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6 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

'Black Souls': Venice Review

Between the Sicilian mafia, the Neapolitan camorra, the Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia and the 'ndrangheta in Calabria, Italy has enough organized crime to power an army of film and TV dramas.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Italy, World News, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai crime: Activist stripped, beaten for opposing land mafia

The 33-year-old had helped a tea vendor who was being harassed by the two land grabbers; after the attack, the accused even landed up at the hospital and threatened to kill her 'in a minute' if she filed a complaint In a chilling incident that casts a long shadow on Mumbai's reputation as a city safe for women, a 33-year-old social activist was ... (more)

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I4U Future Technology News

Pee-Wee Herman Actor To be Villain in 'The Blacklist' Season 2

The Pee-Wee Herman show's Reuben is going to make a guest appearance on NBC's The Blacklist Season 2. We all know him for his famous role in the children's cult-classic and in a twist of events we will see him trading his kid-friendly alter-ego for a more sinister persona.

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The Economist

Corporate settlements in the United States: The criminalisation of American business

WHO runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping than America's regulatory system.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, Cohen Group, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Consulting, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Art Voice

Tour Du Monde

Will this be the last year for the Montreal World Film Festival? God forbid. There are those in Quebec who have been announcing its demise for awhile, but the hue and cry was especially loud this year.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Rediff.com

93 Punjabi asylum-seekers in US jails

'The Punjab government should initiate proper implementation of the Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Bill to save youth from fraudulent travel agents and the human trafficking mafia.'

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Related Topix: Prison, Non-Profit, Eloy, AZ, Florence, AZ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Making Offers No One Can Refuse

The Hideout. Merlin Works. ColdTowne. The New Movement. The Institution Theater.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Austin, TX

The Independent

Footage from secret meeting reveals spread of Calabrian 'Ndrangheta ...

The scene could have been lifted straight from The Godfather. In a dimly lit restaurant back room, 14 thickset men sit huddled around a table listening attentively to their boss as he lectures them on the importance of dignity, honour, respect - and extortion.

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Related Topix: Switzerland, World News,

The Raw Story

FBI files link Christian TV's Paul Crouch to Italian mob, Palestinian gun trafficking

According to files compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the founder of the world's largest Christian television network financed his endeavor with the assistance of numerous international criminal organizations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Seguin Daily News

Mexican Mafia lieutenant receives life sentence

Guadalupe County District Attorney Heather McMinn says a jury handed down the sentence to Alvin "Ace" Valadez Jr. yesterday.

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Related Topix: Guadalupe County, TX, Seguin, TX

Korea Herald

Stars flock to Venice as world's oldest film fest begins

The Venice film festival kicks off Wednesday with the arrival of stars by water taxi for an art house dominated line-up rich with tales of war, poetry and the mafia.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Italy, World News, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Michael Keaton, Children TV, Entertainment, Television

Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Review Online

The Principle of Infrangibility and the White-on-White Murder Rate

Some problems, of course, are characteristic of certain groups, the result of their peculiar history, socioeconomic environment and cultural adaptation to life in this country.

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Related Topix: Prison

NEWS.com.au

New Mackay cold case murder lead

AN aspiring young soccer player has had his dreams of playing in the World Cup shattered after suffering a head injury when king-hit outside an out-of-control party in Melbourne's east.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Drugs

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Philly.com

Feds hope wiseguy-wannabe Ronald Galati is ready to turn

Dating Tiffany Galati, daughter of an auto mechanic with long-held ties to the Philadelphia mob, would one day get him killed, friends advised.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Independent

Mafia Dons: is the Camorra in control of the Granite City?

So claims an EU report which points to the Italian Mob's alleged grip on everything from public works to property.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Union Democrat

True crime story includes Dodge Ridge heist

A new book that exposes the story of the Mafia in the West and how it fell begins with a case in Tuolumne County.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marin County, CA, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Is Aberdeen really the new home of feared Mafia group? EU report...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .

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Related Topix: Missouri, Italy, World News,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

EU will probe Italian mob link to Scotland

Now European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom has said the research, funded by the EU, would be studied to see how continent-wide legislation could tackle international mobsters.

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Cityview Online

Straight man

You couldn't pick two more entertaining companions for a cinematic road trip in Italy than Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, 24 Hour Party People, Music!, Biography Movies, Steve Coogan

Suria

Sicilian hilltop houses on sale for one...

It's an offer you can't refuse: rustic abodes in a picturesque hilltop village on the island of Sicily, once home to Italian peasants and their donkeys, are up for sale for just one euro.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Gangi

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