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In this Aug. 10, 2016 photo, signs have been vandalized at the Loyola Dunes area on Chicago's lakeshore since the Pokemon Go mobile game came out. The protected dunes have become a popular hot-spot for Pokemon Go players. Heavy foot-traffic has raised concerns about environmental damage and inspired an Illinois state lawmaker to propose legislation to require removal of certain places from the game. The bill is one of the first of its kind in the US. (Jacob Wittich/Sun Times via AP)
Chicago lawmaker proposes cracking down on Pokemon Go sitesProtected dunes on a portion of the Chicago lakefront have become a popular hot-spot for Pokemon Go players
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows large amounts of clear skies across a majority of the eastern United States. Thunderstorms and moderate rain showers remain over Minnesota and Wisconsin, sinking towards the south. Both Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Depression Nine are also in view, with Eight poised to impact North Carolina soon even if the system is poorly organized at the moment. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)
North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weatherCrowds thinned Tuesday on the beaches of North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of a tropical weather system that was expected to bring strong winds and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
This is an undated image taken from Facebook of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in San Francisco. Summaries of FBI interviews with flight instructors show that  Lubitz, the pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his flying skills during his U.S. training, but was promoted anyway.  (AP Photo) NO SALES
Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight schoolThe German pilot who flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with flight instructors
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'A teen who was sexually assaulted during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school says she's no longer ashamed or afraid and plans to be a voice for others
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This undated photo provided by Jeffrey Belth shows Joseph M. Belth, a professor emeritus of insurance at Indiana University. Belth has been an outspoken critic of the practice of "shadow insurance," in which life insurers create subsidiaries to take on some of their liabilities. He calls the practice "a shell game" that puts policyholders and taxpayers at greater risk. (Jeffrey Belth via AP)
Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' dealsLife insurance companies are setting up "shadow insurers" to take on some of their liabilities and free up some of their reserves
The Associated Press2 hours ago

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