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Covid-19: Flights to take skies between Australia and New Zealand as trans-Tasman bubble begins - Daily Mail

Covid-19: Flights to take skies between Australia and New Zealand as trans-Tasman bubble begins  Daily Mail...

George Floyd killing: protests flare as Americans await verdict in Chauvin trial - The Guardian

George Floyd killing: protests flare as Americans await verdict in Chauvin trial  The GuardianGeorge Floyd ...

Manhunt for Austin shooter Detective Stephen Broderick who killed 3 people after being fired for child sex... - The Sun

Manhunt for Austin shooter Detective Stephen Broderick who killed 3 people after being fired for child sex... &n...

Scotland weather: Scots set to bask in 25C May scorchers as 500 mile-wide continental heat plume brings... - The Scottish Sun

Scotland weather: Scots set to bask in 25C May scorchers as 500 mile-wide continental heat plume brings...  ...

Is Scotland heading for a Catalonia-style constitutional meltdown? - The Independent

Is Scotland heading for a Catalonia-style constitutional meltdown?  The IndependentCovid in Scotland: 'Mist...

Covid: Indian variant being investigated in UK - BBC News

Covid: Indian variant being investigated in UK  BBC NewsBoris Johnson under increasing pressure to cancel I...

Charles and William 'will lead summit within weeks to decide Royal Family's future' - Mirror Online

Charles and William 'will lead summit within weeks to decide Royal Family's future'  Mirror OnlineThe Queen...






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]