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Boris Johnson tells Emmanuel Macron to ‘get a grip’ and ‘donnez-moi un break’ over defence pact - The Independent

Boris Johnson tells Emmanuel Macron to ‘get a grip’ and ‘donnez-moi un break’ over defence pact  The Indepe...

Keir Starmer essay sets Labour on course for centre ground - The Guardian

Keir Starmer essay sets Labour on course for centre ground  The GuardianSharon Graham: Unite leader to skip...

COP26: Boris Johnson urges humankind to 'grow up' and 'come of age' at Glasgow climate change summit - Sky News

COP26: Boris Johnson urges humankind to 'grow up' and 'come of age' at Glasgow climate change summit  Sky N...

US lifting ban on imports of British lamb, says Boris Johnson - BBC News

US lifting ban on imports of British lamb, says Boris Johnson  BBC NewsBoris Johnson tells France to 'prene...

PIERS MORGAN: The sight of US border agent horsemen charging into Haitian migrants shames America - Daily Mail

PIERS MORGAN: The sight of US border agent horsemen charging into Haitian migrants shames America  Daily Ma...

Murder arrest after body of man found in alleyway by passerby - Liverpool Echo

Murder arrest after body of man found in alleyway by passerby  Liverpool EchoView Full coverage on Google News

Avro Energy and Green collapse as gas price crisis continues - Evening Standard

Avro Energy and Green collapse as gas price crisis continues  Evening StandardUK gas crisis explained - BBC...






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USA

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.), America, and sometimes the States, is a federal republic[17][18] consisting of 50 statesand a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is located in the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.80 million square miles (9.85 million km2)[4] and with around 318 million people, the United States is the world’s fourth-largest country by total area and third-largest by population. It is one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries.[19]The geography and climate of the United States is also extremely diverse, and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife.[20]

The United States is a developed country and has the world’s largest national economy.[6] The economy is fueled by an abundance of natural resources and high worker productivity.[29] While the U.S. economy is considered post-industrial, it continues to be one of the world’s largest manufacturers.[30] The country accounts for 37% of global military spending,[31] being the world’s foremost economic and military power, a prominent political and cultural force, and a leader in scientific research and technological innovations.[32]