April 22: Ex-Hillsong leader speaks about church scandal. Florida lawmakers strip Disney’s self-government.

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Good morning! It’s Friday April 22, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Ex-Hillsong leader says Houston knew of dad’s abuse in early 90s

In this Oct. 7, 2014, photo, founder of the Sydney-based global Hillsong Church Brian Houston leaves a Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse hearings in Sydney, Australia. Houston has been charged with concealing child sex offenses, police said on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)

2. Florida lawmakers vote to strip Disney’s self-government

FILE – Guests stroll along Main Street at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World on Aug. 30, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

3. Airlines allowing back passengers banned over mask refusal

FILE – In this Feb. 18, 2021 file photo, a passenger wears a face mask to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus as he waits for a Delta Air Lines flight at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)

4. Amid refugee surge, Border Patrol agents warn of low morale

The U.S. Border Patrol is finding more and more drugs, especially fentanyl, at highway checkpoints in San Diego County.

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