Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. President Vladimir Putin has threatened that Russia's state-owned gas company could ask Ukraine to pay for gas in advance, according to Russian state news agencies. (AP Photo/Sergei Karpukhin)

Russia threatens Ukraine on gas supply

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has threatened that Russia’s state-owned gas company could ask Ukraine to pay for gas in advance, acc…

A customer rests her hands on a tee-shirt for sale at a sporting goods store with proceeds to be directed to victims of a deadly landslide Friday, March 28, 2014 in Arlington, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington mudslide total rises to 35

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington community of Oso has risen to 34, with the addition of one m…

In this March 30, 2014, photo U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference in Paris. The United States is talking with Israel about the possibility of releasing convicted spy Jonathan Pollard early from his life sentence as an incentive in the troubled Mideast peace negotiations, a person familiar with the situation said Monday March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Kerry warns Russia of tough new sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Russia of harsher economic sanctions if it doesn’t back down from involvement in …