Tennis academy where McEnroes coaches sales and lease deals

The Port Washington Tennis Academy, where iconic players Tracy Austin, Vitas Girolaitis and John and Patrick McEnroe trained, will be operated on a 25-year lease by Sportime Clubs LLC, which operates tennis facilities in Long Island, Manhattan, Westchester and Schenectady. Great Neck-based Hornig Capital Partners, whose real estate investments include office and residential projects on … Read more

Google Equiano: Internet giant bets on Africa with its latest mega project

CNN – On July 1, a cable emerged from the Atlantic Ocean in Swakopmund, a small port city in western Namibia. Swakopmund is mostly known as the seaside resort, and is used by visitors. But the gigantic ship at sea, a series of buoys, and a fleet of small ships manned by workers in hard … Read more

Ex-rebel sworn in as Colombia’s president in historic turnaround

BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) – Colombia’s first leftist president will be sworn in Sunday, vowing to fight inequality and heralding a turning point in the history of a country haunted by a long war between the government and guerrilla groups. Senator Gustavo Petro, a former member of the Colombian guerrilla group M-19, won the presidential election … Read more

Taiwan says several Chinese planes and ships were seen in a possible attack

Hong Kong CNN – Taiwan said it spotted “multiple” Chinese aircraft and naval ships taking part in military exercises around the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, in what could be a possible potential attack against the island. Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said some planes and ships crossed the sensitive center line in the Taiwan Strait that separates … Read more