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Floods Ravage French Riviera, at least 17 Dead

Torrential rains pounded the French Riviera overnight Saturday, dumping nearly 18 centimeters of rain in three hours on the fabled Mediterranean coastline and turning it into a sea of mud. Authorities say at least 17 people were killed. Residents said victims were found dead in homes, campsites and cars submerged in a tunnel in a town between Cannes and Antibes, where several others were found dead in a retirement home.   Hundreds of Italian pilgrims -- many of them elderly and...

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