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Sajid Javid criticised for 'cower' Covid remark - BBC News

Sajid Javid criticised for 'cower' Covid remark  BBC NewsAnger over Sajid Javid’s advice to not ‘cower’ fro...

Esther Dingley: Missing British hiker's dental records being sent to France after 'human bones' found - Sky News

Esther Dingley: Missing British hiker's dental records being sent to France after 'human bones' found  Sky ...

The Queen had a lucky escape from Boris Johnson’s ‘sod it’ attitude to Covid - The Guardian

The Queen had a lucky escape from Boris Johnson’s ‘sod it’ attitude to Covid  The GuardianBoris Johnson wis...

Plumber, 21, fights for life after Crosby beach tragedy which killed best friend - Liverpool Echo

Plumber, 21, fights for life after Crosby beach tragedy which killed best friend  Liverpool Echo

Nurses’ pay in England to fall 7% in a decade even after government offer - The Guardian

Nurses’ pay in England to fall 7% in a decade even after government offer  The Guardian'100% don't support'...

Violent clashes in Australia as thousands protest against lockdown - Telegraph.co.uk

Violent clashes in Australia as thousands protest against lockdown  Telegraph.co.ukAnti-lockdown protest: t...

Joey Barton: Bristol Rovers manager and former Premier League footballer charged with assault after woman suffers head injury - Sky News

Joey Barton: Bristol Rovers manager and former Premier League footballer charged with assault after woman suffers hea...






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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]