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2006-08-31 16:22:30

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO, Norway (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years and nine days after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum. "'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are now in police possession," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage is much less than we could have feared." He said the pictures were recovered on Thursday afternoon in "a successful police...

2006-08-31 14:01:28

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years and nine days after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum. "'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are now in police possession," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage is much less than we could have feared." He said the pictures were recovered on Thursday afternoon in "a successful police operation"...

2006-08-31 10:41:29

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police said on Thursday they had found two masterpieces by Edvard Munch on Thursday, two years after they were seized from a museum by gunmen. One of the paintings is "The Scream." The other, "Madonna," shows a bare-breasted woman with long black hair.

2006-08-31 11:45:43

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum. "'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are now in police possession," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage is much less than we could have feared." He said the pictures were recovered on Thursday afternoon in "a successful police operation" and said no...

2006-08-31 10:53:17

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police recovered "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Edvard Munch on Thursday, two years after the works were seized from a museum by gunmen. "We are 100 percent certain they are the originals," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage was much less than feared." "The Scream" depicts a terrified figure under a blood-red sky. The other, "Madonna," shows a bare-breasted woman with long black hair. Two armed men broke into the...

2006-05-02 11:29:45

By John Acher and Ole Petter Skonnord OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian court ordered two men to pay $122 million in damages on Tuesday after convicting them for the 2004 theft of Edvard Munch's masterpieces "The Scream" and "Madonna" and jailing them for seven and eight years. The Oslo court also convicted a third man for supplying a car for the armed robbery, but did not order him to pay damages. It acquitted three other men, including one who prosecutors suspected had been one of two...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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