Poll office disappoints, transgenders back to square one

Poll office disappoints, transgenders back to square one
To bring these people into the mainstream, the court had directed to set aside reservation for transgender individuals in jobs and education and also entitled them to other rights like holding a passport, voter card and driving licence. “We have a …
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200000 in Va. may lack proper ID needed to vote
In Virginia , voters must produce a driver's license or other photo ID issued by the state, a US passport, a photo ID issued by the federal government, a student ID card that has a photograph and was issued by a school in Virginia , or an employee ID …
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Tax rules prod some Americans to renounce citizenship
The U.S. is the only country in the world that levies taxes on the basis of citizenship rather than residency — meaning people can be liable to the IRS without ever having lived in the country, if they hold a U.S. passport or green card. CNBC spoke to …
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Manny Musu's new battle to get Australian passport ten years after Jakarta

Manny Musu's new battle to get Australian passport ten years after Jakarta
She was the little Australian girl whose image dominated the front pages of Australian newspapers ten years ago when her mother was killed and she was severely wounded in the first terrorist attack ever directed at Australia. Innocent victim … Manny …
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PM Promises to Look into 'Blacklist' Issue of Sikhs in North America
The first point in the copy of representation submitted by one of the members was the visa and passport renewal issue of the community – a legacy of the Khalistan movement and the post-1984 riots. The 'blacklist', maintained by the ministry of home …
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Bahrain To Implement New Visa Policy From October 2014

Bahrain To Implement New Visa Policy From October 2014
The new policy also allows visitors to stay in Bahrain for a longer period of time, with the ability to renew new visas for up to three months from the initial month long validity EDB said. Multiple entry visas will also be issued. “This policy will …
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Texas A&M To Host Fall Passport Day USA On Oct. 4
Texas A&M University, through its Study Abroad Programs Office, will host Fall Passport Day on Saturday (October 4) from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the first floor of West Bizzell Hall. Organizers say the special event will offer an opportunity to renew …
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Cracking the problem of online identification
The elevator pitch is that this is a one-stop shop for proving your identity for a range of government services, from renewing your passport or driving licence to paying tax. The process of verifying your identity is not done by the government itself …
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Senator BLOCKS Ted Cruz bill to seize passports from ISIS fighters who return

Senator BLOCKS Ted Cruz bill to seize passports from ISIS fighters who return
Democrat Mazie Hirono, a freshman senator from Hawaii, objected on the Senate floor when Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas tried to fast-track his 'Expatriate Terrorists Act.' Cruz bypassed the Senate's committee process in order to rush the …
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DFW becomes only US airport to offer all expedited customs clearance
The programmes implemented by the airport are CBP's global entry-trusted programme, which gives pre-approved passengers the ability to avoid traditional passport lines and paper customs declaration forms while re-entering the country through the airport.
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Now Kashmiris need to visit Jammu for passport

Now Kashmiris need to visit Jammu for passport
“When other government departments can run their offices from make-shift arrangements, why can't the passport office Srinagar do the same? This is unbecoming on their part that they expect the people who have already been hit by floods to travel all …
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Data Sheet—Wednesday, September 24, 2014
After pretty much ceding the consumer market to Apple and Samsung, the mobile technology pioneer is returning to its enterprise roots with today's Passport launch. The phone boasts the company's signature physical keyboard design and a 4.5-inch square …
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Apple plays defense on iPhone 6 'bendgate,' software concerns

Apple plays defense on iPhone 6 'bendgate,' software concerns
Apple Inc. broke its silence on complaints about bending iPhones, hours after withdrawing a glitch-ridden software update as the company struggles to restore momentum to the rollout of its latest phones. “With normal use, a bend in iPhone is extremely …
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Global Entry and Nexus Passes: What You Need to Know to Keep Them Valid
In 2013 I renewed my U.S. passport so its number was not in either the Global Entry or Nexus systems. Updating your U.S. information is easy through the GOES site. In one minute, your new number is added to your record so now the information matches …
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BlackBerry reports Q2 FY15 results, says 200000 Passports ordered so far
Finally, BlackBerry CEO John Chen reports that the BlackBerry Passport has had 200,000 orders since it went on sale Wednesday. That's not bad considering BlackBerry's recent sales numbers, and it'll be interesting to see if the BlackBerry Classic and …
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Absentee ballots available for Nov. 4 election

Absentee ballots available for Nov. 4 election
You can update your information by going by the Walker County Board of Registrars office on the first floor at the Walker County Courthouse, or by going to AlabamaVotes.org to print out an update application and return it by mail to the board of …
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Apple Addresses iPhone 6, 6 Plus Bending Issue, Releases Software Update
(Photo : Getty Images) Apple has officially addressed the never-ending complaints on its new generation of iPhones, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The Cupertino-based tech giant defended its products that are reportedly and literally bending …
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Police found Ty Hoffman's passport, ammo in suitcase, murder charge says
A murder charge unsealed Friday against Lyle “Ty” Hoffman revealed that authorities found his passport, folded clothes, prescription drugs and the ammunition magazine for a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun in a suitcase at a friend's Minneapolis condo.
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Misleading websites banned for tricking people into paying for 'free
But they are also happy to charge you £70-£100 just to send out a form to apply for a European Health Card – which is available free through official government sites – or to renew your passport, which can be picked up free from major Post Offices …
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Letter: Visiting DMV office is no longer a nightmare
The only ID I had at this point was my passport but she said, “That's no problem. Do you want me to renew your registration now, too?” “This is too easy,” I thought. Five minutes later I had a temporary license, a new registration and no headache. It …
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Passports Expiring Within Six Months May Disrupt Travel

Passports Expiring Within Six Months May Disrupt Travel
U.S. passport holders who will have less than six months validity on their passport for upcoming international travel through the end of 2015 should consider renewing their passports now, so they can avoid delays due to increased passport demand in the …
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EDITORIAL: UBCM ferry report makes for awkward talks
Stone then lays out a number of indicators – the recession, U.S. passport requirements, corresponding drops in air travel between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland – that show ferry rates are hardly the only reason why people are choosing to stay …
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Puerto Rico Debuts as Leading Caribbean Yachting Destination
Puerto Rico's unique jurisdiction also means there are no passport requirements for those traveling from the mainland United States . Earlier this year, the Encanto Group announced an investment of $ 200 million to develop a world-class beach and marina …
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Can Treasury Stop Companies From Moving Overseas?
The U.S. government has been promising a crackdown on tax inversion deals for months. Yet the measures announced Monday may not be enough of a disincentive for companies like Pfizer or AbbVie, which are tempted by the savings involved in snapping …
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Lightning may have sparked fire at duplex near 35th, Cass

Lightning may have sparked fire at duplex near 35th, Cass
A woman inside a duplex near 35th Avenue and Cass Street awoke to a loud crash of thunder and a dining room in flames early Saturday. Crews were called to the duplex at 337 N. 35th Ave. just before 2 a.m. and were able to get the fire under control in …
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Nebraska court gives phone company second chance
The Public Service Commission said last September that it had revoked the certification that allowed the company to participate in the Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program. The state program provides a monthly credit for phone service to low-income …
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