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The New York Post is an American daily newspaper, primarily distributed in New York City and its surrounding area. It is the 13th-oldest and seventh-most-widely circulated newspaper in the United States. Established in 1801 by federalist and Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, it became a respected broadsheet in the 19th century, under the name New York Evening Post. The modern version of the paper is published in tabloid format.

Another Uber exec is leaving, and nobody is saying why

Uber said Monday its vice president of global vehicle programs, who played a role in the company’s self-driving car program, has left the company. Neither Uber nor the executive, Sherif Marakby, said why he was leaving. The former Ford Motor Co executive joined Uber just...

Mom accused of recording cruel abuse of 1-year-old son

A Texas woman placed a plastic bag over her 1-year-old son’s head, burned his hand and beat him – and then sent images of her cruelty to the boy’s dad to upset him, according to reports. Janelle Andrea Peterkin Harris County Sheriff’s OfficeJanelle Andrea Peterkin,...

Facebook murder suspect used pet snake to woo women

The suspect in the random execution of a Cleveland granddad had a cold-blooded pet – a snake he used to woo women, according to a report. Steve Stephens – the subject of a nationwide manhunt – tried to pick up women by parading around with...

How April the Giraffe made livestream history

The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe’s baby has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube’s history. April’s livestream had more than 232 million live views and 7.6 billion minutes of live watch time since February, second only to League of...

Theresa May shocks England by calling for early election

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying it was the only way to guarantee political stability for years ahead as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union. The pound strengthened by almost half a...

Facebook murder suspect still at large as cops get ‘dozens’ of tips

A murder suspect who police said posted a video of himself on Facebook shooting an elderly man in Cleveland remained on the loose on Tuesday as authorities appealed to the public for help in the case. Police said they have received “dozens and dozens” of...

Alligator crawls out of storm drain behind elementary school

METAIRIE, La. — An alligator has been wrangled after crawling out of a storm drain in Louisiana. WWL reports a 7-foot (2.13-meter) alligator emerged from a drain in Jefferson Parish on Monday after heavy rains. The drain was located behind an elementary school that wasn’t holding...

Pence reaffirms Japan alliance amid North Korea ‘provocations’

Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration’s alliance with Japan on Tuesday as tensions mount over its neighbor North Korea. “We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocations from across the Sea of Japan,” Pence said during...

Supreme Court halts execution minutes before death warrant expired

VARNER, Ark. — The U.S. Supreme Court spared the life of an Arkansas inmate minutes before his death warrant was set to expire Monday, scuttling efforts to resume the death penalty after nearly 12 years in the state with a plan to carry out...

Trump congratulates Erdogan as others dispute his election

President Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on a referendum that expands his presidential powers — even as the US State Department joined others in disputing the election’s results. Trump made the congratulatory call to Erdogan as election monitors...