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Family of late U.S. gangster wants compensation for Cuba hotel

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The family of the late gangster Meyer Lansky is hoping to be compensated for a Havana casino hotel seized after Cuba’s 1959 revolution, now that the countries have begun trying to resolve billions in dollars in claims for the confiscation of American properties by the island’s socialist government. Lansky’s family sees an opportunity to reclaim the Habana Riviera or its cash equivalent. “The hotel was taken from my grandfather forcefully,” said Lansky’s 60-year-old grandson, Gary Rapoport, of Tampa. “Cuba owes…

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New Trailer for HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’

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HBO has released another fantastic trailer for the upcoming Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter created Prohibition-era gangster series Boardwalk Empire. The trailer focuses on the character Enoch “Nucky” Thomspon who is being played by Steve Buscemi. Thompson is the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City. He is described as a political fixer and backroom dealer who is equal parts politician and gangster and equally comfortable in either role. Check the new trailer below and see for yourself how great of a series this is going…

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New Trailer for HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’

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HBO has released another fantastic trailer for the upcoming Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter created Prohibition-era gangster series Boardwalk Empire. The trailer focuses on the character Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, who is being played by Steve Buscemi. Thompson is the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City. He is described as a political fixer and backroom dealer who is equal parts politician and gangster and equally comfortable in either role. Check the new trailer below and see for yourself how great of a series this is going…

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Check out a chubby Dennis Quaid as Bill Clinton in trailer for HBO’s The Special Relationship

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“Could I offer one piece of serious advice?…Start thinking now about you want your legacy to be.“ Preview Having made peace with The Queen, Tony Blair (Michael Sheen once more) now contends with President Bill and First Lady Hillary Clinton (Dennis Quaid and Hope Davis respectively) in this brief teaser for Richard Loncraine’s The Special Relationship, written by Peter Morgan. (This is the fifth Morgan/Sheen collaboration after The Deal, The Queen, Frost/Nixon, and The Damned United.) With this, Treme, The Pacific, Song of Ice and Fire, and Boardwalk Empire, the reasons…

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Check out a chubby Dennis Quaid as Bill Clinton in trailer for HBO’s The Special Relationship

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“Could I offer one piece of serious advice?…Start thinking now about you want your legacy to be.“ Preview Having made peace with The Queen, Tony Blair (Michael Sheen once more) now contends with President Bill and First Lady Hillary Clinton (Dennis Quaid and Hope Davis respectively) in this brief teaser for Richard Loncraine’s The Special Relationship, written by Peter Morgan. (This is the fifth Morgan/Sheen collaboration after The Deal, The Queen, Frost/Nixon, and The Damned United.) With this, Treme, The Pacific, Song of Ice and Fire, and Boardwalk Empire, the reasons…

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