The Latest: Tennis mixes with tropical plants at French Open
AP Published 5:21 a.m. ET May 26, 2019 | Updated 5:58 a.m. ET May 26, 2019CLOSEPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):___11:50 a.m.Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Court Simonne Mathieu at Roland Garros.The airy, sunken arena with two tiers of seating and surrounded…
Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions
A round of golf always seems to be on the agenda whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe get together. So on Sunday, during a four-day state visit to Japan, the US president jumped aboard the Marine One helicopter in Tokyo and flew south to the Mobara Country Club for a steamy…
Venezuela crisis: Talks to resume in Oslo
Image copyright AFP Image caption Previous attempts at mediation between the two Venezuelan sides have failed Representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition are returning to Norway's capital, Oslo, for talks on how to address the political crisis.The meeting, scheduled for next week, was confirmed by Norway's government, which reiterated its commitment to helping to find…
Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final
The Toronto Raptors have made history by becoming the first Canadian team to reach the NBA final after rallying past the Milwaukee Bucks 100-94 in Game 6.  The Raptors came back from a two-game deficit in the best-of-seven basketball series to win the Eastern Conference 4-2 for the first time in franchise history on Saturday…
Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Peter O'Neill became prime minister in 2012 following a prolonged power struggle Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has resigned following a series of high-level defections from his government to the opposition.Mr O'Neill, who has been in office for seven years, has faced calls for his resignation for weeks…