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Pokemon Go now the biggest mobile game in USA history

The report indicated that as of Tuesday, July 12, just under 21 million U.S. smartphone users have been actively playing the game on a daily basis. Candy Crush Saga, one of the world's most popular mobile games had 20 million daily active users at its pick.

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Virginia Postrel: What Pokemon Go actually is (and isn't)

Have you played Pokemon GO yet? Niantic, the app's developer, claimed that it is earning millions of dollars every day. As the report points out, that kind of revenue is more than enough to motivate Niantic and Nintendo to keep players engaged through things like content updates that would add Pokemon and features to the game.

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Four Turkish parties make rare joint statement against coup

Helicopters flown by coup supporters fired on government buildings and into the crowds gathering to challenge the attempt to overthrow Turkey's government, in the most significant challenge to the country's stability in decades. However, the president's former ally "categorically" denied any involvement in the plot, calling the accusation "insulting". "If you can. You will not have the means to turn this country into a mess from where you are", Erdogan said.

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ISIS reportedly claims responsibility for Nice attack

The veracity of the group's claim couldn't immediately be determined, but French officials didn't dispute it. The IS, in a statement through the Amaq Agency, claimed responsibility for the attack. Romania's foreign ministry says three Romanian citizens are missing after a truck driver deliberately plowed into a crowd in Nice during a fireworks display, killing 84 people and wounding over 200.

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China must abide by same rules as everyone else

Answering a question about satellite images showing China built a missile launcher, runways and military installations on a South China Sea atoll, Mr Luton said: "I think it's our own right to do anything within our own backyard". Lu said the U.S. keeps urging others to abide by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) while refusing to ratify the Convention to this day.

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Almost 3000 arrested as Erdogan declares "coup attempt is over"

More than 1,500 military personnel were arrested across the country, said a senior official who was not authorized to speak to the media. A military jet has also dropped a bomb near the presidential palace in Ankara , according to a Turkish TV station, quoted by news agency AFP .