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20 hrs ago | The Union Democrat

True crime story includes Dodge Ridge heist

A new book that exposes the story of the Mafia in the West and how it fell begins with a case in Tuolumne County.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marin County, CA, Entertainment

Yesterday | Daily Mail

Is Aberdeen really the new home of feared Mafia group? EU report...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .

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Related Topix: Missouri, Italy, World News,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

EU will probe Italian mob link to Scotland

Now European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom has said the research, funded by the EU, would be studied to see how continent-wide legislation could tackle international mobsters.

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Cityview Online

Straight man

You couldn't pick two more entertaining companions for a cinematic road trip in Italy than Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, 24 Hour Party People, Music!, Biography Movies, Steve Coogan

Suria

Sicilian hilltop houses on sale for one...

It's an offer you can't refuse: rustic abodes in a picturesque hilltop village on the island of Sicily, once home to Italian peasants and their donkeys, are up for sale for just one euro.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Gangi

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Village Voice

Feel Sad with the Hitmen of Salvo

At first glance, Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's Salvo looks like just another entry into the Sensitive Hit-man genre: During a sticky Palermo summer heat wave, Mafia hit-man Salvo has a change of heart and decides not to kill Rita , the blind sister of his prey.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Beast

Palermo Is Not Just for Mafiosi AnymoreBy Alia Akkam

For decades, Sicily was a haven for the Mafia. As their grip loosens, the island, and particularly its capital city, is morphing into a fashionable, gorgeous hotbed of tourism.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Yahoo!

The Road to the 38: Serpico: a Mix of Pennsylvanian Traditions & Big City Flair

Restaurant Editor Bill Addison is traveling the country to chronicle what's happening in America's dining scene and to formulate his list of the essential 38 restaurants in America.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Restaurant Management, Life, Food, Duck, Meat, Baked Goods, Bread

The Wichita Eagle

a My Two Italiesa captures the conflicts of life in contemporary Italy

"There are two Italies - one composed of the green earth and transparent sea, and the mighty ruins of ancient time, and aerial mountains, and the warm and radiant atmosphere which is interfused through all things.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Entertainment

Sat Aug 16, 2014

SF Appeal

Why Was Undercover FBI Agent Pulled From Investigation That Brought Down Leland Yee?

A federal judge is due to hear arguments in San Francisco on Sept. 24 on a former school board president's bid for information about an undercover FBI agent who was allegedly withdrawn from investigating his criminal case because of financial misconduct.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Perception about the 'King of Pot' differ

Photos of grow op that was in Laval warehouse on Aug. 9, 2010. Photo shows pots plants in the warehouse.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Canada,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Whitey Bulger's attorneys appeal his conviction

This June 23, 2011 file photo shows a booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" Bulger, captured in Santa Monica, Calif., after 16 years on the run.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Santa Monica, CA, US News, First Circuit Court of Appeals

AlertNet

"I had no idea I'd been sex trafficked" - Japanese mafia sex slave

BOGOTA - Marcela Loaiza was 21 when she was lured from Colombia, trapped in a sex trafficking ring run and forced by Japan's Yakuza mafia to sell sex on the streets of Tokyo.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Corbett: End 'bigoted' TV series 'Amish Mafia'

Gov. Tom Corbett and other Pennsylvania politicians have signed a statement calling on the Discovery Channel to drop "Amish Mafia," a show they called "a bigoted portrayal" that grossly misrepresents the religious sect known for its plain ways.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Lancaster County, PA

JD Supra

INTERPOL Red Notices and Immigration- Why a Red Notice might cause...

In the last post, I discussed the case of Carmelo Bruzzese, who is wanted by Italian authorities as a Red Notice subject charged with Mafia association.

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Scotsman.com

Crackdown on Scottish Mafia's illegal waste racket

SCOTLAND's authorities are liaising with Interpol to crack down on Mafia-style gangs which have muscled in on the country's lucrative illegal waste industry.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Amish Mafia' taking heat from Corbett, state officials

In part, the statement reads: "We call for an end to production and broadcast of the Amish Mafia series and respectfully ask the Discovery Channel and its sponsors to drop support for the bigoted series and other Amish themed knockoff productions.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, James Cawley, Lancaster County, PA

Newsday

'McMafia' crime gangs targeted

Environmental officers are looking to Italy to crack down on "McMafia" crime gangs who profit from illegal waste disposal in Scotland, MSPs have heard.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Scotsman.com

Crackdown on Scottish Mafia's illegal waste racket

SCOTLAND's authorities are liaising with Interpol to crack down on Mafia-style gangs which have muscled in on the country's lucrative illegal waste industry.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Amish Mafia' taking heat from Corbett, state officials

In part, the statement reads: "We call for an end to production and broadcast of the Amish Mafia series and respectfully ask the Discovery Channel and its sponsors to drop support for the bigoted series and other Amish themed knockoff productions.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, James Cawley, Lancaster County, PA

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