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Afghanistan: Foreign Office chaotic during Kabul evacuation - whistleblower - BBC News

Afghanistan: Foreign Office chaotic during Kabul evacuation - whistleblower  BBC NewsPen Farthing: ‘Animals...

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’ evil father agrees to finally release son’s body for funeral - Scottish Daily Record

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’ evil father agrees to finally release son’s body for funeral  Scottish Daily RecordA...

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: She 'gave me a school uniform to wear and said to take Jeffrey Epstein tea' - The Times

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: She 'gave me a school uniform to wear and said to take Jeffrey Epstein tea'  The T...

Storm Barra news – live: Snow, rain and 80mph winds to batter UK amid ‘risk to life’ warning - The Independent

Storm Barra news – live: Snow, rain and 80mph winds to batter UK amid ‘risk to life’ warning  The Independe...

Creating hostility over sex or gender should be hate crime - report - BBC News

Creating hostility over sex or gender should be hate crime - report  BBC NewsCampaign to make misogyny a ha...

Dominic Cummings: ‘very unwise for No 10 to lie’ about Christmas parties - The Guardian

Dominic Cummings: ‘very unwise for No 10 to lie’ about Christmas parties  The Guardian'No rules were broken...

COVID-19: Pre-departure tests now required of arrivals in the UK to slow spread of Omicron - Sky News

COVID-19: Pre-departure tests now required of arrivals in the UK to slow spread of Omicron  Sky NewsCovid: ...






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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]