Colombia’s military meets face-to-face with rebels

Jesus Santrich, member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), second from right, makes a joke before the start of a news conference, accompanied by fellow rebels Ivan Marquez, second from left, Yuri Camargo, far left, and Fidel Rondon, right, at the close of a round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Talks are expected to resume in September. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)HAVANA (AP) — Members of Colombia’s military met face-to-face Friday with Marxist rebel leaders for the first time as talks aimed at ending a half-century war enter a decisive phase.