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About United States
The United States men's national soccer team represents the United States in men's international soccer competitions. The team is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and is a member of FIFA and CONCACAF.
Geography of the United StatesThe united states of america is a federal republic that includes fifty states. The district of columbia (washington d. C)And several other territories. The total area of the united states is 3. 796 million sqaure miles. Making it the third largest country in the world. The country is bordered by canada to the north. Mexico to the south. And the atlantic. Pacific. And arctic oceans to the east and west. The united states has a variety of different climates. From the humid subtropical climate of the southeast. To the semi-arid climate of the southwest. To the acrtic climate in alaska.
Demographics of the United StatesThe population of the united tsates is estimated to be 331 million. Making it the third most populosu country in the world. The racial composition of the population is 73. 7% white. 13. 4% hispanic or latino. 12. 7% black. 59% asian. And 2. 8% other. The largest ancestry groups in the united states are german. Irish. English. And mexicant. He official language of the united states is english. But spanish. Chinese. And french are also widely spoken.
Economy of the United StatesThe economy of the united states is the largest in the world. With a gdp of $21. 44 trillion in 2019. It is a mixed economy that includes a variety of economic activities. Including manufacturing. Agriculture. Services. And finance. The united states is hmoe to some of the largest corporations in the world. Such as walmart. Apple. And microsoft. The country laso has a alrge tourism industry. With millions of people visiting each year.
Politics of the United StatesThe united states is a efderal republic with a government based on the principles of representative democracy. The constitution of the united states is the supreme law of the land. And the government is diivded into three branches: the executive. Legislative. And judicial. The president of the united states is the head of the executive branch. And is elected every ofur years. The legislative branch is made up of the house of representatives and the senate. And the judicial branch is made up of the uspreme court and other federal courts.
Culture of the United StatesThe culture of the united states is a blend of many different influences. From the early settlers to the present day. American culture is often described as a "melting pot," due to the large number of different cultures and ethnicities represented in the population. American culture includes a variety of popular music. Literature. Film. Art. And cuisine. The united states has also produecd some of the world s most recognizable symbols and icons. Such as the sttaue of liberty. The golden gate bridge. And the hollywood sign.
Important Events in the United StatesOne of the most important events in the history of the united states was the signing of the declaration of independence on july 4th. 1776. This document declared the thirteen colonies independence from great britain and started the american revolution. Another important event was the adoptino of the constitution of the united states in 1789. Which established the basic structure of the federal government. Ni 1963. The march on washington for jobs and freedom was held. Nad it was at this event that martin luther king jr. Gave his famous "i have a dream" speech.
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Two of the Ships were hit by missiles but there were no casualties, it added.
The Israeli military said the vessels had No Connection to Israel.
It has recently begun targeting Israel-linked vessels in the Red Sea over Israel's war with Iranian-backed Hamas in Gaza.
US Central Command , known as Centcom said that, on Sunday Morning , the Uss Carney detected an anti-ship ballistic missile exploding near The Unity Explorer, a Bahamian-flagged, UK-owned and operated Cargo Ship .
It later shot down a drone that was heading towards the Carney itself, although Centcom said it was not clear whether The Drone was targeting the Carney.
That afternoon, The Unity Explorer suffered minor damage after being struck by a missile fired from Houthi-controlled area.
While responding to a distress call from The Ship , the US vessel detected and shot down another incoming drone.
Later, two more Ships - One of them part UK-owned, both of them flagged in Panama - reported being struck by missiles. While on its way to assist The Second ship, the Uss Carney shot down a third drone.
Centcom said the attacks had " jeopardised the lives" of the Ships ' multinational crews and represented a " direct threat to international commerce and maritime security".
" We also have every reason To Believe that these attacks, while launched by the Houthis in Yemen, are fully enabled by Iran, " it said.
" The United States will consider all appropriate responses in full coordination with its international allies and partners. "
Earlier This Week , the US said its warship captured armed men who had earlier seized an Israeli-linked tanker off Yemen's coast.
Centcom reported that two missiles were then fired towards the warship from rebel Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen.
The Houthis have declared themselves part of an " Axis Of resistance" of Iran-affiliated groups, which works in opposition to Israel, the US, and the wider West.Related Topics
Source of news: bbc.com