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  1. Letter: - Salt-water mafia' term coined for a reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Telegram

    I wish to reply to Russell Wangersky's March 11th column by stating for the record that the characterization of the FFAW as the "salt-water mafia" wasn't my turn of phrase, but that of inshore harvesters. Indeed, the phrase is so common by the water these days that I'm surprised the salt-water mafia hasn't challenged harvesters for calling them the FFAW.

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  2. Archbishop in Sicily bans mafia from being godfathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | BBC News

    An archbishop in Sicily has moved to reclaim the term "godfather" from the mafia - by banning gangsters from taking the role at baptisms. "The mafia has always taken the term godfather from the Church to give its bosses an air of religious respectability," he told AFP.

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  3. Mafia boss cannot be godfather, Sicilian archbishop saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Catholic World News

    "A Christian godfather should be a guarantee of raising a child in the faith," Archbishop Michele Pennisi of Monreale told Corriere della Sera. "How can he be that, if he lives in opposition to the Gospel, in violence and total obedeince to the god of money?" Archbishop Pennisi was reacting to the dispute that arose in December, when a noted Mafia chieftain, Salvatore Riina, was allowed to act as his nephew's godfather.

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  4. 'They Call Me Jeeg' Review: Italy Gets a Gritty, Gangster Superhero MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Collider

    A refreshing spin on the saturated superhero genre, Gabriele Mainetti 's They Call Me Jeeg is an uneven but solidly satisfying entry that revamps the format with a gritty aesthetic and a character-driven approach set in the midst of mafia-torn modern Italy. The film opens on a foot chase as our anti-hero Enzo , a two-bit criminal and way, way underling for Camorra bosses, makes his escape from his latest misdeed.

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  5. Brazil police dismantle mafia that bribed inspectors to sell rancid meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Fox News

    Brazil's Federal Police dismantled Friday a giant mafia that allegedly paid off inspectors to facilitate the sale of expired and adulterated meat, and which also bribed Brazil's ruling party, officials said Close to 1,100 Federal Police agents took part in the raids in seven of Brazil's 27 states, where they arrested scores of suspected mafia collaborators including executives of companies like the multinationals BRF and JBF, among the world's largest meat exporters. The mafia was led by business owners and executives in the meatpacking industry and inspectors in various states, who took bribes in exchange for looking the other way, Federal Police said in a statement.

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  6. Horror Writers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award Winners for 2106Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... the field). In addition to fiction, he has written a non-fiction column, "The Mothers and Fathers Italian Association (MAFIA)", for decades, which has earned him a reputation of honesty and bluntness unsurpassed. He is the author of The Complete ...

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  7. Danny Boyle's Getty Series Trust Gets 2018 Premiere DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | ComingSoon.net

    ... to the Getty oil fortune. The first installment takes place in 1973, when the young Getty is kidnapped in Rome and his mafia captors are banking on a multi-million dollar ransom. After all, what rich family wouldn't pay for the return of a loved ...

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  8. FX's Getty Family Anthology Series TRUST to Begin Production This June for January DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... to the Getty oil fortune. The first installment takes place in 1973, when the young Getty is kidnapped in ROME and his mafia captors are banking on a multi-million dollar ransom. After all, what rich family wouldn't pay for the return of a loved ...

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  9. 'Trust': FX's Getty Family Anthology Series Sets January 2018 PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Deadline

    ... Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune. It takes place in 1973, when the young Getty is kidnapped in Rome and his mafia captors are banking on a multi-million dollar ransom from his wealthy family. Trust charts the young man's nightmare ordeal at ...

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  10. Scarred survivors inspire Italy to fight domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | 680News

    ... the surname of the father who killed their mother. On Valentine's Day, Senate President Pietro Grasso, a former anti-Mafia prosecutor, promoted a public awareness campaign in which empty chairs will be draped with red cloth in all public buildings ...

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  11. Mafia attack plans had 'superior entity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | ANSA.it

    Palermo, March 8 - Plans to attack Palermo magistrates framed by Cosa Nostra leader Matteo Messina Denaro had a "superior entity" behind them, Palermo chief prosecutor Roberto Scarpinato told the parliamentary anti-mafia commission Wednesday in a hearing on suspected links between the mafia and freemasons in southern Italy. On March 1 the anti-mafia commission ordered police to seize the membership lists, from 1990 to today, of freemasons belonging to lodges in Calabria and Sicily.

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  12. South Africa: Court Case of The Mafioso, the Ex-Mandela Cop and the 'Malicious' PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the Western Cape and the alleged activities of Mr Roberto [Vito] Palazzolo, who was a suspected member of the Sicilian Mafia [Cosa Nostra]". In 2009, he was sentenced in absentia to nine years' imprisonment by an Italian court for having an ...

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  13. .com | The mafioso, the ex-Mandela cop and the 'malicious' police: Case heads to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | News24

    ... the Western Cape and the alleged activities of Mr Roberto [Vito] Palazzolo, who was a suspected member of the Sicilian Mafia [Cosa Nostra]". In 2009, he was sentenced in absentia to nine years' imprisonment by an Italian court for having an ...

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  14. The Swiss women who inspireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Swissinfo

    ... from Ticino and former attorney general for the Swiss Federal Court worked on money-laundering cases of the Sicilian mafia as a public prosecutor. She then went on to become the chief prosecutor of two UN international criminal law tribunals, on ...

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  15. Excerpts from Howie Carr's new book: - Kennedy Babylon' - " trouble in CamelotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Boston Herald

    ... the Director: Whatever his reasons, Hoover had next to no interest in going after organized crime until the Apalachin Mafia conference in 1957. That was a gathering of dozens of Mafia leaders from around the country in upstate New York. (But) Bobby ...

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  16. Acid attack victim Lucia Annibali: 'You wanted to annihilate me, you didn't succeed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the surname of the father who killed their mother. On Valentine's Day, Senate President Pietro Grasso, a former anti-Mafia prosecutor, promoted a public awareness campaign in which empty chairs will be draped with a red cloth in all public buildings ...

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  17. Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Many try luck from behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Indian Express

    ... ongoing state polls from behind the bars, there are others who are supporting their kin from behind the prison walls. Mafia Mukhtar Ansari, a four-time MLA from Mau Sadar, tops the chart in the league. He is contesting polls from the Mau seat ...

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  18. WikiLeaks says the CIA created a weapon and lost control of itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    America's spy agency has created a series of cyberweapons that it has now lost control of and can now be used against the US by rival countries, cyber mafia and even teenage hackers. In a massive release of documents code-named "Vault 7", WikiLeaks said the Central Intelligence Agency has recently lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal.

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  19. Russian Rights Activist: 'There Absolutely has to be Pressure from Below'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Voice of America

    ... And also, the fact that these people are trying pass off these actions as being legal. They pass off as law pure mafia methods of pressuring a person, of breaking them by any means, outright banditry and evil. ... These people are evil posing as ...

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  20. Carr: 'Kennedy Babylon' - trouble in CamelotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Boston Herald

    ... the Director: Whatever his reasons, Hoover had next to no interest in going after organized crime until the Apalachin Mafia conference in 1957. That was a gathering of dozens of Mafia leaders from around the country in upstate New York. (But) Bobby ...

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