Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Rush Limbaugh diagnosed with lung cancer

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/04/20, 11:30 am

“I have to tell you something today that I wish I didn’t have to tell you,” conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said on his Monday program. Limbaugh, 69, said two medical institutions confirmed his diagnosis of advanced lung cancer in late January. The broadcaster has been an influential voice on the right for decades after starting his first radio program in 1988.

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Trump adds countries to visa restrictions

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/03/20, 11:42 am

The Trump administration announced Friday it was curbing immigration from six countries that failed to meet minimum security standards. Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar (also known as Burma), Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania will face restrictions in obtaining some types of visas, effective Feb. 21.

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Al-Qaeda claims Pensacola attack

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/03/20, 11:39 am

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video taking responsibility for the December attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. Saudi 2nd Lt. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani killed three people when he opened fire inside a classroom at the base on Dec. 6. The Yemen branch of al-Qaeda has long been considered the most dangerous of the terrorist organization.

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