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4 hrs ago | Northern Life

High court warns against police stings

Veritas guards the entrance of the Supreme Court of Canada as the Peace tower is seen in the background in an April 25, 2014 photo in Ottawa.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

'Gomorrah' to Give BSkyB First Taste of Sky Europe

The Italian mafia series, a huge hit for Sky Italia, premieres in the U.K. on Monday in a possible test run for future shows that could air across the enlarged "Sky Europe" following a deal with Fox.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Business News

13 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

RCMP had hands full with Clemenza

Mario Desmarais, left, with the Montreal Police Department and Michel Arcand, with the RCMP, speak to reporters during a news conference at RCMP headquarters in June, where they spoke about Project Clemenza, a major sweep of two alleged organized crime groups operating in the province.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Canada

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Kos

Retaliation for reporting abuse from the Family Court Mafia-Clark Case Pittsburgh, PA

"My story is part of an effort by Safe Kids International to raise awareness about an issue of social injustice which is endangering millions of children around the world.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Prison

Free Republic

Church parade past Mafia home a challenge to Pope Francis

In apparent defiance of Pope Francis, a church procession detoured from its route through a southern Italian town to honor a convicted mobster under house arrest.

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Related Topix: Prison, Pope Benedict XVI

BBC News

Italy in Europe-wide mafia crackdown

The agents had been working from information given to them by a woman who had at one time been held as a virtual prisoner by the clan.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News,

680News

NewsAlert:High court narrows scope of allowable evidence from police stings

Confessions extracted through so-called Mr. Big police sting operations tend to produce unreliable confessions, are open to abuses and must be regulated more carefully in order to be admissible in court, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday.

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Bangkok Post

General & his mafia gang ...

Learning > Learning From News Military mafia that sellers say controls Patpong Bazaar rental space caught by military & police in sting operation taking money from vendors in hotel lobby.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Boston.com

Boston Mob' by Marc Songini

Marc Songini traces the violent deeds of Joseph "The Animal" Barb-oza and other mob-sters in his new book, "Boston Mob."

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

Man with ties to street gangs sees release from prison revoked

A man once tied to a Montreal street gang that clashed with the Hells Angels has seen his recent release from a penitentiary revoked after he was caught drinking in a bar with known criminals.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, Drugs

Los Angeles Times

41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted

More than three dozen alleged members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang said to be controlled by the Mexican Mafia were indicted on a range of murder, robbery, drug trafficking and other charges, federal officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: El Monte, CA, US News, South El Monte, CA

Myrtle Beach Online

Figure in '80s payola probe faces NY gambling case

Now the roller-coaster life of Joe Isgro is taking another plunge, with new charges that he helped run a mob-linked gambling operation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment

OakLeaves

'Assassination Theater' investigates killing of JFK

After decades of controversy, investigating the Kennedy assassination has earned a reputation as bad news for many reporters, a radioactive topic no one wants to approach.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Journalism, Oak Park, IL

ABC News

Figure in '80s Payola Probe Faces NY Gambling Case

He's been one of the nation's most influential record promoters, the producer of an Oscar-nominated movie, a defendant who successfully fought racketeering charges in a high-profile payola case, and an admitted loan shark who shook down borrowers in ritzy Beverly Hills.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment

Seguin Daily News

More details released about roundup of suspected gang members

A Seguin Police Department warrant round-up targeting members of the Mexican Mafia plus another prison gang known as the Orejones resulted in 20 arrests early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Seguin, TX, Drugs, New Braunfels, TX, McQueeney, TX

Fox News

Eric Shawn Investigates: The hit on Hoffa

It was a hot July afternoon, nearly 92 degrees, when Teamsters president and labor icon Jimmy Hoffa is said to have opened the rear door of a 1975 maroon Mercury in the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and climbed in.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Snam sees no big impact from unit put under court administration

Italian gas transport group Snam said on Wednesday a recent court decision to put its distribution unit Italgas under judicial administration would not have a major impact on its business.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Czech Happenings

Czech press survey July 30

It would be strikingly unjust if Pavel Bem succeeded in gaining the post of the European drug monitoring centre head, in view of his very controversial performance as Prague mayor in 2002-2010, Jiri Leschtina writes in daily Hospodarske noviny today.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, World News, Europe

Arutz Sheva Israel News

No Economic Aid to Hamas-Ruled Gaza

The developing international consensus to offer Gaza an economic package in order to convince Hamas to agree to a ceasefire is immoral and a strategic folly.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Terrorism, Iran, Palestinian Territories

Philly.com

N.J. men used off-shore website as front for mafia bookmaking

Two New Jersey men today admitted to conspiring with the Genovese organized crime family in an illegal sports betting website, said federal prosecutors.

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