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US man gifted Ford by his boss for walking 32 kms for first day of work

MIAMI: Young Walter Carr did not want to miss his first day of work as a mover. So when his car broke down and he was unable to find a ride, he set off walking -- a distance of 20 miles (32 kilometers).  A long night and two very sore feet later, things turned out OK for the 20-year-old Carr: his new boss found out what Carr had done and gave him the keys to his own car, a Ford Escape. The story went viral on social media after the Alabama woman who had called boss Luke Marklin's company for help moving, Jenny Lamey,…

Meghan Markle’s father wants to walk her down the aisle

LONDON: The father of Meghan Markle says he hopes to walk his daughter down the aisle when the American actress marries Britain’s Prince Harry next year, saying he was delighted at news of their upcoming wedding, Britain’s Daily Mirror reported on Friday. Harry, 33, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and fifth-in-line to the British throne, and Markle, 36, announced last month they were engaged and will marry at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, a venue with associations with the British royal family going back centuries.…

House-cleaning, walking to work, staves off death: study

PARIS: One in 12 global deaths over a five-year period can be prevented through 30 minutes of physical activity -- which can include house-cleaning or walking to work -- five days a week, researchers said on Friday. "Being highly active (750 minutes a week) is associated with an even greater reduction," according to a study published in The Lancet medical journal. The study, which tracked 130,000 people in 17 countries, "confirms on a global scale that physical activity is associated with a lower risk of mortality and…

WATCH: ‘Window-shopping’ elks parade through shopping center

ESTES PARK: A shopper had captured a hilarious video of elk bull and his companions marching in the shopping mall in Colorado. A video posted to Facebook by John Burns shows the bull bringing up the rear of the elk procession earlier this month at an outdoor shopping center in Estes Park. Shocked shoppers can be seem stopping to gawk and take photos as the animals calmly walk past the stores and pause to peek in the shop windows.