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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.

Malaysia Airlines becomes first to track planes with satellites

Malaysia Airlines — which lost a jetliner with 239 people on board in 2014 in one of aviation’s greatest mysteries — has become the first carrier to adopt a satellite flight-tracking system. The airline will use a soon-to-be-launched satellite network to monitor its fleet in...

Aaron Hernandez’s suicide divides Twitter

Social media users were torn on Wednesday about expressing sympathy about former NFL star Aaron Hernandez — a convicted murderer who hanged himself in his prison cell.“How can people say ‘RIP’ about Aaron Hernandez? The dude literally killed a guy, he doesn’t deserve peace,”...

Students hospitalized after school bus rolls over

BOISE, Idaho — At least a dozen students were hospitalized after their school bus rolled over on a rural Idaho highway, police said. Lincoln County Sheriff Rene Rodriguez said junior high students from Carey School were on their way to a track meet in Gooding...

Pence to North Korea: ‘The sword stands ready’

Vice President Mike Pence, standing on the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan on Wednesday, warned North Korea not to challenge the mettle of the US military, declaring the “sword stands ready.” “The United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump,...

Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez killed himself in his prison cell early Wednesday while serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder without the possibility of parole, authorities said. Corrections officers found him at about 3:05 a.m. hanging by a bed sheet attached...

China hunts for billionaire who threatened to expose corruption

BEIJING — China’s foreign ministry says Interpol has issued a “red notice” seeking the arrest of Guo Wengui, a Chinese billionaire who has threatened to disclose corruption at the highest levels of the ruling Communist Party. Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the disclosure on Wednesday...

44 dead in India after bus falls into gorge

NEW DELHI — Forty-four people were killed after a bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep gorge in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state Wednesday, a senior government official said. Only two people, including the ticket checker, survived the crash, according to...

Massive alligator breaks into family’s second-floor porch

A South Carolina home had an intruder on Sunday morning, and it was not the Easter Bunny. A 9-foot alligator was found thrashing around on the back porch at around 1:30 a.m. Susie Polston had fallen asleep watching television, but was awakened by a noise...

Officer lied about being shot to hide botched suicide: cops

An Ohio police officer lied about being shot by two armed suspects last week in order to cover up a failed suicide attempt, authorities said Tuesday. Newcomerstown police officer Brian Eubanks, 37, admitted to police that he lied about the shooting after police brought him...

12-year-old thwarts crazed carjacker, saves little sister

When Brandie Weiler pulled over to help victims of a car accident in Virginia on Saturday, she never thought it would be her 12-year-old daughter who would end up saving the day. Weiler was headed to Busch Gardens with her two daughters, Maddie, 12, and...