Anbang to sell Waldorf Astoria condos, report claims

Four years and six months after it bought the Waldorf Astoria hotel, a renowned landmark at Park Avenue in New York, Anbang Insurance Group is reportedly bringing the luxury condos back to the real estate market. A Wall Street Journal report earlier this week said Douglas Elliman Real Estate,...

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month

WASHINGTON – White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her position, US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday. In a pair of tweets making the announcement, Trump said that Sanders will leave the White House at the end of this month and return to Arkansas, her home state....

Oil prices surge after attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman

NEW YORK – Oil prices surged on Thursday after two oil tankers were hit in the Sea of Oman near Iran. Two oil tankers were hit in the Sea of Oman on Thursday morning, with at least one of them operated by a Japanese company. The attacks came amid...

Villa break club record to land Newcastle target Wesley

Aston Villa have announced the club-record signing of striker Wesley Moraes, pending international clearance. Wesley scored 17 goals in all competitions for Club Brugge last season, earning admiring glances from Arsenal. But the forward has reportedly signed a five-year deal with newly-promoted Aston Villa, replacing Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham...

Klopp risks ‘tensions’ with Salah and scouts by pursuing Pepe

Jurgen Klopp is not ‘on the same page as his recruiting teams’ at Liverpool over Nicolas Pepe. There have been conflicting reports with regards to Liverpool’s pursuit of Pepe in recent weeks, with one outlet saying a deal was ‘fast approaching’, and another suggesting the Reds were ‘not in...

Spurs could smash transfer record twice for £159.9m pair

Tottenham are contemplating breaking their transfer record twice this summer. After failing to make a single signing in either of the last two transfer windows, Tottenham are eager to capitalise on their status as Champions League runners-up. Mauricio Pochettino has implored the club to match his ambition with a...

Hazard ‘no Galactico’…but did ask for Modric’s shirt number

Eden Hazard believes he has the platform to try and become “the best player in the world” after signing a five-year deal with Real Madrid. The 28-year-old Belgium forward has completed his 150 million euro (£130million) move to the Spanish giants from Chelsea after passing a medical in Madrid...

Juve chief meets with Man Utd over Pogba deal – report

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici is understood to have travelled to London to hold talks with Manchester United over a possible deal to sign Paul Pogba. Juve have been increasingly linked with a move for the France midfielder with Real Madrid said to be shying away from United’s demands....

Helicopter crashes onto roof of New York City building

NEW YORK – A helicopter crashed onto the roof of a building in Midtown Manhattan on Monday, the New York City Fire Department said. The department said on Twitter that firefighters were on the scene of the crash landing, which took place in rainy weather. It was not immediately...

Messi tops Forbes list of wealthiest athletes

NEW YORK – Lionel Messi was the world’s highest-paid athlete over the past year, Forbes magazine reported on Tuesday in its annual sporting rich list. Barcelona and Argentina star Messi dethroned retired boxer Floyd Mayweather as the sports world’s highest earner, raking in $127 million via salary and endorsement...