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Russian Officials Think Pokémon Go Is Evil

(Source: kotaku.com)

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Russian officials are flipping out about Pokémon Go. And what will dispel its destabilizing effect on society, the Moscow government believes, is developing their own, more patriotic, version of it. 425 more words

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Turkey Coup: 'More Than 8,600 Soldiers Involved'

From Sky News

Dozens of former newspaper staff are also being sought as the crackdown continues on suspected supporters of a US cleric.The Turkish military has said 8,651 soldiers took part in the failed coup attempt earlier this month – approximately 1.5% of the army. 304 more words

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10 things to look out for on your credit file

Hundreds of thousands are people in the UK are regularly turned down for credit – be that a loan, a mortgage, a credit card or a mobile phone contract. 147 more words

The Pokémon Go Character Japan Is Obsessed With

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Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. 83 more words

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In First "Emergency" Decree, Erdogan Seizes Thousands Of Hospitals, Schools, Charities

Source: Zero Hedge

With the failed/staged Turkish coup quickly fading from memory and media attention, just as Erdogan likes it, and opposition from “western democracies” to a historic purge virtually non-existant aside from the occasional media soundbite, overnight Erdgoan implemented his first decree since imposing a state of emergency in the country last week, and tightened his grip on Turkey by ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup. 645 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Meet Your Pokémon Go Team Leaders

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And now, for the true faces behind Team Valor, Team Mystic, and Team Instinct.

What do you think? Still stand behind your choice? 190 more words

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Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan shuts down thousands of institutions in response to coup

He said perpetrators of the coup will “pay a heavy price” and it appears the purge is already in full swing. Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan accused United States-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of being behind the coup and has gone a step further and signed a decree to close 1,043 private schools, 1,229 foundations and associations, 35 medical institutions, 19 unions, and 15 universities linked to the cleric. 132 more words

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