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The Great, Ongoing California Nut Caper

In California, massive nut heists rattled the state for two years before the industry figured out they were the target of a well-organized theft ring. “Nut theft has ­exploded into a statewide problem. 277 more words

Nonfiction

Confessed killer sentenced to prison for robbery committed with crime boss he fatally shot

Committing a violent robbery with a crime boss he later shot to death has landed a Calgary man a four-year, three-month sentence.

Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Bruce Millar on Wednesday accepted a joint sentencing submission from Crown prosecutor Scott Watson and defence lawyer Alain Hepner for that term for Joshua Matechuk. 278 more words

Local News

The First Command of the Capital and the Hydra of Lerna.

In my grandfather’s time he knew it was right to stand in the doorway and waiting for permission to enter; When he found a priest asking for the blessing; Get on the bus for a woman to sit; And never refer to an Afro descendant of Negro, but to “person of color.” 662 more words

Gangs

Murder plot against Vancouver reporter revealed at trial: 'They hated… the way she reported on our gang'

The Cory Vallee murder trial has offered a fascinating glimpse into the violent world of the notorious United Nations gang and its targets.

UN members-turned-Crown witnesses have testified that the gang plotted against rivals, killed young street-level dealers, and even arranged a hit on one of its own members, who was hiding out in Mexico. 1,034 more words

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Sicilian mob boss shot in the head by enemies from within his own gang while riding a bicycle, witnesses say

A mafia boss was assassinated while riding his bicycle in Sicily on Monday in what is being called a message from the Sicilian gang Cosa Nostra. 284 more words

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From Page to Screen: Casino

Hope you were able to join us at Books in Bloom this weekend! I had a great time–got to hear some wonderful talks from talented authors and even acquired a few signed books. 2,143 more words

Nonfiction

Dr Peter Gøtzsche exposes big pharma as organized crime

For more informative videos and free information visit http:drmcdougall.com
Peter C. Gøtzsche, MD is a Danish medical researcher, and leader of the Nordic Cochrane Center at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark. 168 more words

Economics