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  • No Hollywood ending to piracy off Somalia

    The Tom Hanks movie "Captain Phillips," which opens Friday, will focus attention — again — on piracy off the coast of Somalia. The movie, in which (spoiler alert) the bad guys get caught, unfortunately might lead you to think that this is a...
  • 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...
  • 'Captain Phillips,' a solid tale of man versus pirates ★★★

    'Captain Phillips,' a solid tale of man versus pirates ★★&#9733
    "Captain Phillips" is a Tom Hanks movie. It is also a Paul Greengrass movie, and the cinematic tumult director Greengrass adroitly captures and sustains in the service of a narrative has a way of keeping his stars unmoored — in a good way —...
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • Pirates pursuing perfection in cross country

    Pirates pursuing perfection in cross country
    In the battle against complacency along the 5,000-kilometer cross country trail, the competition is not the sole buffer. There is, of course, also the matter of the stopwatch, its constant ticking a relentless measure of individual progress. And,...
  • MLB Wild Card 2013 TV schedule

     
    MLB Wild Card 2013 TV schedule: The NL Wild Card Game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates (Oct. 1) and the AL Wild Card Game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians (Oct. 2) air on TBS. Full schedule, commentators and...
  • Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series

    Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series
    ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
  • Russia charges 16 more in Greenpeace protest

    MOSCOW -- An additional 16 people were charged by Russia with piracy Thursday for their role in a foiled Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, a Russian television network reported. Among the new defendants are Greenpeace activists,...
  • Russian court orders activists from seized Greenpeace ship detained

    MOSCOW -- A Russian court on Thursday ordered that 22 people arrested last week aboard a Greenpeace ship be held for two months pending an investigation of an attempt to board an offshore oil drilling platform. Eight other people from the Artic Sunrise,...
  • JC Football Preview: Orange Coast vs. Grossmont

    Orange Coast (1-3, 0-1) vs. Grossmont (3-1, 1-0) When/where: Saturday, 1 p.m. at Orange Coast. Key Pirates: So. OLB Jason Kollock; Fr. OLB Paco Potter; Fr. WR D.J. McFadden; Fr. QB Jack Foster. Key Griffins: Fr. QB William Abt; So. RB Treyous...
  • Colonial League team stats, standings, a dozen notes

     
    There was a cluster near the top of the Colonial League standings two weeks ago with seven teams tied for second place. That clutter is beginning to clear. Only two teams — Palisades and Southern Lehigh — are in a......