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  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship

    Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended last week's seizure of a Greenpeace ship but appeared to suggest that the 30 activists and crew taken into custody should not face charges of piracy. Russian coast guard troops seized the...
  • Winless Hampton U. looks for fresh start in MEAC play

    HAMPTON — Hampton University's journey back to competitive relevance so far included a flat tire, a blown radiator and a fleecing by the locals. Now that the Pirates return to their neighborhood, they have a chance at a fresh start, with the...
  • Riverfest brings pirates, hayrides and music to Riverfront Park

    A lot of changes are in store for Laurel's Riverfest festival this year, with a larger lineup of vendors, more entertainment and a pirate's theme. Normally held on Saturday, this is the second year that the festival is scheduled for a Sunday. The Sept....
  • Colonial League football capsules for Week 5

    Catasauqua at Saucon Valley When: 7 tonight In the spotlight: Saucon Valley's defense, which is third in the league in total defense (912 yards allowed) and fourth in scoring defense (69 points). If the Panthers can make the Rough Riders work for...
  • Snow fun then? S'no fun now

    This weekend, the Northeast is getting a snowstorm. A big one. Predictions were anywhere from 3 to 30 inches. Travel plans have been frustrated. Driving will be a mess. It is safe to say few adults are happy about the forecast. But think about it. As...
  • JC Football Preview: Orange Coast vs. Palomar

    Orange Coast (1-2) vs. Palomar (1-2) When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m., Escondido High Key Pirates: Fr. WR D.J. McFadden; Fr. RB Lorenzo Williams; Fr. OLB Jason Kollock; Fr. OLB Caleb Potter. Key Comets: Fr. RB Justin Harris; So. QB Ryan Lamb; So. WR...
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013

    Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013
    Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival. Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
  • Be a pirate in Fernandina Beach

    Be a pirate in Fernandina Beach
    Avast, mateys! In case you didn't realize it, International Talk Like a Pirate Day (talklikeapirate.com) is on deck for Thursday. There's not much time to refresh your knowledge of pirate lingo before everyone is blathering about grog like scurvy...
  • Taking the kids to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney

    Taking the kids to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney
    I love it when something so wholesome as Disney embraces its dark side. It's why I loved Mr. Toad's Wild Ride back before Pooh squashed him in 1998. What other ride at Disney took you on a ride to hell? (And no, it's a small world doesn't count.) So...