New York Post Pilot of doomed flight was facing arrest for skirting military duty 2016-12-06T20:36:09.000000Z The captain of the plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team that crashed in Colombia was facing arrest on charges of abandoning the Bolivian air force before fulfilling his military commitment, according to a report. “Captain (Miguel) Quiroga, who was a pilot of the plane that crashed, had a trial wit... Abducted jogger’s husband not ruled out as a suspect 2016-12-06T20:26:30.000000Z The husband of the California mom who was kidnapped, tortured and starved for three weeks has passed a voluntary polygraph test. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko told The Post that Keith Papini “has been cooperative and even volunteered for a polygraph, which he passed.” But Bosenko did not rule ou... Traditional dog names are a thing of the past 2016-12-06T20:18:50.000000Z Fido is out — Hamilton and Bagel are in. The founding father and New Yorkers’ favorite carb are some of the Big Apple’s “breakout” pooch names for 2016, according to data analyzed by the dog-walking site Rover.com. There are 70 more Hamilton’s now barking around the Big Apple this year — nearly 42 p... NYC lawmakers demand Trump move or foot the security bill 2016-12-06T20:00:31.000000Z WASHINGTON – Six Democratic members of New York City’s congressional delegation are demanding that Donald Trump move out of Trump Tower after the inauguration — or foot the hefty bill for protecting his Midtown home. “When a person is elected to the presidency of the United States you’re supposed to... Bride killed in helicopter crash en route to her wedding 2016-12-06T19:59:54.000000Z A Brazilian couple’s wedding day took a tragic turn when the bride was killed in a helicopter crash as the groom waited for her at the altar, according to a report. Rosemere do Nascimento Silva, 32, was scheduled to surprise her soon-to-be hubby at their wedding by arriving to the ceremony by choppe... Reporter to write memoir on his 18 months in an Iranian prison 2016-12-06T19:42:29.000000Z A Washington Post reporter who spent 18 months in an Iranian prison will write an “intensely personal” memoir about the experience. The book by Jason Rezaian is tentatively called “Hostage: 544 Days, 400 Million Dollars, the Nuclear Deal & Me” and is scheduled to be published in 2018, the Washin... Unruly orangutan causes $200K in damage to zoo enclosure 2016-12-06T19:40:15.000000Z A rock-tossing orangutan hungry for snacks went ape at the St. Louis Zoo, causing nearly $200,000 in damage to her enclosure. Destruction caused by Rubih – a rambunctious 12-year-old – forced the zoo to shut down her exhibit for several months, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Rubih was first c... Is Putin getting ready to retire? 2016-12-06T18:34:56.000000Z Russian strongman Vladimir Putin claims he may be riding off into the sunset. The 64-year-old former KGB agent hinted at his possible retirement during a recent visit with metal workers at a plant in the city of Chelyabinsk, according to the Mirror. “Of course, I’d like to travel in a different mann... Victims of rave blaze found dead in each other’s arms 2016-12-06T18:26:14.000000Z Victims of the deadly Oakland inferno desperately texted relatives, “I love you” from inside the burning warehouse and clung to each other as they were dying, authorities said. “We have found people that have died in each other’s arms, protecting each other, holding each other,” Alameda County Sheri... Angela Merkel wants to ban burqas in Germany 2016-12-06T17:55:07.000000Z German chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on burqas “wherever it is legally possible” in a controversial speech Tuesday.