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Bullied child refuses to fight back ‘because it’s not the Jedi way’

CALIFORNIA: A 10-year-old boy who needed hospital treatment after being beaten up by bullies, refused to fight back because “it’s not the Jedi way”, his mother said. Lizette Casanova said her son Aiden Vasquez “felt it in his soul not to hit the kid back” while being tormented by a classmate at his California school. Police are investigating an allegation of assault after Ms Casanova lodged a criminal complaint about the bullying. She also called for her son’s school, Two Bunch Palms primary in Desert Hot Springs,…

Next ‘Star Wars’ film has a title: ‘The Last Jedi’

LOS ANGELES: The next chapter in the beloved blockbuster "Star Wars" saga has a title: Episode VIII will tell the tale of "The Last Jedi." Lucasfilm on Monday released the title without additional explanation. The film, directed by Rian Johnson, is due in theaters on December 15, 2017. "We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: Star Wars -- The Last Jedi," the studio said in a statement.…