Sylvester Stallone 'still punching' despite death hoax

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To paraphrase the great American humourist Mark Twain, Twitter reports of Sylvester Stallone's death are an exaggeration.


Six-year-old's letter to Obama, reaching out to child war victim, will move you

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In it, Alex, a six-year-old boy from New York, reads a letter he wrote to President Barack Obama, inviting a Syrian refugee to live with his family. Just like many people around the world, Alex was touched by images and video of Omran Daqneesh, dusty and bloodied, as he was being loaded into an emergency vehicle following a bomb attack in Aleppo, Syria. "We will give him a family and he will be our brother. Catherine, my little sister, will be collecting butterflies and fireflies for him," says Alex. "In my school, I have a friend from Syria, Omar, and I will introduce him to Omar. We can all play together."


CALL HIM SUPERTOT 2-year-old boy lifts up dresser to save brother

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A 2-year-old Utah boy is credited with saving his twin brother's life after he was stuck under a dresser that fell on him. On Sunday, Ricky Shoff, the father of twins Brock and Bowdy, shared a video online showing one of the twins lifting the fallen dresser off his brother. "I've been a little hesitant to post this. But I feel it's not only to bring awareness, but it's also incredible," Shoff wrote on Facebook. "We are so grateful for the bond that these twin brothers share."


North Carolina man with ALS dies on the way to Super Bowl

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Ed Cushman, who suffered from ALS, was given free tickets to Super Bowl LIII but died before he made it to the game. A North Carolina man who suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was given free tickets to the Super Bowl LIII but tragically died before he made it to the stadium, according to reports. Ed Cushman, 39, was given tickets to Sunday's game from Team Gleason, a charity named after former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason that cares for people diagnosed with ALS, according to its website. North Carolina's The State reported that Cushman and his brother Rob Cushman were driving to Atlanta in a 2007 Dodge Caravan Saturday when the vehicle began "smoking underneath." Rob Cushman pulled over on the side of I-85, just two hours outside Georgia, to inspect the vehicle.


Fans join search for Timmy Mallett's missing bike

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Social media users are rallying round Timmy Mallett to help find his missing bike. Mallett, 62, was drinking with friends when the bike was apparently taken from a pub in Berkshire. "Securely locked in my local pub car park last night it was taken. CCTV shows them - heartbroken." I've cycled half way across Europe on my Giant E bike carrying dear brother Martin's memory Securely locked in my local pub car park last night it was taken.