Unbiased headline news for weekend June 22, 2024 – Dozens are reported dead after separate strikes in Gaza on Friday and Saturday.

Officials for the International Committee of the Red Cross officials said a strike Friday hit several tents containing displaced people near Al Mawasi, which the ICRC said killed 22 and injured 45. Another 38 died in strikes that hit the al-Shati neighborhood, known as Beach camp, and the al-Tuffah district, the Hamas-run government media office said.

Yemen’s Houthi rebels target ship in the Gulf of Aden as the Eisenhower aircraft carrier heads home.

The Houthi attack comes after the sinking this week of the ship Tutor, which marked what appears to be a new escalation by the Iranian-backed Houthis in their campaign of strikes on ships in the vital maritime corridor over the Israel-Hamas war in the Gaza Strip.

An investigation into a ransomware attack earlier this month on London hospitals by the Russian group Qilin could take weeks to complete.

Hundreds of operations and appointments are still being canceled more than two weeks after the June 3 attack on NHS provider Synnovis, which provides pathology services primarily in southeast London. The attack affected King’s College and Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital trusts, which run several south London hospitals.

Three people were killed and 10 wounded in a mass shooting Friday outside of a grocery store in Fordyce Arkansas, state police said.

Two law enforcement officers were among those injured, but their conditions are not life-threatening, police said in an afternoon press conference. Arkansas State Police responded to the Mad Butcher grocery store at 11:38 a.m. local time on Friday. Upon arrival, officers engaged in a shooting with the lone suspect, authorities said.

A teenager was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old Chicago boy who was not the intended target of gunfire earlier in the week, police said.

“There is no excuse for this violence,” police Supt. Larry Snelling said Friday night. Jai’mani Amir Rivera was killed Tuesday outside an apartment building where he lived on the city’s west side. Video showed shots fired from about 300 feet away, said Antoinette Ursitti, chief of detectives.

Three Alabama men have died from likely drowning after becoming distressed while swimming at a Florida Panhandle beach, authorities said Saturday morning.

The young men had traveled to the Panama City Beach area Friday evening, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. The sheriff’s office received an emergency call about the distressed swimmers shortly after 8 p.m., officials said.

A trio of fishermen have saved 38 dogs that were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. By the time fishermen spotted the first head bobbing above the water, the 38 dogs were exhausted and struggling to stay alive.

The hound dogs had plunged into a large Mississippi lake while chasing a deer, a diversion during a fox hunt. Bob Gist, who was fishing on the lake, knew they had no chance. “A deer can swim the Mississippi River, and those dogs are not going to catch a deer in the water,” he recalled Friday.

The state Senate in Massachusetts has passed a wide-ranging bill curtailing the use of plastics, including barring the purchase of single-use plastic bottles by state agencies.

The bill also bans carry-out plastic bags at retailers statewide and require stores to charge 10 cents for recycled paper bags. It also requires straws and plasticware to be available only by request and creates a program to recycle large items like car seats. It now heads to the House.