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Current Events According to the Thursday, July 28, 2022 Broadcast of World News Tonight With David Muir

Nyesha watches World News Tonight with David Muir. She recently started writing recaps of the most pertinent news stories presented.

Current Events According to the Thursday, July 28, 2022 Broadcast of World News Tonight With David Muir

CURRENT EVENTS ACCORDING TO THE THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022 BROADCAST OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT WITH DAVID MUIR

1. Deadly Flood Emergency

DEADLY FLOOD EMERGENCY


Flash flooding emergencies are claiming multiple lives. According to World News Tonight With David Muir, at least 8 people have died in Kentucky from the floods.

Families have been trapped, standing on the kitchen countertops in their homes as the water rises and waiting for help to arrive. Emergency personnel have been traveling by boat to rescue people from their homes. Many vehicles are submerged under water.

The governor of Kentucky is asking for people to pray.

The death toll will rise. A lot of people still need to be found.

More flooding is expected. There is still a flood watch for Kentucky and West Virginia.

2. Tornado

TORNADO


An EF-2 tornado causing significant damage hit southeast of Buffalo, New York.

3. Recession fears

RECESSION FEARS


The U.S. economy is losing momentum and residents are fearing a recession.

One woman interviewed for the World News Tonight broadcast said that she used to treat herself to steak once every two weeks and now she just treats herself to steak once every two months.

Another woman that was interviewed for the World News Tonight With David Muir broadcast says that her rent went up from $900 per month in May to $1200 per month in June, forcing her to move.

4. Surprise deal on climate

SURPRISE DEAL ON CLIMATE


A Bill will potentially be passed to provide tax credit for buying electric vehicles. All fifty Democrats in the Senate would have to say yes for the Bill to pass.

There is also a Bill being considered to designate $64 billion to lower premiums for people buying their own health insurance.

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5. Prisoner swap

PRISONER SWAP


There is no agreement yet on the U.S./Russia prisoner swap of Britney Griner and Paul Whelan in exchange for Victor Bout.

Trevor Reed, a former prisoner that was swapped and returned to the U.S. in the past, says that an American imprisoned in a foreign land can't know for sure [about a successful prison swap] until the prisoner is back on U.S. soil. He does think that it is important to remain optimistic though.

6. Monkeypox

MONKEYPOX


More than 4,600 cases of Monkeypox are now being reported in the U.S, rising fast from 200 cases a month ago.

Most cases of Monkeypox are among gay and bisexual men but

  • 2 children have contracted Monkeypox.
  • 1 pregnant woman has contracted Monkeypox. Monkeypox can be transmitted from mother to fetus but in this case, the woman's baby did not become infected. The mother and the baby are doing okay.

7. Tracking shark threats

TRACKING SHARK THREATS


Sharks are being tracked. Ten sharks were seen during four hours of watching the waters off the coast of Massachusetts. Most of the sharks swam too low/ too deep to be able to tag them from the vessel. The 10th shark was tagged to track it.

8. Jon Stewart

JON STEWART


Actor / entertainer Jon Stewart gave a speech near Capitol Hill in support of Veterans that have been exposed to toxins.

He was calling for an end to hypocrisy and an improvement in accountability in the Senate.

9. Mega Millions jackpot

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT


The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has reached $1.1 billion.

10. Rescued dogs

RESCUED DOGS


In the Columbus, Ohio area, 80 dogs have been rescued by the Humane Society. The dogs are being microchipped and getting their shots. All of the dogs are expected to survive after the rescue. Some of the dogs are being fostered and one dog has been adopted so far.

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