Pence abruptly changes schedule in Peru as U.S. weighs Syria response

LIMA (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, in Lima for the Summit of the Americas, abruptly changed his schedule on Friday night and returned to his hotel, as the U.S. considers its response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

Pence was supposed to attend the opening banquet at the summit but departed suddenly.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Eric Beech)