De Blasio Praises Peace Agreement Between Colombian Government, RebelsMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday congratulated Colombian leaders for a historic peace deal to end a half-century of bloody conflict between the government and leftist rebels.
Russian Arms Dealer 'Merchant Of Death' Viktor Bout Convicted In NYC Federal CourtA 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 Begins In Accused Former Soviet Arms Dealer's NYC TrialJury 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.

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