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If the Pirates are serious in saying they want to be in contention by 2019 at the latest, they have to be looking to get players like Meadows, Newman and Keller ready to play significant roles by the start of next season. So I think what we see in September is going to be a big indicator of the team's ...

Pittsburgh Pirates southpaw Steven Brault will step into Joe Musgrove's intended shoes as he fills in for the new-yet-injured Pirates pitcher. In every definition of the word, this is a short-term assignment. The organization wants to see what they have in Musgrove, and will perhaps feel more comfortable ...
According to the source, the threat of "Ukrainian state-level piracy has already emerged." Read alsoUkraine, Russia face off over fishing boat As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian coast guards on Sunday detained the Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel Nord in the Sea of Azov, along ... navy
Allison Park man accused of being Florida porch pirate ... An Allison Park man and his girlfriend are accused of being porch pirates after they allegedly took a box containing dog treats from outside an elderly woman's residence in Daytona Beach, Florida. Bryan Gibbons, 32, was arrested after he wouldn't ... navy
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Police are asking for the public's help identifying a woman who stole two large packages off the front porch of a local home. Video captured by a home security camera shows a slender woman exit the passenger side of a white Pontiac Grand Am, open the back door of the car and ... navy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — "Porch Pirates" are now being heard of year-round — thieves stealing packages right off your doorstep. In this case, one woman caught the thieves bold move on camera. Meg Peterson is a victim of theft, learning that front door thieves will strike at any time of day. "It's just kind of scary ... navy
Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Andrew Stockey talked one-on-one with Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting on the day of the team's home opener. Click the video player above to watch the full interview. Advertisement. WATCH: Andrew Stockey one-on-one interview with Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting. Loading more ... navy
Jeremy Toussaint rehearses a scene last week in the Somersworth High School Drama Club's upcoming musical “The Pirates of Penzance.” The show will be held April 5-7 ... Watching Dylan Zinkevich playing The Pirate King shows us where the idea for Jack Sparrow came from. There are almost as many ... navy
Ballpark Digest is previewing what every MLB team is doing to begin the season, both on and off the field, as the 2018 campaign is underway. Up next: the Pittsburgh Pirates and PNC Park. With a new season getting underway at PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates are introducing a variety of changes that ... navy
The Pirates have placed Joe Musgrove on the 10-day disabled list due to a sore shoulder. To replace him, they've recalled Clay Holmes, who was with them just yesterday for the doubleheader. ROSTER MOVE: RHP Joe Musgrove has been placed on the 10 day DL (retro to March 30) with a muscle strain ... navy
South Korea's military said the pirates had been identified as Nigerians, Yonhap reported. According to the news agency, Munmu the Great, a South Korean warship that had been involved in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, had been sent to the nearby sea. It's expected to arrive at the destination ... navy
South Korea has deployed an anti-piracy warship to the sea off Ghana after three South Korean sailors were kidnapped by pirates, Seoul's foreign ministry said. The 500-tonne Marine 711 with about 40 Ghanaian and three South Korean sailors was boarded by unidentified pirates last Monday. The pirates ... navy
SEOUL: South Korea has deployed a naval vessel from its regional anti-piracy effort to help in the search after a fishing boat was hijacked by pirates off Ghana, South Korea's foreign ministry said on Saturday (Mar 31). The ministry said the fishing boat had about 40 crew - mostly from Ghana but including ... navy
Mexican courts have put a ban on Roku sales in the country, but until now the prevalence of Roku-related piracy was largely unknown. New figures ... There are millions who use Windows to pirate stuff, or web browsers like Chrome and Firefox, but these are generally not seen as problematic. Still, several ... navy
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pirates may not be the most popular team in Pittsburgh right now, but if you show a little Bucco spirit, you could get some free food. To celebrate the Pirates' home opener, Chick-fil-A locations in and around the Pittsburgh area will give a free chicken sandwich to any customer ... navy
According to IFLScience, Captain “Black Sam” Bellamy was one of the most notorious pirates of "the seven seas." The 'Golden Age' of piracy in the 18th century (romanticized in many a film, including the Pirates of the Caribbean series), saw heavy ships laden with treasure and goods from trade and slavery ... navy

Black Sam is widely held to be the most successful pirate of all time, managing to loot and plunder a sizeable fortune during his 'career'. He is said to have captured at least 54 ships and amassed a fortune that would be valued today at $120million. His ship, the Whydah Gally, held more than four and a half ... navy
The Pirates have placed reliever A.J. Schugel on the 10-day disabled list. It also appears that today's rainout won't affect their rotation. The Pirates put A.J. Schugel on the DL, retroactive to Monday. No change in the rotation order. Nova-Williams-Kuhl this weekend. — Adam Berry (@adamdberry) March 29, ... navy
According to a message posted on the site, it will close the site at the end of the week. With millions of visitors per day, it is one of the largest pirate streaming sites on the web. “We've been providing links to movies and shows for years. Now it's time to say goodbye. Thank you for being our friends and ... navy
Nava was more of a bench piece and wasn't as affected by the Corey Dickerson acquisition as was Michael Saunders, who was promptly set back free. Both ex-Phillies outfielders will be fondly remembered in Pittsburgh. Earlier Tuesday the Pirates optioned Max Moroff and Nick Kingham to Triple-A and ... navy
Walt Disney World's iconic 1967 ride just got a wave of social awareness in its traditional pirate tropes. Florida's Magic Kingdom Park reopened the Pirates of the Caribbean ride on Monday with the introductions of new characters as the most prominent change being the removal of the animatronic bride ... navy
As boat-bound guests traverse the ride's story — which, in part, depicts a seaside hamlet overrun by sing-songy pirates — they will now encounter significant alterations to the auction scene, as a female pirate auctions off the townsfolk's “most prized possessions and goods,” per the Disney Parks blog. navy
Music piracy in 2017 grew 14.7 percent over the year prior, with 73.9 billion visits to music piracy sites worldwide, according to piracy data insight tracker ... Across all categories, the U.S. led the way in pirate site visits with 27.9 billion, followed (in order) by Russia (20.6 billion), India (17 billion), Brazil (12.7 ... navy
The Pirates attracted more attention than usual in the 2017-18 off-season, but not of the sort they'd probably prefer. Following a 75-win season, they gained both headlines and considerable consternation from their fans by trading away their marquee player, Andrew McCutchen, and their best pitcher, Gerrit ... navy
Digital pirates continued to swarm over entertainment in 2017, even with the rise of legal streaming services like Netflix and Spotify. Worldwide, users made a total of 300 billion visits to internet piracy sites last year, up 1.6% from 2016, according to antipiracy consulting firm Muso. But while illegal streaming ... navy
Pirates Prospects is reporting (sub. req'd) that the Pirates paid about $1.25M out of their 2017-18 international bonus pool for South Korean shortstop Ji-Hwan Bae. It's a very thorough report on Bae and highly recommended. That bonus probably used up what was left in the team's pool. Based mainly on ... navy
Pirate websites, on which people can read popular manga, novels and other material for free online, are becoming an increasingly serious problem. ... Strategy Headquarters should work closely with copyright and internet analysis experts, and quickly compile effective measures to counter online piracy. navy
Spring training may be winding down, but Ray Morris's new gig will keep him busy. The B'town native is the newly promoted manager of Florida operations for the Pirates and Marauders. He'll oversee day-to-day activity year-round at Pirate City — i.e., field and building maintenance, assisting baseball ... navy
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Altoona Curve (Class AA; Eastern League) have extended their player-development contract (PDC) for four more years, through 2022. Heading into the 20th year of their partnership this season, Altoona is already the longest-running minor league affiliate in the 137-year ... navy
North Korea defied global sanctions to earn nearly $200 million in 2017 from illicit trade in goods like coal, oil and arms, in part by borrowing tactics from the golden age of piracy, says the leader of a UN panel of experts that issued a report on North Korea Friday. According to the report, despite four new ... navy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A KCMO man caught two women on a personal security camera he believed were trying to steal items outside his home this week. The incident occurred on Thursday morning outside Princewill Njong's home on Willow Avenue. He told 41 Action News the two women were looking ... navy
The new scene will still feature a sale, but pirates will be auctioning their pilfered loot rather than women. With the alteration, one of the more significant characters takes on a different role. The winsome animatronic redhead that posed seductively on the auction block now will be front-and-center as a pirate, ... navy
Besides adverse natural conditions, tankers also run the risk of encountering manmade dangers like piracy. Forty-one percent of the world's pirate attacks between 1995 and 2003 occurred in Southeast Asia. Pirates operate using small boats and skiffs that are fast and can hide easily in littoral zones. navy
Almost half of the world's pirate attacks happen in Southeast Asia. Among the most common locations for attacks is the Strait of Malacca, where tankers carry oil from the Gulf region to China, Japan, and South Korea, and via Singapore's refineries. As piracy becomes more prevalent, collaboration across the ... navy
U.N. expert Hugh Griffiths says North Korea has borrowed tactics used during 18th century piracy to evade sanctions and earn millions. Now Reading: North Korea ... "It's a bit like the pirates of the 18th century," said Hugh Griffiths, leader of the UN Panel of Experts on North Korea. "They're renaming the ... navy
The Pirates of the Emerald Isle dropped Saint Patrick off at South Lake Union Friday night so he could be ready for the parade Saturday. The little ceremony is inspired by the story of pirates delivering St. Patrick to Ireland around 400 A.D.. The Seattle St. Patrick's Day parade gets underway shortly after ... navy
During the discussion, Hanna emphasized the role that pirates played in the development of the British Empire, with many such lawless seafarers in the 16th and 17th centuries becoming an integral part of colonial communities along the shores. He also touched on modern-day pirates as well as some ... navy
“The 2018 theme was received so well from the community, I can only image the fun that will be had with A Pirate's Carnival theme,” said White. “We are certain to see pirates, Captain Hooks, Jack Sparrows and maybe a few Tinkerbells.” All community businesses and organizations are encourage to host a ... navy
Local officials have rebranded the free spring festival known for the past 60 years as Contraband Days and resurrected lapsed traditions like bathtub racing and bed racing in an effort to boost attendance this year. The event, set for May 3-13 at the Lake Charles Civic Center, will include carnival rides, ... navy
You can listen live. “The Pirates of Penzance” will drop anchor at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center on Friday. As they do so, they'll have Mark Hanna, the very model of a modern pirate expert, accompanying them on stage. The associate professor of history at the University of California San ... navy
According to Torrent Freak, speaking on a variety of piracy issues, “One of the key issues the United States identified is the lack of enforcement against hosting companies that do business with pirate sites. Branding these as a 'safe haven' for pirates, the US called for suitable countermeasures. A second ... navy
ZhongAn Technology, a subsidiary of Chinese online insurer ZhongAn, has filed a patent for a blockchain solution aimed to protect media companies' intellectual property rights in the face of growing piracy and illicit file sharing. According to a filing published Tuesday by China's State Intellectual Property ... navy
The Redhead in the auction scene of Pirates of the Caribbean will be recast as a pirate when the attraction reopens later this year. (File photo by: Bruce Chambers, Orange County Register/SCNG). A Disney spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that the changeover will take place beginning on April 23, but ... navy
Six people have been arrested in Spain for a crime ring suspected of internationally distributing pirate pay-TV channels. ... Over the last year, the fight against pay-TV and content piracy has intensified in Spain, with several investigations carried out by the authorities, leading to website closures and several ... navy
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth police say they've caught a "porch pirate" after the suspect's image was captured by a home security video and posted to Facebook. Cheyanne Brannen, 21, of 74 Islington Ave., Portsmouth, turned herself in on Saturday after a warrant had been issued for her arrest ... navy
In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. Pittsburgh Pirates fans are in the home stretch now. Soon, there will be baseball that actually matters for those fans to fill their spring and summer days and nights. Much has been made about the ball ... navy
BRADENTON, Fla. — When Casey Sadler finally got back on the mound after a year of rehab from elbow surgery, he no longer figured in the Pirates' long-term plans as a starting pitcher. This past offseason, he could have left as a minor league free agent and tried for a fresh start with a new club. Instead ... navy
Award winning actor, John Okafor aka Mr Ibu, says the activities of pirates, has impacted negatively on movie productions in Nollywood. “The Nigerian movie industry is blossoming with a production rate of about 50 movies weekly, however the potential of the fast growing industry is hampered by impostors ... navy
The Pirates cut eight more players from major league camp today. RHP Clay Holmes, LHP Jack Leathersich and OF Austin Meadows were all optioned to Indianapolis. C Christian Kelley, RHP Damien Magnifico, OF Jason Martin, OF Bryan Reynolds and SS Cole Tucker were assigned to minor league ... navy


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