Rik Taylor

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When America turned to gangsters to oust Castro

In 1960, the CIA met with Cuban exiles and mobsters to wage a counterrevolution and revive Cuba’s gambling colony<p>August 1960, Miami: a telltale bargain was struck between exiled Cuban politician Manuel Antonio Varona and organized crime leader Meyer Lansky. Lansky, the impresario of the Mafia …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …