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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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