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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.

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5 Passengers Dead After Tourist Helicopter Crashes In New York

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All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into Manhattan’s East River Sunday night have died, authorities said, while the pilot survived, police said, The pilot freed himself and was rescued and later was treated and released in good condition from a hospital, police said.

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.