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the boat back to the mainland leaves once every two days
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But major manufacturers are threatening to move factories and jobs to the European mainland if negotiations go badly and Britain crashes out of the EU with no deal.
Bud was then projected to cross over the Gulf of California as a tropical depression Friday and make a second landfall on the Mexican mainland Friday night.
Puerto Rico currently has more than 1,100 public schools that serve 319,000 students, but that number keeps shrinking as families keep moving to the U.S. mainland due to an 11-year recession and the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria last year.
North Korea also defied the UN Security Council to test ballistic missiles of increasing range, culminating last year in several tests of devices capable of hitting the American mainland.
There are about 3,000 Rapanui people today, many of whom live on the Chilean mainland.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will connect a relatively small city on the Chinese mainland with the two Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
The airline partnered with Lucky Dog Animal Rescue in Washington, D.C., to transport more than 60 dogs and cats from Puerto Rico to the U.S. mainland.
This discovery provides the first strong evidence that a piece of land from North America latched onto the Australian mainland 1.7 billion years ago.
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: a large area of land that forms a country or a continent and that does not include islands
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