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US dad makes daughter walk five miles to school

He was trying to teach her a lesson after she was kicked off the school bus for bullying
An Ohio father who made his daughter walk five miles (8km) to school as a punishment for bullying has gone viral and sparked a debate on parenting.

He was trying to teach his 10-year-old daughter Kirsten a lesson after she got a suspension from the school bus for bullying. Her walk was broken up over a three-day school bus suspension.

The video has over 18 million views and 75,000 comments. The father, Matt Cox, says Kirsten has learnt her lesson.

(Photo: A screenshot from Matt Cox's video. Credit: Matt Cox / Facebook)
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Melania Trump 'welcome to visit' LeBron James school

The First Lady has backed LeBron's I Promise School despite criticism from the President
To mark the opening of LeBron James' I Promise school for underprivileged children in Akron, CNN broadcast an interview with the basketball legend, to which President Trump replied on Twitter - saying "Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do". 

But the First Lady, Melania Trump, supported LeBron in a statement: "It looks like LeBron James is working to do good things on behalf of our next generation."

Sportshour spoke to the interim President of the University of Akron, Dr John Green, who says Melania would be welcome to visit the school and university.

Photo: I Promise School in Akron (Getty Images)