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3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Detained Berlusconi ally taken ill in Lebanon

A Lebanese security official says a longtime ally of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi detained in Lebanon has been moved to a Beirut hospital after falling ill.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Europe, Italy, Silvio Berlusconi,

7 hrs ago | News Max

Pope to Mafia Bosses: 'Stop Doing Evil'

Pope Francis has signaled a war on organized crime in Italy after attending a prayer vigil with the families of Mafia victims.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

13 hrs ago | India Talkies

Mafia mobsters claimed to be more sensitive, family-centred than other criminals -

London, Apr 16: A new study has found that members of the Mafia are more sensitive, family orientated and less selfish than other murderers.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


News Analysis: Facing elections, Italy to tighten laws against mafia vote-buying

As Italy prepares for the upcoming European and local elections, both scheduled on May 25, experts and lawmakers are at work to tackle what it is considered a major flaw in Italian political system: vote-buying linked to the mafia.


Albany Times Union

Mob-linked bookie gets time served

A Mafia-linked bookie who ran a global Internet sports betting operation with tentacles that reached into the Albany County jail was sentenced to time already served Tuesday.


Related Topix: Albany County, NY, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rensselaer County, NY, Clifton Park, NY

New York Daily News

The West has formidable enemy in Putin

The very question, which our foreign policy and media establishments are now frantically trying to answer, worries me a lot more than actual Russian behavior.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Prison, Opinion

Daily Herald

Harper prof squeezes century of local mob hits into book

The illustration for Harper College professor Wayne A. Johnson's new book detailing local mob killings was drawn by Harper student Daniella Boyd of Wheeling.


Related Topix: Wheeling, IL, Palatine, IL, Algonquin, IL

Psychology Today

Professional Assassins Are Not Serial Killers

In the vernacular, "hit men" are professional contract killers employed by organized crime groups to eliminate their rivals or other troublesome individuals.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Montreal Gazette

10-year sentence in U.S. for man with ties to Montreal Mafia

A man with ties to the Mafia in Montreal has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term in the U.S. for his role in a plot to smuggle massive amounts of marijuana into that country.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Plattsburgh, NY


Former retail chain director detained upon return to country

The pre-trial chamber of the Belgrade High Court has placed Slobodan Raduloviae in detention, as proposed by the Prosecution for Organized Crime.


Related Topix: Europe, Kosovo, World News

The Miami Herald

Mafia port in Italy will host transfer of Syria's chemical weapons

A couple of months back, the drugs and weapons found beneath a thicket of red and white cranes in the mountains of shipping containers at Italy's port in Gioia Tauro led U.S. and Italian law enforcement to arrest 26 members of the Gambino and 'Ndrangheta crime families.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Mafia killers are more sensitive than their reputation would have you ...

Gunman screaming 'Heil Hitler' kills 14-year-old boy, his grandfather and another person in shooting spree at Jewish community center and retirement home on Passover eve 'I was assigned to her and fell in love': Decorated NYPD officer reveals how she adopted sole survivor of Palm Sunday Massacre thirty years later Woman is ambushed and mauled by by ... (more)


Real Clear Politics

What Germany Owes the Jews

Next year will mark the jubilee of a crumbling 'special relationship' with Israel.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Sat Apr 12, 2014

India Talkies

Italy to extradite mafia linked suspect from Lebanon -

Rome, April 13: Italy is seeking to extradite ex-senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a mafia linked suspect and Silvio Berlusconi's former political ally, who was arrested in Lebanon, Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Silvio Berlusconi,

Nerve News

Italy to extradite mafia linked suspect from Lebanon

Italy is seeking to extradite ex-senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a mafia linked suspect and Silvio Berlusconi's former political ally, who was arrested in Lebanon, Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Silvio Berlusconi,

New Yorker

Food For the Mobster's Soul

Do you remember "Babette's Feast" in Denmark and "Like Water for Chocolate" in Mexico and that "Big Night" on the Jersey Shore? Of course you do.


Related Topix: Wedding, The Gold Rush, Charles Chaplin, City Island

Davis Enterprise

Former resident returns for book-signing

Former Davis resident Tanya Chalupa returns to town with her latest book, "A Rookie Cop Vs.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, San Diego, CA, Marin County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Children murdered by the Mafia as Italian mobsters sink to new low

The reality of the modern Mafia differs from the "code of honour" myth popularised in The Godfather and other movies where women and children were spared With his plaintive doe eyes staring directly into the camera, little Domenico Petruzelli radiates childhood innocence.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Pope Benedict XVI

Vallejo Times-Herald

it's a Racket From Lime Squeezing Mexican Mafia to Nut Rustlers

The lowly green citrus, sliced and squeezed for cocktails from Mai Tai's to Moscow Mules, had skyrocketed from $30 for a case of 100 limes to $100 - if you could get them.


Related Topix: Mendocino, CA, Sonoma County, CA, August, CA

The Smoking Gun

DOCUMENT: Al Sharpton's Secret Work As FBI Informant

APRIL 7--When friends and family members gathered recently at the White House for a private celebration of Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, one of the invited partygoers was a former paid FBI Mafia informant.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Michelle Obama, US Politics, Barack Obama