Premier: Serbia ready to reduce dependency on Russian gas

Serbian Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vucic, speaks at the news conference after talks with host Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, as the first Serbian leader to visit the nation after a troubled past, at the Palace of Brigades in the Albanian capital, Tirana, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Both countries are trying to overcome their troubled past while working toward EU membership. Relations between the two Balkan states remain strained, mainly over the former Serbian province of Kosovo where majority ethnic Albanians declared independence in 2008 which Serbia refused to recognize. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic says his country will accept U.S. calls to reduce dependency on Russian gas supplies by adding an American-backed pipeline that would bring gas to Europe from Azerbaijan.



US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect

A police vehicle is parked outside of the five-star hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday morning, May 27, 2015. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday the FOJ said U.S. authorities suspect the officials of having received paid bribes totaling millions of dollars. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)BERN, Switzerland (AP) — For months, American and Swiss investigators worked in secret to prepare for the raids that would shake the soccer world.



UK's Cameron meets EU leaders on referendum reform push

Prime Minister David Cameron (C) starts a whirlwind two-day tour of European capitals including Paris and Berlin Thursday in a push to secure EU reforms before a referendum on whether Britain should leavePrime Minister David Cameron starts a whirlwind two-day tour of European capitals including Paris and Berlin Thursday in a push to secure EU reforms before a referendum on whether Britain should leave. Cameron will meet the Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Hague Thursday before having dinner with French President Francois Hollande in Paris.



Rubio returns to childhood home: Las Vegas, not Miami

This 1980s photo provided by Bryce Thiriot shows Marco Rubio, second from left back row, his younger sister Veronica, right back row, and their neighbors, the Thiriot brothers, in Las Vegas in the early 1980s. The Republican Florida senator and presidential candidate spent six of his formative years in Las Vegas, where he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and became a strong backer of labor unions. Back row, left to right, Bryan Thiriot, Marco Rubio, Nathan Thiriot, Veronica Rubio. Front row left to right, Jason Thiriot, Joel Dixon, Bryce Thiriot, Jodi Dixon, Jarren Thiriot. (Bonnie Thiriot/Courtesy of Bryce Thiriot via AP)LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Marco Rubio attends his 44th birthday party and fundraiser at the home of the host of the "Pawn Stars" reality show Thursday, it won't be his first birthday in Las Vegas.



Indians crowd rivers, tree shade as heat toll passes 1,400

A villager herds his buffaloes as they enter the Daya River on a hot afternoon in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. In southern India, hundreds of people have died since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eating onions, lying in the shade and crowding into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool amid a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month.





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