted an assault in northern Somalia the day before and killed Bilal-al-Sudani, an ISIS leader in the country who has played a key role funding operations around the world — including in Afghanistan where 13 US service members were killed in a 2021 ISIS bombing
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The Taliban have banned women from universities in Afghanistan, sparking international condemnation and despair among young people in the country. The higher education minister announced the regression on Tuesday, saying it would take immediate effect.