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Italian Mafia Boss Busted After Years of Hiding in a Secret Room Behind His Wardrobe

A top mafia boss has been busted after Italian police found him hiding out in a secret room behind his wardrobe in his home in southern Italy.One of Italy’s most dangerous fugitives, 54-year-old Antonio Pelle was busted Wednesday after escaping in 2011, when he slipped out of a hospital in southern Italy, according to The Guardian. When he was first arrested in 2008, he had been serving a 20-year sentence for mafia association and arms and drug smuggling.

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President Obama Reduces Sentences of 46 Non-Violent Drug Offenders

In an effort to fix the nation’s criminal justice system, President Barack Obama is commuting the sentences of non-violent drug offenders. Today the Washington Post is reporting that the President has reduced the sentences of 46 inmates in an effort to reduce the prison population and operating costs. This comes before Obama’s visit to a federal prison Thusday in Oklahoma, and he’s also expected to speak on prison reform in a speech at the NAACP‘s annual conference in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

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