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  1. Here are the best movies on Netflix right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Digital Trends

    ... (with a 99-percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes , too), The Godfather is an epic, award-winning crime drama, following a mafia family, the Corleones, as they navigate conflicts with rival families and a family succession. Beginning in 1945, the film ...

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  2. How a buried secret led to a Boston murder trial against a once-powerful Mafia bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | National Post

    ... Globe. The former gangster was arrested along with a former associate, Paul Weadick. Once the head of the New England Mafia and known as "Cadillac Frank," Salemme was an organized crime figure in the 1980s and 1990s, ruling the New England ...

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  3. Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | The New York Times

    Mary Sansone, a gutsy Brooklyn social worker who created a robust community service organization that bridged racial and ethnic barriers, defied the Mafia and befriended supportive politicians, died on Monday in Brooklyn. She was 101.

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  4. A buried secret leads to a Boston murder trial against a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | SFGate

    ... was known by law enforcement to have links to organized crime, the Providence Journal reported. Former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme has been "no angel" but played no role in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner, the ...

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  5. EU to lose key ally in Slovakia as president won't seek new termRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... street demonstrations in the country of 5.4 million since the fall of communism, he branded Slovakia under Fico a "mafia state." Fico resigned under pressure in March. Kiska remains the euro-zone country's most trusted politician, according to ...

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  6. Boston mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' goes on trial for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Daily Mail

    Boston mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' goes on trial for 1990s murder of nightclub owner whose body was found 20 years later after a pot bust Police were led to his body, which was buried behind a Rhode Island mill, in 2016 after a suspect in a marijuana bust flipped and revealed the secret Now former mafia boss Francis 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme, 84, and alleged accomplice Paul Weadick, 62, have gone on trial for his murder Prosecutors say Salemme's son, who died in 1995, strangled DiSarro to death for being an informant while Weadick held his feet and Salemme watched A former mafia boss and his associate have gone on trial accused of murdering a club owner more than 20 years ago over fears he was a police informant.

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  7. Rope, duct tape found buried with nightclub owner's bones, agent testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Boston Herald

    ... potentially in the hole," Darling recounted on the third day of testimony in the murder trial of former New England Mafia godfather Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme and accused mob associate Paul Weadick, 63, of Burlington. Darling, whose expertise ...

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  8. Feds: Bandidos are "the mafia on two wheels"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... in El Paso over a drug deal gone bad in 1972. 5. Police have used the RICO Act - a statute designed to bring down the Mafia in the 1970s - to make mass Bandido arrests. The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act was used to indict ...

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  9. Court hears bullet that killed mobster Rocco Zito fired from basementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | The Toronto Star

    ... nsidered by police to be "a figure of significant power and authority within organized crime, specifically the Italian Mafia," according to a joint statement from the defence and Crown.

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  10. Former mob boss - Cadillac Frank' Salemme's trial enters third dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Boston.com

    ... with notorious gangsters James "Whitey" Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, as he pushed to gain control of the Mafia, the Globe has reported. He served time for racketeering. But he later agreed to help put Bulger and Flemmi behind bars, ...

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  11. Frank Sinatra, five parts of a remarkable lifeRead the original story

    Monday May 14 | Turkish Daily News

    ... jet was shot down by a Soviet missile near Hanoi," AFP writes. Sinatra was dogged by allegations of links with the mafia which he always denied, including in the courts, but was never able to shake completely. In 1963 he was stripped of his casino ...

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  12. Layers of History Along the Giro RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Podium Cafe

    ... the attention? To me and my perhaps overdeveloped sense of the historical, the endless movies and TV shows about the Mafia and its American offshoot are a bit much. But what makes the Camorra, 'Ndrangheta and Sicilian Mafia a bit more, shall we say, ...

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  13. Instagram's 'Muslim Shia soldier' gets yet another tattoo on his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | Daily Mail

    ... gangster a police informant Barbaro, who was murdered outside of a home in Earlwood in November 2016, had ties to the mafia and famously feuded with several Sydney gangsters (pictured is Yakiboy) In the aftermath of Barbaro's execution-style murder ...

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  14. Mexican Mafia's roots run deep in San Gabriel ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Ralph "Perico" Rocha and Rafael "Cisco" Gonzalez-Munoz committed what is considered a mortal sin among the ranks of the dreaded Mexican Mafia prison gang: they encroached into the drug territory of a senior gang member. Their transgression marked them for death according to county prosecutors, who in early December charged six individuals with trying to murder Rocha and Gonzalez-Munoz on behalf of another "made" Mexican Mafia member, Jaques "Jocko" Padilla.

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  15. City gave $37M in contracts to road-repair business tied to MafiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | New York Daily News

    ... waste of taxpayer dollars," Torres said. On March 2, 2005, Robert Persico was charged along with several alleged Mafia members with extorting a rival construction firm and trafficking in stolen luxury goods, including BMWs and Cadillacs. A week ...

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  16. Frank Sinatra, five parts of a remarkable lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | The Raw Story

    ... jet was shot down by a Soviet missile near Hanoi," AFP writes. Sinatra was dogged by allegations of links with the mafia which he always denied, including in the courts, but was never able to shake completely. In 1963 he was stripped of his casino ...

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  17. The Bookshelf: 'Live' from Toadstool Bookshop with Elizabeth Marshall ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... also Tweet @NHPRBookshelf Author Mario Puzo is best-known as the author of The Godfather , the novel that cemented the mafia's place in popular culture. Publication of The Godfather was a turning point in Puzo's career, and The Godfather and its ...

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  18. Frank Sinatra and two of his children, Frank Jr and Nancy, in Hollywood in 1954.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Egypt Today

    ... announcing that an American fighter jet was shot down by a Soviet missile near Hanoi," AFP writes. - Shadow of the mafia - Sinatra was dogged by allegations of links with the mafia which he always denied, including in the courts, but was never able ...

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  19. Criminal feud imploding with devastating consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | RTE.ie

    ... as a status symbol, almost like a graduation parchment. It is official recognition that they are, in the style of the Mafia, "made men" or "wiseguys", part of the gang culture. They are happy to accept the formal warning simply because possession of ...

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  20. At Boston Trial of 'Cadillac Frank,' a Who's Who of Mobsters in Sensible ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | The New York Times

    ... leg off, and survived an assassination attempt outside an International House of Pancakes. He was once a powerful mafia boss, the head of the New England family of La Cosa Nostra, the authorities say, and a contemporary of James "Whitey" Bulger, the ...

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