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Kuwait embassy in US warns of Hurricane Michael

hurricane-michael-thumbnail-10-9-2018.05.32 AMKuwait embassy in US warned Kuwaiti residents, students and visitors in western Florida and south of Georgia and Alabama, among other areas falling in the line of the expected Hurricane Michael, were urged to take necessary precautions ahead of the projected Category III storm.
In a statement, Kuwait’s embassy in Washington said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans for the impacts of the storm on Kuwaitis receiving college education or specialised healthcare in the area.
Michael, which could have “potentially catastrophic” effects on parts of the southeastern US, is predicted to be the strongest hurricane to have hit Florida’s Gulf Coast in 13 years when it makes land impact in two days.
The embassy went to underline the need to abide by guidelines and instructions issued by local state authorities during the storm.
In the event of an emergency, the following 24-hour hotlines were provided: Kuwait Embassy: +1(202)262-0758 Kuwait Cultural Office: +1(202)364-2104 Kuwait Medical Office: +1(202)320-2415 Military Office: +1(202)818-0666.

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Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

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Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the U.S. embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security cabin but causing no casualties, police reported, The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a U.S. pastor in Turkey.

Chicago: 2 planes collide on ground at O’Hare

JKrAnDBRChicago: The Federal Aviation Administration said two United airplanes were damaged when one plane clipped the wing of another plane on the tarmac at O’Hare International Airport Wednesday afternoon,ย ย Both planes sustained left wing damage, No injuries were reported and officials at O’Hare said the incident did affecting air travel other than the flights of the two planes involved, Passengers were boarded onto another plane within about an hour.

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