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AT&T claims its 5G Evolution spec is twice as fast as its current 4G LTE network, which OpenSignal rated at about 14Mbps on average in February. However, 5G Evolution is still a big step up over regular 4G LTE. Other markets on tap to receive AT&T 5G Evolution this year include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, San Francisco and others. Now that AT&T has made a decision to try to gain a marketing advantage over its rivals by claiming that it's built some kind of imaginary ...
  • After winning praise from Trump, Italian PM Gentiloni meets with Trudeau

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    Speaking at a joint press conference on Thursday, the USA president rejected a plea from the Italian prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni, for the U.S. to maintain its "very critical" role in the country and help build political consensus around the struggling UN-backed government in Tripoli, which Italy has said represents the best long-term hope for stability.
  • North Korea carries out huge live-fire drills as U.S. warships gather

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    North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threat is perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting U.S. President Donald Trump. In propaganda outlets like Meari and Uriminzokkiri, it threatened to "bury at sea" the USS Carl Vinson as it approached the waters off the Korean Peninsula.
  • Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

    Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

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    President Trump continues to tease that a big announcement on tax reform is imminent. But if he didn't, that would greatly undercut the value of the rate reduction to 15% for many corporations because they would have a higher tax bill under the AMT, said Roberton Williams of the Tax Policy Center.
  • Giants to exercise WR Beckham's 5th-year option

    Giants to exercise WR Beckham's 5th-year option

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    But it was a given the Giants would pick it up anyway, because the alternative would have been letting him head to unrestricted free agency after this coming season and then franchise tagging him. The fiery receiver has been a human highlight reel since being drafted by the Giants in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of LSU. Following that campaign up with 15 appearances, 96 receptions, 1,450 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in 2015-2016, he finally made all 16 regular-season ...
  • Congress returns as Trump pressures Democrats ahead of funding deadline

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    While negotiating this week with the White House on a plan to avoid a government shutdown and strongly opposed to any new plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., are planning to lead a series of events created to call out Trump's work and words on the economy, trade, health-care reform and his vows to "drain the swamp" in Washington.
  • Scientists find commercial caterpillar capable of eating, processing plastic

    Scientists find commercial caterpillar capable of eating, processing plastic

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    She briefly put some of these pests in a plastic shopping bag, only to discover the worms had opened up several holes in the bag. In about 12 hours, almost 100 wax worms kept in the bag reduced the mass of plastic by 92 mg. The wax worm, a caterpillar typically used for fishing bait and known for damaging beehives by eating their wax comb, has now been observed munching on a different material: plastic bags.
  • Trump calls French presidential elections 'very interesting'

    Trump calls French presidential elections 'very interesting'

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    The gunman, identified as Karim Cheurfi, opened fire on a police vehicle parked on the Champs Elysees in Paris late on Thursday, killing one officer and injuring two others before being shot dead. The man was a French national who shot two officers in 2001 after being stopped by a police auto, the source said. Macron, a 39-year-old moderate whom Fillon has portrayed as too inexperienced for the top job, said France was paying for the intelligence jobs cuts made when Fillon was prime ...
  • Here's What Earth Looks Like From Saturn's Rings

    Here's What Earth Looks Like From Saturn's Rings

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    Cassini-Huygens will make its farewell tour on Saturn's system on April 22 and five months later will begin its "Grand Finale" by burning up into Saturn's crushing atmosphere on September 15, Space reported. Specifically, a photograph of Earth in between Saturn's rings taken by the strategically placed Cassini spacecraft. JPL designed, developed and assembled the Cassini orbiter.
  • French Presidential Election: Le Pen, Macron Projected As Winners In First Round

    French Presidential Election: Le Pen, Macron Projected As Winners In First Round

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    French politics expert Dr Rainbow Murray, from Queen Mary University of London , told The Independent Mr Macron is set to "blow Le Pen out of the water" and said it would take a scandal of "significant proportion" to ruin his chances. "And it's not the image of France I want to convey". It was the euro's highest level since November 10, the day after the results of the USA presidential election.