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Get Off My Lawn! Pokemon Go Tests Global Property Laws

By Lin Taylor and Sally Hayden LONDON, Sept 22  – Within one week in July the Sydney suburb of Rhodes was transformed from a quiet neighbourhood to what resident Joyce Wong described as a “place of carnage” with hundreds of people wandering around like “zombies”. “The car hooting noise was incessant, on weekends you felt

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Pokemon Go Hunters Snare Real Thief in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, Sept 1  – Some New Zealand fans of the smartphone game PokemonGo caught more than they bargained for when they grabbed a thief who broke into a car and held him until police arrived. The young people were out hunting virtual cartoon characters in the North Island town of Napier on Wednesday night, when

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Japanese Truck Driver Playing Pokemon Go Kills Pedestrian

TOKYO, Aug 25 – A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan’s first death related to the Nintendo Co craze. The driver said he had been distracted by the game after his arrest for negligent driving following the accident on Wednesday evening, a

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Pokemon GO Fans Told Not to Play in U.S. Holocaust Museum

By Kouichi Shirayanagi WASHINGTON, July 13 – The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has told Pokemon GO fans not to play the popular new mobile game in its premises, describing it as “extremely inappropriate” in a memorial dedicated to the victims of Nazism. The game involves using a mobile device to find and capture virtual Pokemon

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