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The deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months resulted in the deaths of eight soldiers in southern Gaza. The incident is expected to increase calls for a cease-fire and comes amid ongoing conflict in the region. In another tragic event, a shooting at a splash pad in a Detroit suburb left nine injured, including two children. Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump made controversial statements on immigration and challenged President Joe Biden to a cognitive test. World leaders met in Switzerland to discuss peace in Ukraine, and a Missouri woman’s murder conviction was overturned after 43 years. Brazilian women protested against a bill equating late abortions with homicide.

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Israeli soldiers tragically killed in deadly attack in southern Gaza

In a tragic turn of events, eight Israeli soldiers were killed in a devastating explosion in southern Gaza, marking the deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months. The incident took place in Rafah, a southern city identified as Hamas’ last major stronghold. This heartbreaking event highlights the ongoing conflict in the region, with Israel launching an air and ground invasion in response to a cross-border attack by Hamas and other militants.

Shooting at splash pad in Detroit suburb leaves 9 injured, including 2 children

A horrifying incident unfolded in a Detroit suburb as a shooter opened fire at a splash pad, injuring nine people, including two children. The 8-year-old boy who was struck in the head remains in critical condition, while his 4-year-old brother and mother also sustained injuries. The shooting, which appeared to be random, occurred at a city park featuring a recreation area with sprays and fountains of water.

Trump sparks controversy with divisive remarks on immigration at Detroit event

Former President Donald Trump stirred controversy in Detroit as he blamed immigrants for stealing jobs and government resources during a gathering with Black voters and conservative activists. His inflammatory comments on illegal immigration have sparked outrage, with Trump referring to immigrants as “animals” and accusing them of harming the Black and Hispanic populations.

Trump challenges Biden to cognitive test, confuses name of doctor

In a surprising move, Donald Trump challenged President Joe Biden to take a cognitive test, questioning his mental acuity during a speech in Detroit. However, Trump’s remarks were overshadowed by a confusion where he referred to Texas Republican Rep. Ronny Jackson as “Ronny Johnson.” This incident added a bizarre twist to an already contentious political climate.

Biden transitions from G7 summit to Hollywood fundraiser for reelection bid

President Joe Biden made a seamless transition from the G7 summit to a Hollywood fundraiser in Los Angeles, where he sought to raise funds for his reelection campaign. Joined by prominent figures like George Clooney and Julia Roberts, Biden’s presence at the event underscored the importance of garnering support from the entertainment industry in the lead-up to the upcoming election.

UK royals unite for King Charles III’s birthday celebration, Kate makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

Amidst a display of birthday pageantry for King Charles III, the British royal family came together for a military parade that marked a significant moment for Prince William’s wife, Kate. Making her first public appearance since her cancer diagnosis, Kate’s presence on the Buckingham Palace balcony signified a show of unity and strength within the monarchy.

Indiana Republicans reject Mike Braun’s choice for lieutenant governor, opt for far-right pick

Indiana Republicans made a surprising decision by rejecting Sen. Mike Braun’s choice for lieutenant governor in favour of a podcasting pastor with far-right views. The nomination of Micah Beckwith over Braun’s pick, state Rep. Julie McGuire, highlighted a shift towards more conservative candidates within the party, despite Braun’s endorsement by former President Donald Trump.

World leaders meet in Switzerland to discuss Ukraine peace roadmap, Russia absent

Amidst ongoing conflict in Ukraine, world leaders gathered in Switzerland to discuss a peace roadmap, although hopes for a breakthrough were dampened by Russia’s absence. With Kyiv and Moscow at odds over territorial disputes, the conference faced challenges in finding common ground to address the devastating impact of the war on the region.

Missouri woman’s murder conviction overturned after 43 years, implicates police officer

In a shocking development, a Missouri woman’s murder conviction was overturned after 43 years, with evidence suggesting a now-discredited police officer may have committed the crime. Sandra Hemme, who had been a psychiatric patient at the time of her incrimination, was granted a chance for freedom pending a potential retrial, amidst mounting evidence of her actual innocence.

Brazilian women protest bill equating late abortions with homicide

Across Brazil, thousands of women took to the streets in protest against a bill that would criminalize late abortions and equate them with homicide. The proposed legislation, which has sparked outrage and opposition, especially impacts child rape victims seeking to terminate pregnancies detected after 22 weeks.