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4 hrs ago |

Europe tightens curbs on organ trafficking

The Council of Europe adopted a new international convention to make organ trafficking a criminal offence, giving the police greater scope to hunt mafia groups involved in the trade across borders.


8 hrs ago | National Post

Parole of convicted mob killer notorious for his explosive temper tested by road raging motorist

One danger of road rage is never knowing who is driving the car you are irate over.


Related Topix: Prison, Canada, Drugs

12 hrs ago | West Australian

Vatican appoints new chief for scandal-dogged bank

The Vatican on Wednesday named a French businessman to head up its scandal-plagued bank as part of a radical overhaul ordered by Pope Francis after a year-long inquiry.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI

16 hrs ago | Reuters

Spain arrests 32 in swoop on suspected members of Italy's Camorra

Spanish police have arrested 32 suspected members of Italy's Camorra crime group they say were involved in drug trafficking, extortion, fraud and money laundering, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Telegraph

Father of two shot, land broker suspect

A 46-year-old teacher, taking a tea break near Namkum railway station, 10km from Ranchi, after dropping his children to school, was shot dead from point-black range on Tuesday morning.


Wall Street Journal

Cybercrime Likened to Organized Crime

Federal prosecutors are using mob-busting tactics to catch and disrupt online crooks, applying a law written to dismantle Mafia families to pursue loose affiliations of thieves scattered around the world.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law


Cinelicious Pics, Adi Shankar Banking On "Tarantino Of...

EXCLUSIVE : After launching in June, newbie indie/art house distributor Cinelicious Pics has struck a deal to bring acclaimed five-and-a-half-hour Bollywood new wave crime epic Gangs of Wasseypur to North America.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Bollywood, Dev D, Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Black Friday, History Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Trishna

Daily Herald

Richard Cohen An offer they cana t refuse

He is at his desk. Facing him are members of his organization. Michael rises and dims the lights.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Mobsters convicted for taking over FirstPlus Financial in Irving

Men with ties to Mafia were convicted of racketeering and conspiracy among other charges for forcefully taking over an Irving-based mortgage firm.


Related Topix: US News

The Independent

'Cowardly' priests paid Mafia boss respect in Church parade

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Related Topix: Prison, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Andrea Roncato, Italy, World News,

Church parade honours Mafia boss

Anti-mafia police launched an investigation on Monday after a religious procession in a southern Italian town detoured to pay tribute to a local mobster, in apparent defiance of Pope Francis.


Related Topix: Prison

The Toronto Star

Mississauga mob killer has parole yanked

A Mississauga financial adviser considered by police in Canada and Italy to be a senior Mafia figure has had his parole yanked for associating with organized criminals.


Related Topix: Prison

News Max

Catholics Press for Stricter Abortion Condemnation

Pope Francis' recent remarks in which he said mobsters are excommunicated were widely welcomed, but they've left some Catholics wishing for an equally robust condemnation of other groups that prey just as violently on the innocent and vulnerable.


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

Russia Taday

Italians defy Pope, take church procession to mafia boss' house

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives to lead a mass in Campobasso, south of Italy, July 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Prison, Pope Benedict XVI

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Hispanic Business

Former life of crime reads like movie

Throughout most of the 20th century, the Bedamis pursued two traditions -- serving crab enchilado at important gatherings and making a living on the wrong side of the law until their final breaths.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Drugs

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Church parade past Mafia home a challenge to pope

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.


Related Topix: Opinion


Man convicted on terror charges files appeal

Nine years ago the FBI made a startling announcement: A "sleeper cell" of al-Qaida operatives was uncovered in California's Central Valley.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Tampa, FL

Man convicted on terror charges files appeal

This is an undated file photo of Hamid Hayat provided by the Hayat family. A federal judge sentenced Hamid Hayat to 24 years in prison after jurors convicted him in 2006 of attending a terrorism training camp in Pakistan and returning the United States to await orders to launch an attack.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Tampa, FL

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Babalu Blog

As Russia forgives 90% of debt owed by deadbeat Castro regime, Putin plans visit to Cuba

Once again, America's anachronistic and outdated cold-war relic sanctions against Cuba's Castro dictatorship have prevented the U.S. from exploiting opportunities in Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin, US News, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

Activists struggle to loosen gun laws in Mexico

Like a kid in a pastry shop, he gazes longingly into the display cases of 9mm handguns and sleek semiA automatic rifles here at the Directorate of Arms and Munitions Sales, the only gun store in this entire country.


Related Topix: Guns, Sickhead Games, LLC, Armed!, Video Games, Prison