Archive for April 17th, 2021

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 17 2021, 11:20 PM

The imprisoned Russian opposition leader, who is three weeks into a hunger strike, is at risk of cardiac arrest or kidney failure according to test results, his physician says.

$25 Million Worth Of Giant Clam Shells Seized In The Philippines

US & World | | April 17 2021, 9:00 PM

The raid Friday was the third giant clam bust in just over a month. Since the beginning of March, about $30 million worth of giant clams have been seized from illegal operations.

Producer Scott Rudin Steps Back From Broadway Following Allegations Of Bullying

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 17 2021, 5:40 PM

The producer announced Saturday that he would take a step back after allegations of bullying and workplace misconduct were reported this month.

Indianapolis Sikh Community Mourns 4 Of Its Members Killed In Shooting

US & World | | April 17 2021, 3:00 PM

"These kinds of violent attacks are a threat to all of us," said community member Maninder Singh Walia. The gunman's motive in attacking a FedEx warehouse on Thursday night is still unknown.

Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 3 Million

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 17 2021, 2:00 PM

The largest number of deaths have come in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, India and the United Kingdom. The pandemic death toll reached 1 million in September 2020 and 2 million in January.

What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 17 2021, 9:20 AM

In the U.S., more than 1 out of 5 residents is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But elsewhere in the world, vaccination rates are much lower. Some poor nations have yet to receive a single dose.

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