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Singapore: There were 101 incidents of piracy and armed sea robberies in Asia last year, marking a 19 per cent increase from 2016's 85 cases. Of the reported ... In the Sulu-Celebes seas, well known for incidents involving pirates, crew abductions fell from 10 cases in 2016 to three last year. Incidents of ...
Days after they dealt pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros, the Pittsburgh pirates sent All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants. The Pittsburgh pirates traded McCutchen for pitcher Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international bonus pool ...
Of the incidents reported in 2017, the majority, 85 (84 percent), were armed robbery against ships, while 16 (16 percent) were piracy incidents. Two-thirds of the incidents occurred at anchor/berth (68 incidents), while one-third of the incidents occurred on board ships while underway (33 incidents).
Though for fans of old fashioned online piracy, it's not all new-fangled stream-ripping. Some old favourites get a namecheck too. "Despite enforcement actions around the world and drawn-out legal battles against its operators", states the USTO document, "The pirate Bay is of symbolic importance as one of ...
The Mets recently balked at the Pittsburgh pirates' request for outfielder Brandon Nimmo in a trade for outfielder Andrew McCutchen, according to major ... The Mets, sources say, believe they also could use Nimmo as the centerpiece of a deal for pirates super-utility man Josh Harrison, who on Tuesday told ...

pirates Prospects is reporting (sub. req'd) that the pirates have signed 1B/OF Connor MacDonald to a minor league contract. MacDonald, who'll be 22 in late February, played for four years in the Astros' system. He hit for some power at the rookie levels, but struggled in the New York-Penn League in 2017 ...
"You can literally feel the physical act of what the spirit is doing to you, and the spirit can feel it too." Although Amanda has never seen her new husband, she imagines him as being similar to the star of movie franchise pirates of the Caribbean. "He is black, so he is not the same color as Johnny Depp, but he ...
YUMA, Ariz. - Tonight we meet a beautiful "torti" cat named Casey and a tennis ball loving Pit bull mix named pirate. Casey was an owner turn in brought to the shelter in the beginning of the year. While a lot of tortoiseshell cats are known for their attitude, hence the expression 'Torti-tude," Casey is more on ...
New Signs pirates Liked Booty _ and Books. Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty. Jan. ... A history of pirates written in 1724 mentions a journal belonging to Blackbeard that was taken when he was killed.
While there has been plenty of word about porch pirates, there's finally news of an arrest made. the suspect is a teenager, but that's not what makes this story unusual. surveillance video provided by residents shows a package being dropped off, just fine. However, something was removed in the process of it being ...
Now, the discovery of tiny scraps of paper on the infamous pirate Blackbeard's flagship offers a clue as to what bored pirates read during their down time. The paper fragments, most of which were smaller than a quarter, were found in a pile of wet gunk crammed inside the chamber of one of the cannons of ...
Many wonder when the pirates will make a significant off-season move, while many others debate back and forth over potential trade return packages. The more this offseason drags out -- with a new team seemingly interested in the Pittsburgh pirates' wares each day -- the more I realize a simple truth.
The European Union's anti-piracy mission in the Arabian Sea reports that at the peak of Somali piracy in January 2011, pirates held 736 hostages and 32 ... What's more, the Chinese Navy has so far prevented about 3,000 suspected pirate boats from launching attacks, UN secretary general Antonio ...
Supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are disseminating the explosive tell-all book about President Donald Trump's first year in office that he has derided as "fake" and "untruthful." Pro-ISIS channels on the encrypted messaging app Telegram are sharing multiple e-book download links to Fire ...
pirate Bay and Kodi add-on fans should not be left fearing that they're committing a crime, according to one major figure in the online piracy world. The Kodi surge continues without any sign of stopping, as users continue to ditch paid TV services for the online player. Research has suggested Kodi - which ...
As the off-season chugs along, it appears the pirates have a new theme song. At least, that's from the fans' perspective. For the players, it's time for mini-camp. It's such an important event that, as far as I can figure out, the two Pittsburgh newspapers aren't even covering it. According to pirates Prospects ...

Old-timey pirates are typically portrayed as stupid, unrefined thugs whose only interests involved plundering captured ships and forcing enemies to walk the plank. The recent discovery ... The discovery provides evidence of the kinds of books carried on ships in the early 18th century--pirate ships included.
He said both Leetonia and Perry Township departments received reports of "so called porch pirates" who steal U.S. Mail, UPS and FedEx packages from residents' porches. A couple of packages were stolen in Leetonia on Main and Pine streets, and others were taken on Pembrooke Dr. in Perry Township.
The pirate's Code name comes from the "pirates of the Caribbean" movies, in which the pirate's code is explained: "They're more like guidelines anyway." #My loose goal is to make at least one recipe from each cookbook in my collection. I'm a hopeless collector of cookbooks and recipes. #It's a hereditary ...
Porch pirates Steal Packages In Darien. police say the suspect or suspects took packages from the front porch of a home. By Lisa Marie Farver, Patch Staff | Jan 2, 2018 10:48 pm ET ...
The Perdido Key based pirates of Lost Treasure will be on the water for their annual Mardi Gras Flotilla on Saturday, January 27. The pillage begins at 10:45 a.m. from Holiday harbor Marina, passes by the Sunset Grille and travels to the Perdido Key Oyster Bar. The parade of boats will then u-turn and ...
A California "porch pirate" was captured on surveillance footage fleeing with very valuable packages, but had an apparent change of heart after learning of their deep personal value. The packages were stolen in broad daylight from a doorstep in Orange County just before Christmas. The brazen thief ...
The crime Branch Anti-piracy cell arrested 20 persons during Statewide raids that were conducted to rein in film piracy and sale of pornographic material. The operation was conducted on the basis of information received by Anti-piracy Cell Superintendent B.K. Prasanthan, police sources said. Arrested ...
The Pittsburgh pirates' farm system has been known as a deep one throughout the Neal Huntington era, even if it has taken a hit with recent graduations and some previously highly regarded prospects having taken a step back. Regardless, there is some real talent in the pirates' system, and that is readily ...
For as long as piracy has been mainstream, people have tried to find ways to monetize the system. While many have had ... White Rabbit begins with the assumption that while they love their pirate sites, a many as 60% of pirates would happily reward creators if it was made easy enough. The startup deals ...
As Phish jumped back into the deep end for their 4-night New Year's Run at Madison Square garden this week in the wake of their historic 13-night Baker's Dozen residency earlier this year, many who had taken part in the band's big 2017 in NYC couldn't shake the feeling that something was missing.
After Google Chrome adds its default ad-blocker to the Chrome browser, a coalition of torrent sites will release The pirate Coin. With this new cryptocurrency, users can buy all sorts of perks and features on their favorite download and streaming portals. From priority HD streaming, through personalized RSS ...
According to Pflugerville PD, this man stole a package off a front porch on December 21. (Courtesy: Pflugerville PD facebook). Related Coverage. East Austin neighborhood using social media to catch package thieves in the act. PFLUGERVILLE (KXAN) -- Pflugerville police need your help catching a man ...
Pflugerville, Texas -- police are asking the public's help catching a man responsible for taking a package from someone's front door. It happened Dec. 21 on 19500 block of Coneflower Cove. In the video, you can see a man with brown hair and beard dressed in a black T-shirt and dark colored shorts ...
So, we now have a concerted effort to convince pirates that piracy is not only bad for their computers but also bad for their lives. It's a stated industry aim and we're going to see more of it in 2018. If pirate sites aren't infecting people's computers with malware from God-knows-where, they're stealing their ...
One reason this country never adopted the metric system might be pirates. Here's what happened: In 1793, the brand new United States of America needed a standard measuring system because the states were using a hodgepodge of systems. "For example, in New York, they were using Dutch systems, ...
With the trade rumors surrounding Pittsburgh pirates' starting pitcher Gerrit Cole cooling off for the moment, pirates general manager Neal Huntington is still in a tough predicament on determining what path the franchise should head down. Huntington has always been one to value his own prospects, ...
One San Franciscan had enough of porch pirates, so she took matters into her own hands. Cameo Wood, a screenwriter, director and producer, told The Sacramento Bee that as many as 50 packages of items she'd ordered online had been stolen off of her front porch in a matter of two weeks.
The Pittsburgh pirates, on the other hand, are now faced with a very tough decision. Having already gone this far down the trade road with Cole, the club might have tipped its hand as to the plan for 2018 and beyond. Now, if talks are truly close to dead with the Yanks, Pittsburgh will be forced to go back to ...
Conor Seyle, a psychologist and the director of research at One Earth Future, a group that runs the program oceans Beyond piracy, is the lead author on the ... Seyle about how PTSD is understood within the maritime industry and what steps can be taken to support seafarers who experience pirate attacks.
Sure enough, a pirate struck just after 2 a.m., and deputies traced him to a home two blocks away. In an apparent effort to cover up his deed, the 27-year-old suspect microwaved the tracking device, so he was charged with evidence tampering in addition to theft. Porch pirates have darkened people's ...
In a recent paper published in the journal Marine Policy, an international team of researchers investigated how common the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among seafarers who have been taken hostage by pirates compared to those who haven't been exposed to piracy.
Historical accounts show that at least some members of a pirate crew were often literate. Officers would have needed to read navigational charts, Kenyon observes. She also points to accounts of buccaneers pilfering books from seized ships, and even a mention of Blackbeard's diary, which was stolen after ...
GLENDALE -- We've heard a lot about so-called "porch pirates" this holiday season -- also known as thieves. But what are your options if a package has been snatched from your doorstep? The answer often depends on who shipped it. The person who stole a package from Rich Greene's front step didn't ...
○It's uncertain whether a man was under the influence of marijuana at the time he was stopped by police, but at the very least he appears to be guilty of distracted driving, based on a statement he made to Wyandotte police. The driver came to the police attention at about 11:45 p.m. Dec. 20 after an officer ...
The Pittsburgh pirates have not made any impactful moves this offseason. That said, they have had a number of key players brought up in trade rumors. Right now, it looks as though Josh Harrison could be dealt sooner rather than later. Last year, Harrison had a decent year at the dish for the Pittsburgh ...
One San Franciscan had enough of porch pirates, so she took matters into her own hands. Cameo Wood, a screenwriter, director and producer, told The Sacramento Bee that as many as 50 packages of items she'd ordered online had been stolen off of her front porch in a matter of two weeks.
The pirates took Joseph Dombey prisoner on the island of Montserrat, hoping to obtain a ransom for him. Unfortunately for the pirates, and for Dombey as well, he died in captivity. The pirates weren't interested in the objects Dombey was carrying. They were auctioned off along with the rest of the contents of ...
Singapore: Three offenders involved in a piracy syndicate circumventing paid TV channels were sentenced to jail terms of between 21 and 27 months on Thursday (Dec 28) - the "heaviest penalty ever for Internet piracy in Hong Kong", the city's Customs and Excise Department said. In a press release, ...
By all accounts, it has been an excruciatingly slow hot stove season, and not just for the Pittsburgh pirates. Many point to the most recent collective bargaining agreement -- more specifically, the luxury tax -- as a factor creating a slow market. While the highest spending teams are usually the ones that ...
GLENDALE -- We've heard a lot about so-called "porch pirates" this holiday season -- also known as thieves. But what are your options if a package has been snatched from your doorstep? The answer often depends on who shipped it. The person who stole a package from Rich Greene's front step didn't ...
Peter Pan and Tinker Bell - A pirates Christmas is described as "a flying, singing and swashbuckling holiday adventure performed in the style of a British panto. Step into the Balboa Theatre and embark on a wild quest with Tinker Bell, Wendy and Peter Pan, as they try to put a stop to the plot of some ...
Sure enough, a pirate struck just after 2 a.m., and deputies traced him to a home two blocks away. In an apparent effort to cover up his deed, the 27-year-old suspect microwaved the tracking device, so he was charged with evidence tampering in addition to theft. Porch pirates have darkened people's ...
Within the Asia Pacific region, Singapore is often held up as an example where free markets and the rule of law have combined to produce a prosperous society. But Singapore is now coming under growing criticism for a lack of enforcement in one area of the law: a form of video piracy. HPR's Bill Dorman ...


 

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