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Epsom College head found dead with husband and daughter, 7 - BBC

Epsom College head found dead with husband and daughter, 7  BBCHead of Epsom College found dead with husban...

Nicola Bulley: Independent search team has sonar 'which can see every stick and stone on riverbed' - Sky News

Nicola Bulley: Independent search team has sonar 'which can see every stick and stone on riverbed'  Sky New...

China sharply rebukes US over decision to shoot down 'spy' balloon - Financial Times

China sharply rebukes US over decision to shoot down 'spy' balloon  Financial TimesUS shoots down Chinese '...

Liz Truss’s claim she was not warned about mini-budget risks ‘misleading’ - The Guardian

Liz Truss’s claim she was not warned about mini-budget risks ‘misleading’  The GuardianLiz Truss: Former PM...

Deadlock over NHS pay putting patients in danger, chief nurses warn - The Guardian

Deadlock over NHS pay putting patients in danger, chief nurses warn  The GuardianUnions accused of risking ...

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan leader's love-hate relationship with India - BBC

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan leader's love-hate relationship with India  BBCEdward P Joseph talks about Musha...

Tory MPs to push for UK exit from European convention on human rights - The Guardian

Tory MPs to push for UK exit from European convention on human rights  The GuardianSunak warned of Tory bac...






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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]