Yoshitomo Tsutsugo homers in second straight game for Pirates

MLB Sep 6, 2021

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo homers in second straight game for Pirates

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo homered in a second straight game for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, blasting a solo shot in the first inning of an 11-8 loss to the Chicago Cubs. The 29-year-old slugger got hold of a 2-1 changeup from Cubs starter Zach Davies and ...

World May 23, 2018

Pirate attacks grow in South America and Caribbean: report

Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed on Wednesday. The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) nonprofit group recorded 71 incidents in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017, ...

Business Dec 2, 2013

Pirates wielding grenades spur easing of gun ban

Pirates wielding rocket-propelled grenades and AK-47s have prompted Japan to ease a ban on civilians carrying guns, allowing guards on locally registered oil tankers to be armed for the first time. Shipping companies will be able to place security personnel with guns on the tankers ...

National / Crime & Legal Jan 29, 2013

12-year term urged in Somalis' piracy trial

by Masami Ito

Prosecutors on Monday demanded 12-year prison terms for two Somalis being tried on charges of boarding and attempting to hijack a Bahama-registered oil tanker operated by a Japanese company in the Indian Ocean in 2011. This is the first case being prosecuted under the 2009 ...