Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest White House defends Melania Trump's 'Be Best' plan in copying Obama-era booklet White House swings back at critics who say her Be Best campaign to promote kids' well-being copied a booklet by the Obama administration. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 21 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Maria Puente, USA TODAY Published 3:03 a.m. ChT May 9, 2018 | Updated 5:34 a.m. ChT May 9, 2018 CLOSE The first lady has been relatively silent during this presidency. But Monday she announced her initiative. It was a bit baffling. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers CONNECT … [Read more...] about White House defends Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ plan in copying Obama-era booklet
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THE White House Farm Murders in 1985 shocked Britain - five members of the same wealthy family were gunned down in cold blood in their Essex farmhouse. But who was responsible, and what was the evidence against them? Here's our lowdown... What were the White House Farm murders? The White House Farm murders were the grisly killings of five people - June and Nevill Bamber, their adopted daughter Shelia, and their grandchildren Daniel and Nicholas. They were shot to death in cold blood in 1985 by June and Nevill's adopted son Jeremy. The family had been shot 25 times in total. All five died at their huge farm in Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex. Cops initially believed Shelia had killed the four others before turning the rifle on herself - but Bamber's girlfriend later told them that he'd confessed to the killings. Bamber, 57, was caged for life without the possibility of parole October 1986. His then-boyish good looks earned him 50 love letters a year in jail. What was the evidence against … [Read more...] about When were the White House Farm murders, who were the victims and what was the evidence against Jeremy Bamber?
MONSTROUS serial killer Jeremy Bamber is serving life for gunning down three generations of his own family in cold blood - including the adoptive parents who took him in. He was arrested after cops spent a year thinking it was his sister Shelia - here's our lowdown on the case. Who is Jeremy Bamber? Jeremy Bamber was born in Kensington in 1961, but was immediately put up for adoption. He was taken in by June and Nevill Bamber, a pair of wealthy farmers in Essex. jailed in 1986 for jailed for gunning down three generations of his own family at a farm. Bamber, 55, was convicted in 1986 of gunning down June and Nevill as well as his sister Sheila and her six-year-old twins Daniel and Nicholas at White House Farm in Tolleshunt D'Arcy. Cops initially believed Shelia had killed the four others before turning the rifle on herself - but Bamber's girlfriend later told them that he'd confessed to the killings. They then realised the rifle used in the murders was too long for Shelia to use on … [Read more...] about Who is Jeremy Bamber, when was he convicted of the White House Farm murders and is he still in prison?
PLANS to build up to 110 houses in an area which has seen more than a thousand new homes approved in the last few years are to go in front of councillors. Gladman Developments Ltd designed the plans for land north of Stokesley, between the B1365 and the A172, near Strikes Garden Centre, around 1km from the town centre. The 5.52ha site would also house a formal, equipped children’s play area. Loading article content Hambleton District Council stated it had granted permission for more houses than have been built in recent years, granting approval for 4,250 homes, but only 1,555 were completed between April 2015 and December 2017. The planning document states: “As the district has a demonstrable supply well in excess of five years, it is considered that there is no compelling reason to allow housing on this scale.” More than 180 homes are under construction at Stokesley Grange, and 226 off Tanton Road. Outline plans for 45 new retirement homes and eight … [Read more...] about Housing go-ahead would be ‘detrimental’
AN American ethics chief has slammed Donald Trump’s decision to hand over his vast business empire to his two sons.Yesterday, Trump's team revealed his plan not to sell off all his corporate assets and place the remaining profits in a government-approved blind trust.Walter Shaub, US Office of Government Ethics Director, claims he was blindsided by the announcement and warned of the potential conflicts which could arise from the decision.He said: "No one has ever talked to us about the idea, and there's no legal mechanism to do that.”Shaub adds that Trump’s move risks "creating the perception that government leaders would use their official positions for profit."The ethics official said he had been initially encouraged by a Trump tweet last year that "no way" would he allow any conflicts of interest."Unfortunately," Shaub said, "his current plan cannot achieve that goal."He added: "Officials in any administration need their president to show them that ethics matters, … [Read more...] about Ethics chief blasts Trump’s plans to continue profiting from his international company while he is in the White House