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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Alleged Mafia link to Toronto construction firm prompts union to seek police probe

Cosimo Commisso met with CBC's the fifth estate and the Toronto Star to discuss his role in a company called Construction Labour Force.


Related Topix: Prison

6 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Construction union linked to firm with alleged Mafia ties

Canada's largest construction union signed an unusual agreement two years ago with a private labour firm connected to what police have described as one of the country's top organized crime figures.


21 hrs ago | The Times

Out & About: 'Godfather' anniversary will support ministry

The Godfather -- well, the one depicted by author Mario Puzo -- is celebrating his 40th anniversary.


Related Topix: Mario Puzo, Vocal, Theater, Arts, Life, Food, Dining, Home Gardening, Home, Texas

Yesterday | El Paso Times

Sure o gang grows

A new Texas Department of Public Safety report on gangs says there are concerns in El Paso over the growth of a street gang with ties to the Sinaloa drug cartel.


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Texas

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Italy to declassify documents on "Years of lead" violence

Italy will declassify secret documents about terrorist bombings between the 1960s and 1980s during a period known as the "Years of lead", the government announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Cuckoo Mafia: Birds Raise The Young Of Others To Avoid Retaliation

We are all familiar with the Mafia. In China, it is the Triads, in Italy it is La Cosa Nostra.


Related Topix: Biology, Science


'Castle' Recap: Castle and Beckett Visit the '70s

Homophobia. Smoking at work. Hideous color schemes. These are the things Castle has taught me the '70s were all about.


Related Topix: Wedding, Entertainment, Television

Daily Times

SA announces formation of 37 standing committees

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday announced the formation of 37 standing committees.


Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Muttahida Quami Movement (Pakistan), Pervez Musharraf

The Smoking Gun

DOCUMENT: Al Sharpton's Secret Work As FBI Informant

APRIL 7--When friends and family members gathered recently at the White House for a private celebration of Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, one of the invited partygoers was a former paid FBI Mafia informant.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Michelle Obama, US Politics, Barack Obama

Boston Herald

Feds seek lengthy sentence for mob triggerman

Federal prosecutors, who say they fear for the lives of witnesses, will ask that a convicted mob gunman be put away for 35 years to life plus five years when he's sentenced Wednesday for the attempted assassination of former New England Mafia godfather Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme in 1989.


Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Mafia members fear having to get 'real jobs' as economic downturn...

One hundred years of crime: Incredible forensic images dating back decades unearthed for the first time from secret LAPD archive Easter morning horror as girl, 16, is killed by neighbor who 'drunkenly' crashed his car through her bedroom at 80MPH as she slept Jodi Arias claims she got hepatitis C from shot in jail and claims they are refusing her ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Florida

The Independent

Times are so tough in Italy that Mafiosi are considering getting jobs

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South China Morning Post

Liu Han corruption case highlights extensive and tangled web of bribery

Sources claim mining boss Liu Han, accused of murder, gave bribes by overpaying for companies he bought and by losing at mahjong The investigation into the dealings of tycoon Liu Han has revealed the intricate relationships between officials and businesspeople on the mainland.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Wedding

Free Republic

Could America Become a Banana Republic?

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 Bolivia in search of best governing practices.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

The Nation

Social prayers at Pope Francis ceremony on Easter eve

Pope Francis attended an emotional night of prayers for hot-button social issues including domestic abuse, prison overcrowding and unemployment to mark the Good Friday before Easter.


Daily Mail

'Shrimp Boy' accuses the FBI of entrapment after being 'wined and...

When George met George: Little prince is introduced to a bilby named in his honor on trip to the zoo with William and Kate The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lake front mansion that was stacked with guns Caught! USPS worker who was in 'unspeakable pain' claimed $300k in disability checks for five years ... (more)


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Let's be smart

Criminal police arrests head of Estonian mafia

In one of its largest operations against organized crime , the Estonian criminal police on Monday arrested several members of the Estonian mafia, including its head Assar Paulus, writes Postimees.


The Modesto Bee

San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims

In this March 26, 2014 file photo, an FBI agent carries out boxes of evidence following a search of a Chinatown fraternal organization in San Francisco.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Prison


Xinhua Insight: China ends first trials of tycoon-led gang

The first trials of 36 members of an alleged mafia-style gang led by former mining tycoon Liu Han ended Saturday in central China's Hubei Province.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

'Burn him' - jailed mobster's chilling order

Italian police said on Saturday they had prevented a mafia war in Palermo with eight arrests including members of the city's most powerful clan, and published transcripts of an execution order from an imprisoned mobster.

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