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Authorities Break Up Italy-US Mafia Alliance

Authorities in the U.S. and Italy say they have broken up a drug ring connecting two major mafia groups.Officials announced the sting operation at a joint news conference Tuesday in Rome, saying the new smuggling ring linked Italy's powerful Calabria-based 'Ndrangheta organization with New York City's Gambino crime family. The alliance was reportedly aimed at moving cocaine from South America to Italy, and heroin from Italy to the United States.A total of at least 24 people have...

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