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  • US dismisses South Korea’s launch of world-first 5G network as ‘stunt’

    Half a dozen celebrities were the first to experience the service, carriers sayWhat is 5G?South Korea has claimed it beat the US by a matter of hours to become the first country to roll out a super-fast 5G mobile network, which allows users to download entire moves almost instantaneously. Three South Korean carriers – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – launched 5G services at 11pm local time on Wednesday, according to media reports, but only for a handful of celebrities in what their US rival...

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  • Ana Quintana: Mike Pompeo’s trip to South America underscores US commitment to the region

    It is critical that the U.S. continue deepening partnerships with like-minded nations in Latin America.

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  • Trump to meet South Korean president amid new North Korea tensions – US politics live

    Trump will meet Moon Jae-in day after Kim Jong-un vowed to deliver ‘serious blow’ to hostile countriesSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.02pm BST Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested in London and faces extradition charges to the US. Assange is due in court this morning. The Guardian is running live coverage of all the Assange developments here. Related: Julian Assange 'further arrested' on behalf of the US after extradition request, police say – live updates...

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