BUÑOL, Spain (AP) — More than 20,000 people pelted each other with ripe tomatoes Wednesday in the annual “Tomatina” street battle in a town in eastern Spain that has become a major tourist attraction. The party saw 145 tons of tomatoes offloaded from six trucks into crowds packing Buñol’s streetsRead More →

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Sloane Stephens says it’s “a little inappropriate” that Monica Puig complained to reporters about the coaching switch affecting both players. Rio Olympics gold medalist Puig said she was bothered by the way sheRead More →

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Barbara Airport has reopened following a 19-hour shutdown following the crash-landing of a large transport plane. The airport’s main runway was put back in service at 4:45 p.m. Monday even as efforts to remove the aircraft continue and non-commercial runways remain closed. TheRead More →

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the summit of leaders from the Group of Seven democracies (all times local): 4:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says France and the U.S. have reached a “very good agreement” defusing tensions over a French tax on online giants like Google. The taxRead More →

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves. ___Read More →

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight to the building where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions. The surprise arrival of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad ZarifRead More →

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations. China’s announcement Friday thatRead More →

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery Saturday and the hospital said the operation was a success. A statement issued by Madrid’s Quironsalud University Hospital said the 81-year-old king emeritus had a triple bypass procedure without any complications. The operation had been planned following aRead More →