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Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Singapore

DfdkNPrXUAEecbqSingapore: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a “comprehensive” document on Tuesday following a historic summit in Singapore aimed at the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

Before signing what Trump described as a “comprehensive letter”, Kim said the two leaders had a historic meeting “and decided to leave the past behind. The world will see a major change.” Trump said he had formed a “very special bond” with Kim and that relationship with North Korea would be very different.

“People are going to be very impressed and people are going to be very happy and we are going to take care of a very dangerous problem for the world,” Trump said. Asked whether he would invite Kim to the White House, Trump said: “Absolutely, I will.”

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1 U.S. Soldier Killed, 5 Wounded in Attack in Somalia

1280x960-780x405A US special forces soldier has been killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia, officials say, five other US soldiers and a Somali soldier were wounded in what appears to have been an ambush north of the port of Kismayo, US defence officials added.

84 US army affected by norovirus at Camps in Kuwait

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U.S. Army Central is currently dealing with an outbreak of norovirus at Camp Buehring and Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.
There are 84 individuals with symptoms of the highly contagious norovirus, but only 7 of those are confirmed cases so far, Kavanaugh Breazeale, U.S. Army announced.
Norovirus is an extremely contagious virus that causes gastrointestinal illness in its victims, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A person usually develops symptoms 12 to 48 hours after being exposed to norovirus. Most people with norovirus illness get better within 1 to 3 days.
Norovirus symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and stomach pain. The symptoms can lead to dehydration, especially in vulnerable members of the population, such as young children and older adults.

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At least 4 dead in Florida bridge collapse

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Florida : At least four people have been killed and 10 others hurt after a footbridge collapsed near Florida International University in Miami, officials say, Rescuers are spending the night searching for victims trapped beneath the buckled structure, The 862-tonne, 174ft (53m) bridge fell over an eight-lane motorway on Thursday afternoon, crushing at least eight vehicles, police said, The bridge was erected on Saturday in just six hours.

Kuwait Embassy urges Citizens in NE US States to be careful as Storm Riley approaches

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#US: Kuwait Embassy in Washington Friday advised Citizens in North Eastern States to comply with local authorities’ instructions as Winter Storm Riley was approaching, and the weather conditions might worsen.
The embassy, in a statement, urged the Kuwaiti nationals to stay in contact with the diplomatic mission’s officials about their conditions.
It urged them contact the following emergency numbers:
Embassy: +12022620758
Cultural Office: +12023642104
Health Office: +12023202415
Military Office: +12028180666

Death toll in Florida school shooting rises to 17

#US: A 19-year-old gunman opened fire on Wednesday at a Florida high school he had previously been expelled from, killing 17 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said.

The gunman was identified as Nikolas Cruz, who previously attended the school and was expelled for unspecified disciplinary reasons, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a news briefing hours later.