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Best International Festivals To Attend This Fall

A look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.


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DKNY, Photographer Settle After Store Uses ‘Humans Of New York’ Photos Without Permission

The DKNY fashion label is making a charitable donation, after the photographer behind the popular “Humans of New York” project discovered that the label had used his photos without permission in a Bangkok store.


Russian Arms Dealer ‘Merchant Of Death’ Viktor Bout Convicted In NYC Federal Court

A shadowy Russian arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of seeking to make millions of dollars by selling heavy weaponry to a terror group so it could attack what prosecutors said he told his customers was a common enemy – U.S. forces helping the Colombian government.


Viktor Bout (c) is escorted by DEA agents upon arrival in New York - Nov 16, 2010 (credit: AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration)

Jury Selection Begins In Accused Former Soviet Arms Dealer’s NYC Trial

Jury selection got off to a rocky start Tuesday in the arms sale trial of a former Soviet military officer known as the Merchant of Death when reporters were initially kept out of the federal courtroom.


Viktor Bout, center.

Feds: Russian Arms Suspect Not Beyond Law’s Reach

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara repeatedly responded to questions at a news conference about the relations between the countries by saying Viktor Bout was brought to the United States after prosecutors successfully sought an indictment and an extradition based on evidence collected during a long-running DEA probe.


Viktor Bout, center.

Suspected Russian Arms Dealer Faces Terror Charges

A federal prosecutor says a Russian arms trafficking suspect known as the “Merchant of Death” is where he belongs – in U.S. custody. He is facing charges in New York.


Viktor Bout, center.

Suspected Arms Trafficker Flown To NYC

Russian arms trafficking suspect Viktor Bout was flown to New York on Tuesday in a chartered U.S. plane, extradited in manacles despite a push by Russian diplomats to persuade Thailand to release him.