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Sydney: Priest among four people stabbed during church service - Sky News

Sydney: Priest among four people stabbed during church service  Sky NewsSydney church stabbing: Bishop atta...

UK shot Iran drones to de-escalate conflict, David Cameron says - BBC

UK shot Iran drones to de-escalate conflict, David Cameron says  BBCThe Biden dilemma on Israel  ...

Flights cancelled and disrupted after Iran's attack on Israel - BBC.com

Flights cancelled and disrupted after Iran's attack on Israel  BBC.comFlights cancelled and disrupted after...

Westfield Bondi Junction attack: Old flame of crazed knifeman Joel Cauchi gives chilling insight into the savage killer's psyche - Daily Mail

Westfield Bondi Junction attack: Old flame of crazed knifeman Joel Cauchi gives chilling insight into the savage kill...

Trump's historic hush-money trial to begin in New York - BBC

Trump's historic hush-money trial to begin in New York  BBCDonald Trump criminal trial over hush money begi...

Standoff continues as MPs prepare to vote on Rwanda bill - BBC

Standoff continues as MPs prepare to vote on Rwanda bill  BBCSunak's Rwanda flights to take off 'within wee...

Three killed and one critically injured in horror car crash at retail park in London - The Independent

Three killed and one critically injured in horror car crash at retail park in London  The IndependentThree ...






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]