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Netanyahu Says Deadly Israeli Strike in Rafah Was the Result of a ‘Tragic Mistake’

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-05-27 22:20:28

SUMMARY: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted a “tragic mistake” in an Israeli airstrike in Rafah, southern Gaza, which ignited a tent camp housing displaced Palestinians, killing at least 45 people. Initially, the military claimed a precise strike on a Hamas compound, killing two senior militants. Upon revealing civilian casualties, the military opened an investigation. This incident has intensified international criticism of Israel amidst its conflict with Hamas. The strike occurred on Sunday and further details are being examined. (The Associated Press, 2024)

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Detroit splash pad shooting: 2 children among injured, authorities say

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-06-15 22:36:21

SUMMARY: Eight people, including two children, were injured when a shooter opened fire at a splash pad in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The suspect, who fired up to 28 times, later died by suicide at a nearby home after being tracked by law enforcement. The incident, deemed random, occurred shortly after 5 p.m. at a city park. Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard confirmed the recovery of a handgun and three empty magazines. The crime scene remained active, and victims’ conditions were not immediately known. The shooting coincided with the start of summer vacation and follows previous local tragedies, including the Oxford High School shooting in 2021.

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TEA releases 2024 STAAR results for grades 3-8

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www.kxan.com – Erica Pauda – 2024-06-15 21:01:48

SUMMARY: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the Spring 2024 STAAR assessment results for grades 3-8, showing a decline in mathematics and science performance. Math proficiency hasn't returned to pre-pandemic levels, and reading-language arts showed varied results: Grades 3, 5, and 8 decreased by 2%, while grades 4 and 6 saw increases of three and four percentage points. Social studies results remained steady, mirroring 2023. The high school STAAR test showed mostly “steady performance” since its 2023 redesign. Parents can view their child's results on the TEA family portal at TexasAssessment.gov.

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Crews rescue 28 people trapped upside down high up on Portland, Oregon amusement park ride

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-06-15 20:35:22

SUMMARY: Emergency crews in Portland, Oregon, rescued 28 people on Friday who were stuck upside down for about half an hour on the AtmosFEAR ride at Oaks Amusement Park. Portland Fire and Rescue collaborated with engineers to manually lower the ride while preparing for a high-angle ropes rescue if necessary. No injuries were reported. One rider with a pre-existing condition was hospitalized as a precaution. Park staff immediately called 911, and responders arrived within 25 minutes. The ride, operational since 2021 without prior incidents, will remain closed pending an investigation. Oaks Park expressed gratitude to responders and cooperative guests.

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