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  1. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Bangkok Post

    ... who had good connections with investors outside the island. This deadly conflict alerted Pol Maj Gen Thitirat to other mafia problems in Samui, so he ordered a crackdown on criminal activities on Friday. He was also responding to concerns expressed ...

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  2. Pope Francis kisses relic, blood liquefies, a 'miracle': CatholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The China Post

    ... of people waving Vatican flags. Further strengthening his down-to-earth reputation, the pope headed deep into mafia territory, visiting jailbirds and the poor in Naples amid heightened security. The pontiff arrived in the poor, crime-ridden Scampia ...

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  3. From land of milk and money to lifeterm Life of DP YadavRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... in western UP during Yadav's rise to power told HT on condition of anonymity that he topped the list of western UP mafia dons and was noticed by almost all the political parties with 25 criminal cases against him in Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar, Badaun, ...

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  4. Michael Franzese reveals what life was like with the mobRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... For on that day, they would take the oath that would mark them as fully initiated members of La Cosa Nostra, or the Mafia. "They don't tell you the night that this happens. For security reasons, only the top members of the hierarchy know. They don't ...

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  5. Former crime boss now motivates youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Star Online

    Franzese said that due to his former life, he considered it an obligation to help make a change in the lives of people. He was once one of the most powerful Mafia bosses in America.

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  6. 'God's Bankers' - New Book Offers a Detailed Look ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    Corruption, money laundering, dealing with the Mafia and doing business with the Nazis - those topics and more are addressed in a recently-released history of the Vatican Bank. Posner, a Catholic, talked about the unvarnished nature of the reporting in his book, calling it, "a history, a straight-forward presentation of the facts."

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  7. The 2015 European Union Film Festival - Part 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... an excellent chronicle of the singular world of Italian family crime. Americans are most familiar with the Sicilian Mafia, which has been somewhat diminished in present-day Europe, being supplanted by the Camorra in south-central Neapolitan Italy ...

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  8. Forger fights extradition because Romanian prison cells are too smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... they breached the human rights of inmates. That ruling, in 2013, led an English judge to hold up the extradition of a Mafia don, Domenico Rancadore, to Italy last year. The High Court in London last month finally allowed the 65-year-old, who had ...

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  9. Int'l fluid sexuality movie festival kicks off in TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The China Post

    An international film festival kicked off Friday in Taipei that the organizers said showcases several local and foreign films exploring the topics of love and lust. The Fluid Sexuality International Film Festival, which will run until Sunday at SPOT Huashan, opened with the screening of the Israeli movie "Kicking Out Shoshana," which portrays the story of Ami Shoshan, an Israeli soccer player, who is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual as punishment for flirting with the criminal's girlfriend, and who later becomes a hero of the gay community.

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  10. FBI have smashed real life Mafia family who inspired the SopranosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Ten of the mob's most senior men - with nicknames including Knuckles and Whitey - have been held in a sting by undercover agents. Suspects include reputed captain Charles Stango, 71, and 72-year-old Frank Nigro, said to be a consigliere, or adviser.

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  11. Rome judicial officials' cars damagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | ANSA.it

    Rome, March 13 - Government cars for eight judicial officials were found damaged in their parking lot at the Rome courthouse on Friday, marked with the letters "Sdd". The first car of the eight found damaged was that of Luca Tescaroli, a magistrate investigating Rome's recently unmasked local mafia known as "Mafia Capitale".

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  12. Bulgaria's High-Profile Anti-Mafia Case 'Octopus' Re-LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Sofia News Agency

    Alexei Petrov, alleged crime boss and former officer of the State Agency for National Security , is the main defendant in the case. Photo by BGNES The trail was launched after a police operation against organized crime dubbed "Octupus" conducted in February 2010 during the first term in office of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, according to reports of dnevnik.bg.

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  13. I-Team: Reputed mafia captain ordered to New Jersey to face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    A Henderson man, accused of being a captain in a Mafia family went before a federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas Thursday. Charles Anthony Stango, 71, faces four felony counts in connection with a federal organized crime probe.

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  14. Central Rome restaurants shut in mafia swoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... ($224 million) in twin moves against the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate's money laundering operations. The national anti-mafia unit said the two restaurants, La Rotonda and Er Faciolaro, were controlled by alleged mobster Salvatore Lania and used to ...

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  15. Mob Boss 'Capo' With a Record Cops to RICORead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... for La Cosa Nostra's Genovese crime family. A capo, short for the Italian word caporegime , leads a crew for the Mafia, supervising the activity of so-called soldiers, according to a statement from the Justice Department. Prosecutors noted that ...

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  16. Pantheon restaurants seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | ANSA.it

    Rome, March 12 - Two famous Rome restaurants near the iconic ancient Roman Pantheon were seized Thursday in the latest operation targeting assets linked to Italy's richest and most dangerous criminal organisation, Calabria's 'Ndrangheta mafia. Anti-mafia investigators seized control of the eateries a short walk from Emperor Augustus' temple to all the gods as part of an operation in which around 10 million euros in assets were confiscated.

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  17. Rockland Man Admits Role as Capo in Genovese Crime FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... it so." The Genovese Crime Family is part of a nationwide criminal organization known by various names, including the "Mafia" and "La Cosa Nostra" ("LCN"), which operates through entities known as "Families." The Genovese Crime Family operates ...

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  18. Explainer: The World's Most Powerful Mafia OrganizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Criminal Report Daily

    The Italian police arrested the head of the largest mafia, the 'Ndrangheta family, whose yearly revenue is estimated to equal 3 percent of Italy's GDP.

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  19. Cuba Si, Yankee Imperialism No! End the blockade of CUBA.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | OpEdNews

    ... a repressive government in Cuba with U.S. backing and blessing. Under Batista rule, Cuba was the playground for the Mafia, large land owners, US corporations, Cuban elites and tourists. Cuba was rampant with political corruption, gambling, ...

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  20. Rome restaurants accused of funding mob closed in anti-mafia swoopRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Thousands of visitors to Rome have been unwittingly pouring cash into the pockets of a ruthless mafia organisation by dining at two of the city's best-known tourist restaurants, Italian police said Thursday. Authorities on Thursday closed down the two eateries near the Pantheon in the heart of Rome's historic centre, saying they were run by the 'Ndrangheta, a notorious criminal syndicate that controls much of Europe's cocaine trade.

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