Photos By Jeff Stokoe Red Deer Advocate staff •
Four homes were destroyed in a devastating fire in a Sylvan Lake neighborhood late Tuesday afternoon. The ambient heat enough to peel the siding on nearby homes. At least seven homes were also damaged and one vehicle was destroyed. There were no injuries reported.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
May 20, 2010 — South Korea said Thursday that an international investigation has found overwhelming evidence that one of its warships was sunk by a torpedo made in North Korea and that the weapon was fired by a North Korean submarine. North Korea says that if the South attempts to retaliate, they will be in an all out war. What will this do for relations with the United States?
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Webster Tarpley on why Germany banned naked credit default swaps on the Bonds of the Eurozone countries
May 20, 2010 — Stocks plunged again Thursday as more investors woke up to the possibility that economic problems such as Europe's debt crisis might spread around the world and stop the growing recovery in the US. Webster Tarpley says that the International Monetary Fund come into Greece and say that with 18% unemployment Greece is going to have a deflation program where they will have an austerity regime.
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May 20 (Bloomberg) -- A thief stole five paintings including works by Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse from the Musee dArt Moderne in Paris, French police said. The other works stolen were by Georges Braque, Fernand Leger and Amedeo Modigliani. The paintings are together worth about 100 million euros ($123 million), according to Christophe Girard, the Paris city official responsible for culture. Bloomberg's Betty Liu and David Tweed report. (Source: Bloomberg)
AssociatedPress — May 20, 2010 — A lone thief apparently made off with masterpieces from a Paris art museum, including works by Picasso and Matisse. Estimates put the value of the works at more than $100 million. (May 20)
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May 20, 2010 — A small portion of the giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has reached a powerful current that could carry it as far as Florida and Cuba. Right now, BP is bringing a mixture of natural gas and oil up to a ship which is storing it and burning off the gas. The United States has already imposed a large no-fishing zone in waters affected by the spill.
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May 20, 2010 — At the height of the Cold War, one man's decision may have saved the world from annihilation. Most historians point to the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 as being the closest the world came to all-out nuclear war. But the world may have come even closer to mutually assured destruction than that...
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May 20, 2010 — itnnews — May 20, 2010 — This thing is huge. Pictures have been released of a huge Tornado heading through the US state of Oklahoma.
May 20, 2010 — The Thai government said on Monday it would accept a cease-fire offer from a Red Shirt protest leader on condition that their fighters returned to their camp in central Bangkok, as street battles that have killed 37 people raged for a fifth day