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Infographic: If Politicians and Dictators Were Mobsters

What if our politicians had famous mob aliases from the recent New York mafia bust? Meet Silvio Berlusconi, aka "Vito Love."

Vladimir Putin: The Vet

George Allen: Fat Larry


Benjamin Netanyahu: Nooch

Dennis Kucinich: Little Dennis

Chris Christie: Johnny Pizza

Dmitry Medvedev: Junior Lollipops

Barney Frank: Johnny Bandanna

Muammar al-Gadaffi: Mush

Rahm Emanuel: The Fang

Robert Mugabe: Bobby Glasses

Bernie Sanders: The Professor

Silvio Berlusconi: Vito Love

Kim Jong Il: Baby Fat Larry

Scott Brown: Uncle Danny

Mike Huckabee: Meatball

Barack Obama: Nighthawk

Bill Clinton: Lumpy

John Boehner: Vinny Carwash

Joe Biden: Burger

Joseph Lieberman: Jello

Michael Bloomberg: Pooch

John McCain: Johnny Cash

Ahmadinejad: Jack the Wack

Mitt Romney: Skinny

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John Perez was acquitted on Friday, February 21, for charges stemming from an altercation with Allentown, Pennsylvania police that was caught on video.

Footage from September 2018 shows an officer pushing Perez to the ground. After Perez got to his feel, multiple officers kicked and punched him in an attempt to get him back on the ground.

Perez claims he was responding to insults hurled at him by the officers. The police say that Perez was picking a fight. The altercation left Perez with a broken nose, scrapes, swelling, and bruises from his hips to his shoulder.

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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual acts in the first degree in New York City.

The jury was unanimous in its convictions as well as two not-guilty verdicts on predatory sexual assault charges involving actress Annabella Sciorra.

The Miramax co-founder may spend the rest of his natural life behind bars.

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Most of the animation you see these days is done by computers. It seems that we see fewer and fewer films made with stop-motion animation, a time-consuming art where objects are manipulated and photographed 24 times per second to create the illusion of motion.

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