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noh taw ree uhs

  • s  known widely and usually unfavorably;
    a notorious gangster
    the tenderloin district was notorious for vice

  • The President has promised to close down the notorious detention camp by the next twelve months.
  • PTI's list of the most notorious crimes of the past century, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Lindbergh kidnapping.
  • PTI's list of the most notorious presidential pardons.
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  • Photos: American gangsters
    James "Whitey" Bulger rose to the top of the notorious Winter Hill gang, prosecutors say, before he went into hiding for more than 16 years after a crooked FBI agent told him in December 1994 he was about to be indicted on federal racketeering charges.
    June 13, 2013 - CNN
  • 'Whitey' Bulger Was Never an FBI Snitch Because He's Irish, Says His Lawyer
    The trial for notorious Boston criminal mastermind James "Whitey" Bulger started Wednesday with his attorneys admitting in opening statements that the gangster made millions of dollars through gambling and drugs and paid off corrupt law enforcement officials, but they argued Bulger was never an informant for the FBI.
    June 12, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • A Tour Of The Brain Of An Anti-Crop Biotech Activist
    The Genetic Literacy Project takes you into the mind of the world's most notorious anti-biotech scientist...and it's not a pretty picture.
    June 12, 2013 - Forbes

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