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The Wait Is Over for ‘Pokemon Go’ Fans in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The wait is over for “Pokemon Go” fans in Japan. Players began tweeting as soon as it was available Friday morning, and the Pokemon Co. and the developer of the augmented reality game, U.S.-based Niantic Inc., confirmed its launch.

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Imams Revive Decade-Old Fatwa: Pokemon Go Is Haram

The most prestigious religious institution in Islam has reaffirmed a 2001 fatwa against the Japanese cartoon Pokemon, with its clerics calling the new game Pokemon Go a “harmful mania… that makes people look like drunkards in the streets.”

A virtual map of Bryant Park is displayed on the screen as a man plays the augmented reality mobile game ''Pokemon Go'' by Nintendo in New York City, U.S. July 11, 2016. REUTERS/MARK KAUZLARICH/FILE PHOTO - RTSI21Y