AP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EST

AP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EST
Across an island where migrating north is an obsession, the widespread jubilation over last week's historic U.S-Cuba detente is soured by fear that warming relations will eventually end Cubans' unique fast track to legal American residency. For nearly …
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Lynn Spruill: Passport photo epiphany
Not so fast; about 10 days later here it comes back again. Inside I find all the parts I had sent plus a rejection letter stating that they didn't like my proposed passport picture. Apparently it didn't meet some terrorist identification criteria. Upon …
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10 flop gadgets of 2014
While Google's latest flagship sports top-of-the-line hardware including a QHD display Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB RAM, 3,220mAh battery, the starting price of nearly Rs 44,000 keeps it out of reach of Nexus fans and developers who don't have deep …
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BlackBerry Passport vs iPhone 6 Review and Specs Comparison
It is pretty clear that the introduction of the iPhone killed the reign of BlackBerry as a mobile device. However, BlackBerry's Passport has changed the look of the smartphone, as well as the interaction. So how does the BlackBerry Passport compare to …
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Passport mela and adalat organised by Surat RPO

Passport mela and adalat organised by Surat RPO
SURAT : The Regional Passport Office ( RPO) has organised yet another 'passport mela' and 'passport adalat' on December 27 and December 24 respectively to allow more and more people to take advantage for getting their passports issued. In the last few …
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BlackBerry Ltd Tries to Step Up Its Device Comeback With "Classic"
In an astoundingly short time, Blackberry went from being a status symbol to being a sign that you were behind the times. But, with the late-September release of the uniquely shaped Passport and the recent announcement of a new phone, the Classic, …
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8 facts about DJ Paul Oakenfold ahead of #DXBNYE
This year marked the British singer Charlotte Emma Aitchison's transition from being the talent behind Icona Pop's I Love It to a star in her own right, with Boom Clap, a top-10 hit in the US and UK, and then with her LP Sucker – named Rolling Stone's …
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Latest Passport Agency Miami News

Wade's Health Important To Heat
"It's just not smart for me to try and push it." Wade is off to one of the most productive starts of his career as the Heat try to recover from the offseason departure of LeBron James, who returned to Cleveland in free agency after leading Miami to two …
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Giancarlo Stanton's rumored Miami megadeal among five things to watch
People familiar with the situation say Giancarlo Stanton has seen enough dysfunction during his tenure with the team that his first preference would be to move on to a perennial contender once he becomes eligible for free agency in 2016 — if not sooner.
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'Skywalker' passport cancelled because it was 'frivolous'

'Skywalker' passport cancelled because it was 'frivolous'
"I don't think I'm going to be able to fight it. I don't know what else I can do." The Home Office spokesman added: "We have apologised to the applicant and agreed to meet the cost of a new passport in a name that meets the published guidance." …
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Mountain Top cheerleader gives a big cheer for London
Her mother estimates that the trip is going to cost the family close to $ 4,000, which includes airfare and hotel as well as spending money. “It's a once in a lifetime opportunity for her,” Kim said. “How do you say no? It's worth it. But we told her …
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Get an Urgent Passport for Your Foreign Trip this Vacation

With holiday season knocking at the door, innumerable people plan their holidays and vacations at this time of the year. Various kinds of deals and discounts are on offer by different travel agencies, which make traveling to foreign destinations highly convenient. But for international traveling, having a passport is mandatory. You might make all the preparations for the travel, but realize that you don’t have a passport. What would you do in such a situation? You will need a passport urgently. There are various passport agencies that provide expedite passport services to customers. This helps in meeting emergency situations and you will have your passport in hand well before time. In fact many agencies offer same day service for passport delivery.

Services of getting a passport urgently with Thepassportoffice

We, at Thepassportoffice offer various kinds of services for obtaining a passport. There are 5 kinds of services that are offered by us – standard service, rush service, priority service, emergency service and same day service. The fees charged for the services vary from one another. However, the government fee of $170.00, which is paid to the US Department of State is constant for all the services. The other charges are as follows:

    • For standard Service – passport delivered within 8-10 business days – $89.00
    • Rush Service – passport delivered within 5-7 business days – $119.00
    • Priority Service – passport delivered within 3-4 business days – $169.00
    • Emergency Service – passport delivered within 1-2 business days – $259.00
    • Same Day Service – passport delivered the same day – $299.00

Application form fill up and documents needed for obtaining the passport

The application form for obtaining a new passport needs to be filled up duly by the candidate by providing all required data. The billing address and shipping address of the applicant has to be furnished properly so that the document can reach the person without any kinds of hassles. Constant tracking is done till the document reaches the applicant safely.

Along with filling up the application form, some documents need to be kept ready as well. They are:

  • Proof of US Citizenship
  • Proof of Identity
  • Passport Photos
  • Intention of traveling

With duly filled up application form and necessary documents in place, getting the passport urgently will not be a problem. At Thepassportoffice, best services for the customers are provided at the most reasonable rates.

British woman has passport cancelled because her middle name is Skywalker

British woman has passport cancelled because her middle name is Skywalker
Responding to the cancellation of her passport, Matthews told the BBC: "Now I'm not sure if it's my signature they have a problem with, or my middle name. All I know it's extremely disappointing that I've been let down again by an organisation which …
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Renewing Overseas: My Passport Experiences
I dreaded the thought of having to travel there just to renew my passport. But to my surprise, this was not going to be the case for this renewal. It happens to the best of us. You are enjoying your overseas life, laying in your hammock, casting off to …
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Wife and child of Islamic State leader Baghdadi held in Lebanon

Wife and child of Islamic State leader Baghdadi held in Lebanon
If so, the revelation would support the claim of international involvement. The US and other states have samples of Baghdadi's DNA from the nine months he spent in US custody in Iraq in 2004. The British Foreign Office said it had nothing to add to the …
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SKN Passport Re-Issuance Begins Wednesday
The e-passports can be returned to the Passport Office in Basseterre, the Federal Office or the Premier's Ministry in Nevis. Application forms can be obtained locally from Health and Community Centres, Post Offices, and Passport Offices, and the …
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How an ice storm renewed my Christmas spirit

How an ice storm renewed my Christmas spirit
I immediately trekked through the Ottawa cold to take passport photos. My best friend and a close friend's mother agreed to be my references for my application. My boyfriend signed a sheet confirming that my passport photo was “in my likeness,” despite …
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How Professionals from Different Industries Can Improve Their Productivity
The Passport has a 13MP camera capable of shooting high resolution images. The camera and the BlackBerry Hub will allow an architect to share photos from the work site and other details with their colleagues. In addition, the BlackBerry Assistant will …
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Man accused of trying to sell carrier plans to Egypt in court
"At the conclusion of the meeting, Awwad agreed to provide the undercover FBI agent with passport photos which would be used to produce a fraudulent Egyptian passport so Awwad could travel to Egypt without alerting US government officials." On Oct. 23 …
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Latest Passport Renewal Boston News

Reyes expanding Las Vegas' gay tourism market
An estimated 83 percent of gay men and women have a passport compared with 34 percent of the adult U.S. population. Gay men and women travel … When in Europe, she met her future husband, Bill Collins, a professional basketball player that had been …
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Anheuser-Busch deal has out clause
If Anheuser-Busch wanted to drop its sponsorship of the NFL, it potentially could without penalty. A source with a copy of the brewer's six-year, $ 1.2 billion contract with the league signed in 2011 provided ESPN.com with language of the deal's clause …
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Palmer says he'll return in Week 5
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer told ESPN he will "definitely'' be ready to start against the Denver Broncos in Week 5 following his team's bye week. [+] Enlarge Carson Palmer. Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports Carson Palmer has been …
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Latest Usps Passport News

Government Crowding Out, USPS Style
GovExec reports, “from banking to passport photos, nearly all postal reform stakeholders agree any legislation must unchain the Postal Service to leverage its unique, in-every-community network to create new sources of revenue.” By “stakeholders …
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Postal Service to open 'Mega Passport Acceptance Office' in Santa Clarita
SANTA CLARITA — On May 31, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will open a new 2,000 square foot Mega Passport Office at the Castaic Branch Post Office, located at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center, 28201 Franklin Parkway in Santa …
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Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe To Retire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will retire Feb. 1 after leading the agency for four years. He made the announcement Friday at a meeting of the Board of Postal Governors. The board named Postal Service veteran Megan Brennan …
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