Colts Owner Jim Irsay Buys John Lennon's 'Sgt. Peppers' Piano for $718,750

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay added one of the most iconic pieces of music memorabilia to his collection. Per TMZ Sports , Irsay spent $718,750 at an auction for the piano John Lennon used when the Beatles recorded their legendary Sgt...
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Julius Randle’s soul searching leads to telling Knicks conclusion
Knicks coach David Fizdale and Julius Randle talked about New Orleans on Monday, and it wasn’t about beignets. Fizdale told Randle he had pored over tape from his breakout season with the Pelicans a year ago and assured him he was also bringing the ball upcourt then too. There’s been a lot of theories about...
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Don’t let politicians screw up the NYPD’s fight against subway crime
You can credit the NYPD for keeping the lid on major subway crime — but also worry about the rise in still-serious offenses underground. Indeed, those figures, first revealed in Monday’s Post, ought to move the city’s political leaders to join Mayor Bill de Blasio in welcoming Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s move to boost subway policing...
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Watch: Driver who once dragged cop in Times Square busted for fleeing DEA agents
A suspected drug dealer who once dragged a cop with his car in Times Square was arrested again Monday for an incident in which he fled from DEA agents in a BMW on the Upper East Side and nearly hit a young woman with a dog. Officials released surveillance video of Arfhy “Coyote” Santos in...
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The 4 Critical Challenges of Tech Startup PR
In the technology industry, almost more than anywhere else, image is everything. Image is the bedrock part of the “fake it till you make it” culture that animates most of Silicon Valley today. Innovators use it to sell illusions while they figure out the nuts and bolts of their big ideas. Here are four critical […] The post The 4 Critical Challenges of Tech Startup PR appeared first on ReadWrite.
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'Meth. We're on it.' South Dakota's new anti-drug campaign went viral to a mixed response
South Dakota Prevention/Facebook South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem launched a $449,000 anti-meth ad campaign on Monday with the tagline: "Meth. We're on it." She cited that the state's meth crisis is "growing at an alarming rate," the governor said in a campaign launch video. People on Twitter were quick to react to the campaign's ambiguous slogan, with many ridiculing the campaign, noting that it insinuates that the whole state is on the drug. On the other hand, some have defended the campaign, as it accomplished its purpose of raising awareness for the meth crisis. The campaign became a trending topic on Twitter shortly after it was launched. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. South Dakota sparked a wave of mixed reactions when it launched an anti-meth campaign with a simple four-word logo: "Meth. We're on it."  Governor Kristi Noem announced the $449,000 campaign on Monday, saying in a campaign launch video that South Dakota's meth crisis is "growing at an alarming rate."See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Taylor Swift is the world's highest-paid celebrity. Here's how she makes and spends her $360 million.See Also:34 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancerA Stanford design professor says switching out 'but' and 'have to' from your vocabulary will help you make better decisionsThis is how the world's 5 youngest billionaires spend their time and money
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Louisiana State Government Suffers Attempted Ransomware Cyber Attack: Governor
It happened two days after Louisiana’s election for governor
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Kliff Kingsbury Talks David Johnson, Kenyan Drake's Roles in Cardinals Offense
After the 2016 All-Pro didn't log a single carry in the team's Week 11 defeat to the San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury denied David Johnson has been benched in favor of Kenyan Drake...
Trump's puzzling visit to the hospital
Probably not since Richard Nixon prowled the White House, whisky in hand, talking to his predecessors' portraits, has a chief executive been under more personal stress than Trump faces in this autumn of his discontent, writes Michael D'Antonio.
Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker made a 70-yard field goal during 'Monday Night Football' warmups in Mexico City
ESPN "Monday Night Football's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers is being held in Mexico City. The thin air in the elevation of Mexico City could lead to some long kicks as demonstrated by Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker who made a field goal from 70 yards during warmups. The kick would be six yards farther than the NFL record of 64 yards. In NFL history, there have been seven field goals of at least 63 yards. Three of those were made in similar air conditions in Denver, Colorado, including Matt Prater's record 64-yard field goal in 2013.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ESPN captured the moment during their "Monday Nigth Football" pregame show.  NOW WATCH: 5 things about the NFL that football fans may not knowSee Also:Colin Kaepernick put the ball in NFL teams' court after an impressive and complicated workoutThe best value plays in your DraftKings lineup for Week 11 of the NFL seasonThe NFL suspended 3 in connection with the Myles Garrett-Mason Rudolph melee, but people are appalled that the Steelers QB got off scot-free
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Transplant doctor rejects damaged donated lungs from chain-smoker
A doctor in China was forced to reject a pair of donated lungs that came from a deceased 52-year-old who had spent 30 years of his life chain-smoking. Dr. Chen Jingyu, of Wuxi People’s Hospital, said he realized he would not be able to give the lungs to a patient on the transplant list after...
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China says Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on face mask ban
China’s top legislature said Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on the constitutionality of legislation under the city's Basic Law, which includes a proposed ban on face masks, state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday.
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Transgender dad used his egg to conceive son: ‘beautiful way to make a family’
He had his transition medically reversed so that doctors could retrieve his eggs.
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Report: Kawhi Leonard Day-to-Day; Tests Reveal No Further Damage to Knee Injury
An evaluation done on Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard 's left knee did not show any "further seriousness," and the reigning NBA Finals MVP is considered day-to-day with a contusion, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium..
Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s next big game – and it’s in VR
After almost a decade of making non-Half Life things — much to the frustration of fans — Valve today announced via Twitter it’s making something called Half-Life: Alyx, a “flagship VR” game. We’re excited to unveil Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR game, this Thursday at 10am Pacific Time. Can’t wait to share it with all of you! — Valve (@valvesoftware) November 18, 2019 Other than the fact that it’s VR, we don’t know anything about the game. Presumably, from the title, it’ll have something to do with Alyx Vance, one of the main characters of Half-Life 2. The existence of the… This story continues at The Next Web
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: What to look for at Wednesday's Dem debate
In this special DEBATE edition, the CBS News Political Unit gives a rundown of what to watch for from the 10 presidential candidates who made it to the stage
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Stars flock, talk turkey at ‘The Inheritance’ on Broadway
"What's great about Thanksgiving is, people can’t monetize it like they do Christmas."
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Body cam footage shows dramatic rescue of kidnapped girl in Texas
"Here she is," an officer can be heard saying. "Got her, we got her, we got her."
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China's state council appoints new police chief in Hong Kong
China's state council, or cabinet, has appointed Tang Ping-keung, also known as Chris Tang, as the new police chief of Hong Kong, state news agency Xinhua said.
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Kings' Buddy Hield Fined $25K for Kicking Ball into the Stands After Celtics Win
The Sacramento Kings earned a big win Sunday night over the Boston Celtics but Buddy Hield picked up a hefty fine for his postgame celebration...
Bengals' Tyler Boyd Vents About Lack of Targets After 1-Catch Game vs. Raiders
When Tyler Boyd signed a four-year, $43 million deal with the Cincinnati Bengals in July, he figured he would serve as a complementary option alongside seven-time Pro Bowler A...
The Week Ahead in the Impeachment Hearings
With a crowded slate of witnesses lined up for the public impeachment hearings this week, here’s what to watch for.
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Woman’s ‘velvety’ palms lead to unsettling diagnosis
A 73-year-old Brazilian woman received an unsettling diagnosis after she went to a local dermatology clinic complaining of painful and itchy lesions on the palms of her hands. The woman, who was not identified in the case report recently detailed in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), told the doctor treating her that she...
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Boeing shareholders are suing the board, alleging 'careless' handling of the 737 Max development and the crisis that followed (BA)
REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo Boeing's board members were careless in their oversight of the Boeing 737 Max, leading to a "loss of credibility in the marketplace, a damaged reputation and billions in potential business costs and liability," a new shareholder lawsuit alleges. The suit, first reported by Bloomberg, was filed in Delaware Chancery Court, by the Kirby Family Partnership LP. The lawsuit appeared to be the first by shareholders targeting the company's board. Sign up for Business Insider's transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more stories like this in your inbox. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A new shareholder lawsuit is accusing Boeing's board members of ignoring repeated red flag's in the 737 Max's development. The suit, filed by the Kirby Family Partnership LP — which claims to have owned Boeing shares since 2018 — also claims that Boeing's board of directors failed to properly investigate role of the plane's automated MCAS system after the first crash, Lion Air Flight 610 in Indonesia in October 2018, according to a Bloomberg report. The second crash — Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 — occurred five months later.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why Lamborghini's new hybrid is bad for the environmentSee Also:Boeing's 737 officially lost the title of world's most popular airplane. Airbus' competitor just passed it in sales.Ethiopian Airlines buried the remains of crash victims — but didn't give families enough notice to attend the funeralUnited is the latest airline to push the Boeing 737 Max's return back, despite Boeing's increasing confidence about the plane's recertificationSEE ALSO: Here's the complete history of the Boeing 737 Max, the plane that's been grounded since 2 crashes killed 346 people 5 months apart
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Idris Elba joins ‘The Harder They Fall,’ Jay-Z’s all-black Western
Idris Elba is saddling up to join Jonathan Majors in “The Harder They Fall,” an all-black Western feature for Netflix. Jeymes Samuel, the screenwriter behind the 2014 romantic dramedy “Love, Rosie” starring Lily Collins and Sam Claflin, is making his feature directorial debut on the project. Samuel, also known as The Bullitts, is producing the...
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Unlocking the potential of the citizen data scientist
Imagine if you gave the power of drag and drop machine learning and automation to every employee, unlocking a powerful new competitive advantage.
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Members expect contentious fight over whistleblower when Vindman testifies
Lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee are bracing for a contentious flareup Tuesday when Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifies because Republicans could ask him about his conversations after President Donald Trump's infamous July phone call with the Ukrainian President.
North Korea 'no longer interested' in nuclear talks
Following a tweet from President Donald Trump telling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "act quickly" to reach a nuclear deal, a statement released by North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan said, "we are no longer interested in these meetings that are useless to us." CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Are West Bank Settlements Illegal? Who Decides?
The United States declared that Israeli settlements on the West Bank are “not inconsistent with” international law, despite decisions by world bodies like the International Court of Justice.
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Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic
The world is starting to tackle the threat of plastic waste, according to Sir David Attenborough.
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Australia regulator says CBA life insurance arm pleads guilty to offences
The life insurance arm of Australia's largest lender, Commonwealth Bank of Australia , pleaded guilty to 87 counts of hawking offences, the corporate regulator said on Tuesday.
Legalize it? Joe Biden tries to clear air on marijuana stance
Presidential hopeful Joe Biden tried to clarify his position on the legalization of marijuana Monday — after he was quoted calling weed a “gateway drug.” The Democratic candidate tweeted out what he called “the facts” of his position on whether to legalize the drug, which a number of states have done in both medical and...
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North Korea's Kim pushes economic plan with fisheries visit as officials berate United States
North Korean state media published detailed reports on Tuesday of a visit by leader Kim Jong Un to two fisheries, underscoring his drive to build economic independence as negotiations with the United States to lift punishing sanctions soured.
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Day care worker fired after telling mother to put son on diet
A director of Rocking Horse Day Care Center in Texas said the teacher was fired and escorted off the property as soon as the woman reported the note.
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Patrick Frazee found guilty of murdering fiancée Kelsey Berreth
A jury on Monday found Colorado dad Patrick Frazee guilty of murdering his fiancée, who went missing on Thanksgiving Day last year. The jury convicted the Colorado rancher, 33, of beating to death Kelsey Berreth, 29, with a baseball bat while their 1-year-old daughter was in a nearby room — then burning the body and...
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A shooting interrupted a New Jersey high school football playoff game. The teams will get to finish at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium
The last 17 minutes of the interrupted game will take place Wednesday.
Houston Police Department honors fallen Sikh deputy by allowing officers to serve with their articles of faith
The Houston Police Department has a message for its community: its doors are open.
The Trump administration granted Huawei a new 90-day license extension
REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke -/File Photo President Donald Trump's administration issued a 90-day extension allowing US companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies. The US Commerce Department initially added Huawei to an economic blacklist in May, saying the company is engaged in activities "contrary to US national security or foreign policy interests," but has since been allowed to purchase some American-made goods in a series of 90-day license extensions. The newest license comes amid discussions between the United States and China aimed at developing an initial agreement to resolve a trade war that has roiled for over a year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90-day extension allowing US companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as US regulators continue crafting rules on telecommunications firms that pose national security risks. After adding Huawei to an economic blacklist in May citing national security concerns, the US Commerce Department has allowed it to purchase some American-made goods in a series of 90-day license extensions that it says aim to minimize disruption for its customers, many of which operate networks in rural America.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 9 items to avoid buying at CostcoSee Also:34 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancerThis is how the world's 5 youngest billionaires spend their time and moneyA Stanford design professor says switching out 'but' and 'have to' from your vocabulary will help you make better decisionsSEE ALSO: Apple is predicted to beat Samsung and Huawei to become the leader in 5G smartphones next year, even though it's late to the game DON'T MISS: Huawei exec says its 5G base stations perform better without components from US companies, but it still wants to repair its relationship with America
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Matt Nagy: Mitchell Trubisky 'Absolutely' Bears' Starter If Healthy vs. Giants
Chicago Bears quarterback went 24-of-43 for 190 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the team's 17-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams Sunday night, but that is not why he was pulled from the game...
‘Demonic’ photo from baby monitor goes viral
An amused and slightly terrified parent recently likened an eerie image of her baby son on a digital baby monitor to “something from a low-budget horror movie” — and Twitter users have since applauded her post with thousands of likes and shares. Last week, Elise Bannister took to social media to share a “hilariously creepy”...
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FCC chairman wants public auction to repurpose satellite bands for 5G
The FCC's ongoing 5G push might set up a conflict with the satellite industry. Chairman Ajit Pai is pressing for a public auction of wireless frequencies in the C-band spectrum (the 4GHz to 8GHz range often used by satellite companies) for the sake...
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Exclusive: New York State Attorney General investigating WeWork - sources
The New York State Attorney General (NYAG) is investigating WeWork, according to two people familiar with the matter, adding to a series of problems facing the workspace provider.
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Myanmar Rohingya: Will Omar get justice for his murdered family?
Three legal developments offer hope to those who say Myanmar's Rohingya were victims of genocide.
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Jimmy Finkelstein, the owner of The Hill, has flown under the radar. But he's played a key role in the Ukraine scandal
James "Jimmy" Finkelstein, the owner of The Hill newspaper, is not a widely known media executive, but he is one of the era's most consequential. - RSS Channel
Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards
WASHINGTON — Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The federal charges could come as soon as Tuesday and are the first in connection with Epstein’s...
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I have a favorite child and I’m not afraid to admit it
Mother knows best. Or who she likes the best, anyway. Last month, actress Jaime Pressly, 42, stoked the ire of parents worldwide when she posted a selfie on Instagram with her “favorite son, Dezi.” “That’s right I said it. I have a favorite son although I luv[sic] all 3 of my boys with everything I...
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Asian shares soft as trade doubts creep back in
Asian shares started Tuesday softer as another day awaiting clearer news on the progress of U.S.-China trade negotiations weighed on jaded investors' sentiment.
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A new Half-Life game is official, and it isn’t what you’d expect
Valve tweeted to announce Half-Life: Alyx, a game that could be the VR take on Half-Life we've all been waiting for.
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