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From local happenings to national topics and global events, here is the news worth knowing for the week of April 24, 2023
The Wright State Raiders baseball team fell to the Dayton Flyers 8-3 in a highly anticipated matchup on Tuesday, April 19, at Day Air Ballpark, home of a minor league team, the Dayton Dragons.
“It’s a great, great night for Dayton baseball. I wish we could have given a bit of a better show, but it was a great opportunity to play this one,” Alex Sogard, the Raiders’ head coach, said.
On Friday, April 21, United States Vice President Kamala Harris made comments regarding the Alliance for Hippocratic Oath v. FDA court case. This case is to determine whether or not mifepristone, a pill used for medical abortions, can stay on the market.
“Our Administration will not waver in our commitment to preserving access to essential medication and defending the FDA’s ability to approve safe and effective drugs,” Harris said in a White House statement.
The Supreme Court has granted a stay in the case, according to the statement.
According to a United Nations press release, the outbreak of fighting that started on April 15 in Sudan continues between the Rapid Support Forces and the Sudanese Armed Forces.
“The Secretary-General is engaging with leaders in the region and reaffirms the commitment of the United Nations to support the people of Sudan in their efforts to restore a democratic transition and realize their aspirations for building a peaceful and secure future,” a spokesman for the UN Secretary-General António Guterres stated in the press release.