US Secretary of State John Kerry said there was "no justification" for the military coup in Thailand.
"This act will have negative implications for the US-Thai relationship, especially for our relationship with the Thai military," Kerry said in a statement.
More top news
Tougher regulations coming into effect today are intended to crack down on motorists driving under the influence of drugs.
A Finnish punk band whose members have autism and Down's Syndrome have been chosen as the country's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.
The PM promises to double to 200,000 the number of homes built under an existing scheme aimed at easing Britain's housing shortage.