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UK is first to approve COVID vaccine targeting both original strain and Omicron variant - Sky News

UK is first to approve COVID vaccine targeting both original strain and Omicron variant  Sky NewsUK approve...

Starmer bungled in failing to target his energy bill support - The Guardian

Starmer bungled in failing to target his energy bill support  The GuardianKeir Starmer unveils Labour's ene...

Underwater village re-emerges for first time in 40 years amid heatwave - Evening Standard

Underwater village re-emerges for first time in 40 years amid heatwave  Evening StandardIt’s back: the lost...

Truro, Cornwall flooded as heavy rain follows intense heatwave - The Telegraph

Truro, Cornwall flooded as heavy rain follows intense heatwave  The TelegraphUK weather: Roads underwater a...

Exclusive: Royal Navy backs out of Channel migrant patrols - The Telegraph

Exclusive: Royal Navy backs out of Channel migrant patrols  The Telegraph

First picture of dog that viciously attacked boy, 4, at friend's house - Liverpool Echo

First picture of dog that viciously attacked boy, 4, at friend's house  Liverpool EchoPictured: Dog which '...

Boris Johnson only doing ‘urgent’ work on second holiday as removal vans arrive at No 10 - The Independent

Boris Johnson only doing ‘urgent’ work on second holiday as removal vans arrive at No 10  The IndependentNo...






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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]