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Saturday May 19th, 2018 morning edition

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A long time ago, in a sub reddit far, far, away....

There was an epic battle between good and evil.

The Jedi fight for justice and peace and the Sith for power and chaos.

Come join us if you love all things Star Wars.

Either be the old trilogy, the new prequels, the cartoons, toys, cosplay, etc etc.

We welcome all fans of the series. »

Using emojis to teach Shakespeare will not help disadvantaged students, says head

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Using emojis to teach Shakespeare will lead to state school children falling behind their privately-educated peers, a headteacher has warned.

Students at one college have been asked to summarise scenes in A Midsummer Night’s Dream using emojis, the Times Education Supplement (TES) reported.

How can we help disadvantaged children gain the sorts of powerful knowledge that children in, say, the top public schools have? »

Cable Has Lost 3.4 Million TV Customers Since 2012

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Cable Has Lost 3.4 Million TV Customers Since 2012.

According to the latest study from Leichtman Research, that's a notable improvement from the half a million subscribers the industry lost one year earlier.

"Since the industry’s peak, traditional services have lost about 7.2 million subscribers, while the top publicly reporting Internet-delivered services gained about 3.8 million subscribers.". »

Homeless man jailed for three months after trying to pay Burger King with $10 bill files suit

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BOSTON — Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015.

Emory Ellis was arrested in 2015 after he tried to buy breakfast at Burger King using a $10 bill that the cashier thought was fake.

Ellis' attorney said the cashier likely wouldn't have questioned if the money was real if a white man in a suit handed him the same bill. »

25 Facts about IKEA

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Even though there are no IKEA stores in Africa or South America, there are 287 stores located in 26 countries.

When IKEA first started serving food it was because Ingvar Kamprad learned that many customers were leaving without buying anything due to hunger.

Since opening in 1987, British consumers are responsible for eating 1.2 billion hot dogs and 11.6 billion Swedish meatballs. »