News Reporter Takes Down Cell Phone Theif

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Local Detroit news reporter, Charlie LeDuff, ran down a man who stole the cell phone of a Detroit business owner. LeDuff is known for his syndicated Fox News show The Americans with Charlie LeDuff and has become quite popular with fans from all over the internet. 

A Mom May Have Just Placed the First Gay Dating Ad in India for her Son

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A mother in India recently placed a matrimonial ad in the paper for her adult, gay son. It might seem like it would only be a little embarrassing for 36 year old activist Harish Iyer to have his mom get involved in his love life but it's actually groundbreaking. It is thought to be the first same-sex dating ad placed in an Indian newspaper. In fact many papers refused to publish it.

Iyer told the Times of India that they've gotten a few responses so far but he plans on taking his time to decide on the right man. 

Hero of the Day: Cop Jumps in River to Save Drowning Dog in Colombia

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A heroic rescue was captured on video this week as a Colombian police officer leapt into a raging river to save a small dog from drowning after a deadly mudslide ravaged the region.

The cops were searching for survivors when they noticed the animal floating down the Liboriana River, and so they started chasing after it down the bank.

The video shows one of the cops jumping in and struggling against the current before scooping it up and bringing it to safety.

He then performs CPR on the dog (including mouth-to-mouth resuscitation) to help bring it back to life.

“Principe” has since recovered from the incident and is now “in good hands,” according to the police.

10 Year-Old Girl Raises over $1500 With a Lemonade Stand to Rebuild Her Family Home

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10 year-old Alyssa De Le Sala received an outpouring of support when she decided to start a lemonade stand to help her family rebuild their home. The family's house was destroyed by a fire two years ago and the contractors they paid to rebuild it never finished the work. She wanted to do something nice for her parents to help finish the home so she started a lemonade stand on her own to raise money.

Stephen Colbert Funds Every Grant Requested by South Carolina Teachers

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Stephen Colbert has partnered with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund every grant request made by a South Carolina public school teacher on the crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org. Colbert made the announcement through a live video feed at a Greenville, SC elementary school. The grants that will be fulfilled total up to $800,000. 

Baller of the Day: Watch the Pope Spin a Basketball on His Finger

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Pope Francis is now officially a baller.

The Harlem Globetrotters paid a visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, and they performed a few tricks with the pope during his weekly meet-and-greet with the public.

At one point he tried to spin a basketball on his finger, but it didn’t stay up for very long. And the second attempt was even worse.

But he appeared to enjoy the whole experience nonetheless.

The team also gave him a jersey with his name and the number 90 on it (because the Globetrotters are 90 years old), and they said that he could play with them as an honorary member.

Pope John Paul II was also made an honorary Golbetrotter back in 2000.

The Globetrotters posted some more images of their meeting with Francis on Twitter.