U.S. President Donald Trump could not attend a commemoration in France for American soldiers and marines killed during the First World War on Saturday because rain made it impossible to arrange transport, the White House said. The last-minute cancellation prompted widespread criticism on social media and from some officials in Britain and the United StatesRead More →

Ten people were killed and 11 injured in a mudslide near Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, Brazilian authorities said. Roberto Robadey, Rio’s civil defence department head, told the Globo TV network that the mudslide in the city of Niteroi was caused by heavy downpours. He said people were killed andRead More →

Florida’s secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor’s races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election. Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after unofficial results in both races fell within the margin that by lawRead More →

New York federal prosecutors on Friday brought new charges against Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President Donald Trump. In an indictment filed in Manhattan federal court, prosecutors charged Sayoc with 30 criminal counts, including multiple counts of usingRead More →