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  • n  an aggressive and violent young criminal

  • A jazz age thug carefully steps into a huge hollow cake; his job is to pop out later and gun down a big gangster.
  • Toughest thug in the Mexico City slum stood impatiently outside a brothel as his gang robed the patrons.
  • His improvised melodies and singing could be as lofty as a moon flight or as low-down as the blood drops of a street thug dying in the gutter.
News & Articles

  • Trial for thug accused of shooting cop in head postponed after 'foreign object' found hidden in his body
    The trial of a Brooklyn thug accused of shooting a cop in the head had to be postponed today when correction officers found a “foreign object” hidden inside his body, authorities said. Latin King Luis Ortiz, 23, was supposed to be shipped from Rikers Island to Brooklyn Supreme Court for...
    June 13, 2013 - New York Post
  • Fiend viciously attacks elderly man - breaks hip and steals his Bible
    DCPIThis man is accused of beating an elderly man, leaving the 92-year-old with a broken hip. An elderly Manhattan man took a thumping when a thug beat him up and took off with his Holy Scriptures Ricardo Velez, 92, suffered a broken hip when the brazen bully pushed him down...
    June 13, 2013 - New York Post
  • Forest Whitaker Talks New Role in Violent ‘Zulu’ Film
    *Forest Whitaker does his thug-thizzle in new movie, “Zulu,” a controversial film portraying the violent side of South African gang culture. Playing the role of a cop in search of a murderer of a white teenager, Whitaker shared with the Associated Press the type of preparation he did for the role. “I met the actual [...]
    June 11, 2013 - EURweb

  • Richard Holbrooke in This is London
    Former US diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who brokered peace in Bosnia in 1995, said: "A major, major thug has been removed from the public scene. One of the worst men in the world, the Osama Bin Laden of Europe, has finally been captured. He was at...
  • David Paterson in Reuters (press release)
    I'm not going to respond to any threats, any thug activity, I'm not going to respond to any kind of blackmail in that respect,Paterson said at a televised meeting with legislative leaders in Albany.

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