WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama told Turkish and Mexican leaders on Saturday that WikiLeaks’ actions were “deplorable” as the U.S. administration kept up damage control efforts over the website’s embarrassing release of masses of secret U.S. cables.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Mark Madoff, the elder son of convicted swindler Bernard Madoff, was found hanged in his New York City apartment in an apparent suicide on the second anniversary of his father’s arrest, police and his lawyer said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Richard Holbrooke, President Barack Obama’s special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, was in critical condition on Saturday after doctors performed surgery to repair a tear in his aorta, the State Department said.
QUITO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that it still favored a $70-$80 range for oil, a restatement of a two-year-old policy that will relieve consumer nations worried that Riyadh might let oil prices get out of control and slow global economic recovery.
CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) – The world’s governments agreed on Saturday to modest steps to combat climate change and give more money to poor countries, but they put off until next year tough decisions on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.