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Cost of living: Sunak says government has moral responsibility to help in crisis - The Independent

Cost of living: Sunak says government has moral responsibility to help in crisis  The IndependentLiz Truss ...

Fourth alleged 'Beatles' Islamic State terror cell member arrested in UK - Sky News

Fourth alleged 'Beatles' Islamic State terror cell member arrested in UK  Sky NewsAine Davis: Alleged fourt...

'Exceptional risk' wildfires could sweep across Britain this weekend - The Telegraph

'Exceptional risk' wildfires could sweep across Britain this weekend  The TelegraphHighest risk of any wild...

One dead and three injured after shootings on Skye and in Wester Ross - The Guardian

One dead and three injured after shootings on Skye and in Wester Ross  The GuardianMan, 47, dead, and three...

Donald Trump says he refused to answer questions in New York investigation - Sky News

Donald Trump says he refused to answer questions in New York investigation  Sky NewsTrump says he invoked f...

Sahara Salman: Mother of ‘incredible’ girl killed in Thornton Heath explosion tells of heartbreak - Evening Standard

Sahara Salman: Mother of ‘incredible’ girl killed in Thornton Heath explosion tells of heartbreak  Evening ...

Nicola Sturgeon says Liz Truss asked her ‘how to get into Vogue’ - The Guardian

Nicola Sturgeon says Liz Truss asked her ‘how to get into Vogue’  The GuardianNicola Sturgeon says Liz Trus...






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]