Passenger refused flight over missing letter on airline ticket

Passenger refused flight over missing letter on airline ticket
Her son-in-law, Aleh Kadychenka, scanned her passport at the check-in kiosk, but it kept getting rejected. “It was denied first time, refused second time and then I noticed something [was] wrong,” Kadychenka said. An Air Canada agent said the system …
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Irish Pastoral Centre – news, events and immigration happenings (Dec.22)
Should you have a travel emergency for which a U.S. passport is required, you can call the Boston Passport Agency located in the Tip O' Neill Building in Boston. Individuals are seen by appointment only and you need to call the automated appointment …
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Letter from the Archive: Orhan Pamuk

Letter from the Archive: Orhan Pamuk
Much of his work centers upon this tension between our persistent desire to live in the moment and the tantalizing allure of our memories. One of my favorite Pamuk novels, “The Museum of Innocence,” is a sly account of the Turkish … Relations” is …
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BitBeat: Bitcoin, Stradivarius Make Beautiful Music Together
Meanhile, Citi's Steven Englander, who's been writing about bitcoin quite a bit, said the IRS ruling “means that the bitcoin libertarian epoch is pretty much over. Keeping track of transaction … –A mobile phone with a camera, and a driver's license …
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Waterloo Park upgrades won't meet grant deadline
"What we agreed upon is we've been purchasing as much of the construction materials as we can to maximize our grant return so we basically are able to claim $ 760,000 of the $ 775,000." He said crews worked through the winter using tents and heaters, but …
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Philippine Embassy on Wheels bound for Alkhobar

Philippine Embassy on Wheels bound for Alkhobar
Release of old passports surrendered by Saudi authorities to the Philippine Embassy, extension of passports and release of new passports are offered. Filipinos should check the online data base on www.philembassy-riyadh.org and send their name to …
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LETTER: Gallant has demonstrated ability, integrity as sheriff
Recently I visited the Warren County Courthouse to inquire about passport renewal. I was met by courteous security officers who efficiently directed me through the system. After having my passport needs taken care of, I went to the sheriff's office to …
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