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Kent Covington

Kent Covington

Kent is a reporter and news anchor for WORLD Radio. He spent nearly two decades in Christian and news/talk radio before joining WORLD in 2012. He resides in Atlanta, Ga.

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Tuesday morning news: October 4, 2022

Tuesday morning news: October 4, 2022

President Biden promised federal aid to Puerto Rico, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said some areas in the state are still dealing with significant inland flooding, Ukrainian troops continue to beat back Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, protesters gathered outside Tehran’s Sharif university, Planned Parenthood officials announced plans for a mobile abortion facility, the Supreme Court is back in session, Apple Music added its 100-millionth song

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskky declared Lyman cleared of Russian troops, rescue teams in Florida are still searching for survivors, Hurricane Ian is also blamed for at least four deaths in North Carolina, a riot at a soccer game in Indonesia killed at least 125 people, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp claimed victory in Georgia, gas prices are back on their way down

Hurricane Ian could be the deadliest storm in Florida’s history and is now on a crash course with South Carolina, Russia is expected to annex more of Ukraine while thousands of men attempt to flee the Kremlin’s enlistment efforts, the Senate passed a short-term spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown, several Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration to halt its student loan debt forgiveness plan

Hurricane Ian slammed the southwest coast of Florida, President Biden said he’ll ask federal officials to investigate any potential price gouging in Florida, much Havana and other parts of Cuba remained without power on Wednesday, the U.S. government is shipping another round of military aid to Ukraine, the White House once again denounced Moscow-backed referendums, European companies are ramping up security after the suspected sabotage of two underwater gas lines, Vice President Kamala Harris called out China over its recent behavior


Hurricane Ian is on a collision course with the west coast of Florida, the Kremlin claims that residents in Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine voted overwhelmingly to join Russia, underwater natural gas pipelines from Russia to Germany sprang unusual leaks, a libertarian group is suing to halt President Biden’s plan to cancel student debt, unrest continues to erupt across Iran, the Satanic Temple is suing over a pro-life law in Indiana

Hurricane Ian slammed western Cuba, the White House stated once more that staged referendums in Russia-occupied parts of Ukraine are illegitimate, military-aged men are fleeing Russia to avoid being drafted to fight in Ukraine, Edward Snowden is now a Russian citizen, a gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia and killed at least 15 people, Europe could be facing a very rough winter, Italy has elected its first female prime minister

Hurricane Ian is barrelling toward the Gulf of Mexico, Typhoon Noru slammed into the northeastern Philippines, the U.S. government is warning Russia against using nuclear weapons, gas prices continue to dip

Secretary of State Tony Blinken urged world leaders to stand up to Russia, protesters are defying the Kremlin with anti-war demonstrations, Ukraine announced a high-profile prisoner swap with Russia, Hurricane Fiona is taking aim at Canada, more than a half million people in Puerto Rico are still without water service, an Indiana judge blocked enforcement of a pro-life law, at least nine people have died in clashes with security forces in Iran

World leaders at the UN General Assembly gave Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy a standing ovation, President Biden declared to the General Assembly that Russia has violated core tenants of the UN, the White House national security adviser says Putin is getting desperate, New York’s attorney general sued former President Trump and his company, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced another interest rate hike, the housing market continues to cool off

Hurricane Fiona slammed Turks and Caicos, lawyers for migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard have filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a record number of migrants have crossed the U.S. southern border, officials in Russian-controlled parts of Ukraine will vote to become part of Russia, the UN General Assembly is meeting in person this week, the special master tasked with reviewing FBI files seized from Mar-a-Lago met with lawyers from both sides yesterday