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Mao Scroll Stolen in Hong Kong Heist

Mao Scroll Stolen in Hong Kong Heist

Mao Scroll Stolen in Hong Kong Heist Mao Scroll Stolen in Hong Kong Heist HONG KONG — The thieves hauled away $645 million in artifacts from a Hong Kong apartment while the owner was in mainland China. Then they left by taxi. Among the stolen items were 24,000 vintage stamps, 10 bronze coins and seven calligraphy scrolls that the owner, …

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France Hals Painting Is Stolen

France Hals Painting Is Stolen

France Hals Painting Is Stolen France Hals Painting Is Stolen AMSTERDAM — A 17th-century painting by the Golden Age master Frans Hals was stolen from the wall of a museum in the Netherlands early Wednesday morning. It wasn’t the first time that “Two Laughing Boys” was taken from the museum in Leerdam, near Utrecht, the Dutch police said on Thursday. …

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Images of a Stolen Van Gogh Give Experts Hope It Can Be Recovered

Images of a Stolen Van Gogh Give Experts Hope It Can Be Recovered

Images of a Stolen Van Gogh Give Experts Hope It Can Be Recovered Images of a Stolen Van Gogh Give Experts Hope It Can Be Recovered AMSTERDAM — The photographs look like the sort of images that kidnappers distribute with a ransom demand to establish that their victim is alive. A newspaper’s front page is included and used as a …

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6 Lives Stolen on New York City’s 2 Deadliest Days

6 Lives Stolen on New York City’s 2 Deadliest Days

“She would quietly come around you, put her hand around your waist and whichever way she was walking, you went,” said her older daughter, Charlene Thomas. The last time she did this was when a mentally ill man walked up the aisle at her church, interrupting the service. She went to him, took him to a quiet corner and calmed …

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