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2 hrs ago | BBC News

Italy church parade sparks mafia row

The Catholic bishop of a small diocese in southern Italy has suspended all church processions after a parade took a detour to salute a mafia boss who was under house arrest.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, World News

6 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Cage in a Rage: A Belligerent Father Goes Vigilante in This 'Taken'-Themed Rip-off

Nicolas Cage has made so many bad movies it's hard to remember he was good enough to win an Oscar for the devastating Leaving Las Vegas .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Nicolas Cage

14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Jet City Improv Presents Wise Guys, Now thru 8/22

Inspired by great mafia stories like The Godfather and The Sopranos comes Jet City Improv's newest original feature-length comedy Wise Guys.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, Drugs

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.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Deadline

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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

Iol.co.za

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Opinion

WKRN

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Tampa, FL

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