And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it. (Zechariah 12:3)
U.S. Stocks Plunge Most in 14 Months as European Crisis Spreads
Deep-sea ice crystals stymie Gulf oil leak fix
By NOAKI SCHWARTZ and HARRY R. WEBER
The Associated Press
May 8, 2010
THE GULF OF MEXICO — Icelike crystals encrusting a 100-ton steel-and-concrete box meant to contain oil gushing from a broken well deep in the Gulf of Mexico forced crews Saturday to back off a long-shot plan to contain the leak.
More than 200,000 gallons of crude have spewed into the Gulf since a rig exploded April 20, killing 11. The containment box, a method never before attempted at such depths, had been considered the best hope of stanching the flow in the short term.
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