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Gove ‘pretty confident’ end of Covid lockdown in England will not be delayed again - The Guardian

Gove ‘pretty confident’ end of Covid lockdown in England will not be delayed again  The GuardianCovid: PM i...

Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of corruption in report - BBC News

Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of corruption in report  BBC News'Daniel Morgan deserved better': Home Se...

Covid deaths could return to 500 a day claim SAGE papers - even after lockdown delay - The Mirror

Covid deaths could return to 500 a day claim SAGE papers - even after lockdown delay  The MirrorBREAKING: '...

No sign of thaw between Russia and US ahead of Geneva summit - The Guardian

No sign of thaw between Russia and US ahead of Geneva summit  The GuardianCan Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin ...

BBC journalist Nicholas Watt abused and chased by anti-lockdown protesters in London - Sky News

BBC journalist Nicholas Watt abused and chased by anti-lockdown protesters in London  Sky NewsBBC Newsnight...

UK and Australia agree post-Brexit trade deal - Financial Times

UK and Australia agree post-Brexit trade deal  Financial TimesFarmers raise concerns as Boris Johnson hails...

UK Covid live: all over-18s in England should be eligible for jabs from end of this week, says NHS boss - The Guardian

UK Covid live: all over-18s in England should be eligible for jabs from end of this week, says NHS boss  Th...






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]