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Bello: Dallying with a monster
THE rule of law has long been a stranger to the sweltering lowlands known as the Tierra Caliente in the Mexican state of MichoacA n.
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You'll have to make them an offer they can't refuse! Marlon Brando's...
You'll have to make them an offer they can't refuse! Marlon Brando's trademark fedora from The Godfather up for sale at $100,000 Marlon Brando's famous fedora, worn by him in his role as Mafia kingpin Vito Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's award winning film The Godfather, has emerged for sale for $100,000.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Vito Rizzuto wiretaps heard by Quebec corruption inquiry
The wiretapped conversations heard at the Charbonneau Commission today involved construction boss Tony Magi's efforts to convert an industrial building into luxury condos and Vito Rizzuto's involvement in financing the project.
Quebec corruption inquiry looks at real-estate reach of late Mafia boss
The Charbonneau Commission is looking closely today at the role late Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto played in the infiltration of organized crime into the construction industry.
Dozens of Romas flee their camp after 50-strong mob attack their site ...
Body of missing major junior hockey player, 20, found in his truck in Walmart parking lot eight days after he was punished for smoking marijuana Dozens of Romas flee their camp after 50-strong mob attack their site following claims two of the gypsies had raped a local girl in Italy A mob of 50 furious Italians stormed a Roma camp outside Naples ... (more)
The Washington Post
Report: Jailed Mafia boss reveals killing detail
An Italian newspaper report says the remote control to detonate the bomb that killed anti-Mafia prosecutor Paolo Borsellino in 1992 was hidden inside the intercom at his mother's Palermo residence.
Computer And Video Games
Possible Mafia 3 character details revealed
The casting call, which was posted on casting network Actors Access and spotted by Gamer Bliss , is for an "untitled game" which looks to be set in Louisiana.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Impudent Observer
Oh Them Darkies
There are many in the Republican party who so enjoy poking fun at "those people," which in English means, those of the African American persuasion.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hooray for Qld bikie laws: NY police chief
NEW York's police commissioner has commended Queensland on its tough anti-bikie stance, likening it to US laws that cracked down on the Big Apple's most powerful Mafia families.
Thanet District Council expressed concern about Italian investors'...
Council chiefs expressed concerns that potential investors in a troubled ferry company it was trying to keep solvent had mafia links and might use it to launder money, it has emerged.
The Crusty Curmudgeon
And now . . . this - Mar. 10/14
Leave the planet. Take the cannoli. Sicilian amateur scientists have launched a model cannolo, a cream-stuffed pastry roll symbolic of the Italian island, into the stratosphere, capturing bizarre images of the dessert flying far above the earth.
People's Daily Online
Highlights of work report of China's Supreme People's Procuratorate
China's Procurator-General Cao Jianming delivered a report on the work of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on Monday at the second session of the 12th National People's Congress, China's top legislature.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Opposition MKs Slam Coalition as One Big 'Mafia'
Opposition MKs on Sunday said they may boycott the Knesset's discussions on three major laws that are to be discussed by MKs.
Where Have the Yakuza Gone?
Japan's feared and resilient crime syndicates the yakuza have seen their numbers decline for the first time in years, but is that because of stricter laws or are they just going underground? By Jake Adelstein and Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky The number of yakuza, Japan's organized crime group members, hit its lowest record since the country's first ... (more)
Sat Mar 08, 2014
To believe in people: John Kerry
Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Ukraine on Tuesday and condemned Russia's use of "aggression and intimidation as a first resort" in its takeover of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Trio launches cannolo pastry into space with 'Sicilian Space Program'
According to Reuters on Thursday, three men from the Sicilian town of Enna decided to do their country proud by fathering the 'Sicilian Space Program' and successfully launching a model of a cannolo, the famous Italian pastry, into space.
On the night of July 9, 1943, the first of 160,000 allied troops began landing on the southwest beaches of Sicily.
Mafia sting: Two million prize BEES killed in 'mob hit on Italian honey making business'
Detectives think the mobsters carried out the blitz as part of an extortion racket on the owner of the apiary An Italian honey making business has been stung for more than A 100,000 after two million prize bees were killed in a suspected mafia hit.
a Rookie Cop VS. the West Coast Mafia by Tanya Chalupa and William G. Palmini Jr. is Available Now
Attracted by Sausalito's striking beauty, artists, writers, musicians, actors and hippies took refuge there, with passenger ferries making it a popular destination spot.
The Mafia 'carry out a hit on two million BEES after trying to extort money from hive's owner'
A lesson in bullying: Florida mom, 35, is filmed beating up a 12-year-old girl outside middle school for harassing her daughter 'It's like putting down a favorite family pet': Chrysler demands school DESTROY a $250,000 one-of-a-kind Dodge Viper Celebrity chef Todd English, 53, 'has drink thrown over him by ex at Manhattan club after he was making ... (more)