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2 hrs ago | National Post

His brother was Ontario's pre-eminent Mafia boss, but...

Frank Papalia, the former mob underboss and long-suffering brother of Ontario's pre-eminent Mafia boss, has died in a Hamilton nursing home at the age of 83. Mr. Papalia found himself with a front row seat as a witness to many of the most momentous events in Canada's underworld history - from the effects of Prohibition to the famed French ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Papal preacher slams 'curse' of money-driven corruption

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2014 / 11:17 am .- In his homily for Good Friday's Passion liturgy, Papal Preacher Raniero Cantalamessa decried the poisonous actions of those who exploit others for financial gain, urging all to repent of their sin.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

SA gang members among 100K in TX

WE ARE LIVE IN WEST, CORY SMITH, KSAT 12 NEWS. NEW ON THE "NIGHT BEAT," GANGS AND ORGANIZED CRIME ARE A TOP THREAT TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

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The Huffington Post

Why Chris Christie Should NOT Be President

If I ever doubted why Chris Christie should not be president of the United States, I don't any longer after reading Ryan Lizza's scorching article in the April 14 issue of The New Yorker.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Prison, US News

KWTX

Updated Report Details Gang Threat Here, Around The State

The updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment report released Thursday says gangs pose a substantial threat in Central Texas and around the state.

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Related Topix: Texas, Prison

Ynetnews

Crime boss found shot in his home, succumbs to wounds

Magen David Adom emergency crews evacuate head of organized crime syndicate to hospital; gun discovered on scene suggests suicide attempt.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News

The Daily Star

Detained Berlusconi ally in Beirut hospital: lawyer

In this file picture Italian Senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a co-founder of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's political party, gives a presse conference in Milan on June, 29 2010.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Europe, Italy, Silvio Berlusconi

Wed Apr 16, 2014

National Journal

Could America Become a Banana Republic?

The Supreme Court's recent McCutcheon ruling paves the way for a new era of political corruption in the U.S. Last week, I was in Prague for the third annual World Forum on Governance, which brings together people from countries around the world, including Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, China, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa, India, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Vladimir Putin, Czech Republic, Europe, World News, US Supreme Court

The Nation

English lessons from the protests

English-speaking foreign observers of the protests might be confused by the fact that the actions of self-proclaimed civilised and law-abiding saviours of the country are being described in words that denote very uncivilised criminal acts.

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Washington Examiner

Detained Berlusconi ally taken ill in Lebanon

A Lebanese security official says a longtime ally of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi detained in Lebanon has been moved to a Beirut hospital after falling ill.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Europe, Italy, Silvio Berlusconi,

News Max

Pope to Mafia Bosses: 'Stop Doing Evil'

Pope Francis has signaled a war on organized crime in Italy after attending a prayer vigil with the families of Mafia victims.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

India Talkies

Mafia mobsters claimed to be more sensitive, family-centred than other criminals - Indiatalkies.com

London, Apr 16: A new study has found that members of the Mafia are more sensitive, family orientated and less selfish than other murderers.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Xinhuanet

News Analysis: Facing elections, Italy to tighten laws against mafia vote-buying

As Italy prepares for the upcoming European and local elections, both scheduled on May 25, experts and lawmakers are at work to tackle what it is considered a major flaw in Italian political system: vote-buying linked to the mafia.

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Albany Times Union

Mob-linked bookie gets time served

A Mafia-linked bookie who ran a global Internet sports betting operation with tentacles that reached into the Albany County jail was sentenced to time already served Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Albany County, NY, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rensselaer County, NY, Clifton Park, NY

New York Daily News

The West has formidable enemy in Putin

The very question, which our foreign policy and media establishments are now frantically trying to answer, worries me a lot more than actual Russian behavior.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Prison, Opinion

Daily Herald

Harper prof squeezes century of local mob hits into book

The illustration for Harper College professor Wayne A. Johnson's new book detailing local mob killings was drawn by Harper student Daniella Boyd of Wheeling.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, IL, Palatine, IL, Algonquin, IL

Psychology Today

Professional Assassins Are Not Serial Killers

In the vernacular, "hit men" are professional contract killers employed by organized crime groups to eliminate their rivals or other troublesome individuals.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Montreal Gazette

10-year sentence in U.S. for man with ties to Montreal Mafia

A man with ties to the Mafia in Montreal has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term in the U.S. for his role in a plot to smuggle massive amounts of marijuana into that country.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Plattsburgh, NY

B92

Former retail chain director detained upon return to country

The pre-trial chamber of the Belgrade High Court has placed Slobodan Raduloviae in detention, as proposed by the Prosecution for Organized Crime.

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Related Topix: Europe, Kosovo, World News

The Miami Herald

Mafia port in Italy will host transfer of Syria's chemical weapons

A couple of months back, the drugs and weapons found beneath a thicket of red and white cranes in the mountains of shipping containers at Italy's port in Gioia Tauro led U.S. and Italian law enforcement to arrest 26 members of the Gambino and 'Ndrangheta crime families.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

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