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Conservative cleric Raisi wins Iran presidential election by a landslide - Financial Times

Conservative cleric Raisi wins Iran presidential election by a landslide  Financial TimesIran election: Har...

Boris Johnson - live: By-election defeat ‘warning shot’, says Tory chair as more ‘blue wall’ seats in danger - The Independent

Boris Johnson - live: By-election defeat ‘warning shot’, says Tory chair as more ‘blue wall’ seats in danger &nb...

Jason Kelk: UK's longest Covid patient dies after withdrawing treatment - Metro.co.uk

Jason Kelk: UK's longest Covid patient dies after withdrawing treatment  Metro.co.ukCOVID-19: UK's longest-...

Covid-19: New wave of infections definitely under way - scientist - BBC News

Covid-19: New wave of infections definitely under way - scientist  BBC NewsCoronavirus: Gavin Williamson ur...

Keir Starmer's spin doctor quits after Labour's latest by-election blow - Sky News

Keir Starmer's spin doctor quits after Labour's latest by-election blow  Sky NewsKeir Starmer’s communicati...

Chesterfield police incident: Officers confirm woman died in Duckmanton field as investigation continues amid 'horrible rumours' - Derbyshire Times

Chesterfield police incident: Officers confirm woman died in Duckmanton field as investigation continues amid 'horrib...

Paisley's wife fires Twitter blast at DUP 'turncoats' - Belfast Telegraph

Paisley's wife fires Twitter blast at DUP 'turncoats'  Belfast TelegraphDUP looking for new leader as Edwin...






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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]