For instance, it became increasingly hard for players to connect and their characters were not able to challenge any of the Pokemon that appeared. Originally, the event was advertised as being a celebration of Pokemon Go's first year and that attendees would be catching rare Pokemon that were hard to find.
"We appreciate the patience of all the Trainers who joined us in Chicago this weekend", said the "Pokemon Go" team on their website, adding, "We will strive to make sure our experiences are of the highest quality going forward". Held in Chicago, the event was created to be a celebration of the game and its community on its one-year anniversary, but severe technical issues including overloaded servers and cellular network congestion left players unable to login and participate.
Niantic swiftly offered full ticket refunds and in-game credits to attendees, as well as the rare Pokémon they missed out on. Polygon reports that "nearly two dozen" of the players who attended the event are filing a class-action suit against Niantic, seeking travel reimbursement.
Trial dates fixed for Jong-nam's accused murderers
Meanwhile, the police are still trying to trace four North Koreans who are suspected of having taken part in the murder plot. Malaysian police have said four North Korean suspects fled the country on the same day Kim Jong Nam was killed.
Reports suggest that a certain Jonathan Norton - a California resident flew all the way to the event, though got disappointed about how Niantic handled with the affair.
Suit claims Pokemon Go Fest didn't live up... On the other hand, Zimmerman defends its clients saying that these amounts will not suffice considering that many people had traveled from different parts of the world just to take part in the event and that the lawsuit against Niantic is simply because the company did not deliver what it promised. Niantic Labs announced they were postponing several Safari Zone events planned for August. There were many instances in countries like China and United States where people in hundreds were seen participating in mass Pokemon Go events, running after some rare Pokémon's.
Other scheduled events in Japan on August 14 and September 16 in France, Spain, and Germany are not affected.
That missile can reach deep into the USA mainland if launched on a standard trajectory, according to experts. U.S. forces carried out a successful test Sunday of a missile-interception system, military officials said.
Then, he was the subject of a remarkable public rebuke on Thursday by the new White House communications director. In an interview on CNN last night, Priebus said he talked to Trump on Thursday and offered his resignation.
USA oil drillers added two rigs in the most recent week, the third week of gains, raising the overall rig count to 766. USA stockpiles continued to fall this week, and OPEC insists it will curb supplies through 2018, if necessary.
Although he is new to the White House, Scaramucci had been employed at a senior level by the Export-Import Bank since June 19. He also phoned a reporter to unleash a profanity-filled rant against Mr Priebus, whom he called a "paranoid schizophrenic".
In 2012, the Supreme Court convicted then-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in a contempt case, forcing him to leave office. He also said that need of the hour is to divide Pakistan into four parts with the help of China.
The MLC while saying that more resignations from SP are in queue appreciated the PM's slogan "Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas". Former chief minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of being behind the resignations of his party MLCs.
In the picture, Gabby nods to her famous boyfriend by wearing a t-shirt with the phrase: "I used to be in Blazin' Squad ". So much so that farmer Chris even managed to get the blonde beauty to join him up on the farm.
It is the fear of such cross-voting and to avoid any further desertion that the party chose to send its MLAs outside Gujarat. BJP chief Amit Shah will contest the biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, the party announced on Wednesday.
Being first on the grid is Hamilton's "party trick", says Rebecca Clancy of The Times , and he will be aware of the milestone. I don't think we could have matched the Ferraris even if I did a great lap".
Prices of US government debt rose after the release of the data while the dollar initially fell against a basket of currencies. Spending rose 2.8% in the second quarter as Americans bought more groceries and clothes and paid more for health care.
Rays get lefty slugger Lucas Duda in trade with Mets
But, they are more critical of Dom Smith, who is expected to be called up to replace Duda "soon", according to a Mets source . Addison Reed , Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson and Asdrubal Cabrera are all reportedly available to be traded .
Major power outage on Outer Banks; 9000 homes impacted
By Friday morning, portable generators had power going to some local businesses, bringing back some normalcy to parts of Hatteras. A few hours later a fault was found in a transmission cable attached to the Bonner Bridge.
Amazon says it has 50000 job openings nationally
The interviews will be held from 8 a.m.to noon Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Delavan Hotel, 6461 Transit Road in Depew. Amazon's stock increased $12.93, or 1 percent, to close at $1,052.80 Wednesday, after Amazon announced its plans.